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R&D Data and Technology Senior Procurement Specialist

AstraZeneca PharmaAbout the company

  • Postępu 14, Warszawa
    Warszawa, Masovian
  • Offer expired 17 days ago
  • Remote recruitment
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • team manager

AstraZeneca Pharma

Postępu 14


Your responsibilities

A strongly independent and agile set up, Procurement is a strategic and global hub that sits at the heart of our organisation, promoting the continuous flow of thinking and ideas. Connecting our diverse functions, we answer to all their sourcing, contracting, category management and contract management needs. Help direct the whole Procurement stream: from the creation of strategies through to implementation by creating comprehensive project plans and management activities.

We make the most of individuals’ skills and passion by actively supporting our people to see what can be achieved no matter of the starting point. As a Global Senior Procurement Specialist in Global Procurement Services in Warsaw, you’ll play a pivotal role in managing the day to day sourcing and contracting activity, in partnership with the Global Category Teams.

Our mission in Global Procurement Services is to deliver broader value, not only by actively managing global spend to ensure focus on the resources and the discovery of innovative medicines but also to support Global Procurement and the business to deliver outstanding value.

It’s an exciting time to join our team - we’ve tripled our size over the last few years. And we’re not slowing down.

Currently, we are looking for Senior Procurement Specialist/ Associate Procurement Manager to join S2C R&D Data and Technology team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Senior Procurement Specialist/ Associate Procurement Manager your main responsibility is to play a key role in managing the end-to-end Source to Contract process to deliver technology-enabled services for clinical studies. In this role you will be instrumental part of R&D Global Procurement Team responsible for implementation of sourcing and contracting strategies to ensure successful deliver against category targets. You will direct the preparation and delivery of each key element of the end to end sourcing and contracting process, including authoring, negotiating and processing of contracts with AstraZeneca’s suppliers. Influence best practice, standardization and ensure compliance across the life cycle of the source to contract process.

Our requirements

  • University degree is a must

  • Previous experience in IT or R&D Procurement

  • Experience of working in global or regional procurement or compliance

  • Experience in contracts drafting and negotiations, understanding of contract life cycle and legal parameters

  • Leading procurement projects that are aligned with enterprise-wide business/Procurement needs

  • Excellent English communication skills

  • Desire to work as part of a strong team

  • Background experience of working collaboratively across teams

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as demonstrated by the ability to work effectively with others at all levels of the organization and externally with suppliers

  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills

  • Excellent time management and strong organizational skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Tools


  • Previous experience in IT or R&D procurement

  • Background operating in a similar complex, matrix, global organization like AstraZeneca or similarly heavily regulated industry.

  • Excellent Project Management skills to effectively manage sourcing events/small projects on behalf of the category team/s.

  • Knowledge of solutions for collecting, managing, storing of clinical data

  • Analytical skills

  • Market research expertise

  • Experience with SAP Ariba or any other sourcing tool.

What we offer

  • Flexible approach to working hours

  • Stable employment with great atmosphere in a growing pharmaceutical company

  • Employment contract with attractive benefit package (Multisport card, lunch card, medical and life insurance, pension plan)

  • Attractive salary with annual bonus

  • The opportunity to work and develop within an international company

  • Modern and comfortable office (great social area with PlayStation, billiard and table football)

  • Benefits

  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • sharing the costs of foreign language classes

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • remote work opportunities

  • flexible working time

  • fruits

  • integration events

  • corporate gym

  • retirement pension plan

  • corporate credit card

  • video games at work

  • coffee / tea

  • drinks

  • parking space for employees

  • leisure zone

  • meal passes

  • sharing the costs of tourist services

  • holiday funds

  • sharing the costs of holidays for kids

  • christmas gifts

  • employee referral program

  • opportunity to obtain permits and licenses

  • charity initiatives

  • extra leave

  • annual bonus

  • glasses reimbursement

  • business travel insurance

  • Work anniversary award

AstraZeneca Pharma

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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