Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Sr. Buyer, Procurement

    Location US-NJ-Bridgewater
    Job ID
    10099
    Category
    Operations
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.

     

    This position will be responsible for sourcing and procurement activities for U.S. Travel and Professional Services. May support other indirect categories as needed. No direct reports. 

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for coordinating sourcing and procurement activities for travel including but not limited to hotels, airlines, rental car, and travel management companies.  The position will also support the sourcing and procurement of professional services.  Other indirect categories will be supported as needed.  Collaborate with all functions on effectively managing supply base to ensure high level of performance and strong customer service.
    • Responsible for delivering established cost savings targets through competitive bidding process and effective negotiation of supply and service agreements.  Manage all supplier costs and ensure contract compliance.  
    • Responsible for performing all aspects of sourcing and procurement activities in support of major initiatives including stakeholder requirement analysis, identification of bidders list, RFP/RFQ development, conducting competitive bid events, supplier selection, negotiation, contracting, risk mitigation, supply/service continuity, and supplier performance.
    • Collaborate with internal customers to create thorough business requirements and incorporate in sourcing strategies and resulting agreements.  Persuade internal clients to engage Procurement as a strategic versus tactical partner while communicating Procurement value.  Maintain high level of communication across the organization.
    • Key Relationships: Procurement colleagues, internal customers, vendors/suppliers.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with related experience required. MS/MBA/CPM/CPIM a plus.
    • Minimum of 5 years sourcing and procurement experience, preferably within a multi-plant or multi-divisional business.
    • Experience in logistics or production planning, a plus. Proven experience in RFI/RFP/RFQ development, evaluation, negotiations, execution, and contract management.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in developing procurement strategies which comprehend and contribute to overall business objectives is a must.
    • Candidate must have applied experience in the understanding of legal issues, contractual principles, and negotiation techniques used in the development of complex contractual agreements. In addition, the candidate must have the ability to actively participate on regional multi-functional teams, a proven capability in workload management, exceptional interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal skills, problem solving skills, and significant experience with Microsoft Office applications.
    • Experience with MRP and e-procurement tools a plus.

    Be Aware of Recruiting Fraud

    Job Applicants should be aware of job offer scams perpetrated through the use of the Internet and social media platforms.

     

    To learn more please read Valeant’s Job Offer Fraud Statement.

     

     

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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