Regional Commodity Leader IT/Telecom
Little Chalfont, United Kingdom
5d ago

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health.

Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients.

With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you’ll do

  • Support the Global Commodity Leader IT / Telecom in all sourcing matters as required with a global scope of responsibility
  • Be a key point of contact for indirect sourcing requests for the IT commodity
  • Provide world class sourcing support for the IT commodity and be a key point of contact for stakeholders requiring IT sourcing support
  • Interact closely with the indirect sourcing team to ensure global strategies are deployed effectively in the region
  • Drive cost improvements by negotiating with suppliers and report on site key Indirect Sourcing metrics (e.g. savings, Days-to-Pay, etc.)
  • Lead regular sourcing execution reviews with internal clients
  • Support cross-functional workshops and efforts as related to sourcing processes and related cost improvements
  • Drive Simplification projects on sourcing processes and tools.
  • Conduct training on sourcing processes and serve as key point of contact on sourcing process inquiries
  • Drive sourcing process compliance; Provide input to and deployment support of procedures and guidelines as necessary
  • Who you are

  • BA or BS degree or other advanced degree in IT, Business Administration, Economics, Purchasing or equivalent
  • At least 3 years’ experience in global IT or Telecom sourcing
  • Excellent interpersonal communications and negotiation skills with ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Strong knowledge of IT infrastructure, hardware, software and Telecom
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills; strong PC and database management skills
  • Strong communication (verbal, written & presentation); skilled in working collaboratively with remote personnel
  • Strong Project management & process improvement skills
  • Green or Black Belt certified / Lean experience
  • Strong experience with Oracle ERP, SSP, or other purchasing systems
  • Experience leading simplification projects
  • Experience in the Healthcare industry
  • When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 68,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win.

    As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful tools and the stability of a tested organization.

    Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

    If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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