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Posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:38 PM

Requisition ID 45698BR
Job Category Procurement
Job Description The VP, Procurement and Business Services oversees the effective operation, execution and coordination of the Procurement Function at Novo Nordisk Inc. They will act as a strategic partner to functional areas within the company, leading the development and achievement of sourcing goals. This person will also ensure facilities, fleet, travel, security and reception services are delivered accurately and in an employee friendly, cost effective manner. They will need to influence senior leaders in setting direction for their functional areas by linking sourcing and business strategies in order to optimize business results. The VP, Procurement and Business Services will serve as a member of the Finance and Operations Senior Leadership Team.
This position reports directly to the SVP, F and O and interacts with the Executive Team and their leadership teams, certain budget managers and key suppliers of goods/ services. Manages a team of individuals focused on category spend, procurement operations and supplier diversity as well as Facilities function, including Fleet, Security, Travel and Reception areas. Represents NNI in Global Procurement Forum and chairs the North American Procurement Group.
* Builds effective relationships with key stakeholders to gain alignment of procurement and process improvement strategies and plans.
* Chairs the North American Procurement Group and represents North America in global procurement activities.
* Defines strategies for vendor partnerships, including (but not limited to) vendor selection, contract negotiation, governance, and termination.
* Develops and executes procurement and category strategies which are aligned with business objectives.
* Develops spend analytics to enable effective and aligned procurement strategies.
* Drives innovation and the development of potential new suppliers and alternate sources.
* Drives the achievement of savings targets in support of overall company goals.
* Keeps abreast of changing technology and global market trends that influence cost, quality and value.
* Leads and organizes the procurement function to become best in class.
* Leads the company wide procurement and vendor contracting process.
* Leads the procurement and negotiations of key contracts. Represents the company at industry procurement functions and present at company meetings as required.
* Manages the RFI/RFP and bid evaluation process.
* Oversees the development, monitoring and analysis of key procurement metrics for continuous improvement.
* Proactively looks for synergies across the organization to reduce costs and leverage resources.
* Sets strategic direction and drive companywide Supplier Diversity Program.
* Understands legal and commercial aspects of negotiations and contract management to ensure optimal positioning for NNI.
* Ensure facility services and security services are provided to make employees feel safe and comfortable, and their space is a part of their total employment experience while managing the cost to remain competitive.
* Ensure fleet services are provided to manage the cost of the fleet, fleet insurance, and fleet maintenance; ensure employee vehicle replacement activities are managed effectively and employee friendly, and our fleet policies remain competitive
* Oversees the Reception function to ensure that all visitors experience Novo Nordisk's commitment to superior customer service
* Ensure travel services are provided to make employees safe in an efficient, cost effective manner.
Ensure that development and training plans are in place for all reporting personnel to enable the achievement of the goals and capability to assume increased levels of responsibility.
Ensure that reporting personnel have Performance Achievement Plans with annual goals and measur


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