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Procurement Agile Squad Manager

Synthorx

Synthorx

Operations
Budapest, Hungary
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024
  • Job title: Procurement Agile Squad Manager
  • Location: Budapest, Hungary

About the job

Our Hubs are a crucial part of how we innovate, improving performance across every Sanofi department and providing a springboard for the amazing work we do. Build a career and you can be part of transforming our business while helping to change millions of lives. Ready? As a Procurement Agile Squad Manager in this pivotal role, you will be responsible for managing a high-performing, agile transformation team who are staffed on high-impact projects across different methodologies such as Design-to-Value, Zero-Based Budgeting, and Negotiation Excellence.

We’re an innovative global healthcare company that helps the world stay ahead of infectious diseases by delivering more than 500 million vaccine doses a year. Across different countries, our talented teams are exploring new technologies to protect people and promote healthy communities. We chase the miracles of science every single day, pursuing progress to make a real impact on millions of patients around the world.

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage cross-functional teams to execute transformative procurement initiatives, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives
  • Drive High value project, in coordination with Procurement, Finance, and senior level of stakeholder to impact the BOI
  • Jointly responsible with Global Category Teams for the definition of project scope
  • Provide strategy, support, and guidance to project team members, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment while driving cultural and procedural changes
  • Champion the adoption of agile methodologies within the procurement function and facilitate agile ceremonies, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and retrospectives to drive accountability and transparency in project execution
  • Collaborate with Head of Procurement Transformation Office and key stakeholders to develop and prioritize transformative initiatives aligned with procurement's strategic objectives while conduct thorough analyses of business processes
  • Lead change management efforts and foster a culture of continuous improvement and learning within the procurement function, encouraging experimentation, innovation, and knowledge sharing

About you

Experience:

  • Proven experience (8+ years) in a transformation role
  • Experience (5+) years in a Procurement role
  • Management Consulting or Strategy Consulting experience
  • Strong understanding of procurement regulations, industry trends, and best practices
  • Deep understanding of advanced Procurement methodologies, including but not limited to ZBB, DTV, Negotiation Excellence

Soft skills:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions
  • Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate effectively at all organizational levels
  • Strong project management, change management, and stakeholder management capabilities
  • Ability to manage cross-cultural teams remotely, with direct reports operating internationally

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field

Languages:

  • Fluency in English is a must

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team
  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally
  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact
  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave
  • Within Sanofi, the Procurement function is a powerhouse maximizing savings to fund the company’s future growth. If you would like to play an instrumental part in creating best practice within our Procurement Team

Pursue Progress. Discover Extraordinary.

Progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. You can be one of those people. Chasing change, embracing new ideas and exploring all the opportunities we have to offer. Let’s pursue progress. And let’s discover extraordinary together.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

Watch our ALL IN video and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at sanofi.com!

Discover our Code of Conduct, that serves as the moral compass that guides us when chasing the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Please ensure to have read this document before applying.

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Pursue progress, discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, ability or gender identity.

Watch our ALL IN video and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at sanofi.com!