Global Lead Expert Supplier Enabled Innovation (all genders)

Posté 25 oct. 2021

Weiterstadt, Hessen - Germany

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A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your role: As Head of Supplier Enabled Innovation you lead the Sourcing Life Sience (SLS) team on identifying new products and technologies to drive a strong SLS top line growth by continuously developing and expanding network relationships with Business Innovation network (Busines Development, R&D, Product Managers). You lead a network of innovation champions and empower them to motivate and manage further development of category innovation activities. Additionally, you execute the SLS Strategy and further development of key objectives and tactics to accomplish SLS Innovation ambition and report developments as well as accomplishments to SLS Leadership team. You demonstrate flexible capabilities to execute projects for Supplier-enabled innovation (SEI), Product Development Process (PDP) activities and/or other strategic sourcing projects and coordinate a direct report in ASIA to perform scouting and PDP activities for R&D/BD locally. Furthermore, you participate in innovation fairs, supplier exhibitions and other events to identify and explore innovation opportunities directly.


Who are you:

  • University degree with Science focus

  • Min. 5 years of experience in Procurement of raw materials for Pharma/Life Science

  • First leadership experience is required

  • Analytical and stategic thinking

  • Ability to successfully manage projects and teams with global scope independently

  • Strongly results oriented and good record of positive accomplishments

  • Open & business-oriented mindset

  • Good networking and stakeholder capabilities, communication skills to further development a network of business partners (business, suppliers, PO)

  • Cultural sensitiveness

  • Fluent in English


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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