Global Head CapEx and MRO Sourcing (Sr. Director)

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With operations in 35+ nations and ~ 20,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus.CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operatesCSL Plasma , one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL's therapies. Seqirus is the second largest influenza vaccine company in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!

For our site in Bern and within the Global Sourcing business unit, we are looking for a:

Global Head of CapEx & MRO Sourcing (Sr. Director)

Reporting to the Vice President Global Sourcing, you will be responsible globally for developing and implementing the sourcing strategy and supporting critical supplier relationships for sourcing goods and services in the following specific categories and other categories as assigned:

Manufacturing (CSL Behring and Seqirus) and R&D Capital:

• Capital Equipment including Packing and Filling
• Capital Project Professional Services
• Maintenance repair and Operations
• Automation and Instrumentation

As leader of these categories, you will develop and implement the category plans; be responsible for stakeholder engagement; support effective supplier relationship management and perform strategic reviews such as spend and market analysis. You will also be responsible for developing a robust category strategy which takes into account risk, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and business objectives regarding the supply/services, including portfolio analysis and opportunity identification.

You will be an active member of the following forums:

• Global Engineering Council and other Business Functional Leadership Team(s)
• Global Sourcing Team

Further, you will partner with the global head of engineering and global platforms owners to develop strategies that drive consistency in equipment and designs for manufacturing, warehousing and packaging facilities around the globe.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and Implement Category Strategy and Plan
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Responsible for Sourcing Strategy
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Global leadership of category processes and team
  • Contract negotiation and management

Key Interfaces:

  • Global Business Functional Leaders
  • Global Engineering Head
  • Critical Strategic Suppliers
  • Global Sourcing Team
  • CSL Behring Legal Counsel (Contracts)
  • Financial Controllers
  • Procurement Operations teams (tactical procurement)

Your profile:

  • Bachelor's degree, Engineering preferred or related field, MBA highly regarded
  • English language fluency, German language is a plus
  • 10 - 15 years' experience in Strategic Sourcing or Purchasing, with specific experience in Capital equipment and facility sourcing in Pharmaceutical or other industries
  • Experience leading and managing teams of globally spread professional staff
  • Results driven with strong focus on customer focus, business acumen and priority setting

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Applications must include a motivation letter and CV, as well as letters of references and copies of relevant transcripts and/or diplomas in the original language. Please include all these in one document together with the CV.

CSL Behring is committed to provide equal employment opportunity for all.

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Global Head CapEx and MRO Sourcing (Sr. Director)