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Merck Limited (formerly E. Merck Limited) was set up in India as the first Merck subsidiary in Asia in 1967. The Company operates both its Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals businesses in the country.
Merck was also the first Merck Group Company to go public in the year 1981.  The Merck Group now holds 51% of the share capital in Merck Limited, while the remaining 49% is traded on the Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. and National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.  Merck Specialities Pvt. Ltd., the wholly owned Indian subsidiary of Merck KGaA, was incorporated in 2005.

Post: Manager Group Procurement

Job Description:
Your possibilities to develop in our growing company are just as manifold as our product portfolio. We offer a modern and international working environment to unleash your innovative potential in diverse teams, and take responsibility for our employees, products, the environment and society.
As Manager Group Procurement ‘Contract Manufacturing’ you are part of Merck’s Global Procurement Organization. Your role is positioned in the Healthcare Procurement team.
You are familiar with the contract manufacturing category, ideally in pharma, and you have gained a deep understanding of the current market trends. You have gained experience in global projects and you are comfortable working with different cultures. You are looking for challenges to establish best industry practice and innovative ideas in this procurement category.
You are working in close collaboration with different Merck stakeholders with focus on senior management level. This includes Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality, Regulatory and other functions.
You are partner of choice and in charge of the procurement of contract manufacturing services for a broad range of our pharmaceutical products. This includes the management of established business relationships, the optimization of our supply base aiming for improved service level, quality and cost. For new products, you will be part of the launch team, ensuring supply during the market entry phase and building a sustainable base for growing demands.

Candidate Profile:
•You are a Pharma graduate or Science graduate with Masters in Business Administration, Economics or related disciplines and you have 8+ years relevant professional experience.
•You are a procurement professional, having experience in RFI/RFP/RFQ processes, in coordinating pitches with external suppliers and commercial discussions.
•Negotiation of international contracts is substantial element of your expertise.
•Ideally you have worked in the manufacturing environment of the pharmaceutical industry.
•You have strong communication skills in an international environment and you are comfortable working in interdisciplinary teams.
•Strong problem solving attitude is part of your nature.
•You are a strong team player as well as being able to work independently
•You are fluent in English.
•You are willing to travel.

Additional Information:
Location: Mumbai
Industry Type: Pharma
Last date: 10th December, 2016


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