SHL Commodity Manager_IT

Job Description

Mission/Position Headline:       

Responsibility for total Purchasing Volume (PVO) of assigned (Sub)Commodity, based on defined material/ ESN scope.

Governance Purchase to Pay process compliance and End to End risk control

Areas of Responsibilities:           

1.Governance for P2P process

Guarantee correct implementation of procurement rules, regulations, and P2P process, define, deploy P2P process control

Implement and ensure usage of defined methods, processes and systems to ensure high process efficiency and process compliance (e.g. compliant Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) process, Procurement guidelines, IT systems).

2.Management of Commodities

Manage (Sub)Commodities for specific material field and foster cross-functional alignment within area of responsibility to ensure best possible result in organization.

3.Commodity Team

Coordinate and manage a virtual team to achieve optimum conditions and savings through collaborative, targeted activities and to increase profit from cross-division or Healthcare pooling.

4.(Sub)Commodity structure and organization.

Define (Sub)Commodity structure and organization in alignment with respective Manager; develop and implement productivity projects/measures to achieve the maximum contribution to the targets.

5.PVO transparency

Ensure PVO transparency globally by, amongst others, correct ESN coding to ensure a correct reporting and to derive an appropriate commodity strategy.

6.(Sub) Commodity strategies and Pooling strategies

Define and implement (Sub)Commodity and Pooling strategies (based on conducted demand, market and supplier analyses) within area of responsibility; evaluate and document in Commodity Strategy Master (CSM) and update regularly; communicate the strategies to ensure long-term, cost-efficient supply of materials and strategic Global Value Sourcing. Support superior Pooling functions (e.g. PuC).


Define and implement negotiation concepts and strategies to maximize savings. Negotiate contracts; define core assortment; document contracts in relevant Supplier Management IT-systems.

8.Risk and opportunity management

Identify particular procurement risks, opportunities and market forces to avoid potential damage/ exploit potential opportunities through proactive risk management and change management. Recognize and minimize external risks to ensure business supply.

9.Supplier Management

Perform Supplier Management: Supplier selection, incl. documentation and communication of FPL suppliers, regular supplier and strategic evaluations, supplier qualification and supplier development to obtain and develop the best suppliers, ensure an optimum supply chain.

10.Digitalization & Tools

Actively drive digitalization initiatives to upgrade P2P process & commodity mgmt to the next stage. Foster usage of eProcurement tools (eRfX, eAuction/ eBidding); ensure that contract structures are transferable in eCatalogues (applicable esp. for Indirect Material) to improve the Procurement process and efficiency.

11.Purchase Orders

Process purchase requests (depending on thresholds); add necessary information (e.g. Commodity Code (ESN), INCOTERMS); purchase order management incl. tracking; checking of content, to ensure cost-efficient and on time supply of materials according to demand.

12.Project management

Comprehensive project management senses & skills to ensure project execution for defined targets

Forward systematically all relevant Procurement related project information (e.g. updated contractual conditions, Supplier Management data) to keep all project participants up to date.

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthineers Ltd.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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