European Sourcing Category Specialist (Telecoms and Professional Services)
COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.
We are recruiting for our Sourcing & Procurement team in Harrogate and are currently seeking to hire a European Sourcing Category Specialist to help support the team implement global and regional sourcing strategies within the Telecoms and Professional Services category, including spend & market analysis, contribute to strategic development projects, facilitate sourcing councils and manage spend categories/programs on smaller projects
This is a full time position, based in our Harrogate site.
About the Job
Within this position, your duties will include:
What we’re looking for
To be successful in this position, you will need to hold a Bachelor’s Degree with 2-5 years of experience in purchasing, supply chain and/or sourcing in Telecoms and/or Professional/General Services
Professional designations/certifications/licenses: CIPS or equivalent work experiences preferred
Additionally, you will need to demonstrate:
Specific European Sourcing Category experience and knowledge of Telecoms and/or Professional Services
Excellent oral, written and data analysis skills
Computer skills: strong command of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Preference for working knowledge of data management and statistical tools and techniques.
Get to know Covance
Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world’s most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad experience, from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team’s impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they’ve supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.
The Covance team is driven by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you’ll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life. And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you’ll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential.
Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.
Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.