Procurement Manager Peru & Ecuador
Pfizer Canada Inc.
Lima, Peru
hace 7 días


Global Procurement delivers world-class procurement capabilities to Pfizer, partnering with internal Pfizer customers to ensure they receive maximum value for every dollar spent with Pfizer suppliers.

We accomplish this by executing effective strategic processes, including category management, supplier management and sourcing projects, all supported by efficient procure to pay processes.

We add value by aligning Pfizer with the best suppliers, promoting continuous improvement in supplier performance and driving compliance with Pfizer’s intellectual property and privacy requirements.

We strive to obtain the right price for the right product or service.

The Manager / Site & Market Lead role provides centralized leadership and management of all procurement activities occurring at the site / market and is accountable to Cluster / Regional / Site Leadership for their effectiveness.

The role drives efficiencies and the development of new strategies to support stakeholders and optimize budgets under their responsibility.

The role also provides operational and strategic support including planning and executing local sourcing projects and negotiations and managing critical stakeholder engagements.

The role is also responsible for Business Process and Operations support, including Procure-to-Pay (P2P) strategies as applicable.

The role acts as liaison with others in region and within Global Procurement to provide input into global / regional / site strategy and implement appropriate initiatives to support it.

The Manager / Site & Market Lead ensures that all procurement activities are carried out in a compliant manner and in conformance with all Pfizer policies.

They are responsible to develop, manage and enhance supplier relationships and seek continuous improvement opportunities.

And where applicable, the role serves as site liaison with corporate functions when new suppliers and GMP materials are introduced to site and serve as site procurement point of contact for new product launch support.

People Managers Only

Develop the procurement capabilities of all team members; fosters teamwork as well as change management in partnership with the rest of leadership


The key tasks include, but are not limited to :

I - Category strategy collaboration and operational implementation for global and regional spend categories

  • Support global and regional CSMs in strategy definition, develop synergies within the region, including developing and maintaining local supplier and market intelligence
  • Seek, Identify and leverage cost savings opportunities
  • Seek, identify and share opportunities for continuous improvement in Procurement and business process tools, as well as supplier alignment and material selection
  • Develop and maintain supply chain risk assessments and drive supply chain risk mitigation activities as prioritized.
  • Provide site based plans and objectives to help assure alignment of category strategy
  • Work with teams and suppliers to lead RFP’s and other sourcing projects (Including international projects when appropriate)
  • II - Sourcing Activity and Contract Negotiation for local spend categories

  • Develop and Execute strategic sourcing plans, processes and tools as appropriate
  • Serve as primary representative to lead sourcing initiatives, proposal development, options analysis, evaluation and selection of suppliers and materials to obtain best value
  • Manage essential communication among relevant site functions
  • Identify, and when appropriate, lead and manage contract negotiations, ensuring price, quality and service targets and standards are achieved
  • Create, approve and maintain contracts to ensure terms are supported by both Supplier and Pfizer within designated authority limits, ensuring compliance with legislation and the company’s policies and procedures.
  • III - Supplier Relationship Management :

  • Develop supplier relationships in line with business requirements by maintaining positive relationship with vendors and visiting vendor sites as appropriate
  • Develop, implement and share plans for evaluating and measuring vendor performance of strategic and tactical suppliers through the GP Strategic Sourcing process.
  • In particular, contribute to enrich the supply base knowledge through Category Team meetings.

  • Ensure timely delivery and specified quality levels are achieved and when necessary, resolve quantity and / or service issues with appropriate people
  • Lead efforts to implement new or alternative materials and specifications with existing suppliers; facilitate timeliness of change control process
  • Benchmark and recommend process improvement & operational efficiency initiatives; lead where appropriate
  • Work with quality, technical, purchasing groups to determine and aid suppliers with implementing process capability & reliability measures for key sources
  • Support site efforts to drive down total cost and reduce cycle time
  • IV - Client Engagement and Customer Relationship Management :

  • Proactively gain involvement and participation of key stakeholders on procurement initiatives
  • Serve as an advisor to all client groups by explaining the advantages and disadvantages associated with different purchase options including comparison of supply sources and market analysis.
  • Ensure the appropriate level of interaction and communication with key stakeholder groups.

  • Arrange, attend and participate in customer meetings. Raise questions and provide information to identify alternative solutions to customer needs.
  • Meet with finance representative and budget holder regularly to understand spending and budgeting implications for all sourcing initiatives.
  • - Business processes and compliance :

  • Work together with the regional lead responsible for business processes and compliance to secure alignment across the region and compliance with all Pfizer relevant policies and procedures.
  • Ensure efficient operation of transactional activity to meet cost, quality and customer expectations.
  • Ensure purchasing activities comply with site and government policies, including compliance to GxP standards as appropriate.
  • Interpret, oversee and ensure the implementation of corporate global policies, site and business specific guidelines and SOPs within the market / site Procurement function
  • VI - Reporting :

  • Support the Cluster Lead (cluster) in the annual budget and saving forecast process for market.
  • Ensure Procurement metrics are in place for the site or your area of responsibility
  • Establish appropriate tools (scorecards, etc) for communication, monitoring progress of implementation and ongoing compliance
  • Ensure savings and value added are tracked and reported into Ariba Sourcing tool.
  • People Managers Only

    VII - People Management and Development :

  • Manage the performance and development of the procurement team member(s)
  • Provide direction, training and motivation necessary to secure their optimum commitment, competence and engagement.
  • Identify succession plan for area of responsibility
  • Provide coaching and development for team member(s) and create a team environment that drives high colleague engagement.
  • Ensure effective utilization of the Global Performance Management process for all colleagues.


  • 6-8 years experience in Procurement; preferably Pharmaceutical Industry or Medical Devices Industry
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • MBA and / or CIPS / CPM / CPSM or equivalent accreditation preferred
  • Experience with legal contracts, financial analyses, and a track record of delivering cost savings.
  • Procurement experience is essential, ideally a pharmaceutical environment
  • Strong analytical skills & strategic thinking required
  • Project Management experience required
  • Good communication and presentation skills - verbal and written
  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills
  • Able to work at all levels of the organization and in complex structures
  • Spanish and English language skill required
  • Builds Effective Teams

    Establishes teams by building morale, open dialogue, and shared vision.


  • Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of core purpose talks about possibilities; creates mileposts to rally support behind the vision;
  • makes the vision sharable by everyone; can inspire and motivate..

    Seizes Accountability

    Will stand up and be counted and is willing to be the champion for an idea or position.

    Procurement Competencies

    Category and Sourcing Strategy Development

    Exemplary understanding and capability to use the Pfizer Category / Sourcing Process in all category / supplier circumstances

    Continuous Improvement, Supplier Relationship Management & Supplier Development

    Excels at the initiation, development and ongoing management of a comprehensive range of supplier relationship profiles.

    Is a role model in managing deployment across an extensive range of supplier engagements to ensure the achievement of highly beneficial outcomes for all parties.

    Project Management

    A role model of the Pfizer culture, typically deploying a broad spectrum of behaviors and strategies across multi-disciplinary stakeholder groups.

    Is able to surpass the achievement of targeted outcomes across an extensive range of project types.

    Contract Performance and Base Supplier Relationship Management

    Advanced capability regarding the development of SLAs and contracts that record all levels of complexity regarding performance obligations.

    Knowledge and Skills

    Has comprehensive knowledge of the principles, concepts and theories of sourcing.

    Applies knowledge of internal / external business challenges to provide input into recommendations for improvements.

    Decision Making

    Makes decisions that may require developing new options to resolve moderately complex problems.

    Able to operate independently in ambiguous situations.

    People Management

    Is accountable for general effective people management and development.


    not all roles will have non-standard work schedule travel, or environment requirements)

    Include any work schedule, travel or environment requirements necessary for the performance of the role. Types of requirements might include ability to work particular hours (shift, overtime), travel or adhere to safe work practices and procedures such as aseptic gowning.

    Any criteria indicated must be job-related, consistent with business necessity, and specific to this role.


    Provide the primary groups or key role(s) that this role will have interaction with as a regular part of the role responsibilities.

    Include any external interactions as appropriate.

  • Cluster Lead
  • Global and Regional Category Strategy Manager’s (CSM’s)
  • Market / Site leadership
  • Market Business Units & Enabling Functions
  • Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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