Indirect Procurement Transformation Program Lead

Switzerland, Basel
United Kingdom, Slough

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

As the global Transformation Lead for Source to Contract in Indirect Procurement you will lead the Spend Optimization Project addressing approx. 800MCHF. You will spend across Global Categories and key Lonza sites globally. In addition lead Business Process Transition of the Strategic Indirect Procurement Organization in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders. Establish governance for systematic ideation and execution in collaboration with site leaders for procurement projects globally.

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish the Governance model to successfully lead the Spend Optimization project, Manage the global targets, identify, track and follow up the short term and long term activities.
  • Manage cross-functional international teams, achieve global targets, ensure the accurate scope and set the right priorities.
  • Act as the process champion for S2C processes for global indirect spend
  • Analyze and interpret requirements, review existing processes, design and implement improved business processes to support current as well as future demand plans
  • Identify and adapt best in class processes for implementation in Lonza Indirect Procurement
  • Build and Maintain strong relationship with the Procurement Team, GBSO, Corporate Finance and Legal stakeholders as well as BU leads

Key requirements:

  • Bachelors in field Business Administration, Legal, Applied Economics, Engineering, Supply Chain
  • Min. 7 years working experience within procurement / Supply Chain / global functions
  • Successfully delivered transformation projects
  • CIPS, ITIL/Prince
  • Fluent English and German preferred  

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R44856