South San Francisco
California, United States of America
As the Procurement Business Partner for IT & Telcom, you are part of Global Procurement in the Region America organization. You will be accountable as the primary Procurement business partner for IT & Telcom and drive Procurement engagement, processes, and compliance for the IT & Telcom stakeholder group. The position is located in South San Francisco, US.
Global Procurement (GP) is a key function that delivers value to Roche by leveraging market knowledge, subject matter expertise and business insights in the procurement of goods and services and the management of Roche’s third party spend. Through collaboration with our external suppliers and internal business partners, GP helps bring innovative tests and medicines to patients.
The Region America Procurement team is responsible for translating business requirements into Procurement activities and provides employees – from facilities managers, to brand teams, to research scientists – with all day-to-day procurement services. Our team represents Global Procurement to our regional stakeholders and is a key point of contact for employees to support their requirements for goods and services to sustain our business and operations. As a key link between stakeholders and the wider procurement organization, we ensure regional input and needs are considered as Global Procurement proactively develops strategies and solutions for our stakeholders’ current and future needs.
As the Procurement Business Partner IT & Telcom, reporting to the (insert reporting structure title here), Region America, you are a member of the regional team and a key representative of Procurement. You are responsible for representing Procurement to the IT & Telecom Business in their location and ensuring procurement activities are conducted in compliance with relevant policies, standards, guidelines, and operating procedures. The role provides key business partnering activities including gathering and translating business needs, issues, and priorities into procurement activities, and engaging the appropriate Procurement capabilities. The role works with Sourcing Managers, and the regional sourcing team to support, or in some situations directly manages, the fulfilment of local sourcing requests, including monitoring and reporting on updates to local level stakeholders. The role is responsible for providing the Category and Supplier Management teams with local input and validation to support global and regional Category and Supplier Strategy development, annual planning and target alignment, and supporting the realization of Category initiatives at the local level, including application of buying guides and content.
Based on your strong understanding of local IT & Telcom business activities and deep knowledge of procurement, you work to establish business partnering relationships with key regional and functional stakeholders by delivering high levels of customer service and ensuring maximum possible Procurement impact and savings realization.
Through your leadership, communication, and influencing skills, you confirm stakeholder requirements are routed to and addressed by the relevant regional or global procurement teams, ensuring Procurement is viewed as a value-added partner by our stakeholders. You act as the main point of escalation for issues, topics, and certain stakeholders. You take personal ownership of specific large or complex initiatives related to generalist or corporate services spend.
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