Senior Regional Category Manager Facilities & Utilities Americas

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

As Senior Regional Category Manager Facilities & Utilities, you are part of Roche Global Procurement, and you will be working on developing and executing Regional Category Strategies as part of the Facilities & Utilities Category team.

Global Procurement (GP) is a key function that delivers value to Roche by using 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.

We are looking for a highly motivated person, who will be responsible for developing the Facility & Utilities Category Strategies and executing a pipeline of high-value strategic initiatives in Europe. Based on your deep subject matter expertise in the area of Facilities & Utilities, you are dedicatedly finding opportunities, engaging, and partnering with senior Business partners and regional Procurement. Additionally, you will handle the Category suppliers to deliver the overall Category performance and savings targets.

Thanks to your strong leadership, communication, and influencing skills, you ensure partner alignment and support to deliver outstanding value through the implementation of Strategies and initiatives. You further establish effective working relationships with local and regional procurement to ensure alignment and the full realization of the benefits of the Category Strategy.

Your responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the creation and application of a Business-aligned long-term Facilities & Utilities Category Strategy and the development of an annual pipeline of strategic category initiatives.
  • Providing the Europe region’s input to the development of the Facilities & Utilities Category Buying Guide to translate the Category Strategy and Annual Plan into clear, practical mentorship for key Procurement and functional colleagues
  • Understanding business priorities and challenges and ensuring successful comprehension of the Category Strategy by building positive relationships across geographically dispersed partners and engaging with local and regional Procurement.
  • Ensuring a robust approach to supplier management, establishing value creation targets and reporting of supplier performance, developing innovative programs, running supplier risks and conducting regular business reviews.

Your qualification:

  • University degree, with business or life sciences degree preferable.
  • 7+ years of in-depth strategic and/or operational procurement experience with deep understanding of category management and advanced strategic sourcing, with subject matter expertise in Facilities & utility categories.
  • Excellent communication and project management skills with an ability to lead and handle cross-functional teams and deliver complex strategic initiatives, in a truly global, fluid, interactive environment.
  • Confirmed financial and business insight and capability in negotiation, change management and partner management.
  • Business level fluency in English.

This is a global role and the location is flexible if justified. If you are passionate about this role and are not currently based at one of the preferred locations listed, please contact the recruiter for more information.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

For questions please call the Recruiting Team Switzerland: +41616822550


Who We Are

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