Philips Market Procurement Specialist - Managed Services in Guildford, United Kingdom

To be finalised with TA

In this role, you have the opportunity to;

Join a global business on the cutting edge of Healthcare Technology, supporting innovation in the evolution of Philips as a Market Procurement Specialist. You will be the key contact for procurement in relation to our managed service equipment division, across commodities in the medical space.

You are responsible for;

Managing our Healthcare Services and product 3rd party spend across hardware, software, accessories, consumables and medical equipment devices for our UK & Ireland markets. As an integrated business partner, working with senior stakeholders up to C-level, you will drive strategic sourcing initiatives into the bid process for local markets, enabling contract flowdowns and taking the lead on SRM agreements with our supply base.

You are a part of;

A dynamic and growing healthcare business, transforming and innovating in the modern health space. As a market specialist with strong strategic and transformation knowledge you are part of a high performing procurement team with a clear long term vision for supporting the business in a truly strategic capacity.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience;

  • Previous relevant experience of sourcing in Healthcare or medical environments, IT category experience would be an advantage

  • Evidence of excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to influence at all levels & resilience to deliver in a pressured environment

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships at all levels, both internally and within the supply base

  • Proven ability to undertake whole life cost/ total cost of ownership analysis, summarise results and make recommendations based on results

  • Good working knowledge of MS office

  • CIPS qualification is preferable

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing it’s health systems business UK wide, driving forward the transformation of the group in line with the global plan. Succeeding in this senior sourcing role, with long term strategic initiative in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

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