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Procurement Operations Manager

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Warsaw, MZ, PL

Hiring Manager: Anna Swiezewska
Recruiter: Mohamed Maher

 

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.

 

                         Procurement Operations Manager

 

Global Business Services 

The Global Business Services (GBS) team is a function established within Boston Scientific, designed to improve the efficiency of key business processes by taking opportunities to drive standardization, leverage resources, knowledge and skills and monitor the effectiveness of service delivery against benchmarks and service level agreements. Our team has a great diversity of personalities with an international background and functional expertise.

The vision of GBS at Boston Scientific is to be recognized as a world-class Center of Operational Excellence driven by the desire for excellence in its people, processes, execution and business partnerships. GBS is designed to deliver significant business benefits to employees and customers of Boston Scientific and is championing the development of a continues improvement culture. We are developing a performance-based culture supported by tools, training and well-defined accountability, where people can build their career or prepare for a role in the wider business or elsewhere within GBS.

Working place: Warsaw

 

Purpose:

 

  • Leads a high performing, customer centric team within Global Business Services (GBS) providing one or more business services to Boston Scientific. Ensures consistency with global processes and maximizes operational efficiency.
  • Liases with the Global Center Disbursement Services and PO Management, and Helpdesk teams to resolve regional PO and Supplier Enablement escalations.
  • Provides customer service support to regional end users regarding PO and Supplier Enablement and Helpdesk escalations. Supports overall Source to Pay strategies while implementing sustainable cost reduction & service improvements
  • Facilitates communication between regional end users, suppliers and global center to resolve order processing and customer issues.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Managing a team of Buyers in Source To Pay service delivery; collaborating in creating the highest efficiency in purchasing processes with the highest level of quality and supporting each individual ambitions and development.
  • Strong focus on internal controls within every process and ensuring team is trained and executing with the same framework.
  • Drives continuous improvement and process standardization across the region and globe.
  • Works to deliver upon key performance metrics and service levels agreed with business partners.
  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.
  • Points person for escalation between end users and the global center team related to supplier enablement activities, including order collaboration, PO confirmation and invoice automation (electronic invoicing, PO flipping, etc.)
  • Strong Collaboration with Sourcing
  • Ariba PtP support, including requirements development and implementation: supports the development of training requirements and train suppliers in the enablement process
  • Develops and manages KPIs as well as report on progress to attaining supplier enablement goals: prepares reports and monthly analysis on purchasing card program.
  • Ability to manage onboarding independently, meeting time constraints and prioritizing deliverables
  • Responsible for identifying cost savings alternatives and assisting in managing spending within budget
  • Participate in multi-divisional group initiatives and special projects

 

Qualifications & Experiences:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or equivalent field is required, Master is a plus
  • 4+ years of relevant management experience in financial analysis, procurement or sourcing related fields
  • Excellent attention to detail and data accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a quick learner and able to engage well with internal and external customers
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Financial tools (SAP)
  • Ability to manage team and work independently.
  • Must have highly developed business relationship skills with strong service orientation.
  • Holds self and team accountable to a performance metric culture continuing to evolve excellence.
  • Fluent in English, additional language capabilities are a plus
  • Experience using Ariba’s PTP module and the supplier enablement process

 

We offer:

 

  • Work in an international & globally focused environment
  • Attractive benefits package, including Multisport Plus, Luxmed VIP and language lessons
  • Opportunity for LEAN certifications
  • Focus on authentic individual career goals
  • Attractive location in Warsaw

 

Requisition ID: 538703

 

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

 

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

 

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

 

Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

 

Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.


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