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Summary

experienced Procurement Leader with strengths in multiple Procurement categories such as capital Investments, mro’s, Energy/utilities, facilities, and Clinical research:

  • developing and implementing innovative strategies, processes, and partnerships to ensure timely delivery of all purchased goods on cost and with the proper quality;
  • connecting the Strategy, the people, and the operating plans/processes to deliver up to 120% higher savings than the competing firms.

hired, developed and led Procurement & Sourcing teams (up to 7 managers) in global category manager and program Procurement manager roles based in singapore, belgium, switzerland, italy and austria. my whole Career includes being onboard in over $5 billion usd worth of investment projects in Engineering, Sales and Procurement roles - a rich learning experience!  10 years of experience in working for world leading Healthcare / biopharma companies.

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Associate Director, Global Sourcing & Procurement


    Since June 2016
    global lead (head) of Energy & utilities Sourcing & Procurement. developing the Strategy, process, tools/programs and people to manage the total cost of ownership and new category initiatives most optimally. Global lead (head) of energy & utilities sourcing & procurement. Developing the strategy, process, tools/programs and people to manage the total cost of ownership and new category initiatives most optimally.

Past Experience

  • Senior Manager, Global Sourcing and Procurement

    June 2015 --- May 2016
    global lead (head) of Energy & utilities Sourcing & Procurement. developed the Strategy, process, tools/programs and people to manage the total cost of ownership most optimally. managed the category during a great moment of change and challenges: baxalta did first a spin-off from baxter and then it was acquired by shire.

  • Senior Manager Global Sourcing & Procurement, Global Category Manager Capital Expenditures

    November 2011 --- May 2015
    region head for the capital Investments and mros during a period of heavy investing in new Manufacturing facilities - some projects at the company were $1+ billion. capital & mro's Sourcing head in the region: responsible of the Strategy, Sourcing staff and their development. hired and led several global category managers and program Procurement managers. the team was highly successful and delivered a great value beyond the cost savings that were double in comparison to the industry benchmarks. promoted to the senior manager level.

  • European Manufacturing Category Manager

    January 2010 --- November 2011
    region head for the Manufacturing indirect Sourcing & Procurement. created a new Procurement category that included all technical goods and services in the region: capital Investments, mros, Energy, utilities, facility, etc. managed spends of $300m+ and led a team.

  • European Category Manager

    January 2007 --- January 2010
    region head for 3 Procurement categories: capital Investments, mro and Clinical research. run up the categories and optimal spend management as the first pioneer in the company (a new role). managed 10+ Manufacturing plants and category spends at $100m++. obtained a strong support from the country/plant CEO levels. invited by the business vp to join baxter Clinical research advisory board to accelerate new drugs time-to-market.

  • Proposal Engineer

    January 2005 --- January 2007
    responsible of major infrastructure Sales proposals for clients in europe, asia-pacific and middle east ($100m++).

  • Project Leader

    January 2001 --- January 2005
    responsible of Polymer & process & construction projects and later on Market research and market intelligence projects. project lead in a successful industry joint development program that involved several industrial partners and the european commission. evolved to the global Sourcing organization to establish global agreements and collaborations for the technical goods & services.

  • Nuclear Safety Engineer

    January 2000 --- January 2001
    responsible of nuclear safety & Engineering projects in europe.

  • Process Design Engineer

    January 1997 --- January 1998
    received a patent office award from a leading scandinavian oil refining company.

Personality

Self Assessment :
Strategic thinkingAnalytical thinkingCollaborationResult OrientedService orientedCommunicativeFlexibilityProblem solvingTrust

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Clinical trialsManufacturingGood Manufacturing Practice (GMP)BiopharmaceuticalsContract negotiationMergers & AcquisitionsProcurementBusiness StrategyBusiness DevelopmentSales Management
LinkedIn Assessment :
Board of DirectorsFacility DevelopmentInvestmentsSupplier ManagementProcurementBusiness StrategyNegotiationPurchasingManufacturingEngineeringStrategy DevelopmentProduct developmentInternational SalesBusiness DevelopmentLeadershipCross-functional team leadershipProcess EngineeringInnovation Management

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Develop business planManage projects resourcesNegotiationDevelop supply strategyLead teamsManage research projectsFinancial reportsIdentify market opportunitiesMaintenance of biomedical equipment

Education

  • Doctor of Technology in Engineering and Business from Aalto University in 2002
  • Visiting PhD student and staff member in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department from Western University in 2000
  • Master of Science in Engineering and Business from Aalto University in 1997

Training and Certification

  • Selecting & Managing CROs in 2008 Training
  • Certified Purchasing Manager in 0000 Certification
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Training in 0000 Certification

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
English
Full Proficiency
French
Professional Proficiency
Finnish
Native

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    12 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Business Development Manager Export Business Manager Account Manager - Life Sciences Chief Strategy Officer Managing Director
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Belgium
  • Work From Home:
    No
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    80%-100% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    40 Hours per week :    100% Free Per Month(in coming months)
  • International:
    No

Area / Region

Belgium

Others

Driving License
  • Yes

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