This role will be based in our brand new, state-of-the-art co-working facilities in Moorgate, London. This site, at the heart of London provides fantastic amenities, support services and collaborative workspaces with convenient transport links.
For more than a century, our organisation has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our organisation continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
We are officially certified by the Top Employer Institute and been awarded the exclusive Top Employer United Kingdom Certification for the fourth year running.
Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organisation. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.
Our Sourcing team partner with the business to ensure efficient acquisition of goods and services that enables the commercialisation of our medicines, vaccines and Animal Health products. We collaborate internationally and are grouped into center-led categories and regional operating teams.
We are seeking a placement student to join our UK Procurement team which looks after the Sourcing needs of our organisation’s Human Health Division for UK and Ireland. We report into the European Major Markets team, which in turn reports into the Global Procurement organisation, centred in the USA.
We are responsible for Human Health activities which require the use of third parties. We work closely with the business to assist with their sourcing of Marketing Services including the move to more Digital communication channels, Human Resources, Clinical services, Patient Support Programmes and Market Research. However, we are also involved in activities that involve Travel, Site Services, Fleet, Mobile Services etc in combination with our Regional and Global procurement colleagues.
We manage day to day transactional activities relating to contracting, vendor management and due diligence as well as the more strategic elements of sourcing such as Strategy Development, Commercial tenders, Negotiations and Project implementation. No day is the same!
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