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Buyer - German Speaker

Country:  Portugal
City:  Lisbon
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  43442


Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like:

  • Ensure compliance with local and global policies related to the procurement  process;
  • Execute the procurement part within “purchase to pay” (P2P) process and create POs based on PRs with focus on efficient ordering methods, on time processing and accurate information;
  • Provide procurement support to assigned countries, focusing on operational transactional procurement activities for Commercial and Indirect related topics;  
  • Support stakeholders with purchases follow up process in case of delays and problems as first escalation level;
  • Build and maintain close relationship with the respective stakeholders and support Global Category Managers and Global Sourcing Teams;
  • Ensure close relation and interaction with the Global Procurement Organization and the Corporate Hub teams in the Downstream part of the P2P process.


What you'll bring to the table:

  • Relevant practical experience with at least 1 year in a comparable role in a state-of-the-art procurement organization;
  • Strong knowledge of SAP MM regarding different order types, order automation, master data and info record creation, inventory management;  
  • Proven track record regarding supplier qualification and administration;
  • General understanding of supply markets in typical spend areas of local business units (indirect / marketing);
  • Optional: Experience in cross-functional projects;
  • Advance level of German (mandatory);
  • SAP-MM experience;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Good communication skills.


Cevallos Zhegulova Lorena, the Hiring Manager


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact:
Sara Marques

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