CV, Romania Based Pharmaceutical Procurement Manager

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 20190

Skills keywords: communication, negotiation, project management, strategy
Short Bio:

I have a strong expertise in procurement filed and I also have good knolledge in pharma industry. My skills are in negotiation, strategy, communication.
I am focused on results and I drive my work with integrity and passion.

Current location: Bucharest/Romania - View on map
Nationality: romanian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Retail Wholesale and Purchasing, accounting and finance, other
Spoken languages: english, french
Location I am interested in working: United Kingdom

Relevant Qualifications, Etc.

Foreign Languages English – advanced Master Public Relations and Marketing
Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest 2003 – 2007
Faculty of International Economics Relations
Specialty: International Business


2014 Training Public Speaking and Presentation skills – Mindthletics

2013 Developing emotional capabilities – MMM Consulting

2012 Assertive Communication – Achieve Global

2011 DDI certificate – Development Dimensions International

2010 English for Business – International House School

2009 Negotiation skills course – Novartis program


French – advanced

Italian – beginner

Career Summary

Company: Novartis Pharma Services Romania SRL
April 2012 – present
Field: Pharmaceutical Industry
Department: Finance

Position: Procurement Manager


• Developing internal purchasing strategy in alignment with Novartis group requirements;

• Liaising between suppliers and relevant internal departments and stakeholders;

• Identifying potential suppliers, evaluate existing suppliers, building and maintaining good and sustainable relationships with them to assure business efficiency

• Ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives and compliant with Novartis standards;

• Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on selection criteria ;

• Leading cross divisional tenders and implement global projects in several Sourcing categories (fleet, congresses & events, travel, clinical studies)

• Negotiating and agreeing contracts with strategic suppliers, monitoring their progress – checking the quality of service provided;

• Responsible with monthly savings reporting based on company targets

• Forecasting savings and lead productivity process (estimated savings achieved and reported per year: 300 k$)

• Coordinating the company car investment budget and acquisition process (500 k$ car budget investment managed per year)

• Maintaining continuously vendor master data file and keep accuracy in local systems

• Monitoring continuously vendors activity by assuring the Vendor Center of Excellence role in organization

• Coordinating the contract management process , working closely with legal or cross functional stakeholders

• Preparing monthly reports with key performance indicators for assuring transparency and visibility in country Sourcing dashboard

• Distributing reports on request for Country CFO and Sourcing Region Europe Head

Company: Novartis Pharma Services Romania SRL
Jan 2011 – April 2012
Field: Pharmaceutical Industry

Department: Finance

Position: Purchasing and Office Manager


• Implementing and coordinating purchasing strategy

• Implementing purchasing policy and align locally with global requirements

• Responsible to initiate tenders for preferred/strategic vendors

• Administrating the vendor master data file in local systems

• Negotiating contracts for business needs

• Coordinating the activity of fleet services provider

• Evaluating suppliers based on KPI’s

• Responsible for implementing company travel policy and contract management procedure

• Distributing reports on monthly bases and upon request

• Responsible for implementing and using E-auction platform

• Monitoring, tracking and reporting savings according to Novartis requirements

• Responsible to monitor contracts with office suppliers

• Supervising front office administrative activities as Direct Manager for Office Receptionists

Company: Novartis Pharma Services Romania – Representative Office
June 2009 – December 2010
Field: Pharmaceutical Industry
Department: Finance

Position: Purchasing & Administration Coordinator


• Implementing purchasing and contract management procedures

• Responsible for initiating tenders upon request received from business

• Negotiating contracts with suppliers

• Administrating the master vendor file

• Administrator of company car fleet

• Managing and updating fleet reports

• Project Manager of “ Novartis Office Relocation”

Company: Novartis Pharma Services Romania – Representative Office
October 2007 – June 2009
Field: Pharmaceutical Industry

Department: Finance

Position: Finance & Administration Assistant


• Control of all the invoices from the data file register;

• Payments introduction in Multicash System ( PMS’s , Clinical Studies, Suppliers Services, Speaker fee etc );

• Follow up for income tax payments related to speaker fee and F IV contracts

• Give the needed support to Logistic Specialist in order to ensure a good flow of the logistic activities

• Organizing internal events for employees

• Insure interface for daily activities regarding car fleet ;

• Keep up to date cars files, keep the evidence of damage cars

• Administrative support regarding cars acquisitions and registration

• Reservation/booking for travel accommodation ;

Company: Romanian Business Consult SRL
September 2006 – October 2007
Field: Commercial / Retail

Department: Marketing & Sales

Position: Data Operator September


• Support for Sales & Marketing Department

• Keeping an evidence of orders received from customers

• Orders introduction in internal system

• Archiving documents and contracts