Procurement Consultant (m/w/d) – Freelance – geschlossen

  • Position zu besetzen ab 1. April 2019
  • Permanent-ID OCR-FL-2019-1031
  • Branche Pharma
  • Beschäftigungsform Freelance/ Contracting
  • Standort Deutschland / 6x
  • Kategorien Freelance/Contracting, Pharma


You will work in Merck Group Procurement, which is a group function supporting all business sectors of Merck including Performance Materials, Life Science and Healthcare. You will join a very engaged and thought leading group of Procurement Professionals on a journey to continuously improve our strategies and enhance the value for all our businesses.

You will support the Procurement Category Consulting & Professional Services which consults, guides and supports all procurement activities regarding Management Consulting, HR-relevant services and Contingent Workforce.


  • Support global sourcing initiatives and contribute in regional/global teams
  • Development/ Design and optimization of procurement processes
  • Support in creation of regular reports
  • Support in escalation management regarding disruption of implemented processes with internal and external stakeholders
  • Development of decision documents
  • Execution of tenders incl. negotiation and contract set-up


  • Development of decision documents 3-5 yrs.
  • Development/ Design and optimization of procurement processes > 5 yrs.
  • Execution of tenders incl. negotiation and contract set-up – negotiation skills > 5 yrs.
  • creation of regular reports > 5 yrs.
  • escalation management > 5 yrs.
  • Bachelor’s degree minimum /Master’s degree a plus
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant professional experience
  • You have a demonstrated ability to manage projects and initiatives in a highly complex and matrix organization
  • Very strong communication and relationship management skills (written, verbal and presentation), able to anticipate potential objections and to persuade others
  • Very strong analytical skills with high technology affinity
  • Have the ability and desire to collaborate with global teams
  • English – business fluent, German – business fluent

Zusätzliche Informationen

Standort: Darmstadt, 20% remote

Projektbeginn: April 2019

Projektlaufzeit: 800 Stunden bis 30.09.2019

Verfügbarkeit: 4-5 Tage/Woche vor Ort

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