Procurement Specialist

  • Salary: 61.01 CHF ph All-in
  • REF Number: 00056242
  • Consultant: Adrien Guimard
  • Contact: 0041 (0) 800 106 106
  • Date Published: 27.10.2023
  • Closed Date: 22.11.2023
  • Sector:
  • Location: Basel,
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QLS are recruiting for a Procurement Specialist to join an Innovative Pharmaceutical company based in Basel on a 6 months contract.

Key duties include:

  • Execution of the Procure-to-Pay process; run the procurement operations locally and globally
  • Follow up on Purchase Orders with internal end-users and stakeholders as well as with local and international suppliers
  • Actively propose process/system improvements and share best practice within the company
  • Plan and execute all systemchanges in cooperation with eProcurement system admin (IT)
  • Responsible to train and support internal users on processes and tools
  • Maintain and improve the SRM database
  • Maintain department intranet site and be responsible for the procurementrelated communication within the company
  • Manage the Company hotel, flight, train and rental car programs and act as the primary liaison with travel partners to achieve the business travel objectives and cost targets
  • Evaluate services, negotiateagreements, and serve as the key contact with all primary travel vendors
  • Training of travel arrangers and travelers (periodically or upon request)
  • Communicate and enforce corporate travel policies
  • Support users in the daily business with the travel management software

Your qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, or equivalent work experience
  • 2 years’ experience in system support and procurement or corporate travel management
  • Proven experience in designing and managing procurement processes
  • Sound experience in delivering training and user support
  • Proven experience in working and negotiating with external vendors
  • Experience in life science industry is an asset
  • Well versed in eProcurement tools as wellas MS Office applications
  • Ability to negotiate contracts and understanding of different contract structures
  • Excellent Project Management skills
  • Have an overall understanding of processes related to procurement and travel (billing, budgets,IT, HR, risk management, meetings, etc.)
  • Conflict management experience with ability to achieve efficient issue resolution
  • Global, cross-cultural and inter-disciplinary working skills
  • Fluent in English – both verbal and written. Additional languages are a plus


For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Adrien on 0041 (0) 800 106 106 or email Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote job reference 56242 inall correspondence.

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