1+ months

Intern for Procurement

Pfizer
San Jose, CA 95123
**Why Patients Need You**



Creating value though procurement processes is keeping our products in production and our innovators innovating. Whether you are part of negotiating contracts, managing vendors or forecasting requirements, your role is critical to getting our medicines in the hands of the people who need them most, faster and more efficiently than ever before.



**What You Will Achieve**



Working with a dynamic team of procurement experts, you will responsible for company real estate, facility management and operations globally, as well as procurement activities and systems that support business and operations in compliance with company policies. You will manage operational activities ranging from lifecycle management of buildings to recommending future office space utilization strategies. You will support procurement activities in the areas of category management, purchasing of goods and services, working with internal customers to define contract terms, management of procure-to-pay systems, driving best practices etc.



As a Senior Associate, your knowledge and skills will contribute towards the goals and objectives of the team. Your focus and ability to meet team targets will help in completing critical deliverables. Your innovative use of communication tools and techniques will facilitate in explaining difficult issues and establishing consensus between teams.



It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.



**How You Will Achieve It**



+ I - Customer Relationship Management: Act as the coordinator and liaison between client groups, suppliers, the appropriate sourcing teams and the BP&O group. Assist with issues related to the P2P such as Ariba-SAP and other applicable tools, as required. Develop and enhance Procurement relationships with clients at the market / site level, from the procurement business process perspective. Ensure clear, effective communication exists between all parties involved. Provide communication between market / site issues and Procurement management.

+ II - Business Processes: Work with different SES teams to implement and maintain efficient and effective procurement process solutions, contribute to the continuous improvement of GP practices, procedures and systems to reduce costs and increase efficiency.

+ III - Reporting & Analysis Support the analytical requirements defined by the SES reporting line, including but not limited to: o Data gathering (internal and external) including Business requirements o Market and supplier analysis o Data management Work with internal functional experts, suppliers, and at times consultants, to implement and document various procurement team strategies and operational improvement efforts Develop well-rounded industry knowledge in various subcategory groupings as required to support market and/or site.

+ IV - Special Procurement projects: Perform basic Spot Buying and support local sourcing initiatives as required. Provide non-category specific assistance to various SES teams



**Qualifications**



**Must-Have**



+ Currently pursuing or recently graduated with a Bachelors Degree (or equivalent) in finance, or engineering (management, industrial or chemical) related discipline is desirable. Availability to intern for 9 - 12 months will be a plus

+ Strong math, analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills Excellent oral, written, and technical communication skills and a solid command of the English language. Enthusiastic and positive attitude. Self-motivated and team oriented. Proficient in Microsoft applications, SharePoint and Excel Good understanding of the end to end Procurement process including experience of Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Management. Ability to manage and prioritize a diverse workload



Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.



Global Procurement

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Posted: 2021-08-02 Expires: 2021-11-03

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