Interim Sourcing Director Mediq Nordics & Baltics

He/she has to develop and manage an initiative plan in close cooperation with the (global) Sourcing department and Category Management within his/her cluster.

He/she is responsible for setting up and leading Sourcing projects within the cluster. He/she will analyze the spend to set up these (saving) projects, mainly initiating and leading Sourcing related projects. Additionally, he/she will play an active role in Sourcing related negotiations in the cluster.

He/she will establish, together with the CPO and Countries MDs objectives for their regions and acts as a change leader. You will be leading the cluster Sourcing team ensuring that they will contribute positively towards the company results.

Main responsibilities:

Team Leadership

  • Provide leadership to a team of high performing strategic Sourcing managers
  • Ensure flawless cooperation between cluster/country and the global function
  • Inspire your team with great leadership, guidance and coaching
  • Coordinate activities and drive effectiveness of the team resources

Business Partner & Strategy Alignment

  • Understand local commercial strategy and priorities.
  • Be an integrated business partner towards the local management team.
  • Co-develop global category Sourcing strategy and secure local relevance for the cluster and/or countries.
  • Define a locally relevant Sourcing strategy for the cluster, based on global category strategies and drive implementation with stakeholders within the cluster

Performance & Financial Planning

  • Drive local budgeting/forecasting process and align with global Sourcing objectives
  • Secure Sourcing savings are linked to the EBITA bridge of the clusters
  • Maintain dashboard for your cluster and ensure updated data is reported timely
  • Track implementation, report results and secure benefits land in the P&L
  • Prepare for cluster contribution in global/local review meetings

Execute Sourcing

  • Plan and prepare strategic Sourcing activities throughout the year
  • Run tenders, analyse RFP/RFQ data, manage the decision-making process and award business based on objective, pre-aligned criteria and scoring matrix
  • Be responsible for source to contract process within cluster
  • Facilitate supplier rating, support local audits, drive tail management.
  • Update and safeguard the local SOPS

 Revenue Enablement

  • Support strategic/exclusive partnerships for joint business development activities and access to innovation
  • Work closely together with product management, finance and sales on price updates to customers to secure internal profit margins
  • Support cluster local customer tenders with tender specific pricing and CBT opportunities

To be successful in the role, you will typically have most of these qualifications

Functional skills & Expertise

  • Knowledge of Sourcing and Sourcing principles and state-of-the-art-best practices incl. their implementation
  • Knowledge of relevant e-Sourcing tools, processes and systems
  • Designing actionable Sourcing and Sourcing strategy incl. governance
  • Ability to drive and manage innovation and change processes
  • Take a TCO view to margin improvement initiatives
  • Analytical skills and derivation of actionable messages
  • Project management and related governance skills
  • Ability to be persuade, negotiate, collaborate, communicate with individuals/ stakeholders/ governing bodies etc. throughout the company at all levels
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate with all external parties in a target-oriented, clear, precise and representative manner
  • Skills in relevant MS Office tools

Personal Skills

  • Conceptual/ strategic skills
  • Communication and change skills
  • Stakeholder management
  • Structured, data driven approach
  • Result orientation
  • Hands-on and can-do mentality
  • Teambuilder and team player

Education & Experience

  • Master degree
  • >8 years of functional and industry-relevant working experience
  • Experience from a buy-for-resale industry is desired
  • Experience in mid-size large multinational companies with a matrix organization


Mediq can offer
You will be a part of a flexible, innovative and professional workplace with an informal tone of voice. You will have the opportunity to join an international company focusing on continued improvements, learnings and growth being a part of a successful engaged team. Mediq offers a salary package with competitive salary, pension and healthcare.

Application process & deadline

We look forward to receiving your application – only CV is neededn.

Applications are processed on an ongoing basis. Due to GDPR, applications are only accepted via our career site. We regularly take candidates for interviews. Any questions should be directed to Sourcing Director [email protected]


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HR Business Partner


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