Procurement Category Expert // Start: 06/2024 // 5 Months 2-3 days/week // 50% Copenhagen/Remote

Copenhagen, Capital Region  ‐ Hybrid


Procurement Management Pharmaceuticals Cost Reduction Negotiation Clinical Research Marketing Professional Services Research and Development Benchmarking Market Research Pricing Strategies Contract Reviews


Location: 50% remote, 50% on-site in Copenhagen, Denmark

Duration: June 2024 to October 2024

Language Requirement: Fluent English


We're seeking a highly experienced Procurement Category Expert to join our team for a temporary project at a leading pharmaceutical company. This role demands profound knowledge and expertise in procurement within the pharmaceutical industry, specifically in categories such as Marketing, R&D, Clinical Studies, and Professional Services.


Analysis and Optimization:

Analyze existing contracts to identify areas for optimization.
Assess spend data and evaluate cost-saving opportunities.
Develop sustainable category strategies tailored to the pharmaceutical industry.
Negotiation and Cost Reduction:

Utilize negotiation skills to optimize pricing, contract terms, and conditions.
Identify and implement cost reduction levers for key categories.
Market Insights and Best Practices:

Stay updated on market developments, trends, and challenges.
Provide insights, best practices, and industry benchmarks for global procurement.

Extensive experience in procurement within the pharmaceutical industry.
Proficiency in one or more categories: Marketing, R&D, Clinical Studies, Professional Services.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify optimization potentials.
Excellent negotiation skills and a track record of achieving cost savings.
Familiarity with contract analysis and development of category strategies.
Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a project team.

Start Date: June 2024
End Date: October 2024
Required Days: Approximately 20-40 days or equivalent to 2-3 days per week.
If you meet these qualifications and are enthusiastic about contributing your expertise to a dynamic project in the pharmaceutical industry, we look forward to your application.

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Start date
5 months
WorkGenius GmbH
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Contact person:
Helmut Maier-Eggersmann
Project ID:
Medicine and Pharmaceuticals
Contract type
60 % remote
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