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Sourcing Governance Manager | Staff or non-line Manager | Direct Spend Gr, Purchasing Dept, FI Div

Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim

Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024
Basic purpose of the job

The Sourcing Manager (purchasing governance manger) is responsible for the coordination and governance of various interfaces and processes, performance management, serves as an interface to other GBS areas and supports HoP initiatives securing ONE Global Sourcing organization implementation locally.


  • Drive harmonization at the local level.
  • Ensure proper local KPI reporting on an ongoing basis.

Related performance indicators

  • # of processes / approaches harmonized
  • KPI reporting based on harmonized approaches
  • Drive and manage HoP and Global Sourcing Governance initiatives.

Related performance indicators

  • # of initiatives completed
  • # of initiatives in progress
  • Vision, Mission, Value Proposition adopted on a local level
  • Establish the compliance framework for the local Sourcing organisation including processes, procedures, policies and legal/GxP requirements.

Related performance indicators

  • # audit/inspection findings related to sourcing activities
  • Monitoring of sunshine act, clearing house and CIA etc …
  • Policy/SOP/procedures compliance
  • Training compliance

Regulatory And / Or Organisational Requirements

  • Ensure all team members are aware of mandatory SOP’s including GxP requirements and are in compliance with.
  • Act at all times within the local pharmaceutical standards/ethics/legal and ensure direct reports are compliant.
  • Report all adverse events to the local PV within the required timelines.
  • Follow all company procedures and processes with respect to Finance, HR, IT, etc.

Job Complexity

Harmonization and standarization effort to align the local Sourcing organization with the global one in a matrix structure.


  • Local Leadership team
  • Relevant stakeholders including Quality, Compliance, Legal and EHS
  • GBS
  • Global Sourcing Governance Group

Job Expertise

Governance, audit and inspection experiences

Job Impact

High risk in compliance and quality

Minimum Education/Degree Requirements

Degree/education: Bachelors degree or Diploma degree

Required Capabilities (Skills, Experience, Competencies)

2 to 4 years Sourcing expertise with quality focus.

The 3 core capabilities are the following:

  • Process understanding and knowledge
  • Project management
  • Communication