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GPO Analyst

Apply Now Email Me Job ID R0011139 Date posted 08/30/2019 Location: Łódź, Poland

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Job Description

Takeda is a patient-focused, innovation-driven global pharmaceutical company that builds on a distinguished 238-year history, aspiring to bring better health and a brighter future for people worldwide. Our network spans over 80 countries and regions worldwide and Takeda’s pharmaceutical products are marketed in over 100 countries worldwide.

Takeda Business Solutions (TBS) is a newly formed function within Takeda with the objective of enabling Takeda’s business strategy, delivering simplification and cost reduction, improving service and providing a transformation engine for continuous improvement for Takeda. ‘Building and Delivering Simplified and Innovative Solutions’ is our overarching vision with a goal of ‘Patient Centricity’, helping focus us on delivering value for Takeda.

As a Global Procurement Operations Analyst working in Procurement Department, you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering monthly KPIs in an effective and efficient way, ultimately focused on delivery time including:
  • Creation of monthly operational performance reports
  • Continuous improvement of measures
  • Handling additional reporting queries
  • Ensuring correct data is collected, calculated and delivered on time each month in the format required
  • Tracking the overall performance against targets
  • Error and exceptions handling in reporting
  • Development of Microsoft Power BI solution for KPIs visualization
  • Cooperation with category/finance teams

Required qualifications:

  • Business level fluency in English (important), second language will be an asset
  • Experience in Procurement department is welcome
  • Strong analytical skills, experience in data crunching, strong system knowledge, and string in handling large data set and present the findings in power point
  • Good communication skills and demonstrated understanding of how to translate business requirements into Procurement operations
  • Knowledgeable in related systems (SAP / MS Excel / Power Point / Power BI)
  • Knowledge of VBA, SAP BW and SAP BO AFO would be an asset
  • Pro-active, able and willing to work in remote set-up with several reporting lines, open for challenges, eager to learn (especially, how to automate daily work), self-driven!
  • Experience or knowledge of offshore or shared service operating environments (e.g. with central reporting activities)


  • Improvement-oriented mindset (focused on such techniques as Lean/Kaizen)
  • Interest/experience in external innovations and automation (ERP, WF, Robotics, AI)
  • General curious mindset
  • Building relationships and trust through challenging the status quo

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Fixed term contract
  • We take care of you - group insurance, private healthcare
  • We take care of your appetite - delicious meals in the canteen, meals delivery service, fresh fruits,
  • We take care of your comfort - quiet, cozy office with creative corner and chillout zones, integration trips and events,
  • We take care of your development - Takeda Running Team and corporate volunteering


Lodz, Poland

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

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