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Strategic Sourcing Lead Oktober 2021

Ready to shape tomorrow’s healthcare? We are looking for someone who wants to make a difference! As Strategic Sourcing Lead in Category Management & Sourcing, you will be responsible for supporting the strategic direction and secure a competitive position for selected customer segments across Nordics, Baltics & UK, and in collaboration with the Category Managers and Sourcing team, develop and implement sourcing projects and negotiations across all business units. You will be a central part of a team of currently 17 people in the Category Management & Sourcing, executing initiatives across the categories Ostomy, Diabetes, Nutrition, Incontinence care, Diagnostics, and Surgical and orthodontic.

Strategic Sourcing Lead

The Category Management & Sourcing team is a core part of the Mediq value chain with responsibility for ensuring a competitive and differentiated product portfolio via establishment and maintenance of supplier partnerships. The team has the responsibility for ensuring competitiveness via ongoing supplier collaboration and negotiations. Working across all parts of the Mediq organization, the team is the natural focal point for the transformation journey to become a leading healthcare solution and service provider in Europe.

Main responsibilities

  • Deliver continuous competitiveness via ongoing supplier management
  • Develop and lead Mediq’s supplier negotiation pipeline
  • Translate category strategies into supplier cost optimization initiatives with tangible deliverables
  • Negotiate with suppliers
  • Be an integrated Sourcing partner to the business units and collaborate with key employees to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the organization
  • Execute tenders following a structured fact-based process
  • Analyze RFP/RFQ data, manage the decision-making process and award business based on objective, pre-aligned criteria and scoring matrix.

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

  • A strong Sourcing and Procurement toolbox as well as skills in “reading” the market
  • Experienced with complex negotiations
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Ability to develop strategic supplier relationships into partnerships
  • Strong in decision-making and problem solving
  • Ability to communicate effectively

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 successfull engaged team. Mediq offers a salary package with competitive salary, pension and healthcare insurance.

The recruitment process & deadline for application

Application deadline is 6. November 2021. Applications are evaluted on an ongoing basis and relevant candidates will be interviewed as quickly as possible.

Applications are due to GDPR only received throug our career website.

In case of questions regarding the position, please contact Head of Sourcing, Nordics & Baltics Lars Danielsen at or mobil no. +45 2990 1816.

About Mediq

Mediq Group is a leading European Healthcare solution and service provider, offering support and care to chronic and seriously ill patients in hospitals, clinics, and directly to patients at home. With a product portfolio of approx. 77.000 products, including private label offering, Mediq Group is the largest medical product and service provider in Europe serving more than 600.000 patients in Direct-to-Patients channels across 10 therapeutic areas with both a physical and an online presence. The company partners with more than 5.000 institutions across Europe, providing total assortment delivery and hospital solutions. As a result, Mediq gives healthcare partners access to best-in-class products and treatment solutions from the world’s top medical manufacturers as well as provides the training and education on how best to use them. Training is offered to nurses, GP’s and other care providers. The majority of Mediq's products are for chronically ill patients, but the company supplies everything from surgical gloves, needles and covid tests, to high-end microscopes and surgery solutions.

Mediq Group is headquartered in Utrecht, Netherlands, and is today a major player in European healthcare with operations in Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Hungary, Switzerland, Belgium, UK, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The geographic reach provides an immense advantage in terms of knowledge sharing, price competitiveness and ensuring the best health solutions for all customers and partners. Mediq is structured in three commercial clusters each owning the full value chain. Nordics and Baltics is one of these three commercial clusters. In 2020 Mediq employed about 2.700 people, including an experienced sales force with more than 700 sales representatives. In recent years, the company has grown steadily, both organically and hrough acquisitions. Since 2013, Advent International has owned Mediq Group. Advent is one of the largest and most experienced equity funds in healthcare and life science in the world.

The Mediq Group has a strong presence the Nordics, UK and Baltics, employing 700+ employees.



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