Senior Associate, Global Indirects Procurement


Sourcing & Enterprise Services (SES) delivers world-class procurement capabilities to Pfizer, partnering with internal Pfizer customers to ensure they receive maximum value for every dollar spent with Pfizer suppliers.We accomplish this by executing effective strategic processes, including category management, supplier management and sourcing projects, all supported by efficient procure to pay processes. We add value by aligning Pfizer with the best suppliers, promoting continuous improvement in supplier performance and driving compliance with Pfizer's intellectual property and privacy requirements. We strive to obtain the right price for the right product or service.

Global Indirects Procurement team will be based at strategic locations including Tampa, Florida and Thessaloniki, Greece. Global Indirects will be accountable for stakeholder management relative to Indirect categories, supplier management and ultimately strategic sourcing to execution. Global Indirects will translate business needs into supply solutions that improve the quality of service. Indirects will partner with key SES and enabling functions to seamlessly execute and mitigate risk.

The Associate role will be a key member of Global Indirects Procurement. The associate role will be responsible for executing a wide variety of analysis, supplier management, sourcing support and basic contacting.

  • Perform internal quantitative and qualitative analysis on potential suppliers, industry/market trends and supplier risk
  • Develop simple RFx content execution in SAP's Ariba eSourcing system in cooperation with category leads
  • Support stakeholder communications including quarterly, semi-annual and annual savings, supplier diversity and supplier performance
  • Conduct preliminary supplier qualification review including financial, risk and reference review
  • Direct point of contact for sites to address supplier performance issues and initiate sourcing and contracting execution
  • Support Category Strategy leads in supplier performance and moderate to complex sourcing events
  • Lead and key vendor management activity including improving payment terms, contract renewal review and vendor information
  • Support internal/external audits for in-scope activities
  • Perform Procurement analytics to monitor compliance and improve efficiency in procurement policies, processes, and tools


At Pfizer, we look for candidates that are motivated, self-learning, and team-oriented individuals. An ideal candidate would have the skills shown below and an attitude towards self-development & growth.
  • 4-6 years work experience in a sourcing and/or procurement related role
  • Bachelor's degree in a business, supply chain, or related field;
  • Excellent understanding of the end to end Procurement process
  • Experience working on diverse teams supporting regional / global operations
  • Strong communication and experience working in a team setting. Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all. A team player who encourage collaboration, is cooperative and gains trust and support of peers
  • Detail-oriented individual with the ability to produce high-quality, timely outcomes
  • Strong analytical skills, able to demonstrate advanced use of analytical tools
  • Self-starter, works more independently, requiring limited guidance and instructions mainly for complex problems
  • Flexible to changing priorities and comfortable in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Strong listening and interpersonal skills
  • Strong accountability and willing to be the champion for an idea or position;
  • Advanced MS Office capabilities (e.g., Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • English language fluency

  • Experience with SAP Ariba suite, particularly:
    • Ariba eSourcing
    • Ariba Contract Workbench or similar Enterprise Procurement Software for Sourcing and Contract management
  • Experience with Tableau and/or SQL
  • Financial Acumen
  • Procurement experience in the following categories:
    • Contract Manufacturing
    • Construction, Maintenance, Facility services
    • Professional Services
    • MRO
    • Logistics, Warehousing and Freight
    • Cold Chain
    • Energy
    • Office Equipment
    • Contingent Labor
    • Real Estate

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Global Procurement