Associate II - Procurement

Category:  Supply Chain and Procurement

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


Department – Finance GBS


About the department:

Procurement GBS is the offshoring unit of Global Procurement and is part of Finance GBS Bangalore. Procurement operations is a team within Procurement GBS that is overall responsible for indirect spend, delivering and supporting Order management, Tactical sourcing, purchasing support for inventory managed materials at production sites, invoice resolution activities, P2P system support & PO audit controls.


The position:

As a Procurement Associate - Purchasing operations, you will be responsible to support the purchasing activities including Order processing, order fulfilment, invoice resolution & query management for indirect spend in Global Engineering & Sourcing (GES) in headquarters. You will need to interact regularly with LOBs & stakeholders. Demonstrated ability to proactively manage the daily operations with speed & agility having quality-oriented mindset. Your tasks will also include effective collaboration with the central warehouse teams in HQ for ensuring goods are received in time & deployed to users for usage. You are expected to have a good business understanding & communication in executing daily deliverables. You will be responsible to adhere to the purchasing guidelines and processes and being proactive in communicating/highlighting any deviations or non-conformance.


Nature and scope of Main accountabilities:

Buyer-Purchasing Operations

· Responsible for the Procure to Pay activities. Meet all the defined operational KPI’s and individual target defined at process level and individual level.

· Customer Support/Query management. Monitor & review process updates.

· Purchase requisition creation on behalf of users & ensure budget is approved from correct approval matrix hierarchy. Manage central goods receipt on behalf of users once the clearance is obtained from the incoming quality check team in HQ.

· Ensure right payment terms are used for suppliers while releasing the orders. On time support for change order management whenever there is a change in scope of work, price/quantity changes from suppliers in alignment with LOBs & relevant budget owners.

· Facilitate new vendor on boarding. Regular interactions with vendors to ensure on time order processing & fulfilment to ensure seamless supply chain.



· You have completed a bachelor’s degree from a reputed university.

· You have 2-3 years of experience in procurement/purchasing operations, from a leading organisation.

· You should Possess strong interpersonal skills including good & effective communication skills (Oral and Written), Basic MS office knowledge, collaborative working, flexible to support under different time zones.


About Novo Nordisk:

At Novo Nordisk, we create value by putting patients first. Every ten seconds two people are diagnosed with diabetes, & more than 371 million people worldwide need us. We offer you the opportunity to work with talented colleagues in an ambitious environment, and we promise to be dedicated to your professional and personal development in order to help you realise your ambitions. Working here is not just a way to make a living, but a way to make a difference.



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25th September 2023.

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.