AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Junior Global Source to Contract Specialist in Warsaw, Poland

At AstraZeneca every one of our employees makes a difference to patient lives every day. You may not feel you’re at the frontline of research but your role in changing patients’ lives is critical. Our mission is ambitious, and it takes the skills of a collaborative team to really deliver on what science can do and to always put patients first. Working at AstraZeneca we believe in the potential of our people and our commitment to develop our people beyond what was thought possible.

We make the most of individuals’ skills and passion by actively supporting our people to see what can be achieved no matter of the starting point. As a Junior Global Source to Contract Specialist in Global Procurement Services in Warsaw, you’ll play a pivotal role in supporting the day to day sourcing and contracting activity, assisting the Global Source to Contract Specialists and Experts in collaboration with the Global Category Teams.

Our mission in Global Procurement Services is to deliver broader value, not only by actively managing global spend to ensure focus on the resources and the discovery of innovative medicines but also to support Global Procurement and the business to deliver outstanding value.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

As a Junior Global Source to Contract Specialist, your main responsibility is to play a key role in assisting the end-to-end Source to Contract process. Including a supporting role in the preparation of gathering the sourcing requirements, assisting in the effective delivery of a sourcing event including sourcing evaluation, contract development and execution, contracting governance (approval, signatures, storage) and assisting with regular contract renewals.

Essential Requirements

  • University degree preferred

  • Excellent English communication skills (Polish is not a must)

  • Self- motivated, able to work without constant management support.

  • Demonstrates a can-do approach

  • Desire to work as part of a strong team

  • Background experience of working collaboratively across teams

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as demonstrated by the ability to work effectively with others at all levels of the organization and externally with suppliers.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Basic knowledge of sourcing and contracting processes.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Tools

Desirable Requirements

  • Background operating in a similar complex, matrix, global organization like AstraZeneca or similarly heavily regulated industry.

  • A drive to develop skills in the Source to Contract

  • Basic Project Management skills to effectively manage events/small projects on behalf of the team

  • Experience of working with suppliers and supplier engagement

  • In-depth knowledge of regional market dynamics through in-market or regional experience

  • Strong market research expertise.


  • Flexible approach to working hours

  • Stable employment with great atmosphere in a growing pharmaceutical company

  • Employment contract with attractive benefit package (Multisport card, lunch card, medical and life insurance, pension plan)

  • Attractive salary with annual bonus

  • The opportunity to work and develop within an international company

  • Modern and comfortable office (great social area with PlayStation, billiard and table football)

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please apply at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, gender or gender orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.