Skip to main content

SAP Commercial/Procurement Team Lead

Bratislava, Bratislava
Apply Now

At Takeda, we are guided by our purpose of creating better health for people and a brighter future for the world. Every corporate function plays a role in making sure we — as a Takeda team — can discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet.

People join Takeda because they share in our purpose. And they stay because we’re committed to an inclusive, safe and empowering work environment that offers exceptional experiences and opportunities for everyone to pursue their own ambitions.

Job ID R0127770 Date posted 07/10/2024 Location Bratislava, Bratislava

By clicking the “Apply” button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda’sPrivacy Noticeand Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.

Job Description

SAP Commercial/Procurement Team Lead

The Future Begins Here

At Takeda, we are creating a future-ready organization that uses data and digital to meet the needs of patients, our people, and the planet. We need your help to make this happen. Join our new Innovation Capability Center (ICC) in Bratislava, Slovakia.

In this role at our state-of-the-art center, you will have the opportunity to grow your skills and create solutions that will benefit patients around the world. Become the heart of our internal innovation engine.

At Takeda we unite in diversity! 

Takeda is committed to creating an inclusive workplace, where individuals are recognized for the diverse backgrounds and abilities they bring to our company. We are continually improving workplace experience and accessibility for everyone, and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as an important contributor to our Team.

The Opportunity

As the ERP SAP Lead for Commercial and Procurement you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the SAP system's Direct and Indirect procurement (SAP ECC, Ariba SCC, Ariba P2P, or BTP or PI/PO integration to other procurement systems) and Commercial modules (SAP ECC, eCommerce/Hybris, or BTP or PI/PO integration to other commercial/pricing systems). This role involves optimizing procurement and commercial processes, ensuring seamless integration with other SAP modules, and driving continuous improvement initiatives. The lead will work closely with various stakeholders to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of procurement activities.


  • Aligns with the Global Subchapter lead/Global Chapter Lead and other Local Leads on the running project for the team members and manage the workload of those team members.
  • Provides leadership and expertise to his team members
  • Collaborate with designated ERP Platform leads and Service managers during intake and delivery of projects/initiatives within your workstream
  • Monitor the implementation of initiatives and the participation of the team members and managing the workload and building appropriate skills and capabilities of the team members fitting to the organizational demand.
  • Manage the translation of developments and new program into global or local development plans and match and monitor the progression of team members.
  • Lead the team of internal employees to solve complex digital and IT issues, solutions and implementations across regions and organizations within Takeda.
  • Manages vendors’ resources if clients’ requirements are not delivered by the internal team
  • Act as a bridge between the local team and the global network, ensuring clear and effective communication between different teams.
  • Maintain open lines of communication within the local team. Facilitate regular team meetings and discussions to promote transparency, address challenges, and celebrate achievements.


  • Proved Minimum 6 years of SAP functional experience and configuration in at least one (ideally two) of the following modules: SAP ECC Sales & Billing, SAP Direct or Indirect Procurement (SAP ECC, Ariba SCC, Ariba P2P),
  • Practical experience with projects integrated with SAP eCommerce/Hybris is welcomed and big benefit.
  • Professional experience with EDI/ALE based integrations with third party systems to ensure bi-directional data transmission of e.g. Customers, Vendors, Sales orders, Billing documents, Purchase orders, Invoice documents etc
  • Has demonstrated success in leading IT and technical teams.
  • Experience developing and managing high performing teams.
  • Ability to form strong working relationships across a matrix environment.
  • Excellent communication, listening and influencing skills; ability to listen, anticipate customer needs and influence solutions.
  • Ability to lead effectively and work concurrently across multiple priorities in a goal-oriented, timeline-driven, and remote management work environment.
  • Solutions oriented, with the ability to structure ambiguous problems and develop qualitative and quantitative approaches for identifying and assessing various options to provide solutions
  • Ability to manage relationships with various stakeholders, including product owners, business leaders, and internal customers. This involves understanding their requirements, providing updates, and managing expectations to ensure customer satisfaction.

What Takeda Can Offer You

At Takeda, you may build your career, while contributing to better people’s lives. Expect trust driven culture built around Integrity, Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance. Joining ICC will give you access to high end technology, training and colleagues who will support your growth.


As a motivated employee, you should be compensated appropriately. The minimum salary for this position is € 4450 per month (full time), but your final remuneration package may be higher depending on your qualifications and experience.


Here are a few benefits our employees are enjoying at Takeda. To get a full picture of what we are offering, follow this link.

  • Cafeteria
  • Medical - High standard medical care
  • Bridge days
  • Summer Hours
  • Multisport Card

Your application and any and all conversations that occur with the recruiter, HR, and the hiring manager as part of that application will be treated in the strictest confidence.



SVK - Bratislava – Svatoplukova

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type


Time Type

Full time
Apply Now

Success profile

What makes a successful team member within Corporate at Takeda?

  • Collaborative
  • Strategic
  • Insightful
  • Results driven
  • Goal-oriented
  • Achiever
The environment is dynamic and evolving, so you have to be adaptable.

Maciej Niedospial - Business Reporting Manager

I’m fortunate enough to work with a highly skilled, diverse and dedicated bunch of people, and for that, I’m grateful! My colleagues continue to amaze me.

Sheelagh Gartlan - Recruitment Business Partner

Takeda is a company that emphasizes diversity and inclusion. By bringing people together who have diverse backgrounds, competencies, and personalities, innovation and ideas grow.

Michelle Chen - Human Resources Manager

  • Impact across generations Partnership brings together world-leading plasma companies to focus on developing and delivering a hyperimmune immunoglobulin in the global fight against COVID-19.
  • Takeda Scoops Global Top Employers® Award Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced it has become part of a select group of only 15 to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2024.

Working at Takeda

  • Inclusion

    Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as a vital contributor to our global team.
  • Collaboration

    A strong, borderless team, we strive together towards our priorities and inspiring mission.
  • Innovation

    Bold initiatives, continuous improvement, and creativity are at the heart of how we bring scientific breakthroughs from the lab to patients.
  • Top Workplace

    Recognized for our culture and way of working, we’re one of only 17 companies to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2024.
  • Work-Life

    Our people-first mission extends beyond patients to include their families, communities, and our own Takeda family.
  • Empowerment

    Through trust and respect, you will have genuine support from leaders, managers, and colleagues to do your best work.

We're Steadfast In Our Commitment to Four Key Imperatives


Responsibly translate science into highly innovative medicines and accelerate access to improve lives worldwide.


Create an exceptional people experience.


Protect our planet.

Data & Digital

Transform Takeda into the most trusted, data-driven, outcomes-based biopharmaceutical company.

Jobs for you

View More Jobs
Exterior of Takeda Building

About our location

Bratislava, Bratislava

View Map of Bratislava, Bratislava

Join our talent community

Get customized job alerts sent right to your inbox. Plus, get the latest in company news and other important resources by signing up for our talent community.

Learn about job updates