Your Responsibilities : Job purpose :
Job purpose :
To identify and deliver business benefits aligned to assurance of supply, quality, service, cost and innovation and delivering stakeholders and business partner requirements through execution of category strategies.
To drive operational efficiencies by ensuring Contract & Preferred Supplier list compliance as well as managing the Tail spend.
To deliver effective budgets (Plans of Purchase) agreed with key stakeholders and Finance in accordance with the Spend Management Framework and aligned to the global budgets together with Global and Regional category team.
Reports to Senior Manager or Director level in Procurement organization; stakeholder interface in GSK is typically Director & VP level with a high complexity network.
Key Responsibilities : Strategy execution
Align with appropriate Hub and Global category teams and work in collaboration with these teams to provide local business requirements and market information to support effective collaborative regional and global strategy creation and execution.
Execute global sourcing strategies for multiple spend categories in scope of responsibility, operating with a truly global mindset and ensuring all applicable LOC or regional dimensions are accommodated.
Have a clear understanding of how global strategies affect local markets and build an education & communication process for regional Procurement leads and business units.
Be the local expert in the spend categories within scope of responsibility.
Ensure financial benefits are managed in accordance with the Spend Management Framework approach, ensuring business unit and Finance agreement to financial value delivered and transparency on treatment of benefits in the budgeting process.
Create and deliver effective budgets (Plans of Purchase) agreed with key stakeholders and Finance in accordance with the Spend Management Framework.
Business partnering & stakeholder management in GSK
Build strategic relationships with local GSK stakeholders, to understand business requirements, identify opportunities to create value and to position Procurement’s value proposition.
Align sourcing strategies accordingly.
Influence key stakeholders and business partners to support strategy development, endorse recommended strategies, support execution and agree how benefit delivery will be budgeted.
External supplier relationships
Execute and manage effective contracts with suppliers that will allow GSK to maximize opportunity globally. Ensure global views on supplier negotiations are taken.
Manage the local supply base for the categories within scope through a robust performance management process. Ensure supplier performance is understood and measured.
Ensure suitable processes and communication links exist between above country supplier organization structures and local & regional networks to ensure effective process and communication cascade through supplier and GSK network and geographies.
Supply chain & risk management
Transform the supply chain to release value and make GSK more responsive to business and customer needs for example in cost control, complexity reduction, simplification, best practice procurement and use of KPIs.
Identify and manage significant risks in the supply chain. Ensure appropriate mitigation plans are in place and in use and that the risks are communicated appropriately within business units impacted, Procurement and the supply base.
Basic qualifications :
Degree level e.g. BA, BSc or equivalent; MBA, MCIPS (or US / International equivalents) nice to have.
Strong experience of 5 up to 7 years in managing Procurement processes, particularly with respect to developing & implementing significant strategies, stakeholder management and supplier relationship management.
Demonstrated experience in influencing strategy and managing within a LOC and business units.
Demonstrated significant experience in managing projects within a LOC needs and regulation (eg taxes, law, regulation).
Languages : Greek- Fluent, English-Fluent.
Full knowledge to successfully utilize Microsoft tools.
Strong influencing and inter personal skills.
Use of Strategic Thinking to build relationship (with stakeholders and suppliers) and create sourcing plans.
Strong knowledge of Marketing Procurement and Facility management.
Managing fast, efficient and transparent information flows.
Solve issues / blockage, beware of risks, support implementation and robustly forecast spend and saving.
Preferred qualifications :
See : "Basic Qualifications".
Why GSK? :
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-
leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver on our strategy.
To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.