The key tasks include, but are not limited to :
Develop and foster global category strategies and deliver high added value support to key stakeholders
Provide Sourcing Support for all phases of the sourcing process, including project identification and start up, data collection and analysis, option development and recommendation preparation, implementation and supplier management.
Initiate, develop and prepare Opportunity Analysis, Make or Buy for specific spend areas and projects. Deliver targets established for the year.
Develop market expertise in assigned spend categories and remain current on supply market trends, business economics and best sourcing practices that impact the supply market and / or supplier economics.
Execute Sourcing Rf(x) and negotiations and to develop maintain strong relationships with key suppliers to ensure that stakeholder requirements are met and supplier performance is measured and maintained at the appropriate service levels
Lead and / or participate in multiple market complex, global strategic sourcing initiatives :
Lead or participate in cross-functional teams, often comprised of local, regional and global business and Procurement representatives, to ensure effective development and delivery of sourcing strategies.
Translate the requirements of the subject matter experts into contractual requirements and deliverables.
As assigned will develop, maintain, and foster implementation of comprehensive, long range, sourcing strategies and plans for assigned category spend areas.
Provide customer relationship management to key stakeholders across different BUs. Be responsible for organization, implementation and ongoing management.
Ensure proactive and relevant strategies are delivered in a timely manner aligned with current and future business requirements.
Educate and engage leaders in procurement, supporting the delivery and application of Sourcing Frameworks and tools to advance standardization and optimization of sourcing execution.
PHYSICAL / MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Colleague will be working in a professional office environment.
Directly reports to Director Procurement - Marketing & Sales Services
Internal stakeholders : Various Commercial colleagues across all BU's, BioPhama Ops, and other Enabling Functions as projects require
Collaboration across Global Business Services, PBG Procurement, S2C and other Sourcing & Enterprise teams
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree required.Master's Degree Desirable.
5 - 10 years relevant experience in procurement category management
Candidate must have demonstrated proficiency in managing complex, cross-functional activities
TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
Demonstrated knowledge of procurement systems, processes and procedures;
Analytical and negotiation skills and techniques;
Management skills in assessing business issues;
Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal interactions skills;
Facilitating cross-functional teams;