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Global Procurement Manager/Senior Manager

Reference Number: 2889
Location: East Coast

Our client is a leading pharmaceutical company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Global Procurement Manager/Senior Manager.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborates with business partners to create and execute category plans utilizing "best in class" strategic sourcing strategies and methodologies.
  • Leads cross functional teams sourcing projects through all key phases such as data collection & analysis, strategy development, RFx, award recommendation, contract negotiation & execution and implementation.
  • Drives continuous improvement in process, price, service, etc. through effective category management.
  • Develops category specific goals and objectives.
  • Studies and tracks market dynamics to determine impact on cost, quality and risk.
  • Manages "key" supplier relationships and optimizes supply base.
  • Negotiates contracts and collaborates with legal to establish optimal terms and conditions, pricing and key performance indicators.
  • Monitors and reports category-specific savings and performance metrics.
  • Facilitates annual supplier reviews.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related field such as Supply Chain, Economics, or Finance.  An MBA or JD is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of strategic sourcing (or sourcing consulting) experience in Pharmaceutical, Consumer Package Goods, Health and Beauty Aids or other like industries.
  • Demonstrated success sourcing a broad range of goods and services such as Professional Services IT and/or Business Consulting Financial Consulting / Audit Clinical Research Direct Materials Small and/or Large Capital Expenditures Business process outsourcing.

Do you have the skills and experience we seek and want to advance your career with one of the world’s leading companies? If so, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 2889. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.