Interim Senior Sourcing Manager

1st Executive
England, London, West London
£450 - £550 per day
31 Jan 2019
17 Mar 2019
SS - 12416
Sam Solt
Specialist Area
Category Manager, Procurement
Lead, Manager
Full Time

Interim Senior Sourcing Manager - West London - £550/day

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Procurement Manager to develop and execute sourcing and procurement capability building initiatives across indirect spend, with a focus on 'commercial' categories.

You will be responsible for conducting spend analysis, analysing supply markets, identifying sourcing value levers, executing competitive RFI's /RFPs and leading supplier negotiations. Leverage sourcing tools and technology platforms when & where appropriate. Develop and execute implementation plans to ensure sourcing benefits are fully realized.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Requires a university degree and demonstrated experience within the pharmaceutical/ healthcare industry to include an understanding of the pharmaceutical business model including marketing/sales strategy and tactics.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to lead, interact with, focus, resolve conflict and drive consensus among individuals from a variety of cultures, and disciplines.
  • Ability to analyse complex issues, execute sound judgment and make decisions
  • Demonstrated excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple projects/priorities.
  • Skilled negotiator familiar with key contractual terms for Indirect Spend contracts
  • Ability to work with external suppliers and commercial agencies, including advertising, public relations and medical education vendors to develop programs and materials as required.
  • Excellent and demonstrable command of written and spoken English and proficiency at communicating verbally and in written form.

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