Sourcing Manager

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Commercial Operations
  3. United Kingdom
Hillingdon, England
Posting date: 22 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A globally renowned pharmaceutical company is seeking to recruit a Sourcing Manager to their office in Swizterland. The organisation works across a range of industries, from medical devices to pharmaceutical and consumer goods, and operates in over 60 countries. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work with a prestigious and historic pharmaceutical establishment and provide real regulatory expertise.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assess the portfolio and define what's in scope/out of scope for the portfolio streamlining optimization project.
  • Connect with key internal stakeholders to gather additional requirements (Quality, planning, tech ops, Regulatory, Quality, and EHS) and define implementation constraints.
  • Design and execute complex sourcing initiatives using advanced e-sourcing tools (proficiency in platforms like Jaggaer or Coupa expected).
  • Interface with suppliers and lead negotiations, maximizing the value for the organization.
  • Deliver on financial, service, reliability, quality, and innovation commitments.
  • Project manage the initiative E2E from a sourcing perspective.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 6-8 years supply chain experience.
  • Regulated industry experience and procurement experience highly preferred.
  • Analytical skills required to perform data analyses in support of sourcing strategy development.
  • Negotiation, RFQ, and relationship management experience required.
  • Process excellence training/experience required.
  • Experience with pharmaceutical packaging is a great advantage.
  • Broad knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, including in depth operating knowledge of the processes and functions involved in packaging development and is preferred.
  • Demonstrated project management and leadership experience in managing cross functional/cross company projects is required.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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Proclinical Staffing is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.