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Procurement Manager for Professional service
- Team management
- Great career future
About Our Client
Our client is a leading pharmaceutical company operating in China over decades.
As part of the role you will analyse global spend, benchmark category trends, create multi -year strategic sourcing strategies and implement programmes that provide a competitive advantage. You will dvelop, negotiate and manage contracts and suppliers for the category through supplier scorecards, periodic business reviews; measuring contract compliance and other key metrics to ensure targets are being met, system data is updated timely and accurately and value is being delivered to the business under the supply agreements. You will work with key business partners and a senior leadership team to gain a clear understanding of the strategic direction and supply requirements, priorities to ensure category buy in. You will interact with operational procurement teams, to identify best approach for handling operational transactions to lower administrative costs, add accountability, controls and drive efficiencies. The roles remit also includes analysing and continuously monitoring market and industry data to insure programmes remain competitive throughout the agreement period. Generate market reports for key stakeholders. You will lead and / or facilitate cross-functional teams to continually assess business requirements and align supply base and resources to drive savings results for the company on a year over year basis, as well as utilize available sourcing tools and technologies to conduct spend analysis, eSourcing, contract and supplier relationship management and strategic sourcing activities. You will be able to seek alternate and innovative ideas to provide business solutions, challenge requirements and specifications to create competitive advantage and ensure savings targets and reporting requirements are met in a timely manner.
The Successful Applicant
You will have an appropriate qualification in Procurement (ISM / CIPS) and have previous experience in strategic sourcing with a proven track record of achieving year on year savings. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as confidence when dealing with suppliers and senior management, Strong presentation, analytical and project management skills. Be able to effectively handle demanding situations in a professional manner and identify problems and root causes
What's on Offer
Great career future