Regional Procurement Category Manager

Aug 24, 2021

Job Description

-To plan and lead Category initiatives for a clearly defined sub-category globally OR one category regionally OR all categories in one country OR multiple cross-divisional categories in one country; to develop the sub-category strategy as part of the wider Category Strategy; to lead proactive sourcing projects, specification definition and demand management, as well as manage sub-category-specific supplier performance and innovation activities.
-Translates global divisional category strategy into global, divisional, sub category strategy OR translates regional procurement strategy into country strategy and local implementation.
-Lead the implementation of sourcing plans for the sub-category and deliver sub-category savings targets following engagement in the target setting process.
-Provide input into the overall Category or sub-category strategy about segmentation and identification of key supplier relationships, and lead business planning activities and ensure these projects are staffed and executed on a timely basis in line with the targeted goals.
-Manage strategic sub-category supplier relationships, and implement consistent key performance indicators for the sub-category, ensuring that any supplier performance risks and issues are resolved on a timely basis to end-user satisfaction.
-May directly control at a country level purchases with respect to supplier choice, timing and commercial conditions (may vary between divisions depending on way spend is controlled).
-Collect supplier information and feedback from Divisions, countries, sites, Category teams and Business Partners, and deliver Procurement Balanced Scorecard metrics for the relevant sub-category.
-Create, apply, complete and reviews major contracts for the sub-category, and ensure that negotiated contracts are clearly communicated for the sub-category area and that they are consistently applied [Cross-Divisional/Pharma spend $25 -$100m NCH/SDZ/NVD/NIBR spend $20 -$80m].

Minimum Requirements

• University/Advanced degree in life sciencies.
• >6 years of experience in Procurement or other related experience within the Pharmaceutical industry, preferably in category management, supplier management, or related area, with a focus in the R&D Clinical domain.
Full Time
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Regional Procurement Category Manager

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