Associate Contract Manager – Sourcing Manager
A major global pharmaceutical organisation based in Welwyn Garden City, is looking for a Associate Contract Manager – Sourcing Manager for a 12-month contract.
The role has an understanding of internal stakeholder functions and spend characteristics, and effectively translates business needs into sourcing requirements.
It is their responsibility to ensure all operational sourcing requests are executed in line with the category buying guides / content, and in compliance with relevant policies, standards, guidelines, and operating procedures.
The Sourcing Manager works with Procurement and Business stakeholders to understand requirements, and execute the relevant sourcing process, as well as with legal and contracting functions to support contracting activities.
By efficiently and effectively executing the operational sourcing process end-to-end, the Sourcing Manager ensures that end user demand and expectations are satisfied. In addition to providing high levels of internal customer service, the role also contributes to overall savings opportunity identification and delivery.
*University degree, with business related degree preferable.
*Life Sciences experience.
*2-3 years operational procurement experience in basic contracting.
*Good communication skills and demonstrated understanding of translating business requirements into procurement specifications with customer service in mind.
*Knowledgeable in systems and processes for efficient management of contract documentation, templates and processing tools.
*Experience or knowledge of offshore or shared service operating environments.
*Post graduate business related qualification.
*Documented international strategic sourcing or cost reduction experience.
*Shared service center operational experience.
*Professional purchasing (e.g. CIPS, ISM) or Finance related licenses or certifications.
*Experience with enterprise systems, procure-to-pay tools and eSourcing tools.
If you are interested, please contact me on +44 121 6163 404 for more information or contact me via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Job Reference: SD/ACM/SM/WGC_1587399214
Broadcast As: 155248
Salary To: Negotiable
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Contract
Job Industry: Pharmaceutical
Recruitment Consultant: Sophia Dreier