Global Sourcing Director - Generics Pharmaceuticals

GBP10000 - GBP11000 per annum + Benefits
10 Feb 2021
10 Mar 2021
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Director, Sourcing & Supplier Management - Esteemed Pharmaceutical Major - Central London - £100-110,000 + Excellent Benefits Package

Renowned for their innovative commercial methods and unrivalled industry presence, global pharmaceutical major seeks a high-achieving sourcing expert to enter a leadership position in their Central London HQ. Managing a key portfolio of supplier relationships, the position will be tasked with driving the sourcing and management of the generics category of products, to achieve every day market competitive cost and to ensure consistent supply.

Joining an organisation that prioritises collaboration & working with dynamism, this position will engage cross-functionally with executives across multiple areas of the organisation (Finance, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Commercial etc..) to drive strategic initiatives and visibility throughout the business. Whilst managing key projects, this position will create a competitive roadmap for talent management, developing a high-calibre team of sourcing managers- seeking to capitalise on the firm's growth to accelerate progression opportunities.
Global Director, Strategic Sourcing Role Profile: -

  • Be accountable for initiating, developing and growing key supplier relationships
  • Develop and execute negotiation strategies for the sourcing of generic products
  • Managing a high-achieving team, creating a talent management roadmap to ensure employees are upskilled in the correct areas, and that talent is being motivated & promoted in the organisation
  • Working cross-functionally with executive stakeholders in multiple different areas of the business, seeking to forge long-standing relationships with a view to identifying areas of improvement and implementing initiatives for change

Global Director, Sourcing & Supplier Management Requirements: -

  • Impressive sourcing background in a generics pharmaceutical environment
  • Experience motivating high-achieving individuals to promote opportunities in an organisation
  • Strong analytical skills with a background in identifying opportunities through data
  • Knowledge of purchasing, sourcing and/or product management of product distributed within a multiple warehouse environment
    * Strong proficiency in MS Excel and/or Access with a solid background in data extraction and manipulation techniques
  • Fantastic communication skills with an ability to engage at multiple levels in a matrix organisation, forging positive working relationships and seeking to understand organisational requirements
  • Ambition to create change and develop in a blue-chip organisation encountering growth
  • Degree, MBA & MCIPS preferred but not essential

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