Achieva Group Ltd

Associate Sourcing Manager Procurement

Location
London
Salary
Not specified
Posted
16 Apr 2021
Closes
16 May 2021
Ref
BH-25392
Contact
Sophie Fosh
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Our client (large pharmaceutical company) has a vacancy for an Associate Sourcing Manager.
 
Responsibilities include:
·         supporting the execution of operational Procurement activities for low to medium value reactive or Business-led sourcing requests within a specific region, country or large site.
·         As a team member in the regional operational sourcing team, the role is responsible for executing various day-to-day sourcing activities such as ad-hoc, call-off, and unplanned or reactive business-led buying activities ensuring maximum possible Procurement impact.
·         ensuring 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, including preferred supplier arrangements and contracts
·         works with Procurement and Business stakeholders to understand requirements and execute the relevant sourcing process by applying appropriate methodologies, tools, and value levers
·         has knowledge of eSourcing tools and the overall sourcing process / methodology, such as documenting requirements, conducting analysis and negotiations, and communicating with stakeholders and suppliers
·         The role has a strong understanding of internal stakeholder functions and spend characteristics, and effectively translates business needs into sourcing requirements
 
Required skills:
·         University degree, with business related degree preferable.
·         Business level fluency in English
·         2+ years operational procurement experience in basic contracting, eSourcing and spot buying.
·         Experience or demonstrated understanding in supporting cost reduction and value improvement programs.
·         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. 
·         Life sciences experience desirable
 

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