Head of Global Category Information Services

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£100728 - £117516 per annum
19 Aug 2019
16 Sep 2019
Mark Cussens
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
I am looking for a Head of Global Category Information Services for a leading pharmaceutical company.

Thinking, acting, and managing globally and for the long term: as Head of our Global Category Information Services, you'll define the strategy with your team. Are you ready to assume global responsibility, and provide strategic vision and international expertise? Then you'll fit right in with our sourcing team.
Tasks & responsibilities
*Leading an international team of category managers and operational sourcing specialists, you'll establish a long-term strategic approach for sourcing information services: ensure the implementation of innovative processes and optimal productivity, cost, and business opportunity levels.
*You'll coach and guide your team to develop their knowledge and skills, and build close relationships with internal stakeholders at the senior management level to ensure acceptance and support for the implementation of your global strategy.
*With an eye always on the market and an instinct for chances, risks, costs, and channels, you'll find new suppliers, track innovative ideas, and thus make us even more successful.
*You'll join cross-functional projects as a consultant or leader, advise on make-or-buy decisions, and push sourcing projects forward - always in compliance with all relevant SOPs, laws, and both internal and external guidelines and standards.
*Keeping governance and KPI aspects in mind, you'll check our key suppliers regularly and assist your team in building and maintaining strong, long-lasting supplier relationships.
*As the central point of contact for all questions regarding Information Services, you'll always be there for your team and for your business partners.
*Master's degree in business administration or pharmacy
*Extensive leadership experience in category management in the pharmaceutical industry - ideally on an international scale
*Knowledge of stakeholder management, developing business cases (as basis for make-or-buy decisions), and category management strategies
*Fluency in English- oral and written and German knowledge is a plus
*Confident, decisive, and responsible personality with leadership qualities; able to communicate respectfully, persuade, and influence others, and to find solutions for all sorts of problems

Key People is a specialist international recruitment consultancy with over 25 years' experience of working within the life sciences, biotech, healthcare and CRO industries. Our experienced and dedicated clinical research related consultants have a long history of success, excellent technical knowledge and a flexible, consultative focussed approach to recruitment.

Please contact Mark Cussens, Clinical Research Recruiter on
Tel: +44 1727 817623 or email: mcussens@keypeople.co.uk
Tel: +41 4350 86620 or email: mark.cussens@keypeopleswitzerland.ch

Key People is a recruitment company with a reputation for providing good value that's been built up over 20 years.
-We achieve results faster
-Our candidates really are a cut above
-We add greater value
We think it's because we're a private company driven by clients, not by shareholders.

For our candidates, we have developed relationships with thousands of clients nationwide and across Europe, who choose to recruit through Key People, so you'll have a wide choice of opportunities to further your career.

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