Job Description

  • Job Reference:57397CR_1536071052

  • Job Type: Contract

  • Job Industry: Research/Pharma

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Cambridgeshire

  • Job Title: Indirect Procurement Manager (12-14 month FTC)

  • Job Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

A leading and well known, global pharmaceutical business has a 12-14 month FTC to manage a small team of 2, covering a really wide range of indirect projects.

This role requires a really pro-active procurement professional to consistently identify possible improvements, by cost or service. This is not a tactical and slow moving role where projects are handed to you when needed, but procurement is seen as an internal advisory role to the wider business and key stakeholders.

Categories: Marketing, Medical Affairs, Comms, Market access HR, Benefits, Professional Services,

Role and responsibilities:

* Manage on two Buyers who will be supporting you in designated spend areas, across indirect
* End-to-end procurement management, sourcing to on-going SRM
* Continuously improving and defining category strategy
* Negotiate on new and existing contracts, to drive down costs to the company
* Implement SLA’s into contracts to ensure service delivery is at optimum level – required to have a full strategic approach
* Influence key stakeholders in the business to define new and effective procurement strategies
* Bring previous expertise of improving processes of any current policies
* Manage multi-million spends across assigned sub-categories
* Identify new potential suppliers and cost saving opportunities by using market knowledge

Experience and requirements:

* Proven procurement experience within Indirect and Services based procurement
* Some previous management experience is preferable
* Be able to hold your own with any level of stakeholder
* Able to work under heavy work load in a fast paced, busy environment
* No issues with negotiating and influencing all levels of internal customer / stakeholder
* Managed a led projects from start to finish, autonomously
* Experience in building relationships in varied environment
* Ideally CIPS and degree qualified – not essential


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