Global Category Lead - Raw Materials
hace 5 días

Your Responsibilities :

Do you have experience in procuring excipient materials? Are you an established category leader able to drive innovation and deliver cost save?

If this sounds like you then read below to find out more ...!

The Opportunity ...

As the Category Leader for Excipient Procurement, you'll be accountable for developing and implementing the global category strategy covering £295m spend across Vaccines , Pharma and Consumer Healthcare supply chains.

You'll be responsible for directly managing and driving robust value adding relationships with 80 100 suppliers across multiple geographies.

You'll be expected to establish strong relationships across R&D , Supply Chains and Categories in order to identify and implement significant cost improvement projects.

A key part of your mission will be to drive innovation from third parties to meet GSK development requirements.

Key Responsibilities ...

  • Strategy Creation : Create and implement a robust category strategy for excipients covering total £295m spend across Rx / Vx and Cx Supply Chains taking into account key Supply Chains requirements as well as external benchmarks to inform the overall strategy.
  • Financial Delivery : Drive multiple year savings projects to achieve a minimum 5% gross YOY savings pipeline across Rx / Vx and Cx Supply Chains
  • Risk Mitigation : Ensure robust risk mitigation strategies are in place for all materials supporting revenue and medically critical products in Rx / Vx and the Power brands in Cx utilising the Risktrak system or equivalent in the Vaccines organisation.
  • People development and team capability : Build team capabilities by ensuring there are excellent development plans in place for all members of the team reviewed formally at least three times a year and through ongoing regular monthly development / feedback meetings
  • External Supplier relationships : Build strategic relationships with key suppliers at a senior level to ensure that value is driven from the relationships.
  • Work with the Supply Chains and sites to ensure that there are clear KPI’s in place to effectively manage the day to day activities of the relationship.

  • Stakeholder Management : Build strong and effective relationships with key stakeholders within the supply chains, R&D and commercial.
  • Influence the organisation to co create and deliver strategic savings projects both short and long term.

  • External Market Insights : Pro actively collect external market insights and use the information to help inform the category strategy, identify long term market trends , identify any potential supply constraints or financial factors which may positively or negatively impact GSK pricing in the short and long term.
  • Our Commitment ...

    At GSK we are all inspired by the difference we make and challenge ourselves every day to improve the lives of patients and consumers.

    That’s why we have created an environment where everyone feels valued, is able to develop, contribute to our mission and be proud of what we achieve.

    To support you in achieving your role and career ambitions you’ll be given the opportunity to :

  • Play an important role in delivering our mission
  • Be an essential part of a diverse, global team
  • Develop others as part of your own professional growth
  • We look forward to receiving your application !

  • For internal GSK applicants please indicate in your application if you are at risk of redundancy*
  • When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the on-line application to clearly describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above.

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    This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.

    Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

    Basic qualifications :

  • Experience in Shared Service set up and delivery
  • Significant professional Procurement experience in a comparable large, complex company
  • Significant leadership experience at Director level or above
  • Strong capability to execute; this is core to the role
  • Strategy development and implementation; strong value creation capability
  • Strong stakeholder management and strategic influencing skills
  • Strong capability to drive accountability
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Strong technical expertise
  • Demonstrated decision making capability
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated programme management capability
  • Understanding of legal / compliance / regulatory frameworks
  • Strong external orientation
  • Preferred qualifications :

    Why GSK? :

    At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-

    leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy.

    To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires

    Who are Global Procurement at GSK?

  • We are a centralized and integrated organization, delivering value to GSK through partnership with stakeholders and our supply base.
  • Our team is comprised of 700+ colleagues in over 65 countries. Collectively we manage over £11B in spend across a substantial breadth of spend categories.

    We do this through an approach centered around Global Category Management and through embedded presence and engagement with our stakeholders in local country teams and manufacturing sites.

    What role does Procurement play in delivering the GSK strategy?

  • Procurement at GSK continues to develop into an important strategic business partner with a high expectation to help create value for GSK not only through delivering savings to the business but from working with great suppliers who help deliver high quality goods and services to GSK impacting both our bottom line and top line growth.
  • What’s the future for Global Procurement?

  • We will be an integrated organization with value added business partnering relationships, deep category expertise in the right places, and effective supplier relationship management practices.
  • We are focused on streamlining business processes, efficiently managing a strong pipeline of value-adding projects, and delivering maximum value for GSK.

    Contact information :

    You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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