Overview

Reference Number: JO-2012-459455
Global Sourcing Manager
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Contract
Location: Central London / West End

Global Sourcing Manager

CPL Life Sciences are working with a top 20 global pharmaceutical research company as an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Sourcing Manager to join the team. The client is committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients and their families.
Type of Role: Imminent contract, end date 31st March 2021, scope to extent
Day rate: Negotiable
Location: due to current affairs working from home for the foreseeable future

Role:
The role will support the Global Category Lead, Category Manager Market Insights and Sourcing Leads on major projects and be accountable for all supply-related aspects for Market Insights (Primary and Secondary Research, Data and Publications) and as such, to ensure industry leading value whilst maintaining alignment with business needs.
Responsibilities:
Work with the Global Category Lead, Category Manager, Sourcing Leads and key Regional/Global Procurement team members to deliver Category aligned sourcing projects
Lead and support sourcing activities for Market Insights, with the goal of achieving cost reductions, while maintaining/ improving product quality and supplier service levels
Apply leading tools & techniques to suppliers for the category, analyse market trends and deliver a broad range of value chain initiatives to improve performance, reliability and quality
Negotiate with existing and new suppliers on annual tenders, new business as well as re-negotiations
Undertake data analysis and engage with internal stakeholders in order to generate ideas and opportunities
Drive productivity and demand improvements in applicable spend categories
Experience required:
Experience of working in Pharma / Life Sciences organisations in a similar role
Experience of sourcing Market Research and Data
Knowledge of key Market and Research vendors
General working knowledge and competency in Microsoft packages and Source to Pay systems
Good planning/ project management skills
Strong negotiating skills

To apply or for more information on this role please get in touch via email or call George King- george.king@cpl.com or 07919 521 909

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