The Strategic Sourcing Manager must demonstrate competencies in the following areas: A strategic sourcing process, with a history of process utilization Supplier value management and continuous improvement Cost management practices, with history of delivery against targets Negotiation Quantitative and financial analysis Supply market research and data analysis IT systems including the Microsoft Office Suite and an ERP system Management of cross functional teams and working in a highly matrixed environment Experience with sourcing API's and excipients
QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED- The following competencies are preferred, but not necessarily required:
Knowledge of contract creation and management Manufacturing and supply chain Project management FDA and European Pharmaceutical regulatory systems and compliance Familiarity with international suppliers and US agent relationships
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED- A minimum of five to seven years
The Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for managing a spend category, its suppliers, internal customers and sourcing strategy.
The assigned spend category constitutes significant opportunity or risk to Client, generally within a specific geographic region.
The Strategic Sourcing Manager utilizes the Client strategic sourcing process to develop and implement a sourcing strategy for the assigned spend category.
Responsibilities include negotiation, contracting and ongoing supplier value management for continuous improvement.
On an ongoing basis, the Strategic Sourcing Manager monitors, analyzes and synthesizes changes to the internal business needs and external supply market drivers that can impact future business performance for the assigned spend category, and modifies the sourcing strategy accordingly.
In some instances, the Strategic Sourcing Manager may manage or coordinate some global activities of a category of lesser spend.
High School and Bachelors Required