Job Title: Category Manager, Biopharma (JP9377) Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. or Tampa, Fl. (remote and onsite) Employment Type: Contract Business Unit:GSS - GCO and G&A Sourcing, Sourcing Excellence Duration: Initial 3 months with likely extensions Posting Date: 11/03/2021 Target start date: 11/29/2021 3 Key Consulting is hiring a Category Manager for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
Job Description: Responsible for the development and implementation of sourcing and category management strategies for the Sales & Marketing Services category that includes in particular Media (traditional and digital, including social media). In addition, responsible for managing/overseeing the sourcing process.
Responsible for managing sourcing processes focused on Information Systems and Technology categories including Hardware, Software, and IT Services. Candidate will also support the development and implementation of sourcing and category management strategies across all company sites globally.
Conducting industry analysis to identify industry providers, leading players, and specific industry characteristics
Conducting client requirement analysis to understand clients' procurement needs, influencing suppliers and stimulating innovation, helping with process improvement and cost management.
Developing a comprehensive category strategy based on customer and industry analyses and
Developing contracts with new suppliers or renegotiating existing contracts
Leading the contract negotiation process and achieving best value for the client by: 1) leading the appropriate sourcing process for new and existing business requirements, 2) defining and executing the sourcing strategy and subsequent contract management, and 3) leading the contract implementation and the identification of opportunities for expanded supplier relationships to enhance the business partnerships.
Excellent written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills
Ability to work with and lead a team
Bachelor's Degree required (preferred supply chain, any tech)
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
Technology Sourcing Expertise
Systems: Ariba SAP and Scout.
Negotiation contracting expertise
Time management, and problem-solving skills
Employee Value Proposition: Supporting a tech function that is driving the digital innovation for a leading biopharma company. Red Flags: Only direct sourcing experience Does not want to see only Transactional experience needs strategic sourcing Interview process: Phone
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