3 Key Consulting is hiring a Sourcing Excellence Manager for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
Job Description: Primary responsibilities include the following:
Sourcing Excellence Manager will provide support to a variety of categories based on the strategic demands of procurement stakeholders/customers.
To be a Contracting expert, leading contracting activities, managing ongoing contract management needs.
To be an expert in ensuring compliance with all relevant GSS policies and procedures.
Delivering Value for Customers:
Understands business goals and customer needs to implement opportunities while providing training and guidance.
Partners with colleagues in in other business functions as appropriate.
Anticipates and prevents potential problems through root cause analysis.
Ensure client’s procurement policies are followed, ensuring that compliance metrics are met or exceeded, supported through preferred supplier contracts:
Inform stakeholders on client’s sourcing policies and procedures, providing support and corrective actions where required
Lead and implement contracting with new suppliers
Support ongoing contract management (incl. renewing and renegotiating existing and expiring contracts)
Less than 10%, domestic travel may be possible
Why is the Position Open? Project need.
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
Must have 5 + YEARS of experience drafting , redlining, and negotiating contracts with suppliers (specifically regarding privacy and data protection)
Must be able to maintain strict timeline and work independently
Must be able to prioritize and manage workload/ self starter
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Communicate with suppliers. Review / negotiate redlines. Communicate with internal stakeholders in regards to redlines. Discuss redlines with SMEs for further input. Route final documents for signature.
Basic Qualifications: Doctorate degree OR Master’s degree and 2 years of Contracting and/or, Project Management experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Contracting, and/or Project Management experience OR Associate’s degree and 10 years of Contracting, and/or Project Management experience OR High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Contracting, and/or Project Management experience
Has solid understanding of sourcing processes (tendering, supplier negotiations and contracting) across multiple countries, across multiple spend categories
Competent in Project Management and independently develops practical solutions (Planning, prioritizing and delivery), with experience in leading project teams across geographic and functional reporting lines
Ability to provide thought leadership to customers and actively shape customer’s overall strategy while understanding business goals
Excellent communication skills (presentation, virtual team development, etc.) resulting in relationship building and development
Problem solving skills
Able to work with minimal direction, ensuring quality of tasks / service provided by self and otherApplies analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex situations using different information sources in order to draw and present analytic insights
Compelling and persuasive communicator (oral and written) with excellent interpersonal skills
Employee Value Proposition: Career growth and opportunity.
Gaps in career/ resume
Someone who is unable to complete full job assignment / project
Phone screening followed by in-person interview.
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to email@example.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.