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Senior Project Manager - Supply Chain / Procurement

Kelly Services


Location:
Cambridge, MA
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
US41LCDR_BH1433685
Categories:
  • Business Development/Operations
  • Project Management
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Job Details

Job Title Senior Project Manager - Supply Chain / Procurement

Jobid US41LCDR_BH1433685

Location: Cambridge, MA, 02238, USA

Description Our client, a top 15 Pharmaceutical company in the world, is currently seeking a **Senior Project Manager** (Supply Chain / Procurement) for a **12+ month open ended contract opportunity** located in **Cambridge, MA.**

By working for our client, you will be exposed to a large multinational company that markets metabolic & cardiovascular, respiratory & immunology, oncology and general medicine products, work for a firm with over 30,000 employees, a firm with $15+ billion dollars in revenue, work in a fast paced corporate environment and be an integral part to the team.

**In addition to working with the world’s most recognized and trusted name in staffing, Kelly employees can expect:**

**-** **Competitive pay**

**-** **Paid holidays**

**-** **Year-end bonus program**

**-** **Recognition and incentive programs**

**-** **Access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center**

Overview and Accountabilities for the position below;


+ The Project Manager is required to identify and resolve project risks with proposed resolution plan (ad hoc and planned), with escalation to senior stakeholders where appropriate.
+ They will execute their day-to-day activities in line with the company’s Category Management Framework, with a strong focus on strategic sourcing initiatives which aim to qualify and select suppliers that meet the needs of the business at maximum financial benefit. The Project Manager will also be engaged in non-sourcing projects such as demand management and process improvement where required.
+ They are responsible for robust project governance and the successful execution and completion of assigned projects in line with agreed targets. They will be responsible for the delivery of measurable business value and cost savings in project implementation through the application of rigorous project management, stakeholder engagement and category management tools, systems and techniques.
Accountabilities:


+ Delivering agreed targets through project implementation
+ Refining the scope of projects to enable delivery in line with the top down targets
+ Creating project plans, identifying required resources, identifying / creating all primary deliverables and receiving sign off for all major gateways in line with the Category Management Framework
+ Implementing the agreed project plan and reporting on progress to relevant stakeholders
+ Collecting the supplier, market, category and internal business data and information required to inform project execution
+ Applying agreed Category Management Frameworks and ensuring project delivery is aligned to the long term category strategy, sub-category strategy, business needs and priorities, and any category related policies
+ Ensuring the projects agreed to within the Annual Category Plan are executed on a timely basis in line with the targeted goals and that the identified savings are delivered
+ Proactively identifying, reporting and mitigating risks to delivery
+ Resolving issues and project risks on a timely basis to internal client satisfaction and escalating issues and risks where appropriate
+ Liaising with SP&I, P&S and Category teams to ensure the application of the agreed relevant global processes and standards
The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor Degree coupled with 3+ years Procurement or Supply Chain experience delivering measurable value in strategic sourcing, enterprise cost reduction, and / or operational efficiency projects. Should hold demonstrated understanding of some / all of the major indirect spend categories and potential cost levers or market fundamentals.

3+ years of Project Management experience including risk management, project reporting, and delivering quantitative and qualitative results in complex and pressured environments required.

Knowledgeable in Procurement specific systems and processes for the efficient management of sourcing events and contract negotiations (e.g. eSourcing, eAuction) with familiarity and awareness of relevant legal risks and issues

Strong analytical experience including ability to drive insights from large and varied data sources, data visualization applications (e.g. Tableau, Qlikview) and database applications (e.g. Access)

Experience with enterprise systems (SAP, Oracle) and Procurement / procure-to-pay tools such as (e.g. Ariba, Emptoris, SAP) is preferred. Any Project Management (e.g. ISEB, Prince 2), professional purchasing (e.g. CIPS) or Finance related licenses or certifications would be considered advantageous

****Important information** : This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Please submit your resume to be considered for this position by pressing the “SUBMIT RESUME” button below. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position **(** **_DANR020@kellyfinance.com_** **),** **however,** your resume should be uploaded via the **_“SUBMIT RESUME”_** button included within**

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