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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Kelly Services
Ridgefield, CT 06877
**Strategic Sourcing Manager Ridgefield, CT**



Kelly Services is currently seeking **Strategic Sourcing Manager** for one of our top clients in **Ridgefield, CT**



**JOB TITLE: Strategic Sourcing Manager**



**INDUSTRY:** Pharmaceutical



**WORK LOCATION: Ridgefield, CT**



**DURATION:** 9 Months (Temporary / Contract)



**JOB** **_DESCRIPTION:_**





**Duties:**




**Job Duties:**



Manage issues on a daily basis with respect to the categories including internal/external partners issues etc.



Negotiates, reviews, and executes contractual arrangements per company policy and business objectives



Oversees the supplier performance management program for assigned Research & Development spend categories.



**Interfaces:**




+ All businesses and functions with external spend in this global category

+ Relevant internal/external stakeholders

+ GBS

+ (senior) Category Managers



**Accountabilities:**



Implement Category Strategy following the centrally stipulated Target Operating Model (TOM) and inform accordingly local Business Partners (BPs).



Identify, evaluate and classify sourcing risks and devise risk mitigation measures.



Manage risk exposure.



Identify and evaluate existing and potential local suppliers as well as the establishment and maintenance of supplier relations.



Use Business Review Meeting and KPI leverage to resolve potential issues at an early stage.



Feedback (senior) Category Manager as needed.



Manage local Business Partners actively and collaborate in order to align common goals.



Coordinate Business Partner demands within Sourcing and ensure that relevant information is shared and Business Partner is supported adequately.



Optimize buying channels and leverage market opportunities



Leverage sourcing tools (including e or reverse-auction, parallel negotiation etc ...)



Maximize usage of Master Services Agreements (MSAs) or Frame Services Agreements (FSAs) as possible






**Skills:**




**Regulatory and/or Organizational Requirements:**




+ Ensure to be aware of mandatory SOPs including GxP requirements and be in compliance with.

+ Act at all times within the local pharmaceutical standards/ethics (ABAC)/legal.

+ Report all adverse events to the local PV within the required timelines.

+ Follow all company procedures and processes with respect to Finance, HR, IT, etc.



**Job Expertise/Skills:**




+ Pharmaceutic Industry knowledge preferred

+ Local market knowledge

+ Category specificity knowledge preferred

+ Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), including project planning techniques and software is required.



**Required Capabilities:**



3-6 years of sourcing experience in category(ies) management.



The 5 core capabilities are the following:




+ Demand Management

+ Market and supplier analysis

+ Agility

+ Relationship building skills

+ Results focused






**Education:**




Degree/Education: Masters degree preferred or Diploma degree;



Major focus: Business Administration or Pharmaceutic









**Why Kelly?**



Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.



As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:




+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*



**Let us help advance your career today.**






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2019-11-01 Expires: 2019-12-02

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