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Manager, Global IT Sourcing and Procurement - Senior
Ref No.: 18-10217
Location: Lexington, Massachusetts
Start Date / End Date: 08/07/2018 to 03/29/2019
Title: Category Manager, Direct Materials
Location: Lexington, MA 02421
Duration: 8 months

The candidate will be responsible for partnering with Directors and functional leads to drive strategic sourcing and supply management.

They will own and lead medium to larger sourcing projects within a category.

Category Knowledge:
Specific sub-categories within scope include Direct Materials assigned categories. A preferred candidate will have an intermediate knowledge level in one or more of the Direct Materials categories.

Strategic Sourcing:
Experience with the various sourcing tools and analytical methods commonly practiced and used within a world-class Global Procurement organization.

Skills and Knowledge:
Demonstrated / proven typical skills and knowledge required to contribute to a Global Procurement organization. A low to medium level of understanding of the pharmaceutical manufacturing processes and familiarity with relevant supply chain practices.

Span of Control:
The position is global and expected to manage a total expenditure of $50M+. The individual may be required to implement a global sourcing strategy into local market(s).

As procurement influence continues to grow within Client, the role will need to work closely with the functional business units to create value added category strategies and hold strong sourcing events. The candidate will need to have interpersonal, communications and problem solving skills. They should display a passion for strategic sourcing, supply management and operational procurement.