SEnior Procurement Manager

Parkside Office Professional
15 Aug 2019
23 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Senior Procurement Manager looking to join a dynamic, forwarding thinking company who strive to improve the lives of other?

Senior Manager, Sourcing, EMEA

The Senior Procurement Manager will be responsible for implementation of a regional Meetings & Events category strategy across the Euro 5 markets (UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy) as well as the regional headquarters in Stockley Park.

The Meetings & Events strategy is fully endorsed by the regional EMEA Commercial Operations leadership team, and implementation planning is underway. Key focus for this role is to project manage the implementation of the agreed strategy, by collaborating and influencing cross functional teams; align to and support business goals and develop and execute implementation plans to ensure the benefits of the category strategy are fully realized.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:
  • *Business engagement with business leads and cross functional teams across Euro 5 affiliates and regional headquarters
  • Project management - lead cross functional teams to deliver the agreed strategy within the planned timeframe
  • Organize project management support for various functional areas, attend sub-team meetings; organize ad hoc working groups
  • Gather stakeholder and subject-matter insights/business requirements to ensure effective delivery of the program
  • Effectively manage ongoing project communications to multiple stakeholders to maintain momentum and secure engagement
  • Ability to analyse spend data to track project value delivery against approved business case
  • Lead ongoing supplier negotiations, within the framework of the agreed Global agreement
  • Contribute to Global implementation planning and change management initiativesKnowledge, Experience and Skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in project management, background and experience in working in Procurement and ideally within the Pharma industry
  • Strong delivery focus - able to deliver against timelines and achieve results
  • Can-do mind set. Flexible, positive thinker that can find the way to get things done in a complex and fast moving environment
  • Understands good project governance and structure but is able to be pragmatic
  • Good facilitator. Running project meetings and workshops delivering on objectives by engaging participants
  • Excellent communicator. Credible, articulate and authoritative
  • Resilience under pressure will be a distinct advantage in the role
  • International Project Management experience would be beneficial
  • Project Management qualifications i.e. APM, PMP, PRINCE2 desirable
  • Experience using e-Rooms, SharePoint and Microsoft office applications to a high level of proficiency
Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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