SOURCING AND SUPPLIER RELATIONS MANAGER


JOB DESCRIPTION

The role holder will perform  analysis and system manipulation to execute upon the sourcing contracts and business plans developed with suppliers.  The Sourcing and Supplier Relations Manager will gather, analyse, prepare and summarise recommendations for product and supplier plans.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for gathering, analysing and reporting data, and developing recommendations.

  • Reconciliation of multiple data sources to analyse trends and opportunities.

  • Provide financial outputs for business cases and/or product development requirements.

  • Perform advanced analysis that informs strategic and tactical decision-making

  • Solve business problems related to potential or current business opportunities that meet project requirements and drive incremental profit related to sourcing programs.

  • Support the bid review process including preparing bid packets, validating bids, identifying share shifts, reviewing pricing and contracting, and issuing award letters.  

  • Support the team with developing the implementation schedule and vendor setup.

  • Set-up new products efficiently and accurately.  Maintain existing products, system pricing, supplier shipping terms & conditions, and coordination of promotional purchases.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Experience

  • Degree in Finance or Economics

  • Minimum of 5 years’ of experience in Accounting, Finance or Business Analysis

  • Product sourcing experience in generic pharmaceuticals preferred

Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge of purchasing, sourcing and/or product management of product distributed within a multiple warehouse environment

  • Strong proficiency in MS Excel and/or Access with a solid background in developing queries, macros and other data extraction techniques

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Well organised, process and team-oriented with the ability to prioritise quickly

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with internal and external customers to get results quickly

  •  Ability to simplify and present complex data to stakeholders 

  • Excellent analytical skills and a demonstrated, consistent ability to execute upon strategic and tactical plans

  • Highly motivated self-starter; ability to initiate and manage worklooad with minimal supervision

 

Travel Requirements

  • 5% travel with some after-hours business meetings

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Suzanne.Tomlinson@clarusonesourcing.com

ClarusONE Sourcing Services | London, UK

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