Global Director, Packaging Procurement

Raleigh Permanent
  • Global, market leading pharmaceutical organization
  • Excellent opportunity for career advancement

About Our Client

Global, market leading pharmaceutical products organization

Job Description

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of principles, techniques and strategies within procurement, category management and inventory management.
  • Ensure continuity of supply.
  • Ensure procurement strategies, processes, and program executions are fully integrated to support internal business plans and company objectives.
  • Leadership to direct and secure the best outcome for the company, maximize/ leverage control and steer complex and critical negotiations.
  • Develop, direct, and manage overall cost reduction targets and execution of initiatives.
  • Responsible for conducting spend analysis, analyzing supply markets, identifying sourcing value levers, executing competitive RFIs/RFPs and leading supplier negotiations.
  • Drive continuous improvement in supplier performance, business adoption, technology enhancements, sustainability.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand and support their needs and ensure that our knowledge, relationships and investments are effectively and efficiently leveraged.
  • Realize full potential of employees to maximize value to the organization through training, educating and motivating in a positive, proactive manner.
  • Responsible for 2 direct reports and 5 indirect reports.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in business, economics, engineering, supply chain or related discipline.
  • 5+ years' experience in a position of leadership to include team development and management.
  • Progressive experience utilizing strategic sourcing methodology, required.
  • Excellent PC skills: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with "Strategic Sourcing Techniques" such as managing value stream, lean concepts, contractual alternatives, and buying theories.
  • Strong project management skills in support of cross functional team activities.
  • Ability to work through complex, unstructured problems.

What's on Offer

Excellent compensation package

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