The role is responsible for data and market analysis, commodity strategy development, supplier qualification and negotiations, and contract life cycle management inclusive of key term tracking and compliance. The role will interact across all functions in the organization, partnering with internal stakeholders and leading cross-functional teams to leverage technology and best practices to optimize the Procure-to-Pay process, support supplier qualification programs, and mitigate business risk.
Manage end-to-end strategic sourcing process, including data and market analysis, category strategy development, supplier negotiation, contract review and ongoing management of contract compliance. Generate analysis of supplier evaluation proposals present recommendation of best value for the organization.
Conduct market analysis across category responsibilities. Efficiently identify and use key information to create a procurement category strategy, redirecting efforts when conventional sources are insufficient. Proactively identify and present cost and quality improvement opportunities in support of Corporate Efficiency Program (CEP).
Support contract life cycle management process. Partner cross functionally to develop negotiation strategies. Negotiate agreements, amendments and renewals with external suppliers for materials, products, and services.
Support the development and the execution of internal projects that optimize the Procure-to-Pay process. Produce and maintain monthly key performance metrics across the Procure-to-Pay business process.
Leverage and maintain ERP System Master Data related to the Procure-to-Pay Process. Act as main contact for resolution of accounting and receiving discrepancies.
Act as key Procurement business partner and serve cross functionally as a problem solver for Procurement-related questions and concerns.
Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM
BS/BA degree in a business discipline, or equivalent, and a minimum of 5 years' experience in procurement, contract negotiations and/or supplier management. Prior experience in pharmaceutical or medical device industry, or related GMP regulated environment.
Demonstrated ability to partner with, influence, and support internal stakeholders with their procurement needs and to work cross functionally up and down the organization.
Skilled negotiation and problem solving skills, plus strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills required.
Demonstrated ability to lead change and propose best practice solutions to current business challenges.
Demonstrated proficiency in Procure to Pay modules of ERP platform. Experience with other procurement related business systems (i.e. Contract Management Systems, Ariba or other sourcing tools). Strong spend analytic capability, and ability to segment commodity data to prioritize business opportunities.
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