Commodity Buyer - London

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8 months
Elevate Direct
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Commodity Buyer - London - 8 Months - £525 Per Day


Manage a portfolio of goods and services that required by GSK stakeholders, Create, execute and manage relatively simple sourcing and supply strategies that deliver, business requirements across assurance of supply, quality, service, cost and innovation. Support more complex strategy creation, execution and management at regional level, where required, under the supervision and direction of global commodity leaders and managers.

In addition global tail spend lead on behalf of 2 direct material teams, responsibilities for project include below:-

1. Collect tail spend data, and perform project analysis to form the right implementation insights

2. Develop confidentiality agreement (CDA), request for information (RFI), request for quotation (RFQ), terms and conditions to be able to capture all relevant factors strategic to business: Accordingly take these to multiple suppliers through e-sourcing platform, supported by GSK E-procurement technology team

3. Manage RFQ cycle with multiple suppliers/distributors

4. Connect internally amongst various stakeholders in region (Quality, Production, Technical, Procurement operations) to conclude cross functional actions and move the project forward

5. Contribute with insights into the negotiations process; coordinate the process internally & externally

6. Lead implementation of change in source wherever applicable

7. Stabilize supplies from new supplier/distributor

8. Capture and analyse savings and benefits from project delivery, and report timely including forecasts & actuals savings

Additional information about the process

We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer.

Our goal

Our goal is to be one of the world's most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies.

Everyone at GSK focuses on these three priorities:

Innovation: We invest in scientific and technical excellence to develop and launch a pipeline of new products that meet the needs of patients, payers and consumers.

Performance: We aim to achieve industry-leading growth by investing effectively in our business, developing our people and delivering flawlessly.

Trust: We commit to ensuring the quality, safety and reliable supply of our products; and to building trust through our approach to engagement, pricing, global health and being a modern employer.

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