Global Category Manager

Job type:
11 months
Hays Resource Management - Astrazeneca
flag_no United Kingdom
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Currently recruiting for a Global Category Manager within the Pharmaceutical Development department for an 11 months contract based at the Macclesfield site.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Procurement, contract negotiation and implementation
  • Networking with internal customers and stakeholders to ensure the best business outcome
  • Strategic planning
  • Strategic relationship management (customer and supplier) - to ensure that Category Strategies are highly aligned to current and future Business need and that the supply base is capable of supporting these strategies
  • Oversee implementation of category plan - Ensure that the underpinning process improvement and procurement activities deliver the expected business value in accordance with the strategic plans

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Significant global procurement experience (ideally within Pharmaceutical industry)
  • Experience of writing and negotiating legal procurement contracts with suppliers
  • Supplier Management experience
  • Energy and be self motivated
  • The ability to leverage a range of influencing techniques
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects/tasks effectively and independently
  • Proven ability to manage change
  • Strong analytical and financial skills

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