Operations Consulting Procurement Manager (Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals)
About the role
Our Consulting practice is focussed on working in partnership with clients to deliver sustainable business change. We work with our clients to develop new ways of working; from end to end supply chain strategies to optimisation of discrete areas of the process.
We are seeking to recruit a number of Procurement professionals to join an already successful team to help deliver transformational projects around the Procurement agenda. Excellent opportunities exist at various levels for individuals who are genuinely interested in expanding their horizons and wish to work in a challenging and leading edge environment.
Our Procurement Transformation team within the Operations practice is focussed on working in partnership with clients to deliver real business transformation across a number of industry sectors.
We are specifically looking for those with experience across the healthcare or pharmaceutical sectors
Essential Skills & Experience
Health sector or pharmaceutical industry experience is required for this role. (Manufacturing or FMCG experience will also be considered)
Previous Consulting /professional services advisory experience is preferred
A proven track record in developing procurement vison and strategy, strategic sourcing and purchase to pay processes
Experience in some of the following disciplines
Development of procurement vision and strategy
Delivering a procurement improvement programme with successful outcomes
Purchase to pay process
Supplier Management and supplier risk management
Low carbon procurement/sustainable procurement
Contract tendering and contract management
Delivery of e-procurement solutions
Procurement policy and procedures development
Transition management from the previous to the new
Business case development
As well as technical knowledge and experience, you must be able to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills, commercial acumen and ability to thrive in a team environment.
The successful candidate will be educated to Degree level or equivalent.
Further personal / industry qualifications such as ACA /CIMA or MBA are valued but not essential.
• Opportunity for working from home? - Yes however mainly client based work
• Amount of time client based: 70% - 90%
• Opportunity for job sharing? No
• Need to travel/overnight stays away from home- Yes - regularly
• Opportunity for flexible working? - Yes