Senior Manager, Clinical FSP - RD Procurement Waltham,
Job description Site Name: USA - Massachusetts - Waltham
Posted Date: Aug 12 2020
Are you energized by a procurement leadership role where you can
drive efficiency and shape procurement objectives across the
organization? If so, this Senior Manager, R&D Procurement role
could be an exciting opportunity to explore.
The Senior Manager, R&D Procurement, Category will be
accountable for sourcing and contract management across their
assigned category(ies). This will include the development and
implementation of category strategies; the contracting for
master/service/product agreements within the categories; the
management of supplier relationships that fall outside of the
enterprise SRM structure for these categories; and for ensuring the
suppliers key to their category(ies) commit to deliver GSK’s
Category groupings determined based on total spend, category
complexity, stakeholder alignment and/or scientific depth.
Manage a global spend of ~£10-100million by creating
comprehensive global sourcing, contracting, and supplier
relationship management strategies for the relevant
Accountable for delivering against performance goals (e.g.
savings, cash flow, management monitoring, supplier diversity).
Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of their category(ies), their
relevant industries/markets, and GSK’s forward-looking capability
requirements and use this knowledge to engage with stakeholders to
help shape, assess, and source GSK’s R&D requirements.
Role model and consistently demonstrate GSK values and
behaviors, foster the environment of a modern employer and promote
Impact cultural change and contribute to an organisation focused
on decision-making accountability, quality, speed, performance,
results, and collaboration.
Ensure Master and service-level agreements are strategically
aligned with R&D Business goals by engaging all relevant
stakeholders in the sourcing strategy and contract management
activities and delivering a strategy for most efficient contracting
Support merger and acquisition related activities, from a
contracting and savings perspective.
For select suppliers, establish and manage SRM structure aligned
with broader R&D Procurement SRM structure.
Build strategic relationships and ensure the appropriate
communication strategy is in place with GSK stakeholders;
understand business requirements, identify opportunities to create
value, position Procurement’s value proposition, and align sourcing
strategies to assurance of supply (risk management), compliance,
quality, service, cost and innovation.
Support the creation of compelling business cases for change and
obtain approval to execute from GSK R&D and/or other support
functions (Finance, HR, etc.) senior management; agree how benefits
will be achieved and accounted for.
Build strategic relationships with key suppliers to ensure the
value of the supplier-GSK relationship is optimized; account for
cross-GSK requirements in supplier relationships and leverage
business review meeting process to drive the relationship.
Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals
with these required skills to achieve our goals:
Experience in Contracts and Negotiation
Experience in Procurement with a focus in either R&D and/or
Project Management Experience
Experience in Risk Management
Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following
characteristics, it would be a plus:
team building and networking skills
communication and engagement skills
influencing skills to drive strategy development and
change management skills
experience with assigned R&D categories
experience in leading teams in matrixed environment
English proficiency (written and oral)
Why GSK? Our values and expectations are at the heart of
everything we do and form an important part of our culture.
These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity
along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As
GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of
innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will
demonstrate the following capabilities:
Agile and distributed decision-making – using evidence and
applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
Managing individual and team performance.
Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming
challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
Implementing change initiatives and leading change.
Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in
Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills
and share learning both internally and externally.
Developing people and building a talent pipeline.
Translating strategy into action - a compelling narrative,
motivating others, setting objectives and delegation.
Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing
trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally.
Budgeting and forecasting, commercial and financial acumen.
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Senior Manager, Clinical FSP - RD Procurement Full-Time,
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States Senior Manager, Clinical FSP
- RD Procurement Full-Time, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
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