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Global Purchasing Manager (Lab Consumables/Commodities) - Ref: 1702-47

  • Location: Hertfordshire - Hertfordshire
  • Salary: 30000-105000
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Languages: No languages
  • Categories: Procurement/ Purchasing


Role: Global Purchasing Manager (Lab Consumables/Commodities)
Duration: long term temp assignment until 11 May 2017
Location: Hertfordshire
Daily pay rate: up to £390 PAYE/ £510 LTD co (equivalent of £102k per annum)
Job posting ID: 61591

The main purpose of this role is to lead the creation, execution and management of comprehensive global sourcing strategies for specified global spend categories within the responsibility scope of CBS Procurement.

•  Undertake both commercial and contractual negotiations with suppliers for R&D Lab Equipment and or Lab Commodities
•  Leveraging deep category and market expertise
•  Operating in a truly global manner
•  Utilizing company Procurement policies, procedures, processes, systems and methodologies
•  Engaging and building strategic relationships with key senior stakeholders and business partners
•  Understanding the business requirements of key stakeholders and business partners and positioning the Procurement value proposition
•  Delivering the needs of key stakeholders and business partners through creation and execution of global sourcing strategies
•  Identifying and delivering business benefits aligned to assurance of supply, quality, service, cost and innovation
•  Ensuring financial value delivered is recognized by affected stakeholder communities and Finance groups, to allow benefit capture and transparent decision making on how benefits are allocated by business units, in line with the Spend Management Framework
•  Creating and delivering effective budgets (Plans of Purchase) agreed with key stakeholders and Finance in accordance with the Spend Management Framework Leading, developing and managing the supply base for the in scope spend categories
•  Building and leading effective strategic relationships with key suppliers
•  Driving sustainable value for the company from key supplier relationships

Experience required:
•  Global Sourcing experience within the Pharmaceutical/Laboratory industry
•  Experience Purchasing Equipment/Lab commodities would be ideal
•  Strong stakeholder Management
•  Strong negotiation skills

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