Sourcing Manager in Durham, NC at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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JobID: 380984

We have a contract opening for a Sourcing Manager in RTP North Carolina. This position is approved for 6 months and could be extended. Remote at first but the selected Candidate will be expected to be able to be on site.

Are you looking for a highly visible procurement role that allows you to shape supplier strategy and drive cost savings? If so, this Senior Sourcing Manager, Local Procurement role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

As a Senior Sourcing Manager, you’ll join a team of experienced procurement professionals and work with members of the US Pharma Commercial Team to support in delivering on their strategic imperatives whilst driving the Global Procurement agenda to deliver savings and maximize value.

The US Pharma Commercial area provides exposure to manage and contribute to a wide range of Indirect categories : Marketing Agencies, Media, Market Research, Contract Sales, Managed Care, Meeting and Events etc.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key sourcing initiatives and shape our category strategy. Depending upon your experience, associated responsibilities include some or all of the following:

  • Partner with US Pharmaceuticals Commercial team members to gather requirements, understand and influence the category strategy, and gain visibility of how best Procurement can support the delivery of their key capabilities
  • Create sourcing strategies to optimize delivery of the savings plan and develop new and innovative ways to uncover commercial opportunities and align them across our landscape of Pharma Commercial, Finance, and Global Procurement stakeholders
  • Lead high profile negotiations with large enterprise partners, extracting maximum commercial benefit whilst ensuring business needs are met
  • Manage senior level stakeholders and challenge thinking, strategy or decisions by bringing strong commercial knowledge and market level insights
  • Execute on the delivery of a high volume of Categories related sourcing requests at a fast pace with a high degree of quality and consistency

Key Skills: Learning Agility, Flexibility, End to End Sourcing Strategies, Vendor Management, Contracts Management, Commercial Negotiations, Procure to Pay platforms (i.e Ariba, SAP Fiori, SAP Cornerstone, MS Excel & PowerPoint), Visualization platforms (Qlik, Tableau)

Our client is a World Leading manufacturer of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare Over the Counter products.

If you have any questions, about this position please contact Steve Harwan at


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