Sourcing & Supplier Relations Lead

London, WC2N, GB
Closing date
2 Jun 2022
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ClarusONE Sourcing Services, LLP, provides strategic generic pharmaceutical services for both Walmart Stores, Inc. and McKesson Corporation. This is a natural next step for the companies, which have more than two decades of history working together to improve the quality and lower the cost of pharmaceutical care to patients. This partnership leverages McKesson's demonstrated strength and expertise in global pharmaceutical sourcing in conjunction with Walmart's strength and commitment to delivering leading health and wellness services to their customers. As part of this arrangement, McKesson and Walmart have established this organisation in London to provide strategic sourcing services for both companies. Job Title: Supplier Relations and Sourcing Lead Location: London, United Kingdom Job Purpose: The Supplier Relations and Sourcing Lead will manage supplier relationships, implement sourcing strategies and processes to support key business objectives related to product cost, supply, and C1 member needs. Responsibilities:
• Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with select US and internationally based suppliers
• Accountable for the accuracy of operational implementation for supplier base related to sourcing activities
• Accountable for resolution of supplier operational issues and communicate impacts to member organisations
• Responsible for timely and accurate resolution of supply issues
• Execute negotiation strategies for the sourcing of generic products
• Leverage data and advanced analytics to identify supplier opportunities and risks
• Understand and articulate critical concerns and sensitivities of supplier base to sourcing leadership team
• Manage and lead sourcing team projects and deliverables
• Act as a SME for 'day to day' sourcing insights for C1 enterprise and team projects
• Work cross-functionally with C1 business units to accomplish enterprise goals and objectives.
• Listen to, leverage, promote diverse ideas, perspectives, of others across the business
• Act as a mentor/buddy to educate less experienced team members Requirements: Education/Experience
• Bachelor's degree in Finance, Supply Chain, Science, Engineering or a related field.
• Minimum of five years' of experience in retail, sourcing, consulting, pharmaceuticals or FMCG Knowledge/Skills
• Experience with conducting financial or spend analysis.
• Experience with category, supplier and/or contract management.
• Experience with developing and executing business cases is preferred.
• Experience with suppliers and categories in generic Rx and OTC pharmaceuticals and/or consumer healthcare products is preferred.
• Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Alteryx and Tableau experience and advanced Excel skills is preferred.
• Excellent communication, listening, negotiation and influencing skills.
• Strong planning, organisation, and project management skills; able to work on multiple projects and flex within changing priorities.
• Analytical and problem-solving; ability to synthesise large data sets into actionable intelligence.
• Self-motivated, hardworking and results-oriented.
• Ability to work cross-functionally and respectfully with colleagues and suppliers from different cultures.
• Committed to acting with integrity.
• Ability to work outside of normal business hours and with individuals in different time zones. Summary Location: London Type: Full time
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