Sr . Manager – Global Delivery(Directs)
GSK
Bengaluru, , India
5d ago

GSK is one of the world’s foremost pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, and we are proud to be part of an industry that improves the lives of others.

We are embarking on a significant transformation journey that will support GSK in becoming a top-quartile data-enabled organization.

Are you a Procurement expert with the confidence and creativity to negotiate and innovate? Join us and make an impact on our business on a whole range of levels.

GSK Procurement is a pioneering, influencing function with approximately 800 members across 50 countries who buy goods and services on a global scale and support our core functions.

But we do more in global procurement than just purchase things. We partner with business units to drive value from supplier relationships to support GSK’s strategies and targets to ensure a secure supply in all areas of our business from pharmaceutical development to consumer health products.

With a stream of diverse and interesting projects, Procurement is a fascinating area with tremendous scope for progress.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following.

Sr Manager for GDC will be responsible for collaborating and building strategic relationships with local GSK leadership teams, to understand business requirements, identify opportunities to create value and to position Procurement’s value proposition.

Responsible for setting up procurement operations for GSK’s Global Capability Centre in Bangalore.

Sr Manager will also double up to deliver Source to Contract service for one or multiple regions across direct categories.

As part of this responsibility procurement lead will work collaboratively with the procurement category and local market teams (LOC) to deliver sourcing, negotiation, contract execution, and supplier lifecycle management services to the global procurement organisation.

  • This service is a cornerstone of the future procurement operating model and will enable the function to industrialise its core operation;
  • driving best practice, providing practical knowledge for development of best in class category strategies, consistency of execution, and continual improvement.

    This role requires cultural awareness to work seamlessly across multi-cultural business landscape and proven experience in managing complex prioritizations, operational / people sensitive issues, navigating through organizational complexity, handling escalations and associated business impact.

    People leadership (for roles with people management responsibilities)

    Develop and implement effective ways of working across the GDC, LOC and Category team to ensure a cohesive approach.

    Develop the team and individual capabilities from both technical and behavioural aspects .

    Strategy execution

    Execute sourcing strategies for spend categories in scope of responsibility aligned with the requirements of stakeholders and business partners with cooperation with Global Categories team.

    Deliver benefits identified in strategies, local, regional and global, through effective and collaborative strategy execution, aligned to assurance of supply (risk management), quality, service, cost and innovation.

    To ensure GSK’s Procurement policies, procedures, processes, systems and methodologies are utilized in a compliant manner in the area of responsibility.

    Benefit delivery

    Support category leads in the creation and delivery of effective savings targets agreed with key stakeholders and Finance in accordance with the agreed Savings Methodology.

    Deliver benefit identified in strategies, local, regional and global, through effective and collaborative strategy execution, aligned to assurance of supply (risk management), quality, service, cost and innovation.

    Deliver savings and other set KPIs critical to global procurement plans as aligned with key stakeholders and Finance in accordance with the Savings Methodology and global budgets.

    Operations Management

    Resolve escalations, including from senior business stakeholders, timely and tactfully.

    Manage complex prioritizations with multiple variables / considerations including but not limited to stakeholder sensitivity, business value and impact, spend, savings, compliance, risk to GSK etc.

    Understand and efficiently navigate organizational complexity to deliver set goals.

    Tactfully manage sensitivities.

    Drive operational efficiency

    Create and manage effective process to ensure the delivery of targets, KPIs of GDC.

    Set and deliver continuous improvement of all process with responsibility to build best in class Global Delivery Centre in Procurement.

    Ensure that GSK’s procurement policies, procedures, processes, systems and methodologies are utilized in a compliant manner in the area of responsibility.

    Business partnering & stakeholder management in GSK

    Collaborate and build strategic relationships with local GSK leadership teams, to identify and deliver business benefits aligned to assurance of supply, quality, service, cost and innovation requirements.

    Responsible for setting up procurement operations for GSK’s Global Capability Centre in Bangalore and enhancing Procurement’s value proposition in the GCC.

    Collaborate with procurement senior leadership and identify and align new value opportunities for Global Delivery Centres for continual improvement.

    if you have these skills, we would like to speak to you.

    9-15 years of experience in managing procurement teams to drive performance and value and categories strategies execution is required, stakeholder management and supplier relationship management.

    Demonstrated experience in managing moderate value direct spends (Direct Materials).

    Proven expertise in strategic sourcing, sourcing execution, commercial and contract negotiations for complex global direct categories.

    Strong experience in using tools like Ariba or other equivalent sourcing execution technology.

    Demonstrated experience in managing and execution of multi market projects with consideration to diverse business needs and regulation (eg taxes, law, regulation)

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