Monday , April 15 2024

Pfizer USA Careers – Category Strategy Manager/TL

Website Pfizer

Job Description:

The Category Lead is accountable for strategy, project management and execution of the Category Objectives and responsible for organizing cross functional team resources in such a way as to focus externally on the primary Labels and Packaging suppliers. .

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute category management strategies in collaboration with key stakeholders across the entire vendor lifecycle; inclusive of sourcing, contracting, planning, quality engineering and vendor management.
  • Lead, manage and support cross functional teams throughout the sourcing, negotiations, contracting and vendor management processes.
  • Partner with the business to build influence, evaluate and challenge the status quo. Identify and obtains buy-in for category strategies
  • Perform category management including strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, contract, performance and risk management.
  • Provide sourcing category expertise for relevant products and services
  • Complete sourcing and procurement analysis based on rigorous analysis of spend data, supply market dynamics, category intelligence, and business requirements
  • Execute strategic sourcing projects using standardized sourcing and procurement processes to deliver exceptional total value in partnership with key stakeholders across the business
  • Establish and manage the governance processes with key suppliers and outsourced partners for categories in scope
  • Implement strategies to best manage the supply base for categories in scope, reviewing suppliers against contracted obligations/service levels, risk requirements & business expectations
  • Work with suppliers and key stakeholders to manage supplier performance and develop new capabilities
  • Provide feedback on supplier performance, seek continuous improvement and innovation

Job Requirements:

  • Pharmaceutical or manufacturing experience and demonstrated technical skills exhibited in a cGMP environment.
  • The strategic, analytical, and interpersonal skills to act as an effective change agent
  • A consistent track record of delivering business impact in a complex corporate environment
  • The vision and implementation skills required to drive spend management excellence in complex categories
  • Excellent analytical skills, communication skills, business acumen, influencing skills, and the ability to work in a team environment are also critical
  • Strong prioritization skills and ability to manage issues to resolution
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Combination of management consulting & line role experience desired

Qualification & Experience:

  • BS/BA degree with relevant discipline
  • MBA and other relevant degree /certification highly desirable.
  • 5+ years of relevant strategic sourcing experience demonstrating success in positions of increasing complexity

Job Details:

Company: Pfizer

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Kansas City, MO, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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