Procurement Adviser (STC)

Title:
Procurement Adviser (STC)
Location:
Cambridge
Application end date:
09/09/2018

Job Description

BROAD PURPOSE OF JOB

Focused on service delivery to stakeholders across Mundipharma International (MINT), the Procurement Adviser works closely with stakeholders to advise on and select qualified suppliers to support key projects, negotiate and deliver contracts and advise on appropriate procurement processes.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides procurement support and advice for customers on projects and services through excellent knowledge of supply base and typical supplier activities. Main indirect categories include: Marketing (Creative, Med Comms, Data & Business Intelligence, Market Access, PR & Communications, Events & Congress), Facilities (Soft Services such as Catering, Cleaning), Professional Services (Pensions, HR, Reward).

Ensuring best practice procurement is followed with particular attention to supplier selection, contract negotiation and reviewing suppliers

Understands the supply market, supply base and able to differentiate between and advise stakeholders on commercial providers

Identify and assist with the appropriate level of supplier management required, and suggest plans for Procurement or stakeholders to manage these

Provides advice to stakeholders in the use of procurement tools, techniques and internal processes, ensuring stakeholders are aware of their responsibilities

Knowledge of appropriate due diligence processes required and ways of managing supply and supplier risk

Manages relationship withdrawal, termination, conflict and dispute situations as integral part of supplier management

Manage, in conjunction with Legal and stakeholders, contract creation, renewal and negotiation of contract terms

Lead cross-functional teams when reviewing or renewing spend areas or to the business

Leads process improvement projects in conjunction with stakeholders, including Finance and Compliance

Represents MINT and its Associates to key suppliers

Understands Procurement, Finance and Compliance processes and looks for Continuous Improvement

Contributes to the development of the Procurement strategies

Leads Procurement team comprising of 2 x Procurement Associates

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

MCIPS qualified