Sourcing Projects Team - Strategic Account Manager

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Posted on Jun 9, 2024 by CV-Library
London, United Kingdom
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
£68k - £72k Annual
Full-Time
Sourcing Projects Team - Strategic Account Manager - Leading Global Pharma Business - £68,000 - £72,000 + Bonus + Shares - London/Hybrid

I am working with an award-winning business in the pharma space as they look to fill an exciting and very fast paced role in conjunction with their procurement team. This project management position will be working with senior and very influential stakeholders in the business - providing the successful candidate with lots of exposure from day one and the opportunity to make a name for themselves with the progression opportunities that come with it. If you are looking for a new challenge and want to test your project management and stakeholder skills, this could be the role for you!

The role

Working as part of the Account Management team. This Senior Manager role will work with multiple business functions that feed into the procurement team to update the key stakeholders on sourcing pipelines, potential supply bottlenecks, challenges and progress. This role will represent sourcing and procurement during critical project meetings and drive conversations on market opportunities, supplier collaboration, market trends and improving sourcing optimisation.

Managing a junior Account Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for prioritising key projects and delegating where possible. They will take the lead on senior stakeholder engagements - working with Director level colleagues and above to update them on sourcing progress and having difficult conversations where needed. Their role will focus on stakeholder satisfaction - ensuring delivery timeframes are met and exceeded while providing updates and progress reports throughout the project.

Skills and Experience

This role isn't a conventional procurement role, so it can suit a variety of different backgrounds and could be a good fit for Account Managers, Project Managers and Vendor managers or someone in procurement with the necessary skills and experience
Excellent stakeholder management skills are a must - this role is a high profile position with exposure to very senior stakeholders - applicants must be able to demonstrate a track record in influencing key decision makers and leading complex conversations
Good project management and planning skills are a must - this role will be managing multiple sourcing programmes in a fast paced and ever changing environment
Understanding of sourcing/procurement processes would be highly beneficial
A proactive approach with the ability to foresee challenges and prioritise projects

Why should you apply?

The opportunity to join an award-winning business and play a key role in their global accounts team
Excellent starting salary, bonus and shares
A hybrid role with flexibility and a mature working culture
Fast track progression opportunitiesPod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies

Reference: 221678074

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Sourcing Projects Team - Strategic Account Manager

CV-Library

Posted on Jun 9, 2024 by CV-Library

London, United Kingdom
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
£68k - £72k Annual
Full-Time
Sourcing Projects Team - Strategic Account Manager - Leading Global Pharma Business - £68,000 - £72,000 + Bonus + Shares - London/Hybrid

I am working with an award-winning business in the pharma space as they look to fill an exciting and very fast paced role in conjunction with their procurement team. This project management position will be working with senior and very influential stakeholders in the business - providing the successful candidate with lots of exposure from day one and the opportunity to make a name for themselves with the progression opportunities that come with it. If you are looking for a new challenge and want to test your project management and stakeholder skills, this could be the role for you!

The role

Working as part of the Account Management team. This Senior Manager role will work with multiple business functions that feed into the procurement team to update the key stakeholders on sourcing pipelines, potential supply bottlenecks, challenges and progress. This role will represent sourcing and procurement during critical project meetings and drive conversations on market opportunities, supplier collaboration, market trends and improving sourcing optimisation.

Managing a junior Account Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for prioritising key projects and delegating where possible. They will take the lead on senior stakeholder engagements - working with Director level colleagues and above to update them on sourcing progress and having difficult conversations where needed. Their role will focus on stakeholder satisfaction - ensuring delivery timeframes are met and exceeded while providing updates and progress reports throughout the project.

Skills and Experience

This role isn't a conventional procurement role, so it can suit a variety of different backgrounds and could be a good fit for Account Managers, Project Managers and Vendor managers or someone in procurement with the necessary skills and experience
Excellent stakeholder management skills are a must - this role is a high profile position with exposure to very senior stakeholders - applicants must be able to demonstrate a track record in influencing key decision makers and leading complex conversations
Good project management and planning skills are a must - this role will be managing multiple sourcing programmes in a fast paced and ever changing environment
Understanding of sourcing/procurement processes would be highly beneficial
A proactive approach with the ability to foresee challenges and prioritise projects

Why should you apply?

The opportunity to join an award-winning business and play a key role in their global accounts team
Excellent starting salary, bonus and shares
A hybrid role with flexibility and a mature working culture
Fast track progression opportunitiesPod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies

Reference: 221678074

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