Procurement Specialist - Guayama

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Site Name: Guayama JV Posted Date: Nov 2 2021 As a Site Procurement Specialist (SPS) you will partner with the local Site team in order to drive and support across all the dimensions of Procurement delivery. At a strategic level, the SPS supports the alignment with the Site Leadership Team; ensures the Site business needs and priorities are well understood and supported from Global Category Procurement teams and contributes, directly or indirectly, to the strategic management of key suppliers. From a more tactical perspective, the SPS supports the local Procurement team in the operational management of activities, implementation of sourcing strategies and other global projects. They also ensure that the daily needs and transactional activities are executed in accordance with GSK's policies and SOPs and that the communication provided to the local Procurement team and the stakeholder community is relevant and effective. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Support the development of the long and short-term plans to improve Procurement processes in order to enhance the overall performance of the Site. Provide support in the implementation of new processes. Support the Implementation of Global Procurement processes, policies, guidelines, strategies locally and ensure compliance. Managing interfaces between Procurement and the Site, balancing the expectations of both Procurement and Site stakeholders. Understanding different perspectives and satisfying the needs and expectations of all stakeholders, both within Procurement and the Site. Ensure the Site requirements are taking into account within the definition and implementation of Global Category strategies. Development and robust implementation of Procurement strategies for local categories of spend that clearly meet business requirements. Procurement Management: Support the Procurement function at Site (Directs, Manufacturing Indirects and Capex). Develop and manage the Site supply base to meet GSK's requirements: assurance of supply, quality, regulatory, service, cost, and innovation to control costs in a fast-moving environment. Adapt and respond to regularly changing business requirements. Support the development of a long-term vision for all local purchasing categories to support the growth of GSK. Ensure the approval of this long-term vision by local key stakeholders. For specific Categories, actively negotiate contracts. Reduce the Directs, Manufacturing Indirects and Capex costs of the site. Support the reduction of end-to-end total costs of the Site. Influence the balance sheet of the Site through development and robust implementation of best Procurement practices. Balancing both strategic and operational requirements. Any interruption of supply results in immediate and extended impact on GSK revenue stream. Co-ordinate support from multiple Category teams and working within a matrix organisation. Manage relationships with other Procurement staff remotely. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals Bachelor Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Engineering and Finance 2 years plus of operational Procurement experience across multiple categories of spend and some experience of regulated environments Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: • Awareness of Procurement tools such as sourcing, quotation analysis, contract negotiation, supplier review, supplier development and others • Ability to drive & implement change • Good Knowledge to manage sensitive partnerships, strong influencing and stakeholder partnering skills coupled with excellent negotiation and communication skills • Good written and verbal communication skills - fluent English. • Awareness of cost benchmark & financial audit with key supplier and legal matters (contracting) •Understanding of risk management • Ability to work in high pressure environment, often under tight deadlines • Financial acumen Why GSK? 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