Category Specialist/P2P Administrator

Posted 11 July by REED Procurement & Supply Chain Easy Apply Ending soon
I have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement professional to join a leading research-based pharmaceutical company. The company has operations globally and is looking for a Category Specialist to join their team based in Hertfordshire. They research, develop and market life changing medicines around the world. 

The main areas of the role are: Category Management, SAP P2P Administration & Procurement Analysis. 

Duties and responsibilities include: 

• Lead tenders and / or negotiations for goods and services.

• Work with budget holders and stakeholders to select appropriate suppliers to meet Business needs.

• Carry out Supplier Management and supplier Quarterly Business reviews

• Carry out Value For Money checks of discretionary investments made by Business Groups.

• Provide training and refresher training and P2P updates as and when required for all system users or new starters if necessary and guidance to existing users.

• Manage and handle enquiries in Procurement inbox to Service Level Agreement (SLA)

• Train SAP P2P Super Users for each EMEA affiliate implementation, provide on-going support and guidance to these users or to roll out projects/ upgrades (this may require travel to affiliates)

• Generate and analyse EMEA category ‘managed spend’ reports for use by the Business Effectiveness team and senior management (on a scheduled, typically quarterly, and ad-hoc basis). Reports to be generated from a range of sources such as SAP, Accounts Payable and Eisai’s credit card provider reports using Microsoft Excel and audit tools

• Develop and improve such reports as required to meet the changing needs of the Procurement function

• Work closely with the Business Effectiveness team to gain an in- depth understanding of spends across EMEA by category, supplier, country and budget holder to support the achievement of procurement SOP compliance , ‘value for money’ procurement and identifying future potential category tender activity.

• Maintain close & effective working relationships with Procurement colleagues and internal customers.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

• Demonstrated Procurement Experience

• Knowledge and experience of SAP or a similar ERP system

• Experience of project management

• Trained and experienced to at least intermediate level with Microsoft Excel (pivot tables etc.)

• Experience of leading tenders

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply online today or send your CV to Kayleigh.obrien:reedglobal.com

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