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Global Category Manager International Freight
  • Requisition ID: WD184068
  • Position: Full time
  • Open date: Apr 3, 2019 1:28 PM
  • Functional area: Procurement
  • Location:
    Warszawa, Poland - woj. mazowieckie
  • Required degrees: Not Indicated
  • Relocation: Not Indicated

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Your Responsibilities:
Logistic Procurement supports the ambitions of GSK by providing procurement services to over 115 markets and GSK’s Pharmaceutical, Vaccines and Consumer supply chains taking our products from manufacture to our patients and consumers.
The Logistics Procurement team ensures delivering targeted value for each supply chain and ensuring the needs of Safety, Quality, Compliance, Service and Cost & Cash are met.
This role operates in a highly complex and competitive environment and will be accountable for implementing and executing procurement strategies to manage GSK’s global international freight (Air, Ocean, Road/Rail) and distribution in line with the goal of increasing visibility, control and compliance while delivering incremental value to GSK. Additionally, the role also demands strong leadership to drive step change improvement in executing of complex and global category projects.

Your responsibilities:

• Lead the development, management and implementation of comprehensive sourcing strategies in alignment with Supply Chain teams and Procurement to deliver agreed savings targets and other benefits that significantly impact GSK financial results (Cost & Cash).
• Global international spend of circa £100 million annually (Air, Ocean and Road)
• Lead complex negotiations and develop contractual agreements with global and regional LSP’s.
• Lead complex tender process through e-sourcing and e-auction tools
• Engage and influence stakeholders across the E2E supply chains and in country teams - working collaboratively across all Supply Chain’s and commercial teams to support the strategy deployment and savings delivery
• Active involvement in strategy development and deployment of the Supply Chain strategies. Represent the international freight category on relevant strategy development and supply chain planning forums
• Leading Continuous Improvement and Savings Programmes across international freight: Understanding the needs of our business partners, patients and consumers and bringing opportunities from the supply base while creating buy-in and developing a culture of taking calculated risks to maximise opportunities and benefits
• Implement initiatives and programs to improve quality of bought-in goods and services and increase service levels for the regional supply chains
• Lead the development of strategic relationships with critical suppliers to identify and develop innovation. Develop and lead the Supplier Relationship Management programs.
• Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, ensuring business alignment for excellent execution

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Why You?

Basic qualifications:

• Master’s Degree or MBA Procurement, Engineering, Business, Finance
• Considerable specialist knowledge and practical experience and viewed as subject matter expert in managing International freight & Logistics in a global sourcing context
• Highly developed commercial acumen with demonstrated success in delivering a competitive commercial advantage.  Successful multi-year track record in delivering year on year savings in a challenging economic climate
• Demonstrated ability to forge close business relationships with internal and external stakeholders at management level
• Skilled negotiator adept at managing complex negotiations at management level with both external and internal stakeholders
• Expertise in logistics processes and regulatory requirements
• Project and Change management experience with strong leadership and team development
• In depth understanding of external environment & supplier relationship models
• Exceptional communication and influencing skills across internal GSK teams and external suppliers globally
• Understanding business value, business priorities, and implementation risks
• Demonstrated success in leading projects to meet and improve the needs of business
• Ability to operate and influence across all business units and across multiple disciplines
• Experience managing the delivery of large projects and with end-to-end service / operations management
• Strong analytical, written and verbal communications, and influencing skills
• Demonstrated ability to effectively use negotiation and conflict resolution skills


Preferred qualifications:
See Basic qualifications.


Why GSK?:
We offer:
• Career at one of the leading global healthcare companies
• Possibility of developing within the role and company structure
• Supportive and friendly working environment
• Company culture based on GSK values: patient focus, integrity, respect and transparency
• Atmosphere of trust which let you grow professionally and act independently
• Non-wage benefits (medical care, life insurance, pension scheme, sports card, recreation allowance, social fund, preventive healthcare services)

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Thank you very much for your interest in development opportunities with GlaxoSmithKline.


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