Senior Indirect Procurement Specialist

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Northern England
  • 41958318

PE Global is currently recruiting Snr Indirect Procurement Specialist for a 12-month contract role with a leading pharma client based in Cramlington.


  • Supplier Relationship Management Maintaining strategic relationships with suppliers to be in
  • Line with SSC Category objectives and to enable continuous improvement actions (in supply, quality, and cost aspects)
  • Category Management: including, sourcing, supplier selection, negotiations, creating leverage   ensuring at a local level the site ns stakeholders gain the benefit in both cost and service
  • Implementation of globally cascaded projects (switching to global suppliers, driving SSC category strategy etc.) including right project management to meet project deadlines, alignment with the site, managing supplier transition etc.
  • Is responsible for developing and delivering objectives and targets in respective categories incl. annual profit plan / savings forecast, working capital conversion / pull through targets, SME (Small and Medium Enterprises) spend targets, spend concentration %, and contract compliance % targets
  • Participates and contributes to respective SSC (Strategic Sourcing Council), proactively flags risks and opportunities to senior management, escalates appropriately
  • Is accountable for Buyer Business Plan for respective categories
  • Is responsible for continuous procurement process improvement, increasing personal productivity
  • Engages, obtains sponsorship, and influences senior level stakeholders / demonstrates procurement value proposition, creates a delivery plan shared jointly with business stakeholders
  • Develops end to end risk management strategies and performance management & improvement strategies
  • Acts as change agent, demonstrating added value brought by the procurement function. Is a personal example and role model of the ORGANON leadership behaviors


  • BS in Business, Finance, Supply Chain or other relevant discipline preferred 
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience in commercial, business, operations or other relevant business function.   
  • A demonstrated capability of operating ‘Lean/Six Sigma’ methodologies would be an advantage. 
  • Project Management experience 
  • Strong influencing Skills 
  • Strong oral/written communication 
  • Good Excel Skills 
  • Solution focused mind-set 
  • Experience in SAP / Coupa systems

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV

Please click the link below to apply, call Alba on +44 203 966 9800 or alternatively send an up to date CV

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***

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