Senior Procurement Specialist Job
Requisition ID: PRO013825 Responsible for a broad spectrum of support activities; Including stakeholder support, contract execution and management, and supplier management. Represents supply sector(s) locally, understanding supply strategies and agreements and describing the benefits to their country and MSD overall. Conducts research and analysis in support of local sourcing plans.
Implements regional and global sourcing initiatives locally and participates on local sourcing teams focused on improvements in AQSCI. Identifies and documents all cost reduction and profit plan improvements. Conducts RFPs, RFQs and quotation analysis as well as negotiations as required.
Participate in daily tier 2 meetings in their respective areas Other responsibilities may include: 1) Sourcing Understands the sourcing strategy developed by the Supply Sectors and executes action plans to achieve the sourcing team's objectives. Participates in local sourcing strategies and local program implementation. Liaise with the Supply Sectors to assure local spend is in line with agreed sourcing strategy.
Assists in evaluating potential suppliers on country specific issues. Is familiar with the various suppliers and product lines available in stakeholder areas. Assists in analyzing customer's business and evaluates potential savings through supplier consolidation.
Creates and executes RFI's, RFP's and FRS's: wherever possible using e-RFX 2) Transactional Process Within assigned stakeholder and supply sector area, responsible for processing purchase orders, change orders and contracts in accordance with grants of authority guidelines. Ensures that purchase agreements are in compliance with master agreements and preferred suppliers. Resolves discrepancies through interaction with PtP Service Center, Receiving and Stakeholders.
Expedites critical and strategic deliveries. 3) Contract Negotiation and Management Leads and participates in negotiation sessions with suppliers. Prepare, implements and audits compliance with appropriate contract.
Resolves issues regarding supplier delivery of assurance, quality and service, and documents resolution. 4) Supplier Management and Performance Tracking Manages, monitors, reports and seeks to continuously improve supplier performance. Ensures agreements have a good supplier matrix embedded within them.
Acts as a primary point of contact for supplier interactions and assists in supplier's performance assessments. Maintains a working knowledge of supplier's organization, product lines, contractual agreements and transportation terms. Compiles information to be incorporated in Supplier's Scorecard.
Assists Sourcing Managers in analyzing departmental spends with certain suppliers and recommends consolidation or redirection to preferred suppliers. Conducts periodic supplier surveys/evaluations/visits and provides feedback to sourcing managers 5) Analysis Conducts data analysis at the local level on suppliers, supply market, cost and price of goods....