Senior Director, Procurement - Packaging and Devices
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Site Name: Durham Blackwell Street, USA - North Carolina -
ZebulonPosted Date: Dec 9 2022GSK is one of the world's foremost
pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, and we are proud to be
part of an industry that improves the lives of others. We are
embarking on a significant transformation journey that will support
new GSK in becoming a top-quartile data-enabled organization.Are
you a Procurement expert with the confidence and creativity to
negotiate and innovate? Join us and make an impact on our business
on a whole range of levels.GSK Procurement is a pioneering,
influencing function with approximately 450 members across 50
countries who buy goods and services on a global scale and support
our core functions. But we do more in global procurement than just
purchase things. We partner with business units to drive value from
supplier relationships to enable GSK's strategies and targets to
achieve our purpose to get ahead of diseases together to serve over
2.5 billion Patients with leading pharmaceutical/specialty
medicines and vaccines. With a stream of diverse and interesting
projects, Procurement is a fascinating area with tremendous scope
for progress.Why you?This role will provide YOU the opportunity to
lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities
include some of the following.This is a large and highly complex
role with annual spend oversight of up to -500m across -200
suppliers and -1000 materials including Primary and Secondary Pack,
Devices related to our Ellipta, Diskus and MDI Portfolio as well as
the Capex for these products; These materials support a broad
portfolio of critical medicines across Respiratory, HIV, General
Medicines, and Specialty in the GSK organization. The Packaging and
Devices Senior Director role has a span of control of circa 4
direct reports and is accountable for the quality, service, supply
risk, sustainability and cost of all materials and services
procured for the GSK internal and external manufacturing sites
globally.As the Senior Director, you will be a key member of the
Directs & Sites Procurement Leadership Team, with responsibility
for developing and implementing Procurement strategies to deliver
competitive value for GSK. Having a good understanding of the New
GSK culture and leading the team to build this into their ways of
working to further unlock value is key.The geographic scope of the
role is global with an organization and staff of up to circa 15
- Manage a spend of up to -500m across -200 suppliers and -1000
materials, by creating comprehensive global sourcing strategies,
operating with a truly global and strategic mindset. The scope of
this role includes Paper Packaging (Carton, Leaflets, Labels,
Corrugates); Primary Packaging (Flexibles, Laminates, Bottles,
Closers, Desiccants) and Devices (Ellipta, Diskus, MDI, Propellant)
as well as the Capex required to support the devices category.
- Accountable for the quality, service/ supply risk, cost, cash
and sustainability of all materials and services for the
manufacturing sites within New GSK.
- Accountable for business partnering with the relevant region/
supply chain Vice Presidents. The role holder is required to manage
and influence many senior stakeholder's enterprise-wide including
Therapy SC, Quality, EHS, R&D, Technical, Finance, External
Supply, Legal, Engineering.
- Create compelling business cases for change and obtain approval
to execute from GSK Therapy SC leadership, Supply Chain leadership
and governance (up to PRB at PSC President level) and/or other
support function (Finance, HR, Quality etc.) senior management
- Accountable for ensuring that the key requirements of
Procurement of the New GSK Supply Chains are built into the
relevant Category Procurement strategies and delivered.
- Accountable for building organizational culture and capability
(people and processes), optimizing resource allocation across the
category teams and implementing effective and consistent ways of
working. Accountable for attracting, developing and retaining a
strong talent base.
- Display leadership behaviors aligned with the New GSK values to
drive a culture which is "ambitious for patients", "accountable for
impact" and "do the right thing".
- Accountable for ensuring ideation of new value creation
projects (innovation, savings, quality, service/ supply risk, cash,
sustainability) within the New GSK SCs and Sites.
- Accountable for ensuring Regional/ local buying aligns to
category sourcing strategies, with exceptions agreed.
- Accountable for ensuring compliance with Procurement and other
relevant policies, procedures and guidelines.
- Accountable for ensuring contract planning and coverage,
negotiation, execution, interpretation and maintenance is in place.
Negotiate with suppliers and work with legal in bringing a contract
from draft to completion.
- Embed a performance management system to drive mutual
collaboration with the regional and local teams, enabling delivery
of the global strategies.
- Build strategic relationships with key suppliers at a senior
level (CEO / EVP level) and lead processes, including Supplier
Relationship Management (SRM) to ensure value is driven from these
commercial relationships. Ensure GSK Enterprise considerations are
accounted for in supplier relationships.
- Lead and direct category teams within scope of
- Ensure appropriate communication strategy is in place and in
use within the relevant Procurement and business customer
- Active involvement in development and deployment of certain key
Supply Chain strategies.
- Accountable for delivery of robust market intelligence
assessment and act as the business expert for GSK.
- Serve as procurement owner for Business Development activities,
including mergers, acquisitions, integration, divestitures, and
joint ventures.Basic Qualifications:We are looking for
professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
- 10+ years professional Procurement experience in a comparable
large, complex company.
- 5+ years at Director/Sr. Director level or above.
- Experience developing strategies and implementing.
- Experience creating strategic values and executing.
- Experience developing complex Cost Models / Should Cost / Clean
- Experience in CAPEX strategies, CAPEX budget planning and
- Experience in the identification and execution of Value
- Experience driving transformation and change management.
- Project management leadership experience, including working
cross-functionally with highly geographically and culturally
diverse teams, with significant remote management.
- Experience working with external suppliers.
- Experience with contract planning, negotiation, execution,
interpretation, and maintenance.
- Experience with legal/ compliance/ regulatory frameworks,
familiarity with key clauses in a contract and knowledge of
different types and applications of contracts.
- Experience in procurement area of Packaging and Devices in a
Pharmaceutical environment and manufacturing processes
- Experience developing procurement best practices, policies, and
- Previous experience as a thought leader on Sustainability /
Sustainability/Nature manufacturing practices
- Experience making business decisions.
- Experience managing and strategically influencing stakeholders
and driving accountability.Preferred Qualifications:If you have the
following characteristics, it would be a plus:
- Master's degree or MBA
- Institute for Supply Management (ISM) certification
- Experience communicating and messaging throughout
- Experience using advanced problem solving / analytical skills
to overcome obstacles.Why GSK?At GSK, we have already delivered
unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D,
becoming a leader inConsumer Health, strengthening our leadership,
and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we're making the
biggestchanges we've made to our business in over 20 years.We're on
track to separate and create two new companies in 2022:New GSK with
a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as
R&D based on immune system and geneticsscience; and a new
world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted
brands.With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to
unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of
diseasetogether - all with the clear ambition of delivering human
health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns;
andas a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.Getting ahead means
preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is
through our people and our culture. A culturethat isambitious for
patients- so we deliver what matters better and faster;accountable
for impact- with clear ownership ofgoals and support to succeed;
andwhere we do the right thing. So, if you're ready to improve the
lives of billions, join us at thisexciting moment in our journey.
Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.#LI-GSKGSK is a global
biopharma company with a special purpose - to unite science,
technology and talent to get ahead of disease together - so we can
positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver
stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns - as an organisation
where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as
well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion
people around the world in the next 10 years.Our success absolutely
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