Procurement Manager in Deerfield, IL at DISYS

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

TITLE                        -  Procurement /Project /Supply chain/Purchasing Manager


LOCATION               -  Boston, MA (or) Deer field, IL


CONTRACT              -  12+ months


 


Job description:


Accountabilities: 

1. Ensure delivery of material and measurable business value for assigned projects and tasks through the application of rigorous project management, stakeholder engagement and procurement best practices relating to processes, tools, systems. 
- Assigned projects will be in accordance with the role objectives 

2. Align with the Takeda Business Services Leaders to ensure that project management needs are being met and that project plans are clear and concise with key activities, milestones, accountabilities, dependencies and risks / mitigations clearly articulated. 

3. Resolve or escalate issues generated from the Procurement and Legal Teams or the wider procurement community to the appropriate Procurement Leadership Team member. 

Position carries people management responsibility for skilled and technical resource pool. This will require strong professional competency in Project Management, communication and leadership skills. It is essential that this position is seen as a credible leader and manager with senior stakeholders (Takeda Business Leadership Team, Legal Teams). 

Required: 

• Degree level educated, with business or computer sciences degree preferable 
• 7+ years Procurement or Operations related experience delivering measurable value through enterprise cost reduction and global operational efficiency projects 
• 7+ years of Project Management experience including risk management, project reporting, and delivering quantitative and qualitative results in complex and pressured environments 
• Ability to articulate and establish processes and drive decision making 
• Ability to influence and engage at senior leadership levels 
• Expert proficiency Ariba Contracts and basic MS Office software including experience in MS Power Point 
• Excellent leadership, management and problem-solving capabilities 
• Flexibility, tolerance and diplomacy to manage change and conflict 
• Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely communicate and prepare materials for management review 
• Ability to work effectively across geographies and functions in a multi-cultural environment 
• Demonstrated experience in leading and / or managing a competing priorities and projects in parallel 
• Demonstrated facilitation skills supported by excellent interpersonal competencies (written & verbal communication, leadership, influencing) 
Desired: 
• Strong analytical experience including ability to drive insights from large and varied data sources, data visualization applications (e.g. Power BI) and database applications (e.g. Access) 
• Post graduate business related qualification such as an MBA 
• Life Sciences or Management Consulting industry experience 

Licenses/Certifications: 

• Any Project Management (e.g. ISEB, Prince 2), professional purchasing (e.g. CIPS) or Finance related licenses or certifications would be considered advantageous 
• Experience with enterprise systems and procure to pay tools such as Ariba, SAP or Purchase Order technology is preferred 
• Knowledgeable in systems and processes for efficient management of contract documentation, templates and processing tools (e.g. Contracts, Supplier Management, Sourcing) with familiarity and awareness of relevant legal risks and issues is preferred 


Travel Requirements:

Ability to travel (air and ground both domestic and internationally) up to 25% for meetings at Takeda and/or supplier sites.

Job Requirements


TITLE                        -  Procurement /Project /Supply chain/Purchasing Manager


LOCATION               -  Boston, MA (or) Deer field, IL


CONTRACT              -  12+ months


 


Job description:


Accountabilities: 

1. Ensure delivery of material and measurable business value for assigned projects and tasks through the application of rigorous project management, stakeholder engagement and procurement best practices relating to processes, tools, systems. 
- Assigned projects will be in accordance with the role objectives 

2. Align with the Takeda Business Services Leaders to ensure that project management needs are being met and that project plans are clear and concise with key activities, milestones, accountabilities, dependencies and risks / mitigations clearly articulated. 

3. Resolve or escalate issues generated from the Procurement and Legal Teams or the wider procurement community to the appropriate Procurement Leadership Team member. 

Position carries people management responsibility for skilled and technical resource pool. This will require strong professional competency in Project Management, communication and leadership skills. It is essential that this position is seen as a credible leader and manager with senior stakeholders (Takeda Business Leadership Team, Legal Teams). 

Required: 

• Degree level educated, with business or computer sciences degree preferable 
• 7+ years Procurement or Operations related experience delivering measurable value through enterprise cost reduction and global operational efficiency projects 
• 7+ years of Project Management experience including risk management, project reporting, and delivering quantitative and qualitative results in complex and pressured environments 
• Ability to articulate and establish processes and drive decision making 
• Ability to influence and engage at senior leadership levels 
• Expert proficiency Ariba Contracts and basic MS Office software including experience in MS Power Point 
• Excellent leadership, management and problem-solving capabilities 
• Flexibility, tolerance and diplomacy to manage change and conflict 
• Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely communicate and prepare materials for management review 
• Ability to work effectively across geographies and functions in a multi-cultural environment 
• Demonstrated experience in leading and / or managing a competing priorities and projects in parallel 
• Demonstrated facilitation skills supported by excellent interpersonal competencies (written & verbal communication, leadership, influencing) 
Desired: 
• Strong analytical experience including ability to drive insights from large and varied data sources, data visualization applications (e.g. Power BI) and database applications (e.g. Access) 
• Post graduate business related qualification such as an MBA 
• Life Sciences or Management Consulting industry experience 

Licenses/Certifications: 

• Any Project Management (e.g. ISEB, Prince 2), professional purchasing (e.g. CIPS) or Finance related licenses or certifications would be considered advantageous 
• Experience with enterprise systems and procure to pay tools such as Ariba, SAP or Purchase Order technology is preferred 
• Knowledgeable in systems and processes for efficient management of contract documentation, templates and processing tools (e.g. Contracts, Supplier Management, Sourcing) with familiarity and awareness of relevant legal risks and issues is preferred 

Travel Requirements: 

Ability to travel (air and ground both domestic and internationally) up to 25% for meetings at Takeda and/or supplier sites.



Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.