Director Supplier Relationship Management

Director Supplier Relationship Management

Teva

Amsterdam, Ulm or Sofia

Job Description

  • Primary objective for this role are to secure product supply in time, right quality and optimal cost for a subset of our Third Party Operations Europe (TPO EU) supply network, and to work on longer term optimization strategies
  • Lead and manage supplier/business conflicts and constructively lead conflict resolution
  • Identify and create continuous improvement plans for all key supplier relationships in the assigned portfolio via SRT
  • Analyze business requirements and provide input to the sourcing organization to build supplier specific negotiation strategies; analyze today’s suppliers for relationships in the future
  • Understand your suppliers, develop tactics (scenarios, approaches, understand high value products you want to de-risk, risk mitigation plans and similar activities)
  • Individual coaching and development of cross functional team members
  • Managing supplier performance; put improvement plans in place when necessary; ensure effective execution of plans to meet business needs
  • Establish partnership with Business Development (BD) and/or R&D teams to insure proper operations engagement in all sourcing activities
  • Provide dedicated account management, contract management and supplier governance for major supplier relationships in collaboration with the supporting functions
  • Proactively seek opportunities to continuously build rapport and partnership with third parties working with Commercial, BD, R&D and Teva Global Operations (TGO)
  • Collaborate with Procurement in negotiation of applicable contracts and develop supplier strategy; identify, evaluate, select and manage external partners
  • Participate in development of License and Supply Agreements by providing input into contract negotiation strategies/Recommend contract changes as appropriate
  • Ensure regular review framework in in place and executed
  • Proactively engage business stakeholders
  • Other projects and duties as required/assigned

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in e.g. Pharmacy, Economics, Logistics, MBA preferred
  • 15+ years of experience in supplier management, knowledge of industry and best practices in Supply Chain and Third Party Management. Good technical knowledge and/or manufacturing experience will be of added value
  • Excellent understanding of the marketplace and industry best practices
  • Proven executive-level communication and relationship skills and advanced presentation skills
  • Ability to build relationships both internally and externally including establishing solid relationships in the Pharmaceutical industry and knowledge of suppliers
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and in ambiguity to work and lead in a matrixed environment
  • Strong analytical skills for both data and written documents to be able to understand key terms, givens, negotiables and use that information to guide decisions related to importance and how that impacts work with the supplier
  • Fluency in English
  • Travel required: 15-20%

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