Sanofi Group Regional Category Lead NA, Bridgewater, NJ in Bridgewater, New Jersey

JOB DESCRIPTION - Regional Category Lead – Distribution & Supply Chain

  • Scope :Transportation & Distribution region North America.

  • Executes and implements global contracts.

  • Develops, implements and executes regional strategies following guidance from global category management. This mission is aligned with the values, the ethical charter and the code of conduct of the Group

  • As per mandate of GCM, on small Parcels & Express mail: Develop with the Global Category Manager (GCM), Regional Category Managers (RCM) and Business Partners (lead specifiers) innovative global sub-category strategies that have measurable benefit for sanofi . Share in sanofi the global supplier market expertise.

Strategy

  • Implement & execute competitive and innovative category strategies based on market intelligence: assessing risks and opportunities, fully aligned on budget & LRPs , delivering value to the businesses,

  • Identify and engage at regional level the lead specifiers from the businesses,

  • Deliver world class total savings objectives at regional and country level to execute 100% of all levers

  • Ensure procurement technical excellence (TCO, SRM, Market Intel, Risk Management, Innovation, CSR, HSE, compliance & quality),

  • As per mandate of GCM, be the K.S.M. for specific sub categories

Operational

  • Contribute and build within her/his network an ambitious budget and LRP according to BP priorities and participate to cross domain reviews.

  • Step-in for key regional negotiations as well as any major country projects and/or supplier issues,

  • Drive the development of new market opportunities (new suppliers, technologies, substitution products, etc.)

  • Set-up and drive a S.R.M. program at regional and country level

  • Lead transversal or multi regional projects on the category as per mandate of GCM

  • Ensure Transportation & Distribution procurement standard practice & best practice deployment in the region and in the countries.

Business Partnering

  • Ensure with Regional Procurement Heads, the proper Business partnering in countries & regions, as it pertains to their respective categories,

  • Ensure the appropriate level of communication with the RPH, CPH and her/his team (change management / BP, controlling, lean, etc…), to act as One Procurement community for a full alignment with BP such as regional SBS and others.

Management

  • Ensure procurement management excellence: regional lead specifiers collaborative relationship, usage & leverage of procurement academy.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree

  • 5+ years experience in Procurement

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life