Posted to MedZilla on 6/20/2018

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-IL, Regional Category Manager R0002257-MZ


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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Regional Category Manager in our Deerfield, IL or Boston, MA office.

Here everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Regional Category Manager working on the Global Procurement team, you will be empowered and a typical day will include:

The Regional Category Manager (RCM) Tier 2 supports the category initiatives of a clearly defined region and implements regional category strategies for market facing spend categories as part of the wider Category Strategy. The RCM supporting and leading proactive category projects for the delivery of regional procurement targets, spanning sourcing projects, demand management and process re-engineering, as well as supporting region-specific supplier performance and innovation activities.

The position is responsible for providing financial and business analysis (e.g. Data mining of Procurement & Financial Systems, output analysis & interpretation), supporting regional specific market intelligence in the category area and acting as the focal point for category subject matter expertise to the regional business and procurement community.

The position will support Global Procurement Leadership in the development of formalized Category Management organization structures and category management methods and collaborate with procurement and business stakeholders on a regional basis to ensure these are implemented effectively. In addition, the RCM will ensure appropriate Supplier Relationship Management efforts are implemented; the objective of which is to ensure performance delivery, continuous improvement and access to innovation from supplier arrangements to achieve value contribution targets on a regional basis.

Through the application of rigorous Category Management tools, systems and techniques, the RCM will deliver business value (operational and financial) in line with the agreed functional and business goals. In addition they will take personal ownership of large and/or complex arrangements and provide subject matter expertise for other supply and commercial arrangements as required.

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