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Procurement Commodity Manager

Company: Haleon
Location: Warren
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Warren, NJ Date of Publication: October 21, 2022
Hello. We're Haleon. A new world-leading consumer health company. Shaped by all who join us. Together, we're improving everyday health for billions of people. By growing and innovating our global portfolio of category-leading brands - including Sensodyne, Panadol, Advil, Voltaren, Theraflu, Otrivin, and Centrum - through a unique combination of deep human understanding and trusted science. What's more, we're achieving it in a company that we're in control of. In an environment that we're co-creating. And a culture that's uniquely ours. Care to join us. It isn't a question.
Job DescriptionIn this role you will manage some of Haleon's important supplier relationships for Haleon's Consumer Healthcare business.You will be accountable for identification and delivery of business benefits aligned to cost reduction, cash improvement, assurance of supply, quality, service and innovation. This includes managing a spend of $10m - $30m globally.
It is a fantastic opportunity to challenge yourself working in a vibrant team in a strategic role requiring you to display your commercial and financial aptitude.
Strategy creation & execution:

  • Develop, manage, and implement of comprehensive strategies in alignment with Haleon and Procurement to deliver agreed savings targets and other benefits that significantly impact Haleon financial results
  • Develop supply strategies that also deliver key business requirements across assurance of supply, quality, regulatory, service and innovation
  • Drive the category agenda on relevant supply chain brand-focused forums
  • Continuous improvement of process & performance within the category and supply base
  • Be the global expert in the spend categories within scope of responsibility
    Benefit delivery:
    • Deliver global and regional savings benefits identified in strategies through effective strategy execution
    • Drive initiatives to improve Haleon's cash flow position such as (but not limited to) lead time improvements and inventory reduction as appropriate
    • Implement initiatives and programs to improve quality of bought-in goods and services
    • Protect Haleon revenue streams by managing supply security through robust risk management process, incl. developing and implementing risk mitigation strategies
    • Ensure regulatory compliance
    • Ensure supplier manages effectively all identified enterprise risks, in particular Haleon safety, health and environmental requirements
    • Responsible for major (2nd and 3rd touch) supply base issue resolution e.g. recalls, sudden cessation of supply
    • Responsible for resolving major legal disputes e.g. compensation claim
    • Develop and improve robust & innovative Procurement tools such as should cost model & optimized supply replenishment model to identify and deliver incremental savings
    • Knowledge of sustainable solutions in the market and opportunity to transform the category into recyclable materials
    • Drive the transition to recycled content through the use of PCR or chemically recycled plastics.
    • Reduce the carbon footprint to industry best practice levels.
      Business partnering & stakeholder management in Haleon:
      • To strategically engage with and understand the business requirements of stakeholders and business partners and to position the Procurement value proposition, on local, regional, and global levels
      • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders; agree RACIs / DAI and business requirements
      • Develop good understanding of Haleon Consumer Healthcare brands
        External supplier relationships:
        • Build strategic relationships with key suppliers at a senior level and lead processes to ensure value is driven from these relationships. Ensure global and regional considerations are accounted for in supplier relationships. Leverage the Business Review Meeting process to drive the relationship
        • Negotiate, create, execute and manage effective global and regional contracts with suppliers (where required) that will allow Haleon to maximize opportunity globally. Ensure regional considerations are taken into account in global supplier negotiations and contracts
        • Perform global and regional strategy and supply base reviews
        • Responsible for supply of a global category
          Why you?
          Basic Qualifications:
          • We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
          • University Degree, ideally within Business, Procurement, Supply Chain or related subject
          • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - fluent English
            Preferred Qualifications:If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
            • Proven negotiation and contract management skills
            • Good problem-solving skills to address issues/blockage, awareness of risks, support implementation and robustly forecast spend and savings
            • Ability to think strategically to build relationships (with stakeholders and suppliers) and to create sourcing plans
            • Direct materials category procurement experience across multiple sites and/or countries
            • Demonstrated business acumen & knowledge of the Packaging space
            • Ability to manage senior stakeholders
            • Good understanding of financial principles and reporting
            • Track record of delivery and proven ability to drive change
            • Ability to influence in a matrix organization
            • Experience in leading high-level negotiations for long term and/or multi-countries high value contracts
            • Resilient and persistent with the ability to make the right decisions
            • Creative, conceptual thinker, exceptional problem solving/analytical skills
            • Possess strong interpersonal skills
            • Proven Procurement experience working in global or multi-regional Pharmaceutical, Consumer Healthcare or FMCG environment
            • Passion for sustainability
              Diversity, Equity and Inclusion At Haleon we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone. We're striving to create a climate where we celebrate our diversity in all forms by treating each other with respect, listening to different viewpoints, supporting our communities, and creating a workplace where your authentic self belongs and thrives.

Keywords: Haleon, Elizabeth , Procurement Commodity Manager, Executive , Warren, New Jersey

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