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Procurement Manager -APIs & Excipients


Want to see deliver more than just savings? As a Procurement Manager -APIs & Excipients with Reckitt, you’ll have the freedom to set the direction and lead the strategy across the region. 
Procurement Manager -APIs & Excipients 
Slough, Berkshire 
Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 

 You will develop the procurement strategy and executing the strategy with robust implementation for API and Excipient categories including distribution tender and VMS APIs to make sure that cost savings and supplier performance targets are met - or exceeded. You will be accountable for delivering against performance goals such as savings, supply continuity, supplier performance, supplier diversity etc. 
You will build strategic relationships with select business partners and representing procurement at various Reckitt cross functional meetings. You'll be accurately budgeting of materials with right material costs and identifying opportunities from time to time. Thorough understanding of budgeting and Anaplan skills. You will be responsible for resolving issues coordinating with other stake holders internally with planning, R&D, Technical, R&A and QA and externally with vendors . You'll scan the market time to time for new opportunities and driving these opportunities to realize the benefits. You will be in charge of contract management-reviewing existing contracts and making sure the contracts are in place for 85% of the spend and risk assessment of products- Identifying vulnerable products and risks and working towards mitigation strategies. You'll study inventory at plants and recommending strategic stock proposal as well as build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers. You'll share forecast with the suppliers and prepare the suppliers with RB demand to deliver Reckitt demand seamlessly and be responsible for supplier capability evaluation- Understanding suppliers capability, capacity, core competencies etc. and preparing strategy to deal with the suppliers. You'll resolve payment issues of suppliers and identify supplier enabled innovations for EPD and NPD opportunities. As well as upholding a zero tolerance on compliance – Ariba, Contract management and various compliance initiatives 

You’ll succeed because… 
… You're able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Global API and Excipients market. You have the ability to take decisions on key deals and influencing management team. You have a understanding of supply and demand dynamics. You have strong analytical capabilities, partnership skills and change management skills. You can influence to drive strategy development and delivery. You have excellent verbal and written communications skills. You can demonstrated negotiation and influencing skills. You have the ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and tight deadlines.

You’ll love it because… 
…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 

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