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Global Category Manager & Sourcing Lead, Digital Solutions & Innovation

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

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Global Category Manager & Sourcing Lead, Digital Solutions & Innovation Company: Shire plc

Location: Cambridge

Posted on: September 14, 2020

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The health and safety of our employees and candidates is veryimportant to us. Due to the current situation related to theCoronavirus (COVID-19), we’re leveraging our digital capabilitiesto ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at Takeda. As yourapplication progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digitaltools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one ofour colleagues will explain how these tools will be used during therecruitment process. Thank you.

*Please be aware of an Identity Theft Scheme targetingindividuals seeking jobs with Takeda and other employers. See belowor here for more info.

Global Category Manager & Sourcing Lead, Digital Solutions &Innovation Takeda fosters a collaborative and stimulating workenvironment filled with opportunity and the chance to make adifference in people's lives. It is a workplace driven byintegrity, one of Takeda’s long-held values that extends to boththe patients we serve and our employees who develop and delivermedicines. Across our company, Takeda employees bring togetherdiverse strengths that together create a stronger whole.

As one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies,Takeda is committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter futureto people worldwide. We aspire to bring our leadership intranslating science into life-changing medicines to the next level,in our core focus areas; oncology, gastroenterology, neuroscience,rare diseases, plasma-derived therapies, and vaccines. The GreaterBoston Area is headquarters to many of our Global and US businessunits.

We are a passionate team doing important work that impactspatients’ lives. If you are driven to create better health and abrighter future, join us!

Success What makes a successful member of our team? Check outthe traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

Life at Takeda A Global Top Employer Recognized for our cultureand way of working, we’re one of only select companies to receiveTop Global Employer ® status for 2020.

Global Category Manager & Sourcing Lead, Digital Solutions &Innovation Job ID R0019754 Date posted 05/19/2020 LocationCambridge, Massachusetts

Title: Global Category Manager & Sourcing Lead, DigitalSolutions & Innovation

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven companythat will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a GlobalCategory Manager & Sourcing Lead, Digital Solutions & Innovation inour Cambridge, Massachusetts office.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industrythrough our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-ledcompany. To do this, we empower our people to realize theirpotential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global TopEmployer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, andstrive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive,collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by anunwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a BrighterFuture to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, boldmission.

POSITION OBJECTIVES:

Support a world class Procurement Organization coveringInformation Technology coupled with Digital Enterprisesolutions.

Responsible for Takeda’s Digital IT supplier and contractmanagement engagements. Partners with Takeda’s Digital AdvisoryBoard to define and adjust Digital Solution capabilities.

Lead and manage the category management and sourcing of allTakeda’s Digital tools and methods (including, but not limited to,business requirements gathering and definition, project management,roll-out and optimization).

Direct collaboration and support with Takeda’s DigitalEnterprise Leader, while also supporting the Digital AdvisoryBoard.

Provide global oversight of Information Technology and DigitalProcurement category.

Develop the global Digital related category managementstrategies, execute them, and deliver against the mid-range plan(MRP), including synergy targets.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Identifies Digital related spend and leverages sourcingopportunities across all major Business Units within Takeda.Recommends strategy and leads cross company and country sourcingefforts.

Maintains an understanding of the Digital & Innovation Categorytrends and changing business models associated with a broadspectrum of software assets that directly affect the profitabilityof the corporation.

Leads Digital and Innovation industry analysis, interpretsinformation, and translates into actionable strategies.

Independently manages all sourcing activities and methodologyincluding definition of user requirements, analyzing spend andvendor usage patterns, conducting supply market analyses,development of the category sourcing strategy.

Oversees the Digital IT run portfolio that addresses businessand technical needs, achieving operational stability and securitytargets.

Works closely with both internal and external parties to createDigital sourcing strategies.

Responsible for the optimization of IT Digital category costs byeffectively managing assets.

Work with IT management and finance to source, review, reportand track it digital related assets.

Develops the digital category Key Performance Indicators, costsavings targets, and metrics.

Evaluates suppliers against those requirements by establishingand maintaining contractual and business relationships withsuppliers, monitor contract compliance.

Achieve spend, savings cash flow, e-invoicing, and paymenttargets and KPI’s within category and sub-categories.

Full responsibility for supporting the procurement InformationTechnology Project Management Office (PMO), and alignment withTakeda’s Vendor Management Office (VMO).

Manages supplier performance including supplier scorecards andcontinuous improvement plans, in collaboration with the relevantCenters of Excellence.

Proactively initiates, fosters, and manages new and existingpositive relationships with many levels, including senior level,internal customers, and peers.

As needed, this position will also support enterprise & regionalsoftware category management & procurement needs.

EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

BA or BS Required, Master’s degree preferred.

Procurement Qualification (E.G. ISM, IPMM or MCIPS) Valued.

7-10 Years Working in Biotech/Pharma industry, or other highlyregulated industries, with progressive leadership ofprocurement.

Possess in-depth knowledge of Supply base and sourcing businesspractices.

Experience working in a complex global environment.

Exceptionally skilled at business partnering and stakeholdermanagement.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

Global travel up to 30%

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:

401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement ContributionPlan

Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitablecontributions

Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and healthscreenings

Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchaseadditional vacation days

Check out where you could be

working if you apply.

Job Seekers: Protect yourself against identity theft Please beaware there are instances of identity thieves postingTakeda-branded jobs and posing as employees to steal personalinformation. They visit job-related websites and invite candidatesto online chats. During the chat, they press job seekers to providebank account information and Social Security numbers.

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