Regional Category Lead, HR Services & Complementary Workforce Procurement, US

Your Responsibilities:
Enabling and supporting timely talent acquisition, retention, development & mobility is critical to support delivery of the GSK goal as well as our Innovation, Performance and Trust priorities.

Job purpose:
• Engaging and building strategic relationship with key regional US and LATAM stakeholders in Procurement and the HR communities to deliver the right people into critical roles for the right cost, whilst ensuring compliance for GSK.
• Working closely with key regional US and LATAM stakeholders, to capture business requirements and lead the creation, execution and management of regional sourcing strategies and for HR spend categories.
• Working closely with global procurement stakeholders, to input regional US and LATAM business requirements and support the creation, execution and management of global sourcing strategies and for HR spend categories.
• To leverage deep category and market expertise to support GSK in optimising value delivery from the supply base for HR categories:
o End-to-end planning, costing and managing inbound and outbound arrangements for temporary and permanent relocations and immigration.
o Payroll & Benefits
o Learning& Development, Coaching and Translations
o Complementary Workforce
• Ensuring financial benefits are recognised by stakeholder communities and finance groups to allow benefit capture and transparent decision-making in line with the Spend Management framework
• Driving sustainable value for GSK from key supplier relationships, aligned with our Global Diversity and Inclusion aspirations

• Create comprehensive regional US and LATAM sourcing strategies for HR Services categories, operating with a truly global and strategic mindset whilst ensuring the requirements of local markets are understood and supported.
• Have a clear understanding of how regional US and LATAM strategies affect local markets and fit with the global strategy. Build an education and communication process for in-country Procurement leads and Business units.
• Be the regional US and LATAM expert in the HR spend categories
• Educate and influence key stakeholders to support strategy development, endorse recommended strategies, support execution and agree how benefit delivery will be budgeted
• Work closely with the business and legal teams to develop and negotiate sustainable supplier contracts that reflect the requirements of HR (including but not limited to SLA, SPII and GDPR in line with guidance from the CISO)
• Collaborate with the regional US and LATAM HR teams to deliver best-in-class service for GSK
• Build strategic relationships with key suppliers at a senior level and lead processes to ensure performance and value is delivered from these relationships and GSK remains compliant with all country laws, tax regulations and immigration policies.
• Support the governance process to ensure adherence to core/approved spend whilst driving efficiency and effectiveness savings.
• Accountable for the lifecycle management of all regional US and LATAM strategic suppliers and support Category council reviews and supplier review boards


Why You?

Basic qualifications:
- Bachelors Degree in Business or related field
- Relevant experience in Procurement or HR
- Proven negotiation, conflict resolution and contract management skills (ideally in the HR space)
- English proficiency (written & oral), additional languages would be advantageous
- Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders.
- Ability to demonstrate strong and adaptable leadership styles
- Effective communication and influencing kills

Preferred qualifications:
- Graduate Degree in Business, Procurement, Accounting/Finance or HR

Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires

Who are Global Procurement at GSK?
•We are a centralized and integrated organization, delivering value to GSK through partnership with stakeholders and our supply base. Our team is comprised of 700+ colleagues in over 65 countries. Collectively we manage over £11B in spend across a substantial breadth of spend categories. We do this through an approach centered around Global Category Management and through embedded presence and engagement with our stakeholders in local country teams and manufacturing sites.

What role does Procurement play in delivering the GSK strategy?
•Procurement at GSK continues to develop into an important strategic business partner with a high expectation to help create value for GSK not only through delivering savings to the business but from working with great suppliers who help deliver high quality goods and services to GSK impacting both our bottom line and top line growth.

What's the future for Global Procurement?
•We will be an integrated organization with value added business partnering relationships, deep category expertise in the right places, and effective supplier relationship management practices. We are focused on streamlining business processes, efficiently managing a strong pipeline of value-adding projects, and delivering maximum value for GSK

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