Global Generic Sourcing Specialist
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What you will be doing
Under general direction of the Director, Global Generics and Sourcing, this position is directly responsible for determining and maintaining all formulary customer access to generic pharmaceutical and the administration of the Cencora Global Procurement (CGP) Master Service Agreement between CGP and Manufacturers. In addition, this position is responsible for manufacturer and sales questions and inquiries.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages New Generic Product Launches with generating forecasts and working directly with the Generic Category Managers to communicate effectively across all business units
Collaborates with, and notifies, Cencora Global Procurement, SGS, Sales, Customer Care, Replenishment Operations, Customer Operations, and Contracts and Chargebacks of product launches and changes in CGP or customer access to generic products through management of manufacturer contracts and communication with manufacturers directly
Represents the access needs of the customer to the manufacturer for inquiries and requests and maintains all approval lists and updates
Assisting Category Managers in determining appropriate customer groups that will have access to products based on manufacturer strategy and resolving all inquiries and issues after implementation
Collaborates with Generic Injectable team to help support strategic projects and initiatives
Works with Category Manager to develop and maintain manufacturer relationships to further align with CGP strategic goals and contract strategy
Support the Category Management in their daily duties as it pertains to upholding the terms of the CGP Master Service Agreements, running reports, and updating weekly trackers
Tracks and updates all active manufacturer, contract, and product information according to department and Company processes
Organizes projects and maintains planning to ensure issues and milestones are met and acts as backup resource to lead manufacturer RFP and RFI responses for Strategic Global Sourcing
Creates and maintains all departmental SOPs and documentation
Performs related duties as assigned
What your background should look like
Requires broad training in fields such as business administration, accountancy, sales, marketing, computer sciences or similar vocations generally obtained through completion of a four year bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; normally requires a minimum of two (2) years related and progressively responsible experience
Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry
Understanding of Cencora retail programs
Thorough knowledge of Cencora policies and procedures
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Strong organizational and analytical skills; attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong computer skills necessary to operate effectively with company systems and programs
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required with a strong working knowledge of Excel
What Cencora offers
We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.
To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
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The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.