ClarusONE Sourcing Services, LLP, provides strategic generic pharmaceutical services for both
Walmart Stores, Inc. and McKesson Corporation.
This is a natural next step for the companies, which have more than two decades of history working
together to improve the quality and lower the cost of pharmaceutical care to patients.
This partnership leverages McKesson's demonstrated strength and expertise in global pharmaceutical sourcing in conjunction with Walmart's strength and commitment to delivering leading health and wellness services to their customers.
As part of this arrangement, McKesson and Walmart have established this organisation in London to
provide strategic sourcing services for both companies.
Job Title: Sourcing Operations Associate
Location: London, United Kingdom
The Sourcing Operations Associate will support generic pharmaceutical sourcing execution and product operations activities for ClarusONE and its members. Sourcing execution includes the
preparation and execution of daily bid events in addition to program portfolio maintenance. The product operation activities will include management of the daily work queue and execution of all product and non-product related cases. This role will also support various projects like; development of activity dashboards, establishing KPI's, drive efficiencies & automation of processes, ensuring adherence to pricing rules and frameworks.
Attention to detail and ability to identify inconsistencies and data errors is critical as the role requires confidence in working with numerous datasets and navigating within ClarusONE's
sourcing tools (Ark, SourceSpace, Salesforce and Tableau).
This role requires strong communication skills with a willingness to collaborate with other teams to drive towards a point of resolution. Timeliness and ability to prioritise workload are key to success in the role. Reporting through the Generics Sourcing Team you will work closely across a broad set of internal teams (Bid Management & Sourcing Execution, Sourcing, Technology & Analytics, Member Engagement).
Manage the GxSourcing mailbox and Ark work queue, classify and assign cases to relevant sourcing team members in a timely manner.
Responsible for pre-award processes, in particular item setup with respective members
Responsible for all product / non product operations related SF cases and executions
within the agreed upon timeframes.
Prepare and execute daily solicitations in response to market triggers like discontinuations, program removals service levels and other.
Support the bid review process i.e.: offer receipts, validating bids, executing supplier communications, member presentations, capturing of responses and issuing of award
Maintenance of post award processes and subsequent system maintenance related to pricing, award types and delays in go live dating.
Communicate tactfully as needed with suppliers, keeping critical information confidential with minimal supervision
Work across the broader sourcing execution team to streamline processes & drive efficiencies through tech and analytic process improvements.
Support all SOX related activities and audit - ensuring processes are compliant.
The above is not an exhaustive list and support as per business requirements will vary.
Bachelors degree, preferably in Finance, Economics or similar
Minimum of 2 years of experience in finance/business analysis or product management
Product management experience preferred, especially in generic pharmaceuticals
* Time management skills, including ability to organise and prioritise work to consistently meet critical and/or conflicting daily deadlines while ensuring the highest level of accuracy
* Attention to detail
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Solid interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal, flexible and adaptive to changes in the business
* Ability to build positive working relationships with internal stakeholders and embrace feedback
* Comfortable working in a high-pressured environment, focused on completing deliverables and adhering to agreed timelines amidst cycles of high work volume
As an industry leader shaping the future of health, our team delivers solutions that make a meaningful difference for patients and communities around the world. A career here is an opportunity to significantly impact healthcare as we know it, with team members dedicated to supporting your professional journey. The future of health starts with you.