Job: Ambassador for Global Sourcing


The reason I\’m posting this job, which isn\’t IT-specific, is because one of its main areas of responsibilities is to act as “Ambassador for Global Sourcing.” Alpharma US Human Pharmaceuticals is looking for a strategic sourcing manager in its Elizabeth, NJ office. The pay is $70,000 to $85,000. Soft skills look important for this one:

  • Action and achievement oriented
  • Focused on and motivated to achieving results
  • Self-Management and workload prioritization skills
  • Multi-culturally sensitive
  • Ability to work to and within tight time-scales
  • Ability to analyze, manipulate and interpret information in varying formats
  • Ability to work on a cross-functional basis without operational direction
  • Tactically active but possessing operational awareness
  • Strong communicator with all levels of the organization, able to influence through example and persuasive argument
  • Playing and influencing from within the team
  • Customer focus and empathy
  • Soft people skills
  • Operational and tactical negotiation skills
  • Excellent contractual awareness

You can read about the job here.