Jan 29, 2021

Advisor, Responsible Procurement & Risk Management

  • Cardinal Health
  • Mansfield, MA, USA

Job Description

Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines.

The Advisor is responsible for supporting the development, operation and improvement of the global ESG due diligence and third-party risk process to include data collection, and review of assessments/audits with the assistance of third-party tools and service providers. Reporting to the Director of Responsible Procurement and Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM), the Advisor will implement survey campaigns, follow-up on corrective actions, and provide report creation and data management activities in support of the due diligence process. The Advisor will also support risk management activities as we expand our Third-Party Risk Management program.

This position is responsible for operating the ESG and third-party risk assessment process for a global network of suppliers and internal factories, interacting with survey and audit service providers, and supporting the needs of the Sustainable Sourcing Program Manager.

  • Operate the due diligence and risk assessment processes
  • Ensure survey and audit plans are complete, and are executed in a timely manner
  • Ensure data integrity and manage data access.
  • Ensure proper supplier corrective action follow-up, and timely critical issue escalation
  • Support survey development and deployment, while scheduling on-site audit campaigns globally.
  • Provide data analysis, create management reports and manage database processes as needed.
  • Works with managers and directors cross-functionally to develop performance improvement targets for suppliers and internal facilities.
  • Provides leadership for implementing system and process improvement.
  • Measures and evaluates attainment of results.
  • Develops training materials and deploy cross-functionally

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in sustainable procurement and/or risk management.
  • Performs under minimal supervision with accountability for specific goals/objectives.
  • Demonstrates collaboration, problem solving, and conflict management skills to ensure a productive work environment and achievement of objectives.
  • Familiar with CAPA in a regulated environment
  • Strong communication skills with experience working with suppliers or colleagues internationally.
  • High level of confidentiality and accountability, while being proactive with a bias for action.
  • Familiar with sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), data management and reporting
  • Ability to work within a remote environment.

What is expected of you and others at this level
  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work independently; receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
  • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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