Associate Director, COE - Sourcing Systems

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Sep 12, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.


The Associate Director Sourcing COE Systems is responsible to develop the sourcing systems strategy and lead the team responsible for managing both sourcing data analytics and sourcing systems. S/He works effectively with ambiguity to anticipate future business requirements and trends in Strategic Sourcing Technology categories. The Associate Director leads a team of systems/data managers and analysts.

SCOPE: Global supply market


• Develops and maintain the procurement system strategy and technology roadmap for the department

• Creates, manages and drive adoption of best in class contract management, procure to pay and spend
analytics processes

• Oversees the design, development, and implementation of dashboards to track department performance against goals and align to key financial metrics such as savings, spending by category, and supplier performance scorecards

• Enables the tools to conduct advanced data analytics, cost modeling, and TCO analysis in support of sourcing and negotiating strategies

• Conducts benchmarking and communicates understanding of world class sourcing systems technology, as well as action plans on how to transition the department to a world class operating state.

• Interfaces with Finance for savings sign off

• Develop process and tools to share best practices across the organization

• Identifies and defines sourcing best practices from both within and outside of Regeneron and ensures best practices are adopted

• Informs and influences decision making at the management and executive level

• Provides coaching and guidance on job performance and career development to direct reports and provides leadership examples for the organization



• Bachelor's plus 10 years of relevant, progressive experience within procurement, to preferrably include 7 years directly in sourcing Pharma/Biotech.

• Master's plus 8 years of relevant, progressive experience within procurement, to preferrably include 5 years directly in sourcing within Pharma/Biotech.


• Demonstrated experience leading multiple spend categories and strategic sourcing teams

• 2 years or more of supervisory experience and/or demonstrated experience leading a matrix team

• Working knowledge with sourcing contracting tools, ERP's, and eRFx systems preferred. (Oracle, Zycus, GEP, Ariba, Other)

• Ability to leverage standard business applications for communicating, presenting and analyzing (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

• Cost modeling knowledge

• Excellent verbal and written skills

• Ability to develop detailed business cases

• Ability to build consensus, teamwork, and creativity within a collaborative team with limited supervision


This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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