Manager Sourcing - IT

Rensselaer, NY
Oct 21, 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.

Summary: The Manager Sourcing will be responsible to support and assist in the development of the Category Management strategy by gathering and business unit supply needs and specifications for the IOPS (Industrial Operations and Product Supply) IT organization. She/he works collaboratively with the Category Manager and business unit stakeholders to commercially & competitively assess the local supply base's capabilities and qualifications for Regeneron's interests. The Sourcing Manager owns the local supplier relationship and manages ongoing performance and service delivery. She/he must have demonstrated capability to manage a supply base and maximize value, minimize risk, and ensure quality & cost effectiveness.

Title level will be determined based on qualifications relevant to the role

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Leads and/or works with others to solve issues of diverse scope where analysis requires an understanding of current business trends

• Uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgement and identify innovative solutions

• Requires broad understanding of the processes, procedures and systems and is able to use that knowledge to improve efficiency and produce high quality work on problems with cross functional impact

• Responsible for specific local contractual agreements, works with internal legal department, and drives any changes that are critical to Regeneron's interest

• Develops and executes local sourcing strategies for respective area of spend responsibility to optimize value

• Solicits and analyzes requests for proposals, negotiates contracts, and ensure contract objectives are delivered (savings, SLAs, etc.); ensures compliance with local pricing agreements and internal policies/procedures

• Manages local vendor/supplier relationships and ensures performance and accountability are tracked/improved

• Develops and manages program policies and procedures ensuring compliance with Company guidelines, related laws and governmental guidelines

• Develops and executes local market procurement related programs to optimize value

• Informs and influences decision making at the management level

• Manages local supplier integration plans with internal clients for all goods and services for consumption by internal stakeholders, business unit or function

• Identifies local supply market projects to apply sourcing and procurement methodologies.

• Conducts local supplier relationship management activities as guided by the Supplier Management Program to achieve continuous improvement goals

• Coaches proficiency on procurement technical skills among peers & junior team members

Knowledge and Skills:

• Working knowledge of IT Sourcing Contracting, ERP, eRFX systems preferred. (Oracle, Zycus, GEP, Icertis, Ariba, Other)

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

• Working level proficiency using negotiations skills

• Cost modeling knowledge

• Excellent verbal and written skills

• Ability to formulate presentations and business cases

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

Education and Experience:

• Requires Bachelor's degree plus 7 years of relevant experience OR Master's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience

• Program management experience and project management experience required

• Experience with IT categories and procurement required

• Experience in a sourcing role directly engaging with stakeholders required

• CPSM/CPM preferred

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.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.