Assoc Dir Category Management

Location
Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Ref
R606
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Summary:
The Associate Director Category Management is responsible to develop & lead the Global Category Management strategy within Research and Development for clinical services (includes but is not limited to IRT, Imaging, eCOA, ECG). She/he is a proven business strategy influencer & collaborator by advising Regeneron Global teams on supply market dynamics and leading practices which maximize value, minimize risk, and ensure quality & cost effectiveness. The Associate Director Category Management works effectively with ambiguity to anticipate future global business requirements in complex and/or multiple business unit stakeholder categories. She/he develops strategies to meet future demands and to create a competitive supply advantage. The Associate Director Category Management owns the global Supplier Management Program including risk, performance, relationship, and supplier development pillars. She/he will ensure that the global category strategy is consistently deployed by collaborating with sourcing managers and other peers.

Responsibilities:
• Identifies and resolves unique situations of substantial significance in the category under management
• Applies ingenuity and creativity to problem analysis and resolution in complicated and/or novel situations
• Uses independent judgement, sophisticated thought leadership, and development skills to execute tasks and drive the sourcing team
• Either directly or through a matrix structure, manages teams of professional level employees responsible for performing sourcing tasks to carry out category and supply management tasks
• Serve as the Strategic Sourcing leader for the associated governance forums which can include Joint Operating Committee and Annual/Semi-Annual Business Review Meetings
• Directs the regional/global category management strategy for the category of ownership (Clinical Core Technologies) to serve regional/global business needs
• Responsible for global contractual agreements and works with internal legal department on any changes that are critical to Regeneron's interest
• Reviews global contracts for key areas of spend, monitors trends/patterns within the category, and serve as the primary point for negotiations.
• Identify/define sourcing best practices both within and outside of Regeneron and ensure those best practices are adopted
• Assists with the planning and management of budgets, policies and practices for sourcing function with significant impact on area operations
• Informs and influences decision making at the management and executive level
• Provides coaching and guidance on job performance and career development to direct reports (if applicable) and provides leadership examples for the organization
• Coaches proficiency on procurement technical skills among category/sourcing managers and peers

Category Management:
• Leads and directs the global supply market evaluation process by utilizing all available market intelligence, risk, compliance, and financial assessment tools
• Creates the global Supplier Management Program for the category including risk, performance, relationship, and supplier development pillars with collective input from the individual market sourcing managers
• Accountable for implementing the global Category Management strategy
• Authority to act as the primary relationship manager to the supplier's global leadership team
• Develops and leads the framework negotiation plan for the global category strategy using a leader mastery level skill set