Manager, Source to Contract Operations
Sourcing & Enterprise Services (SES) delivers world-class procurement capabilities to Pfizer, partnering with internal Pfizer customers to ensure they receive maximum value for every dollar spent with Pfizer suppliers. We accomplish this by executing effective strategic processes, including category management, supplier management and sourcing projects, all supported by efficient procure to pay processes. We add value by aligning Pfizer with the best suppliers, promoting continuous improvement in supplier performance and driving compliance with Pfizer’s intellectual property and privacy requirements. We strive to obtain the right price for the right product or service.
SES is developing a new operating model to deliver select Procurement services from a network of Global Business Services’ regional shared service centers.
The Source to Contract Operations (S2C) global team will consist of regional colleagues based in four Pfizer locations (Tampa, Florida; Thessaloniki, Greece; San Jose, Costa Rica; Dalian, China) and collectively be responsible for the execution of operational activities in the area of Sourcing, Contracting, Savings, and Low-Value/Low-Risk Category Management.
The Manager role will be a key member of the Source to Contract Operations global team. The Manager will provide effective leadership, motivation, planning for the Source to Contract Operations team at the Pfizer location to ensure proper execution of a wide variety of sourcing and contracting activities.
Manage a team of associates performing sourcing and contracting activities, including:
Quantitative and qualitative analysis on potential suppliers
Develop and Manage RFx events in SAP’s Ariba eSourcing system
Manage the non-disclosure agreements and confidential agreements between Pfizer and potential suppliers
Vet and validate potential RFx participants through a series of due diligence activities
Contract review and execution activities
Own contract storage and on-going maintenance through SAP’s Ariba Contract Workbench (ACW)
Develop savings form to measure the financial impact of Sourcing Event activities support internal/external audits for in-scope activities
Procurement analytics to monitor compliance and improve efficiency in procurement policies, processes, and tools
Collaborate with the Source to Contract Operations Global Lead in identifying process improvements/automation initiatives and developing sourcing and contracting processes for centralized and regional categories
Control and measure key performance indicators (KPIs), scorecard tracking, to monitor performance to meet the agreed upon service-level agreements (SLAs).
Supports the Enablement of Procurement technology and roadmap
Supports and advances the strategic objectives of the Source to Contract Operations Global Lead
Evaluate team performance and conduct/propose job training for the development of the professional competence of the team
Accountable for overall organizational efficiency and ensure work tasks are completed on schedule to a high-quality standard
Develop strong relationships within his/her team and Source to Contract Operations stakeholders
Continuously supports and develops a collaborative team environment
Candidate demonstrates leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.
6-10 years work experience in a Sourcing and/or Procurement role related to Source to Contract processes
Bachelor’s degree in a business, supply chain, or related field;
Excellent understanding of the end to end Procurement process from Sourcing to Contracting
Demonstrates team leadership skills with the ability to manage internal / external resources to achieve project objectives
Excellent project management, organizational skills and ability to effectively manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Strong ability to lead, challenge, and positively influence in a global team environment (includes coaching and staff development)
A team player who encourage collaboration, is cooperative and gains trust and support of peers
Detail-oriented individual with the ability to produce high-quality, timely outcomes
Strong analytical skills, able to demonstrate advanced use of analytical tools
Self-starter, works more independently, requiring limited guidance and instructions mainly for complex problems
Strong listening and interpersonal skills
Strong accountability and willing to be the champion for an idea or position;
Advanced MS Office capabilities (e.g., Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Experience with SAP Ariba suite, particularly:
Ariba Contract Workbench or similar Enterprise Procurement Software for Sourcing and Contract management
English language fluency
Experience as a team leader / manager within a Shared Service Center or Center of Excellence function
MCIPS or equivalent Professional Procurement qualification or certification
Sourcing and Contracting experience related to any of the following categories:
Marketing & Media Services
Construction, Maintenance, Facility services
Professional Services (IT, Finance, HR, Logistics etc.)
Research & Development scientific services & Lab equipment