Sr. Associate Sourcing Excellence
HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
Youve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.
Sr. Associate Sourcing ExcellenceLive
What you will do
Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will:Execute Global/Regional sourcing strategies
Constantly align and agree on priorities with appropriate global and regional category managers (GCM/RCM)
Support supplier analysis and market intelligence activities
Manage Request for Proposal and Quotation processes (eRFX)
Document and guide sourcing execution through to implementation
Ensure sourcing tactics drive value in specific functional business environments, including legal & regulatory context
Understand business goals and interpret customer needs to identify potential opportunities
Partner with colleagues in Finance and the business as appropriate
Support / manage delivery and validation of savings
Ensure Amgens sourcing policies are followed, compliance metrics are met or exceeded and supported by preferred supplier contracts
Advise stakeholders on Amgens sourcing policies and procedures, providing support and corrective actions where required
Review and approve purchase requisitions or escalate any non-compliant requisitions to the appropriate GCM/RCM
Lead contracting with new suppliers
Provide ongoing contract management (incl. renewal and renegotiation of existing and expiring contracts)
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The outstanding professional we seek is a candidate with these qualifications.
Bachelors degree and 2 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Project Management and/or IT / IS program management experienceOr
Associates degree and 6 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Project Management and/or IT / IS program management experienceOr
High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Project Management and/or IT / IS program management experience
Combination of: Management Consulting, Sourcing, Project Management and/or IT/IS program management experience
Broad knowledge of the market forces shaping a customers business context (e.g. supplier base, legal & regulatory environment, sources of competitive advantage)
Demonstrated experience in identifying and utilizing full set of sourcing levers to drive value for customers
Ability to conduct benchmarking to address cost, quality, risk and innovation considerations
Knowledge of sourcing, contract negotiations, and supplier management
Reasonable understanding of best in breed eProcurement solutions
Ability to analyze, summarize, and present insights based on the needs of the audience
Independent self-starter with an interest in or working on complex Corporate Function projects or business programs
Ability to lead teams in a matrix organization, across geographic and functional reporting lines
Demonstrated track record of identifying root causes to issues and proactively problem solving
Change management experience with large and sophisticated organizational transformations
Demonstrated success in partnering cross-functionally
Ability to own and strengthen relationships with key users
Compelling and persuasive communicator (oral and written) with excellent interpersonal skills
Some of the vast rewards of working here
As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.
Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
Generous Total Rewards Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor
for a career that defies imagination
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Join UsIf you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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