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Sr. Associate Sourcing Excellence

Tampa, FL
Start date
Jul 22, 2022

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Administration, Procurement, General
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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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 Excellence


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

Deliver Value for Customers
  • 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

Manage Contracts
  • 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.

Basic Qualifications:

Masters degree


Bachelors degree and 2 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Project Management and/or IT / IS program management experience


Associates degree and 6 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Project Management and/or IT / IS program management experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Project Management and/or IT / IS program management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

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Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Join Us

If 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.


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Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
United States
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