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Amgen is searching for a Sourcing Excellence Manager, who will have an opportunity to work closely with the Sourcing Excellence organization in one of the leading Bio Tech companies in the world!! They will understand how large multi-national companies work and how to work within a matrix corporate environment. The Sourcing Excellence Manager will report to the Sr. Manager, Sourcing Excellence.
At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides crucial services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies.
The Sourcing Excellence Manager will also receive excellent training, support and knowledge of procurement practices. The managers responsibilities ideally suit someone looking to forge a management career in Procurement (with potential progression towards Regional/Global Category Management) and/or across other business fields in the Bio Tech/Pharmaceutical industry.
Primary responsibilities include:
Sourcing Excellence Manager will provide support to a variety of sourcing Excellence categories based on strategic demands of key partners/customers.
To help complete and implement the sourcing and contracting needs of Amgens US based spend across all the above categories within the Research & Development Organization.
To implement sourcing (eRFX) for the Global (GCM) Category Management Teams
To be a Procurement Process and Systems expert ensuring compliance with all relevant sourcing policies and procedures
To be a Contracting expert, leading contracting activities, managing ongoing contract management needs (for Strategic and Supply Constrained Categories) and to be accountable for hand-off to Contract-to-Pay teams
Implementing Global/Regional Sourcing Strategies
Work is guided by operational and project related objectives defined by GCM/RCM:
Implement global/regional sourcing strategies across categories supported by Sourcing Excellence
Document (in Ariba) and guide sourcing execution through to implementation
Communicate to GCM/RCM local and regional requirements impacting category strategies
Support supplier analysis and market intelligence activities
Manage Request for Proposal and Quotation processes (eRFX)
Ensure sourcing tactics drive value in specific functional business environments, including legal & regulatory context
Develop, maintain, and implement preferred supplier lists
Implement supplier improvement programs within key supplier relationships
Implements new procedures and processes to drive desired results
Delivering Value for Customers
Understands business goals and customer needs to implement opportunities while providing training and mentorship
Partners with colleagues in Finance and all other Function Heads as appropriate
Supports / Manages delivery and validation of savings for Global Category Managers
Anticipates and prevents potential problems through root cause analysis
Ensure Amgens procurement policies are followed, ensuring that compliance metrics are met or exceeded, supported through preferred supplier agreements and other contracts
Coordinate closely with Amgen Legal team on key issues for supplier negotiations
Inform partners on Amgens sourcing policies and procedures, providing support and corrective actions where required
Lead and implement contracting with new suppliers
Support ongoing contract management (incl. renewing and renegotiating existing and expiring contracts)
Masters degree and 2 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Project Management or Operations experience
Bachelors degree and 4 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Project Management or Operations experience
Associates degree and 10 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Project Management or Operations experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Project Management or Operations experience
Experience working in international environments
Has solid understanding of sourcing and contracting processes (tendering, supplier negotiations, etc.) across multiple countries, across multiple spend categories
Proactive Project Management capabilities that continues to advance projects forward to completion (Be a "Driver")
Develops practical solutions (Planning, prioritizing and delivery), with experience in leading project teams across geographic and functional reporting lines
Demonstrates high level of Strategic Thinking to bring creative solutions to challenging/ambiguous contractual challenges
Understanding of the R&D function is a plus
Ability to provide Thought Leadership to customers and actively shape partners overall strategy while understanding business goals
Excellent interpersonal skills (presentation, virtual team development, etc.) resulting in relationship building and development
Problem solving skills
Able to work with minimal direction, ensuring quality of tasks / service provided by self and other
Experience using e-procurement tools such as Ariba, Workday Strategic Sourcing, etc.
Applies analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex situations using different information sources in order to draw and present analytic insights
Highly proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel
Proficient business English, written and oral
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.
Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve peoples lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the worlds leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
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.
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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