HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.Associate, Budget Planning & Contracting Operations Specialist, BiotechnologyLive
What you will do
Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role, you will facilitate timely, transparent, and accurate management of the business units external expense budget.Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Negotiating supplier budgets and scopes of work (SOW) across the Biosimilars Division, competitively sourcing services as applicable
Overseeing Purchase Order (PO) process in compliance with financial and budgetary procedures, including raising requisitions
Facilitating the approval process and enabling Purchase Order (PO).
Monitoring scopes of work throughout the service period and amending as appropriate, including liaising and negotiating with suppliers and internal customers.
Facilitating the closure of services and associated POs; handling PO and/or invoice approval issues; tracking and reporting spend against budgets
Setting up advisory board contracts and contracts with individual advisors; and managing external supplier relationships.
Develop and build effective client and internal team relationships among biosimilar functional leads, finance, global strategic sourcing, buying centers, accounts payable, and external vendors.
Regularly and accurately update expense trackers, providing transparency of external expenses within the Biosimilars Division.
Purchase Orders (PO) open quickly and compliantly, including troubleshooting PO or invoice issues with the Buying Center and/or Accounts Payable.
Various ad-hoc budget-related analyses: quarter-end accrual analysis, variance analysis, management reporting, etc.
Budget training and accounting guidance to the Biosimilars team, ensuring that all contractual and expense transactions are aligned with Amgen guidelines, SOPs, and accounting principles.
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The specialist we seek is a go-to professional with these qualifications.Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors degree OR
Associate degree and 4 years of related business experience, OR
High school diploma or GED and 6 years of related business experience.
ThriveWhat you can expect of us
Sound experience in budget and contract negotiation and management in life sciences or medically-related fields
Knowledge of clinical trial requirements and processes is ideally obtained through working on industry-sponsored global clinical trials.
Working knowledge of accounting and relevant finance-related regulations and corporate compliance standards.
Functional knowledge of SAP (including self-service reporting) and Ariba applications
Advanced Excel skills are required.
Experience critically evaluating processes and establishing creative solutions.
Project scheduling and budgeting expertise.
Excellent project management and coordination/collaboration skills
Ability to lead and work as part of a team.
Autonomy to work independently with few instructions, as well as to know when to obtain direction.
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.
Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:
Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
Stock-based long-term incentives
Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible
for a career that defies imagination
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Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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