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Sourcing Excellence Manager – Biotech (JP8461)

Tampa, Fl · Human Resources
Job Title: Sourcing Excellence Manager – Biotech (JP8461)
Location: Tampa Florida (Remote until Covid-19 restrictions are lifted)
Employment Type: Contract / Contract to Hire
Duration: 9 months with likely extension or conversion to FTE.
Business Unit: Sourcing Excellence
Job posting date:  4/7/2021
Note: Remote until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
Travel: Less than 10%, domestic travel may be possible
 
3 Key Consulting is hiring a Sourcing Excellence Manager for a consulting engagement with our client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.
 
Job Summary:
The Sourcing Excellence Manager will be responsible for helping execute the sourcing processes across a variety of categories as part of the Global Strategic Sourcing (GSS) department. The Manager will report to the Senior Manager Sourcing Excellence and will work out of client’s Capability Center located in Tampa, Florida. 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 world’s leading biotechnology companies.

Primary responsibilities include the following:
  • Sourcing Excellence Manager will provide support to a variety of categories based on the strategic demands of procurement stakeholders/customers
  • To help execute and implement the sourcing and purchasing needs of Company’s global spend across all functions
  • To execute 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
  • Executing Global/Regional Sourcing Strategies
  • Document (in Ariba) and guide sourcing execution through to implementation
  • 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
  • Delivering Value for Customers
  • Understands business goals and customer needs to implement opportunities while providing training and guidance.
  • Partners with colleagues in in other business functions as appropriate
    Anticipates and prevents potential problems through root cause analysis
  • Managing Contracts
  • Ensure procurement policies are followed, ensuring that compliance metrics are met or exceeded, supported through preferred supplier contracts:
  • Inform stakeholders on 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)
     
Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree OR
  • Master’s degree and 2 years of Sourcing, Contracting and/or, Project Management experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Sourcing, Contracting, and/or Project Management experience OR
  • Associate degree and 10 years of Sourcing, Contracting, and/or Project Management experience OR
  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Sourcing, Contracting, and/or Project Management experience
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Has solid understanding of sourcing processes (tendering, supplier negotiations and contracting) across multiple countries, across multiple spend categories
  • Competent in Project Management and independently develops practical solutions (Planning, prioritizing and delivery), with experience in leading project teams across geographic and functional reporting lines
  • Ability to provide thought leadership to customers and actively shape customer’s overall strategy while understanding business goals
  • Excellent communication 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 otherApplies analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex situations using different information sources in order to draw and present analytic insights
  • Compelling and persuasive communicator (oral and written) with excellent interpersonal skill
 
Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Project Management
  • Compelling and persuasive communicator (oral and written) with excellent interpersonal skills
 
Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
  • To help execute and implement the sourcing and purchasing needs of Company’s global spend across all functions
  • To execute 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

Employee Value Proposition:
potential for full time opportunity, Dynamic team and experience with a large global biotech company.
 
Red Flags:
Lacking contract negotiation experience.
 
Interview Process:
3 rounds. Interview panel- Availability asap

We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 

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