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Sourcing Excellence Manager, Biopharma - Remote EST (JP9918)

Tampa, FL · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Sourcing Excellence Manager, Biopharma - Remote EST (JP9918)
Location: Tampa, FL. 33607
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: R&D and Operations Sourcing Excellence
Duration: 1+ years (with likely extensions)
Notes: Remote but needs to support EST.
Posting Date:  03/08/2022

3 Key Consulting is hiring a Sourcing Excellence Manager for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
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 be a Contracting expert, leading contracting activities, managing ongoing contract management needs.
  • To be an expert in ensuring compliance with all relevant GSS policies and procedures.

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 client’s procurement policies are followed, ensuring that compliance metrics are met or exceeded, supported through preferred supplier contracts:
  • Inform stakeholders on client’s 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)

  • Less than 10%, domestic travel may be possible

Why is the Position Open?
Project need.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Must have 5 + YEARS of experience drafting , redlining, and negotiating contracts with suppliers (specifically regarding privacy and data protection)
  • Must be able to maintain strict timeline and work independently
  • Must be able to prioritize and manage workload/ self starter

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Communicate with suppliers. Review / negotiate redlines. Communicate with internal stakeholders in regards to redlines. Discuss redlines with SMEs for further input. Route final documents for signature.

Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree
Master’s degree and 2 years of Contracting and/or, Project Management experience
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Contracting, and/or Project Management experience
Associate’s degree and 10 years of Contracting, and/or Project Management experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of 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 skills

Employee Value Proposition:
Career growth and opportunity.

Red Flags:
  • Gaps in career/ resume
  • Someone who is unable to complete full job assignment / project

Interview process:
Phone screening followed by in-person interview.

We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.

3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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