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Sourcing Excellence Manager (JP9929)

Tampa, FL · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Sourcing Excellence Manager (JP9929)
Location: Tampa, FL.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Sourcing Excellence
Duration: 6 month with likely extensions
Must live in Tampa as this is a hybrid role.
Posting Date:  03/10/2022

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

Job Description:

Sourcing Excellence Manager who 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 company’s Capability Center located in Tampa, Florida.

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

Travel: Less than 10%, domestic travel may be possible

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

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 other Applies 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

The invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.

Why is the Position Open?
Backfill/ team need

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:

Strategic Sourcing: RFx through Contracting - MUST have experience with detailed contracts
Supplier and Internal Stakeholder Engagement & Communications
e-Procurement Systems Experience (e.g. Ariba, SAP, SCOUT, etc.)
Biotech experienced preferred but not required

Day to Day Responsibilities:
Execution of the sourcing process. Engaging with our Strategic Category Managers, our Business Partners, and with Suppliers. Issuing RFx and coordinating all activities related to that activity - supplier communications, bid review & analysis and presentations to stakeholders for decision on supplier(s). Negotiating highly complex contracts in the R&D space as the front-line contact and leader for Amgen with the supplier(s) and with LAW and with our Business Partners

Employee Value Proposition:
Possible extension/ career growth and opportunity

Red Flags:

Poor of lack of communication skills (both verbal and written)
Lack of ability to give specific examples of skills as noted above - candidate must have strategic sourcing experience
Interview process:
WebEx 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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