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Sourcing Excellence Mgr - GSS

Tampa, FL


We are searching for a 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 the Capability Center located in Tampa, Florida.

At our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential 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 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 US based spend across all the above categories within the G&A corporate 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 (for Strategic and Supply Constrained Categories) and to be accountable for hand-off to Contract-to-Pay teams

Executing Global/Regional Sourcing Strategies
Work is guided by operational and project related objectives defined by GCM/RCM:
Implement global/regional sourcing strategies across US markets
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 guidance
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

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
Review and approve purchase requisitions and escalation of any non-compliant requisitions to the appropriate Global or Regional Category Manager
Lead and implement contracting with new suppliers
Support ongoing contract management (incl. renewing and renegotiating existing and expiring contracts)

"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"

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