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Sourcing Associate - ESS

Tampa, FL
Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:    

Contracting, Customer Service, Project Management


We are searching for a Sourcing Associate, ESS, 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 Senior Associate will report to the Manager Sourcing Excellence and work out of the Capability Center in Tampa, Florida. Remote until Covid Policy is lifted.

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:

Executing Tail Spend Sourcing Strategies

Support supplier analysis and market intelligence activities
Manage Request for Proposal and Quotation processes (eRFX)
Consistently document and guide sourcing execution in designated tools
Ensure sourcing tactics drive value in specific functional business environments

Delivering Value for Customers
Understand business goals and interpret customer needs to identify potential opportunities
Partner with colleagues in various business areas as appropriate

Managing Contracts
Ensure contract policies are followed, compliance metrics are met or exceeded
Inform stakeholders on contracting policies and procedures, providing support and corrective actions where required
Lead contracting activities including selecting appropriate contract templates and effectively negotiating business terms

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree
Associate’s degree and 2 years of Sourcing, Contracting, Customer Service, and/or Project Management experience
High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Sourcing, Contracting, Customer Service, and/or Project Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Combination of: Sourcing, Contracting, Customer Service and/or Project Management
Broad knowledge of the market forces shaping a customer’s business context (e.g. supplier base, sources of competitive advantage)
Demonstrated experience working within a set of guidelines in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated success ensuring requirements are met with a customer-centric mindset

Analytical & Technical
Ability to influence to drive desired results
Ability to analyze, summarize, and present insights based on the needs of the audience

Change Management
Independent self-starter with an interest in or working understanding of broad business functions
Demonstrated track record of identifying root causes to issues and proactively problem solving
Demonstrated success in partnering cross-functionally
Compelling and persuasive communicator (oral and written) with excellent interpersonal skills

committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing, and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world, and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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

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

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