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Sourcing Excellence Mgr - GSS

Tampa, FL
“This Company requires all staff, staff augmentation external workers, and certain other external workers, in the United States and puerto rico vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of assignment at this company. In accordance with applicable law, this company will provide reasonable accommodations staff augmentation external workers qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship this company, its operations, or its staff.”                                                        

Top 3 Must Have Skills        
  • 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:    
Primary responsibilities include:
  • Sourcing Excellence Manager will provide support to a variety of Research and Development categories (e.g. Trial Management, Contract Research Services, Lab Equipment and Consumables, etc.) based on strategic demands of key partners/customers.
  • To help complete and implement the sourcing and contracting needs of Amgen’s US based spend across all the above categories within the Research & Development Organization.
  • To implement 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
  • Implementing Global/Regional Sourcing Strategies
  • Work is guided by operational and project related objectives defined by GCM/RCM:
  • Implement global/regional sourcing strategies across R&D categories
  • 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 mentorship
  • 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 Amgen’s procurement policies are followed, ensuring that compliance metrics are met or exceeded, supported through preferred supplier agreements and other contracts
  • Coordinate closely with Amgen Legal team on key issues for supplier negotiations
  • Inform partners 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

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

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