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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA

  • How many years have you work on the planning and execution of capital projects, in a sourcing or procurement lead role or another role on the project team?
  • How many capital projects teams have you worked on over the last 5 years?
  • Of the capital projects you have worked on in recent years, what was the dollar value of the largest project?
  • What RFX e-tool(s) do you use (or have used in recent years) to issue, score and select you engineering and construction suppliers?
  • What contracting e-tool(s) do you use (or have used in recent years) to develop contracts, execute for signature, and store for compliance.
  • Ideal Capital Projects Sourcing Manager candidate: 5 years hands-on capital construction experience in procurement and competitive RFP, participating directly as member of capital project teams. travel about 5% high value projects experience.
  • At minimum should have Ariba skills; Scout and/or Sirion experience is highly desired. Understands contracting negotiations and execution.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Combination of: Sourcing, Contracting, and Project Management
  • Minimum of 6-years hands-on experience as the Sourcing or Procurement Lead on more than one Project Delivery team
  • Broad knowledge of the construction market forces shaping a customers business context (e.g. supplier base, legal & regulatory environment, sources of competitive advantage)
  • Ensure Amgen’s procurement policies are followed and that compliance metrics are met or exceeded, supported through supplier contracts published in Sirion
  • Inform stakeholders on Amgen’s sourcing policies and procedures, providing support and corrective actions where required
  • Assists overall Project Manager with all matters related to strategic sourcing and procurement as a vital member of Project Delivery teams
  • Manage commercial relationships as liaison between Project Delivery teams and suppliers
  • Develop and maintain Project Sourcing Plan with Project Manager as a "living document" throughout project life cycle
  • Lead selection of Project Delivery approach, Contract Strategy and commercial price structure and incentives/penalties
  • Facilitate supplier selection process, whether competitively bid or single sourced
  • Draft and ensure timely reviews and execution of all Contract documents using Sirion
  • Provide basic training of Contract provisions to Project Team and serve as the source for Contract interpretation and application during project execution
  • Work with Project Manager and Project Controls Manager to resolve valid contractor disputes, claims and/or change orders
  • Experience in construction within the Pharma industry is a plus

Day to Day Responsibilities:    
  • Act as sourcing lead assigned to capital project team for multiple projects totally well over $500M in value. Work with project team to schedule sourcing events and track subcontracting plans. Draft, negotiate and execute project Orders referencing master agreement terms and conditions. Assist project team with matters related to contractual obligations of the parties.

Basic Qualifications    
  • Doctorate degree
  • Master’s degree and 2 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of experience
  • Associate’s degree and 8 years of experience
  • High school diploma / GED and 10 years of experience

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:        
  • Active member of multiple capital projects teams, preferably in a procurement lead role
  • Recent experience managing competitive bids using an e-Tool such as Ariba
  • Hands on eRFX skills using an e-tool such as Ariba
  • Contract negotiation and execution skills for engineering and construction
  • Recent experience managing competitive bids using an e-Tool such as Ariba.
  • In addition to procurement support on capital project team, ideal candidate has extensive experience with construction contracting and negotiations

Pay Rate  between $55 - $62/Hr on W2 based on experience.

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


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