Sr Associate Contract Management AFP

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 10-30-2018
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Provides contract analysis and feedback to Category Managers and stakeholders
  • Manages latest estimate (LE) forecasting and accrual budget submissions to Finance for key IS supplier agreements
  • Engages with contract owners and procurement to support PO management for key IS supplier agreements
  • Calculates performance credits for key IS supplier agreements
  • Provides contract compliance feedback to business stakeholders through reporting or discussion
Job Summary
  • This role will support Amgen’s Sourcing and Contract Organization within Global Business Services.
  • The Sr. Associate Contract Management is responsible for ensuring that signed contracts maintain compliance to expected terms and conditions and are appropriately managed throughout the contract lifecycle.
  • Additionally, the Sr. Associate Contract Management role will engage in light levels of contracting to support lower dollar contract creation.
  • This position will play an integral role in maintaining the expected value from Amgen’s contracts in support of the Source to Pay transformation currently underway.
  •  They will interact with key stakeholders across Amgen, including internal and external customers.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Consults with Legal to ensure compliance with all Amgen requirements and Legal statutes
  • Oversees the compliance to assigned contracts to ensure the expected terms and conditions are applied
  • Provides contract compliance feedback to business stakeholders through reporting or discussions
  • Escalates compliance issues to contract owners
  • Negotiates contract terms and conditions for supplier agreements of all types
  • Communicates and facilitates contract addendums, clauses and change orders
  • Determines renewals and addendums required
  • Engages with contract owners to resolve supplier issues, disputes or claims
  • Provides contract analysis and feedback to Category Managers and stakeholders
  • Manages latest estimate (LE) forecasting and accrual budget submissions to Finance for key IS supplier agreements
  • Engages with contract owners and procurement to support PO management for key IS supplier agreements
  • Calculates performance credits for key IS supplier agreements
  • Facilitates contract compliance audits, as required, to ensure proper compliance to negotiated terms and conditions
  • Works with Tactical Buyers, Contract Administrators and stakeholders to ensure the proper contract clauses are in place to support the deployment of contracts into the P2P system
  • Coordinates the close out of contracts
  • Provides discipline and adherence to established policies and procedures in contract termination proceedings
Basic Qualifications
  • Master's degree and 1 years of Finance experience OR
  • Bachelor's degree and 3 years of Finance experience OR
  • Associate's degree and 4 years of Finance experience OR
  • High school diploma / GED and 5 years of finance experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in, business, or any other highly quantitative discipline
  • 4+ years’ experience in Procure to Pay processes
  • Experience working for a Global corporation
  • Experience in the contracting process
  • Experience in creating contracts and aligning to Legal templates and requirements
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Experience in overseeing negotiations with suppliers
  • Ability to take initiative and work under light supervision
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