Sr Manager

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 11-13-2016
Job Details
Responsible for managing sourcing processes focused on Clinical Development Service categories that may include Trial Management, Observational Research, Site Pricing & Payments, and Full Service Clinical Trials. In addition, will also support the development and implementation of sourcing and category management strategies globally.

Responsibilities
  • leading the industry analysis to identify size of industry, leading players, and specific industry characteristics; conducting client requirement analysis to understand clients' procurement needs
  • influence suppliers and stimulate innovation, process improvement, and cost management
  • developing a comprehensive category strategy based on customer and industry analyses and developing contracts with new suppliers or renegotiating existing contracts; lead the contract negotiation process and achieve best value for the company by:
    • leading the appropriate sourcing process for new and existing business requirements
    • defining and executing the contract negotiation strategy and follow-on contract management
    • leading the contract implementation and the identification of opportunities for expanded supplier relationships to enhance the business partnerships

Skills
  • sourcing/procurement experience
  • financial analysis
  • business case development
  • clinical development
  • excellent communication skills
  • ability to work with and lead a team
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