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Global Category Strategic Sourcing Manager -Technology

Amgen
Tampa, FL 33602
  • Job Code
    115509006
Amgen

Job ID: R-86968
Location: Tampa, FL, US 33602

The Global Category Strategic Sourcing Manager will report into the Technology Vertical Lead within Global Strategic Sourcing (GSS) and will support in conjunction with Senior Manager ~$185M spend to include: Technology Services such as Service Desk, Application Support, Amgen Hardware environment, and Telecom. The Manager will be accountable for supporting the development and managing the overall sourcing and supplier management process(s) for these categories.

The GSS Sourcing Manager will work out of Amgen's Capability Center in Tampa, FL. At Amgen, 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.

Strategic Contribution
  • Manages Technology Spend within IS Tech and select Regions
  • Support development of the overall strategy for all technology categories in conjunction with business objectives related to IS Tech and selected Regions
  • Provide advice and counsel for IS Tech Leadership
  • Deep understanding of external supply markets & alignment to business strategy
  • Deliver effective risk and spend management results enabling IS Tech to deliver on Amgen Business needs in accordance with policies and processes


Delivering Value for Customers
  • Effectively drives collaboration where 'overlapping' stakeholder groups, geographic regions and / or where requirements exist
  • Responsive and adaptable to the evolving and complex business needs, innovation and supply markets
  • Manages, minimizes and mitigates supply/contractual/regulatory risk leveraging key functions where appropriate (Legal, Compliance, Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, Audit etc.)
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholder / groups and with key providers in current and future markets
  • Provide subject matter advice to internal and external stakeholder groups addressing current/future business needs demonstrating marketplace knowledge to supported functions and in support of GSS teams for other functions within Amgen
  • Initiates/builds industry/functional peer relationships bringing back best practice/innovation for Amgen


Developing Category Strategies
  • Develop deep knowledge of business strategies, objectives and as applicable service expectations for IS Tech and selected Regions
  • Lead and influence stakeholder groups with sound and articulate business case recommendations (i.e. sourcing strategies, service models, and ecosystem impacts) with quantifiable financial benefits
  • Develop sourcing strategies in alignment with Category Strategies and lead RFPs including strong commercial negotiations, supporting the team with data analytics, leading supplier evaluations and shepherding the contractual negotiations in collaboration with stakeholders and business partners (Legal, Compliance, Audit, Sourcing Excellence etc.)
  • Designs and develops multi-year category sourcing strategy for supported functions in alignment with stakeholder annual / multi-year plans in conjunction with Technology Vertical team
  • Builds a pipeline of category projects aligned to supported stakeholders & category responsibilities as the global lead in collaboration with relevant GSS regional / category peers and key stakeholders

    Basic Qualifications

    Doctorate degree

    OR

    Master's degree & 2 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, IS Technology experience

    OR

    Bachelor's degree & 4 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, IS Technology experience

    OR

    Associate's degree and 10 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience

    OR

    High School Diploma/GED and 12 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Solid understanding of procurement/sourcing/category management methodology and able to drive value for customers leveraging the right sourcing levers
  • Excellent and disciplined project management and prioritization skills with ability to react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
  • Can conform to shifting priorities and have ability to drive multiple simultaneous project implementations
  • Track record in establishing strong SOW/SLAs and ensuring supplier performance
  • Broad knowledge of the market forces shaping a customer's business context (e.g. supplier base, legal & regulatory environment, sources of competitive advantage)
  • Ability to conduct benchmarking to address cost, quality, risk and innovation considerations
  • Ability to provide thought leadership, ability to influence and actively shape strategy
  • A sourcing expert with strong financial acumen and problem solving skills
  • Independent self-starter and able to motivate others to accomplish ambiguous tasks
  • Clear thinker, disciplined, logical and organized with the ability to prioritize
  • Strong oral and written communication / presentation / collaboration skills

    Change Management
  • Ability to lead teams in a matrix organization, across geographies enabling successful transition and operational change for the business
  • Demonstrated track record of identifying root causes to issues and proactively problem solving complex organizational needs
  • Compelling and persuasive communicator (oral and written) with excellent interpersonal skills


Analytical & Technical
  • Proven technical knowledge and business ability related technology hardware, software, and services
  • Knowledge of sourcing, contract negotiations, and supplier management
  • Ability to analyze spend data and present insights based on the needs of the audience
  • Understands the Source to Pay processes including managing sourcing projects in Ariba, including the execution of online RFx and e-Auctions


Amgen is 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.

Amgen 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, Amgen 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.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-86968<br/><b>Location: </b>Tampa, FL, US 33602<br/><br/>The Global Category Strategic Sourcing Manager will report into the Technology Vertical Lead within Global Strategic Sourcing (GSS) and will support in conjunction with Senior Manager ~$185M spend to include: Technology Services such as Service Desk, Application Support, Amgen Hardware environment, and Telecom. The Manager will be accountable for supporting the development and managing the overall sourcing and supplier management process(s) for these categories. <br><br>The GSS Sourcing Manager will work out of Amgen's Capability Center in Tampa, FL. At Amgen, 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.<br><br><b> <b>Strategic Contribution</b> </b><br><ul><li> Manages Technology Spend within IS Tech and select Regions </li><li> Support development of the overall strategy for all technology categories in conjunction with business objectives related to IS Tech and selected Regions </li><li> Provide advice and counsel for IS Tech Leadership </li><li> Deep understanding of external supply markets & alignment to business strategy </li><li> Deliver effective risk and spend management results enabling IS Tech to deliver on Amgen Business needs in accordance with policies and processes </li></ul><br><br><b> <b>Delivering Value for Customers</b> </b><br><ul><li> Effectively drives collaboration where 'overlapping' stakeholder groups, geographic regions and / or where requirements exist </li></ul><ul><li> Responsive and adaptable to the evolving and complex business needs, innovation and supply markets </li><li> Manages, minimizes and mitigates supply/contractual/regulatory risk leveraging key functions where appropriate (Legal, Compliance, Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, Audit etc.) </li><li> Develop strong relationships with key stakeholder / groups and with key providers in current and future markets </li><li> Provide subject matter advice to internal and external stakeholder groups addressing current/future business needs demonstrating marketplace knowledge to supported functions and in support of GSS teams for other functions within Amgen </li><li> Initiates/builds industry/functional peer relationships bringing back best practice/innovation for Amgen </li></ul><br><br><b> <b>Developing Category Strategies</b> </b><br><ul><li> Develop deep knowledge of business strategies, objectives and as applicable service expectations for IS Tech and selected Regions </li><li> Lead and influence stakeholder groups with sound and articulate business case recommendations (i.e. sourcing strategies, service models, and ecosystem impacts) with quantifiable financial benefits </li><li> Develop sourcing strategies in alignment with Category Strategies and lead RFPs including strong commercial negotiations, supporting the team with data analytics, leading supplier evaluations and shepherding the contractual negotiations in collaboration with stakeholders and business partners (Legal, Compliance, Audit, Sourcing Excellence etc.) </li><li> Designs and develops multi-year category sourcing strategy for supported functions in alignment with stakeholder annual / multi-year plans in conjunction with Technology Vertical team </li><li> Builds a pipeline of category projects aligned to supported stakeholders & category responsibilities as the global lead in collaboration with relevant GSS regional / category peers and key stakeholders <br><br><b>Basic Qualifications</b><br><br>Doctorate degree<br><br>OR<br><br>Master's degree & 2 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, IS Technology experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree & 4 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, IS Technology experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Associate's degree and 10 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience<br><br>OR<br><br>High School Diploma/GED and 12 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience<br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications</b><br></li></ul><ul><li> Solid understanding of procurement/sourcing/category management methodology and able to drive value for customers leveraging the right sourcing levers </li><li> Excellent and disciplined project management and prioritization skills with ability to react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently </li><li> Can conform to shifting priorities and have ability to drive multiple simultaneous project implementations </li><li> Track record in establishing strong SOW/SLAs and ensuring supplier performance </li><li> Broad knowledge of the market forces shaping a customer's business context (e.g. supplier base, legal & regulatory environment, sources of competitive advantage) </li><li> Ability to conduct benchmarking to address cost, quality, risk and innovation considerations </li><li> Ability to provide thought leadership, ability to influence and actively shape strategy </li><li> A sourcing expert with strong financial acumen and problem solving skills </li><li> Independent self-starter and able to motivate others to accomplish ambiguous tasks </li><li> Clear thinker, disciplined, logical and organized with the ability to prioritize </li><li> Strong oral and written communication / presentation / collaboration skills <br><br>Change Management <br></li></ul><ul><li> Ability to lead teams in a matrix organization, across geographies enabling successful transition and operational change for the business </li><li> Demonstrated track record of identifying root causes to issues and proactively problem solving complex organizational needs </li><li> Compelling and persuasive communicator (oral and written) with excellent interpersonal skills </li></ul><br><br>Analytical & Technical <br><ul><li> Proven technical knowledge and business ability related technology hardware, software, and services </li><li> Knowledge of sourcing, contract negotiations, and supplier management </li><li> Ability to analyze spend data and present insights based on the needs of the audience </li><li> Understands the Source to Pay processes including managing sourcing projects in Ariba, including the execution of online RFx and e-Auctions <br><br></li></ul><br>Amgen is 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.<br><br>Amgen 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, Amgen 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.<br><br><b> Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. </b> <br><br>Join Us <br> <br> If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen. <br> <br> Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses. <br> <br> As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients. <br> <br> Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/ADJbJkIOQMmOhEmjho6np"> <p>PI115509006</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-15 Expires: 2019-12-16

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