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Sourcing Excellence Manager, Operations

Amgen
Tampa, FL 33602
  • Job Code
    117244752
Amgen

Job ID: R-91644
Location: Tampa, FL, US 33602

Amgen is searching for a Sourcing Excellence Manager, who will have an opportunity to work closely with the R&D/Operations organization in one of the leading Bio Tech companies in the world. They will understand how large multi-national companies work and how to work within a matrix corporate environment. The Sourcing Excellence Manager will report to the Sr. Manager, Sourcing Excellence R&D/Operations Lead and will work out of the Amgen Capability Center located in Tampa, Florida.

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.

Primary responsibilities for the manager will include the following:
  • Provide support to a variety of spend categories, allocated and resourced based on strategic demands of Procurement's stakeholders/customers
  • Assist in the execution and implementation of the sourcing and purchasing needs of Amgen's US based spend across all categories with in the Commercial, R&D, and Operations organizations
  • Execute sourcing (eRFX) for the Global (GCM) Category Management Teams
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in Procurement Process and Systems while ensuring compliance with all relevant sourcing policies and procedures
  • Serve as 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
  • Executing Global/Regional Sourcing Strategies
  • Work is guided by operational and project related objectives defined by GCM/RCM:
    • Implement global/regional sourcing strategies across US markets
    • 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 guidance
  • 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 contracts:
    • Inform stakeholders on Amgen's sourcing policies and procedures, providing support and corrective actions where required
    • Review and approve purchase requisitions and escalation of any non-compliant requisitions to the appropriate GCM/RCM
    • Lead and implement contracting with new suppliers
    • Support ongoing contract management (incl. renewing and renegotiating existing and expiring contracts)


Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree
OR

Master's degree and 2 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Operations or Project Management experience
OR

Bachelor's degree and 4 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Operations or Project Management experience
OR

Associate's degree and 10 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Operations or Project Management experience
OR

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Operations or Project Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong understanding of sourcing processes (tendering, supplier negotiations and contracting) across multiple countries, across multiple spend categories
  • Strong Project Management experience with independently developing practical solutions (Planning, prioritizing and delivery), with experience in leading project teams across geographic and functional reporting lines
  • Provide thought leadership to customers and actively shape customer's overall strategy while understanding business goals
  • Excellent communication skills (presentation, virtual team development, etc.) resulting in relationship building and development
  • Problem solving skills
  • Able to work with minimal direction, ensuring quality of tasks / service provided by self and other
  • Experience using e-procurementtools such as Ariba
  • Applies analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex situations using different information sources in order to draw and present analytic insights
  • Highly proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel
  • Willingness to Travel
  • Fluent business English, written and oral


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.

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.

PI117244752

<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-91644<br/><b>Location: </b>Tampa, FL, US 33602<br/><br/>Amgen is searching for a Sourcing Excellence Manager, who will have an opportunity to work closely with the R&D/Operations organization in one of the leading Bio Tech companies in the world. They will understand how large multi-national companies work and how to work within a matrix corporate environment. The Sourcing Excellence Manager will report to the Sr. Manager, Sourcing Excellence R&D/Operations Lead and will work out of the Amgen Capability Center located in Tampa, Florida.<br><br>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>Primary responsibilities for the manager will include the following:<br><ul><li>Provide support to a variety of spend categories, allocated and resourced based on strategic demands of Procurement's stakeholders/customers</li><li>Assist in the execution and implementation of the sourcing and purchasing needs of Amgen's US based spend across all categories with in the Commercial, R&D, and Operations organizations</li><li>Execute sourcing (eRFX) for the Global (GCM) Category Management Teams</li><li>Serve as a subject matter expert in Procurement Process and Systems while ensuring compliance with all relevant sourcing policies and procedures</li><li>Serve as 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</li><li>Executing Global/Regional Sourcing Strategies</li><li>Work is guided by operational and project related objectives defined by GCM/RCM:<ul><li>Implement global/regional sourcing strategies across US markets</li><li>Document (in Ariba) and guide sourcing execution through to implementation</li><li>Communicate to GCM/RCM local and regional requirements impacting category strategies</li><li>Support supplier analysis and market intelligence activities</li><li>Manage Request for Proposal and Quotation processes (eRFX)</li><li>Ensure sourcing tactics drive value in specific functional business environments, including legal & regulatory context</li><li>Develop, maintain, and implement preferred supplier lists</li><li>Implement supplier improvement programs within key supplier relationships</li><li>Implements new procedures and processes to drive desired results</li></ul></li><li>Delivering Value for Customers</li><li>Understands business goals and customer needs to implement opportunities while providing training and guidance</li><li>Partners with colleagues in Finance and all other Function Heads as appropriate</li><li>Supports / Manages delivery and validation of savings for Global Category Managers</li><li>Anticipates and prevents potential problems through root cause analysis</li><li>Managing Contracts</li><li>Ensure Amgen's procurement policies are followed, ensuring that compliance metrics are met or exceeded, supported through preferred supplier contracts:<ul><li>Inform stakeholders on Amgen's sourcing policies and procedures, providing support and corrective actions where required</li><li>Review and approve purchase requisitions and escalation of any non-compliant requisitions to the appropriate GCM/RCM</li><li>Lead and implement contracting with new suppliers</li><li>Support ongoing contract management (incl. renewing and renegotiating existing and expiring contracts)</li></ul></li></ul><br><br>Basic Qualifications: <br><br>Doctorate degree<br>OR<br><br>Master's degree and 2 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Operations or Project Management experience<br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 4 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Operations or Project Management experience<br>OR<br><br>Associate's degree and 10 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Operations or Project Management experience<br>OR<br><br>High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, Operations or Project Management experience<br><br>Preferred Qualifications: <br><ul><li>Strong understanding of sourcing processes (tendering, supplier negotiations and contracting) across multiple countries, across multiple spend categories</li><li>Strong Project Management experience with independently developing practical solutions (Planning, prioritizing and delivery), with experience in leading project teams across geographic and functional reporting lines</li><li>Provide thought leadership to customers and actively shape customer's overall strategy while understanding business goals</li><li>Excellent communication skills (presentation, virtual team development, etc.) resulting in relationship building and development</li><li>Problem solving skills</li><li>Able to work with minimal direction, ensuring quality of tasks / service provided by self and other</li><li>Experience using e-procurementtools such as Ariba</li><li>Applies analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex situations using different information sources in order to draw and present analytic insights</li><li>Highly proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel</li><li>Willingness to Travel</li><li>Fluent business English, written and oral</li></ul><br><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>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/r7EMq7hD6gYEH2p4fz2pW"> <p>PI117244752</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-18 Expires: 2020-02-18

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