29 days old

Sr. Associate Sourcing Excellence

Amgen
Tampa, FL 33602
  • Job Code
    118800412
Amgen

Job ID: R-94829
Location: Tampa, FL, US 33602

Amgen is seeking a Sourcing Excellence, Senior Associate who will work closely with business stakeholders to buy services across multiple categories within the services SOW program. The right candidate will understand how large multi-national companies work and how to work within a matrix corporate environment. The Sourcing Sr. Associate will report to the Sourcing Manager and be based out of our Tampa, Florida location.

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:

  • Provide support to a variety of service categories based on the strategic demands of business stakeholders/customers
  • Be a sourcing process and systems expert ensuring compliance with all relevant sourcing policies and procedures
  • Conduct competitive bidding exercises and direct negotiations
  • R eport on program savings, compliance, and on-going strategies
  • Work with the Business Partners to understand each statement of work
  • Create purchase requisitions
  • Conduct client requirement analysis to understand clients' procurement needs
  • Influence suppliers and stimulate innovation, process improvement, and cost management
  • Understands business goals and customer needs to implement opportunities while providing training and guidance
  • Partners with colleagues in Finance and all other functions as appropriate
  • Supports / Manages delivery and validation of savings
  • Anticipates and prevents potential problems through root cause analysis
  • Ability to travel up to 10% domestically


Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree
OR
Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Sourcing or Procurement experience
OR
Associate's degree and 6 years of Sourcing or Procurement experience
OR
High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Sourcing or Procurement experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Has solid understanding of sourcing processes (tendering, supplier negotiations across multiple spend categories)
  • Competent in Project Management and independently develops practical solutions (Planning, prioritizing and delivery), with experience in leading projects
  • 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 Ariba e-procurementtool
  • Applies analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex situations using different information sources to draw and present analytic insights
  • Highly proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel
  • 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.

PI118800412

<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-94829<br/><b>Location: </b>Tampa, FL, US 33602<br/><br/>Amgen is seeking a Sourcing Excellence, Senior Associate who will work closely with business stakeholders to buy services across multiple categories within the services SOW program. The right candidate will understand how large multi-national companies work and how to work within a matrix corporate environment. The Sourcing Sr. Associate will report to the Sourcing Manager and be based out of our Tampa, Florida location. <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:<br><br><ul><li> Provide support to a variety of service categories based on the strategic demands of business stakeholders/customers </li><li> Be a sourcing process and systems expert ensuring compliance with all relevant sourcing policies and procedures </li><li> Conduct competitive bidding exercises and direct negotiations </li><li> R eport on program savings, compliance, and on-going strategies </li><li> Work with the Business Partners to understand each statement of work </li><li> Create purchase requisitions </li><li> Conduct client requirement analysis to understand clients' procurement needs </li><li> Influence suppliers and stimulate innovation, process improvement, and cost management </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 functions as appropriate </li><li> Supports / Manages delivery and validation of savings </li><li> Anticipates and prevents potential problems through root cause analysis </li><li> Ability to travel up to 10% domestically </li></ul><br><br>Basic Qualifications: <br><br>Master's degree<br>OR<br>Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Sourcing or Procurement experience<br>OR<br>Associate's degree and 6 years of Sourcing or Procurement experience<br>OR<br>High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Sourcing or Procurement experience<br><br>Preferred Qualifications: <br><br><ul><li> Has solid understanding of sourcing processes (tendering, supplier negotiations across multiple spend categories) </li><li> Competent in Project Management and independently develops practical solutions (Planning, prioritizing and delivery), with experience in leading projects </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 Ariba e-procurementtool </li><li> Applies analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex situations using different information sources to draw and present analytic insights </li><li> Highly proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel </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/qq4Ry5tLr7bWFAekUxpPD"> <p>PI118800412</p>

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Posted: 2020-03-06 Expires: 2020-04-06

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