1+ months

Senior Associate Sourcing Excellence

Tampa, FL 33602
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Job ID: R-98792
Location: Tampa, FL, US 33602

Amgen is seeking a Senior Associate, Sourcing Excellence who will have the opportunity to work closely with the Global Commercial Operations (GCO), including Sales/Marketing, Data Acquisition and Analytics, and Business Process Outsourcing in one of the leading biotech companies in the world. The Senior Associate will play a key role in executing the sourcing processes across a variety of Global Commercial Operations (GCO) teams. The Sr. Associate will report to the Sr. Manager, Sourcing Excellence, GCO Services 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 include the following:

  • Align and agree on priorities with appropriate global and regional category managers (GCM/RCM)
  • Support supplier analysis and market intelligence activities
  • Create, issue and monitor RFX and Contract within Ariba sourcing and contracting modules and interface with suppliers and internal stakeholders throughout the process
  • Document (in Ariba) and guide sourcing execution through to implementation
  • Ensure sourcing tactics drive value in specific functional business environments, including legal & regulatory context
  • Develop and maintain preferred supplier lists
  • Implement supplier improvement programs within key supplier relationships
  • Understand business goals and interpret customer needs to identify potential opportunities
  • Partner with colleagues in Sourcing Excellence, Global Strategic Sourcing and Business Stakeholders in the R&D and Operations communities to accomplish goals and objectives related to sourcing / contracting projects
  • Support delivery and validation of savings
  • Ensure Amgen's sourcing policies are followed, compliance metrics are met or exceeded and supported by supplier contracts
  • Inform stakeholders on Amgen's sourcing policies and procedures, providing support and corrective actions where required
  • Review and approve purchase requisitions or escalate any non-compliant requisitions to the appropriate GCM/RCM
  • Lead contracting with new suppliers
  • Provide ongoing contract management (incl. renewal and renegotiation of existing and expiring contracts)

Basic Qualifications:
  • Master's degree

  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting or Project Management experience

  • Associate's degree and 6 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting or Project Management experience

  • High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting or Project Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Broad knowledge and experience in sourcing and/or contracting processes
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills to interface effectively with suppliers and business partners and foster collaboration among cross-functional teams
  • Ability to understand end-user requirements and determine the best methods for executing sourcing process and delivering value
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments concurrently and function within a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to execute work assignments with minimal direct supervision
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism and ethics, values and standards
  • Knowledge of sourcing, contract negotiations, and supplier management
  • Reasonable understanding of best in breed eProcurement solutions (experience with Ariba Sourcing and Contract Modules preferred)
  • Ability to analyze, summarize, and present insights based on the needs of the audience
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Independent self-starter
  • Demonstrated track record of identifying root causes to issues and proactively problem solving
  • Demonstrated success in partnering cross-functionally
  • Ability to own and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders
  • Compelling and persuasive communicator (oral and written) with excellent interpersonal skills

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.



Posted: 2020-04-29 Expires: 2020-05-30

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