Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.
The Corporate Strategic Sourcing Manager will focus on contributing to the development of sourcing strategies and be accountable for implementing those strategies for assigned global spend categories (Research and Early Development (R&ED) and Chief Medical Office (CMO)) which address the needs and interests of the aligned functions and franchises.
Supplier selection leadership: Facilitate cross-functional teams. Manage R&ED and CMO spend categories and influence the category / vendor selection strategy and approach, factoring in priorities, timelines, and business requirements. Consider and recommend appropriate options (benchmarking, RFI/RFP, utilization of existing partners, etc.). Review and provide cost / quality comparisons for different options for meeting identified interests, and drive the project team decision-making process.
Contract preparation and negotiations: Negotiate optimized commercial terms for key supplier agreements. Coordinate with all relevant business partners/stakeholders to ensure that Celgene interests are safeguarded and that specific business requirements are reflected in the final contract. Negotiate contract terms in liaison with legal department. Inventory, manage, and update agreements over the lifecycle of the relationship, as necessary.
Supplier Performance: Monitor, measure, and report on contract obligations and supplier performance and provide issue escalation support.
Vendor relationship management: Manage Integrated Partners and/or other key vendor relationships. Organize and facilitate supplier business review meetings. Monitor overall spend, potential use cases, and incremental / expanded opportunities. Identify, raise visibility, and implement value-generating opportunities. Capture and report on identified and captured economic benefits, process efficiencies, etc.
Communication: Communicate and demonstrate the mission, vision, objectives of Corporate Strategic Sourcing to key stakeholders and key supplier community.
Process Development: Support development and updating of department processes, tools, templates, and communication efforts. Participate in corporate franchise operations projects, corporate initiatives, and other enabling projects. Support departmental audits and remediation efforts.
Business intelligence: Monitor assigned spend category environment to keep current on providers and industry trends. Look for best practices and continuous improvement opportunities. Coordinate with Sourcing Insights team to obtain necessary information to drive category/ supplier level insights and identify opportunities.
During all stages of activities, interact with internal customers, legal and finance departments and other functions as appropriate.
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