Senior Procurement Manager at Ascent Services Group in Kendall Square, MA

Ascent Services Group

๐Ÿ“Œ Kendall Square, MA
๐Ÿ•‘ January 19, 2021
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Senior Procurement Manager (Tech Ops / CMC)

Job Req : 20-05716

Job Description

Senior Manager (Tech Ops / CMC Procurement)
Location: Emeryville, CA, San Mateo, CA, Cambridge, MA or Remote Position Type:
FTE/ Direct Hire

Description

In this role you will assist one of our larger pharmaceutical clients who specializes in drugs and treatments for cancer as a seasoned procurement professional in the global sourcing network, supporting a rapidly growing global organization. Reporting to the Director, Procurement this individual will be responsible for category management, sourcing, supplier management and stakeholder engagement for external spend in the areas of Tech Ops, CMC, Quality. Priorities for the role will include Lead negotiations for CMO expansion in the areas of API, DS, DP and Packaging Evaluate and catalog current contracts in place for consumables at our sites and renegotiate / optimize as terms allow. Assist in the area of relationship management for key partners and suppliers. Contribute to continuity planning strategy for the Tech Ops area Identify high risk, high impact sole sourced items. Identify current high-risk suppliers The Category Lead / Procurement Business Partner, Tech Ops will be responsible for managing spend for assigned categories, delivering the optimum balance of value delivery (cost, performance, quality, risk) from supply base in these categories. This includes implementing and managing the following activities: Stakeholder Engagement: Develop and systematically manage stakeholder relationships to find the optimum balance between meeting company needs and delivering total value. Category Management: Develop and update annual category plans with stakeholders including detailed analysis of past and future spending, existing relationships and external trends. Develop, secure cross functional alignment for, and manage multi-year category roadmaps and pipelines of sourcing initiative projects. Strategic Sourcing: Implement strategic sourcing initiatives utilizing a standard framework and departmental tools. This includes: Partnering with stakeholders to build robust scopes of work. Developing sourcing strategies for individual initiatives. Implementing RFx activities utilizing advanced techniques and tools as implemented. Preparing and implementing advanced negotiation strategies. Partnering with stakeholders and legal to negotiate and finalize agreements Operational Excellence : Ensures operational processes are followed, in compliance with all applicable policies and SOPs and managed through the clients systems of record. Supplier Management: Leverage a standard framework to classify suppliers and implement SRM programs. Risk Management: Evaluating and monitoring the risk profile of the supply base, identify mitigation targets, and implement risk improvement initiatives. Synergy Delivery: Manage the portfolio of sourcing initiatives and deliver cost reductions against challenging current and multi-year saving targets. Develop strong, trusted, analytically-driven service delivery relationships. Computer

Skills

Facility with and passion for working with systems and data is required e.g. eSourcing, CMS, ERP. Demonstrated advanced proficiency with MS Excel and Power.
Point applications is required. Other

Qualifications

7-10 years of experience in a large or medium-sized professional procurement organization with at least 5 years specifically in the biopharmaceutical industry. Advanced-level skills in the following key competencies/Skills: communications, project management, relationship management, influencing, negotiation, financial acumen, analytical, presentation, aptitude for technology, results-focus, professionalism, and success in a matrixed environment. 5 years of category management experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing categories including direct materials, contract manufacturing, capital services and equipment, manufacturing and facilities support services, and quality services. Current knowledge of FDA, NMPA, EU, MHRA, Canadian, ICH, and other international GxP regulatory requirements.
A proven track record of increasing value/savings delivery to world-class levels in multiple environments. Ability to work in a global, fast paced and increasingly metric-driven environment and delivering against challenging performance targets.
A deep desire to be a key part of building a world-class Procurement function. Ability and desire to be a hands-on leader who self-delivers initiatives and programs as required. Ability to influence senior leadership and cross functional stakeholders and deliver world-class results in a collaborative manner without direct authority. Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline desired. Master's degree (MBA, MS) desired. Professional Procurement Certification (CPSM, MCIPS, Etc.) a plus. Bilingual in English and Mandarin a plus, but not required Travel: Domestic and global travel is required for the role.

Education

Required: Bachelor's in science, Business/Finance, Supply Chain or related discipline, or equivalent related experience Tom Gartland Technical Recruiter 303-694-5482 About Ascent: The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences. As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve.

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Job Expires: February 18, 2021

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