Associate Director, Strategic Sourcing

Celgene Corporation Summit, NJ

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.

This business partnering position will focus on enterprise partnering and sourcing strategies by increasing the visibility in category spending, establishing value creating solutions, supplier rationalization, and business risk mitigation. This will be accomplished through close collaboration with IT business partners and global functions and franchises, proactive analytics and aligning on recommended strategies.

The ideal candidate will have deep experience in financial analytics, demonstrated an ability to build and foster business partner relationships and challenge the status quo. The position operates as part of a collaborative team where there will be considerable interaction with stakeholders. The individual must be effective in working with stakeholders at all levels of the organization including senior leadership, with the goal of achieving significant value, cost optimization, partnering strategies, and continuous quality improvement of the supplier community. Previous experience managing direct reports., as well as an understanding of the IT environment and vendor landscape/dynamics, is preferred.

Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

* Provides direction and oversight and to the Corporate Strategic Sourcing Service Delivery Lead (IT)

* Collaborates with stakeholders to develop overall strategic sourcing strategy to maximize value and effectiveness

* Takes the lead to develop value optimization strategies, total cost of ownership analytics and optimization, quality improvements, cost modeling, sourcing related economics & financial analysis in support of our business partner strategies

* Close collaboration with enterprise leaders to identify areas of value creation, supplier optimization, and communication strategies out to the organization. This includes process engineering and looking across the end to end continuum to enhance internal stakeholder and supplier experiences

* In alignment with key stakeholders, identify key opportunities and business requirements, negotiate commercial terms and conditions, implement successful sourcing strategies, and engage in supplier lifecycle management

* Facilitate regular performance evaluation meetings with strategic sourcing providers and key stakeholders, and responsible for periodic business review meetings with stakeholders and strategic sourcing providers

* Direct category management responsibility for global IT

* Collaboration with global finance/FP&A regarding leveraging enterprise tools, technologies, and systems

* Partners with senior leadership to identify business needs and aligns strategic sourcing activities to those needs

* Drive value through risk mitigation, supplier base consolidation programs, Integrated Provider Network program and global spend leveraging efforts

* Implement industry best practices by capitalizing on relationships with both internal and external partners and practicing market vigilance

* Build and maintain strong relationships with enabling departments, such as Legal, Compliance, etc.

Supplier Relationship Management:

* Develop, evaluate or manage internal and external relationships with suppliers, cross-functional and/or multi-functional teams with regard to the following:

* Measure supplier performance

* Develop strategies and tactics for optimizing negotiations with potential and/or current suppliers

* Resolve quality problems with suppliers and user departments and develop measurements for quality improvement and target setting.

* Utilize techniques such as supplier partnerships, strategic alliances, supply chain management and supplier training programs to develop supplier life cycle.

* Review product availability and/or pricing information with suppliers

Management & Organization:

* Develop goals and objectives of Corporate Strategic Sourcing department aligned to organizational goals.

* Plan, develop or provide operating policies, guidelines and procedures.

* Prepare periodic reports of department activities for senior management and other areas of the organization.

* Analyze and resolve issues raised in audit reports.

* Develop or utilize criteria for evaluating Corporate Strategic Sourcing function performance.

* Prepare and/or administer a Corporate Strategic Sourcing department budget.



* BA/BS degree is required; MBA degree is preferred (Business, IT or Finance)

Qualifications and Requirements:

* B.S./B.A., MBA Preferred

* Minimum 10 years of business experience, including business analysis, collaborative internal business partnering, strategic planning, and sourcing-related activities

* 3-5 years of managerial experience, including managing high performing professionals and establishing/monitoring performance expectations

* Demonstrated ability to develop and leverage internal customer relationships

* Experience with establishing end-to-end processes, collaborative negotiation, agreement management, financial analysis, market analysis, supplier analysis and management, technology utilization, strategic planning, and integrated sourcing strategies

* Broad experience leading and participating on cross-functional and/or global teams in a complex multi dimensional matrix organization

* Ability to think strategically about the business

* Establish plans that anticipate and account for future trends in pricing, shifting markets, and resources, global environment and regulatory implications

* Achieves results: Action Oriented, Tenacity, Process Management, Planning & Organizing, Goal Setting, Resource Allocation, Decision Making

* Demonstrates Character: Authenticity, Executive Disposition, Leadership Disposition, Conflict Management, Coaching Others

* Leads change: Customer Focus, Strategic Perspective, Navigating Politics, Creativity, Innovation Management

* Develops Talent: Presentation Skills, Personal Development, Performance Management, Communication, Developing Others, Leading Others, Talent Selection, Building Self-Insight

* Inspires & Motivates: Building Relationships, Influencing, Leading Vision & Values, Succession Planning & Management

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.

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Req ID: 16001156

Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Summit

Job: Sourcing/Procurement

Organization: Celgene Corporation

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Employee Status: Director

Job Type: Full-time

Job Level: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting: 2016-06-14 00:00:00.0

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