Associate Director, Sourcing & Procurement (Hybrid)

San Diego, California • Salary: $90 - 100 per hour • Posted: 3 weeks ago

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Associate Director, Sourcing & Procurement (Hybrid)

We have an immediate need for an Associate Director, Sourcing & Procurement to join a biopharmaceutical company. The Associate Director, Sourcing & Procurement will lead the development of sourcing strategies for all manufacturing and direct materials sourcing subcategories and G&A subcategories (e.g. IT, HR, Facility).

Location: San Diego, CA (Hybrid)

This Job Pays: $90 – 100 per hour

What You Will Do:

  • Develop detailed sourcing strategies including ex-US regions, optimize the vendor basis, and continue improving vendor performance from both strategic and operational perspective
  • Strong track record of identifying saving opportunities and executing sourcing projects proactively
  • Build and maintain strong partnership with senior executives and department owners
  • Assess current vendors and provide insights in bringing new vendors as needed. Vendor benchmarking experience in pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
  • Work closely with the rest of the Sourcing team to align and improve current sourcing processes.
  • Act as liaison between internal/external stakeholders on vendor contracts and budgets. Manage change orders, risk reward proposals, earn backs, volume discounts and other pricing terms
  • Collaborate with financial planning team on vendor cost forecasting, budgeting, and saving validation

What Gets You The Job: 

  • BS/BA or equivalent combination of relevant education
  • Experience working with international vendors in Europe and work in their time zones as needed
  • Experience using e-Sourcing tool such as Coupa to conduct RFP/vendor selection process electronically
  • Familiar with sourcing saving report methodology and associated tools such as Smartsheet
  • Category knowledge of G&A/Direct materials/Manufacturing vendors in a pharma/biotech firm
  • Strong data analysis skill and financial reporting capabilities
  • Strong negotiation, influencing, and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to interpret and comprehend contract documentation
  • Ability to take initiative, be flexible, exercise good judgment, interface with all levels of management
  • Ability to multi-task and have an excellent attention to detail to ensure the most efficient and cost effective contract solutions are achieved

Please send your resume to Taryn Dicterow, Senior Technical Recruiter for immediate consideration.

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