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Category Manager, Strategic Sourcing and Category Management.

King of Prussia, PA, US
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Summary

Center for Breakthrough Medicines is seeking experienced leaders to oversee and optimize the management of Direct, Indirect and CAPEX supplier-partner relationships. Strategic Sourcing and Category Management, one of the three critical pillars (Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing and Category Management and Supplier Relationship Management) under the Procurement and Total Cost of Ownership organization, is responsible for the sourcing, engagement and contracting of long-term partners for CBM.

You will be key in supporting our patient-centric mission, as you will be engaging and managing long-term partnerships on behalf of CBM and its stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Using structured processes to source, evaluate and qualify new supplier-partners
  • Aid in building a diverse and inclusive partner base
  • Creating performance-based contracts that support our mission and vision of saving lives
  • Liaison between Strategic Sourcing and Category Management and other cross-functional teams
  • Seek “one-off” quotes and obtain beneficial terms and pricing
  • Support the Executive Supplier Review process with CBM leadership
  • Strong collaboration with Purchasing and Supplier Relationship Management pillars
  • Participation in QBR process with supplier-partners
  • Support client onboarding activities
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement activities and other optimization initiatives
  • Guides technical buyers in placing critical orders

Education & Experience

  • Strong sense of patient-centricity / accountability to the patient
  • History of supporting innovation, big or small / challenging the status quo
  • BA / BS and at least 7 years of experience required; MBA or other advanced degree preferred
  • ISM, APICS or other certifications preferred
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Outstanding negotiation and relationship building skills
  • Evidence of negotiating large, complex contracts
  • Cell and Gene Therapy preferred, but cGxP / Pharma required
  • Strong understanding of supplier bases and current market conditions
  • Solid skillset in MS Office, especially Excel

Category Manager, Strategic Sourcing and Category Management.

King of Prussia, PA, US
Apply Now >