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Global Category Senior Manager - Devices

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    119187800
Amgen

Job ID: R-96642
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

Job Summary

Amgen seeks a Global Category Senior Manager - Devices, in Thousand Oaks, CA. This position reports into the Director of GSS Raw Materials within the Global Strategic Sourcing Organization at Amgen. This role willlead sourcing strategy, supplier selection and supplier relationship management for the category globally. TheGlobal Category Senior Manager will be accountable to understand business strategy and then develop a comprehensive, long term, category strategy which will deliver maximum value to Amgen in this spend category.

Strategic Contribution
  • Serves as the category leader and market expert in this category for the company
  • Develops deep relationships with internal stakeholders to understand internal needs and strategies
  • Develops deep supplier relationships andexpert understanding of the supply market
  • Collaboratively create a multi-year strategy for the category that will delivery year over year productivity
  • Partners with internal and external stakeholder to drive the category management process
  • Delivers value added contracts to support business needs and sourcing decisions
  • Leads and influences stakeholder groups with sound and articulate business case recommendations (i.e. build vs buy strategy) with quantifiable financial benefits
  • Partner with peers in adjacent categories to find cross category synergies for improved service, cost or quality
  • Champion of Productivity efforts within stakeholder base


Delivering Value for Customers
  • Acts as an ambassador for the GSS function and the key point of contact for the Category Management process, both within and outside of GSS
  • Proactively and effectively communicates at all levels of the organization to drive decisions, create awareness and challenge stakeholders
  • Leverage Global Strategic Sourcing toolsets and processes to deliver efficient and effective sourcing decisions
  • Effectively identifies cross-category synergies where 'overlapping' stakeholder groups, geographic regions and / or where requirements exist (i.e. able to leverage data sources across multiple categories)
  • Responsive and adaptable to the evolving and complex business needs, with an ability to create and define the value/impact of different scenarios and recommendations
  • Ability to develop and model multiple business cases to demonstrate the potential opportunities and impact of options across a category
  • Able to utilize a fact-based process to develop multi-year category strategies, including internal business requirements and external market forces
  • Develop recommendations considering total cost of ownership
  • Develops strong partnerships and has ability to influence and manage stakeholders to ensure the delivery of timely and accurate data


Change Management
  • Ability to influence team members in a matrix organization, across geographies, including individuals with no direct reporting line
  • Demonstrated track record of identifying root causes to issues and proactively problem solving complex organizational needs
  • Ability to constructively challenge executive leadership; and ability to develop and evaluate strategic options, including risks and risk mitigation strategies
  • Compelling and persuasive communicator (oral and written) with excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate cost models, including assumptions and rationale


Analytical & Technica l
  • Proven ability to use the Category Management process and ability to use relevant tools to develop strategic plans
  • Ability to develop baseline cost models to accurately represent current state and ability to build dynamic total cost of ownership models with multiple scenarios to evaluate and quantify value
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools (PowerPoint and Excel) and analytical tools


Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience
OR

Master's degree and 4 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience
OR

Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience
OR

Associate degree and 10 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience
OR

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • MSc. Engineering
  • MBA
  • Previous experience in Medical Device development & manufacturing in GMP regulated environment complemented by strategic and financial acumen OR c ombination deep knowledge of Strategic Sourcing across different categories and/or management consulting and understanding of medical devices environment
  • Ability to provide thought leadership and actively shape strategy
  • Ability to effectively identify, map and manage key stakeholders internally and externally


Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.

Advancing science and helping patients - these dual passions are ingrained in our culture. They drive our work, our values, and everything we do at Amgen. For staff around the world, our mission to serve patients and our commitment to science makes Amgen a place where we can make a positive difference in people's lives while pursuing a challenging and fulfilling career. To foster a setting in which all staff may excel, we support a variety of growth opportunities-from training and education to expanding current job responsibilities.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-96642<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/><b> Job Summary </b><br><br> Amgen seeks a Global Category Senior Manager - Devices, in Thousand Oaks, CA. This position reports into the Director of GSS Raw Materials within the Global Strategic Sourcing Organization at Amgen. This role willlead sourcing strategy, supplier selection and supplier relationship management for the category globally. TheGlobal Category Senior Manager will be accountable to understand business strategy and then develop a comprehensive, long term, category strategy which will deliver maximum value to Amgen in this spend category. <br><br><b> Strategic Contribution </b><br><ul><li> Serves as the category leader and market expert in this category for the company </li><li> Develops deep relationships with internal stakeholders to understand internal needs and strategies </li><li> Develops deep supplier relationships andexpert understanding of the supply market </li><li> Collaboratively create a multi-year strategy for the category that will delivery year over year productivity </li><li> Partners with internal and external stakeholder to drive the category management process </li><li> Delivers value added contracts to support business needs and sourcing decisions </li><li> Leads and influences stakeholder groups with sound and articulate business case recommendations (i.e. build vs buy strategy) with quantifiable financial benefits </li><li> Partner with peers in adjacent categories to find cross category synergies for improved service, cost or quality </li><li> Champion of Productivity efforts within stakeholder base </li></ul><br><br><b> Delivering Value for Customers </b><br><ul><li> Acts as an ambassador for the GSS function and the key point of contact for the Category Management process, both within and outside of GSS </li><li> Proactively and effectively communicates at all levels of the organization to drive decisions, create awareness and challenge stakeholders </li><li> Leverage Global Strategic Sourcing toolsets and processes to deliver efficient and effective sourcing decisions </li><li> Effectively identifies cross-category synergies where 'overlapping' stakeholder groups, geographic regions and / or where requirements exist (i.e. able to leverage data sources across multiple categories) </li><li> Responsive and adaptable to the evolving and complex business needs, with an ability to create and define the value/impact of different scenarios and recommendations </li><li> Ability to develop and model multiple business cases to demonstrate the potential opportunities and impact of options across a category </li><li> Able to utilize a fact-based process to develop multi-year category strategies, including internal business requirements and external market forces </li><li> Develop recommendations considering total cost of ownership </li><li> Develops strong partnerships and has ability to influence and manage stakeholders to ensure the delivery of timely and accurate data </li></ul><br><br><b>Change Management</b> <br><ul><li> Ability to influence team members in a matrix organization, across geographies, including individuals with no direct reporting line </li><li> Demonstrated track record of identifying root causes to issues and proactively problem solving complex organizational needs </li><li> Ability to constructively challenge executive leadership; and ability to develop and evaluate strategic options, including risks and risk mitigation strategies </li><li> Compelling and persuasive communicator (oral and written) with excellent interpersonal and influencing skills </li><li> Ability to effectively communicate cost models, including assumptions and rationale </li></ul><br><br><b>Analytical & Technica l </b> <br><ul><li> Proven ability to use the Category Management process and ability to use relevant tools to develop strategic plans </li><li> Ability to develop baseline cost models to accurately represent current state and ability to build dynamic total cost of ownership models with multiple scenarios to evaluate and quantify value </li><li> Proficiency in MS Office tools (PowerPoint and Excel) and analytical tools </li></ul><br><br><b>Basic Qualifications</b><br><br>Doctorate degree and 2 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience <br>OR<br><br>Master's degree and 4 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience <br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience <br>OR<br><br>Associate degree and 10 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience <br>OR<br><br>High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Sourcing plus any combination of Finance, Engineering/Computer Science, Management Consulting and Data Sciences experience <br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications</b><br><ul><li> MSc. Engineering </li><li> MBA </li><li> Previous experience in Medical Device development & manufacturing in GMP regulated environment complemented by strategic and financial acumen OR c ombination deep knowledge of Strategic Sourcing across different categories and/or management consulting and understanding of medical devices environment </li><li> Ability to provide thought leadership and actively shape strategy </li><li> Ability to effectively identify, map and manage key stakeholders internally and externally</li></ul><br><br>Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.<br><br>Advancing science and helping patients - these dual passions are ingrained in our culture. They drive our work, our values, and everything we do at Amgen. For staff around the world, our mission to serve patients and our commitment to science makes Amgen a place where we can make a positive difference in people's lives while pursuing a challenging and fulfilling career. To foster a setting in which all staff may excel, we support a variety of growth opportunities-from training and education to expanding current job responsibilities.<br><br>Join Us <br> <br> If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen. <br> <br> Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses. <br> <br> As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients. <br> <br> Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/p7zRrZUDdjzZs2o5fdJ64"> <p>PI119187800</p>

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Posted: 2020-03-20 Expires: 2020-04-20

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