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Senior Manager, R&D Contracting - Sourcing Excellence

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Location: Princeton
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision transforming patients lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.The Research & Development, Sr. Manager, Sourcing Excellence (SE) is part of a global team which collaborates with R&D category leaders and business partners on procurement execution in support of category strategy development, contributing advanced strategic industry insight.The R&D, Sr. Manager, Sourcing Excellence will build an understanding of BMSs global, end-to-end value chain as it relates to the categories in focus. Key responsibilities include owning and driving implementation of high value and highly complex sourcing projects and contracts; and identifying supply optimization opportunities for speed-to-market, innovation, revenue enhancement, mitigated risk/improved lifecycle management, overall competitive cost advantage, and other sources of value for Bristol-Myers Squibb.Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities:Oversee end-to-end development and implementation of Sourcing and Contracting Strategy

  • Oversee project management for complex sourcing events from end-to-end (RFI/RFP), FMV assessment
  • This individual may also be involved in identification, screening and selection of potential sources and determination of appropriate methods of procurement, utilizing extensive and deep contracting or technical expertise (e.g. Clinical Development, HEOR, Academic Institutions )
  • Lead the preparation and solicitation of competitive bids, quotations and proposals; evaluate competitive offerings; assess supplier product and pricing information; conduct negotiations and communicate decisions externally
  • Prepare, issue and negotiate contracts for legal review and approval. Note, this specific role will require complex contracting globally in a highly regulated area
  • Partner closely with supporting functions (Cybersecurity / IT, Data Privacy, Quality, etc.) in addition to legal for contract negotiations
  • Provide insights from internal and market analytics to influence the development of strategic category plans; partner with category leaders and business partners on plan development, including building plans for smaller categories. Builds understanding of BMSs global, end-to- end value chain as it relates to the categories in focus.Conduct Supplier Performance and Relationship Management for select categories and suppliers
    • Participate in certain supplier management activities involving key preferred suppliers, using the Supplier Management methodology, developing metrics for supplier performance, (potentially) conducting supplier visits and evaluations to determine capability, alignment and capacity
    • Support the review of supplier innovations and demonstrations in partnership with the Business Partnering & Strategy (BPS) group for prioritized highly strategic suppliers
    • For escalated issues with respect to quality, performance or supply, support BPS with the analytics required to solve root cause issues; collaborate with local procurement on solutions. Own and drive mitigation projects on a prioritized basis, as needed
    • As required for function and categories assigned, support the design and development of procurement compliance programs, including category-specific risk management efforts
    • Support implementing and managing the small business and disadvantaged suppliers search and development programsDrive/support both procurement-wide and category specific continuous improvement initiatives
      • Champion process improvements, recommending new ways of working to improve processes and embed new systems in the function and across Sourcing Excellence
      • Lead or participate in organizational cross-functional development such as process improvement, capabilities development efforts, continuous innovation programs
      • Provide BMS support/oversight to suppliers of procurement and contracting-related servicesQualificationsMinimum Requirements
        • B.S./B.A. (Business, Science or Engineering is desirable)
        • Minimum of 5 years work experience with at least 3 years procurement or relevant experience (preferably in clinical development)
        • Clear and demonstrated understanding of drug development and life cycle management process, specifically from First in Human (FIH) to marketing authorization
        • Strong contracting acumen with experience in negotiating complex contracts such as global Master Services Agreements
        • Expertise in procurement processes, technology and systems (such as Ariba, Icertis ), contract and supplier analysis and management, financial analysis, market analysis, supplier diversity, strategic planning and integrated supply chain.
        • Demonstrated ability to partner with and manage internal stakeholders up to some senior leaders within a highly matrixed organization, working across cross-functional, cross-organizational teams.
        • Strong understanding of data analytics, category management; expertise in process redesign and continuous improvement, project and performance managementAround the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to . Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.Company: Bristol Myers SquibbReq Number: R1561776Updated: 2022-09-15 02:23:26.267 UTCLocation: Princeton,New JerseyBristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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