We are looking for a Director who will be a key leader within Strategic Sourcing and Procurement focused on the delivery of sourcing solutions across the global development business portfolio. This person will lead (either directly or matrix) a sourcing team who is accountable for clarifying requirements and completing and handling vendor contracts within the business in alignment with the company’s sourcing strategy. We need someone to work closely with key partners across the organization to develop strong relationships and drive consistency in how work is contracted and outsourced. Our Director Global Development Sourcing will be the champion of category management for the entire SS&P organization, providing coaching, guidance, support and overall leadership to team to achieve goals.
**A typical day might include:**
+ Directs and supervises daily execution of Regeneron’s sourcing strategies
+ Either directly or through a matrix, leads an organization of multiple managers and senior level professionals responsible for carrying out larger sourcing projects
+ Implements diverse sourcing strategies using spend portfolio knowledge
+ Develops and communicates functional strategy and objectives for sourcing aligned with group business strategy and operations requirements
+ Establishes overall business plan for organization with significant impact on the success of company operations
+ As part of the leadership team, influence the strategic direction of how Regeneron uses service providers
+ Act as a leader of category management for the entire SS&P organization, providing coaching, guidance, support and overall leadership to team to ensure goals are achieved.
+ Lead a team responsible for all activities associated with the development and execution of contracts for the business
+ Align the outsourcing management team along program / therapeutic lines to optimize interactions with the business
+ Review major contracts for key areas of spend. Expert resource for planning and leading complex negotiations
+ Supervise the preparation of study specific proposals where applicable; manage and influence vendor selection, negotiations and benchmarking
+ Lead all aspects of the implementation of consistent outsourcing approaches across programs where the appropriate level of due diligence is applied to ensure sourcing activities are aligned with the study requirements
+ Establish a process where teams are oriented on appropriate sourcing methodologies and understand their sponsor obligations when working with clinical service providers
+ Collaborate closely with Finance to ensure all sourcing activities comply to Regeneron’s financial controls
+ Lead or participate in supplier governance committees
+ Maintain current awareness of the biopharmaceutical outsourcing market and industry trends
+ Identify/define sourcing standard methodologies both within and outside of Regeneron and ensure those standard methodologies are adopted
+ Provides coaching and guidance on job performance and career development to their team (as applicable); builds and leads talent building and development objectives for the organization.
**This role may be for you if:**
+ 4 years of supervisory experience or proven experience leading a matrix team Solid understanding of Sourcing Contracting, ERP, eRFX systems preferred. (Oracle, Zycus,Other)
+ Cost modeling knowledge
+ Ability to build consensus, partnership, and creativity within a collaborative team with limited supervision
+ Program management experience and project management experience required
+ Bachelor’s plus 12 years of relevant, dynamic experience within procurement, to include 9 years directly in outsourcing within publicly traded biopharmaceutical companies
+ Master’s plus 10 years of relevant, dynamic experience within procurement, to include 7 years directly in outsourcing within publicly traded biopharmaceutical companies
Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!
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