Job Description

Senior Sourcing Associate
Job Number: 21-08582
 
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Senior Sourcing Associate for our client in Tampa, FL.
 
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Responsibilities:
  • Procurement:
    • Leads negotiations for contractual and commercial terms for complex Agreements including Master Services Agreements, Software as a Service Agreements and Software Licensing Agreements
    • In conjunction with IT Category Managers and Internal Stakeholders, fully understands business objectives and translates them into sourcing strategies to support those objectives
    • Leads moderate to highly-complex competitive sourcing events and supplier negotiations; determine appropriate methods of procurement; solicit bids, quotations and proposals; evaluates competitive offerings and recommend overall best offer for a product or service.
    • Reviews and critically assesses business specifications and statements of work;
    • Delivers sourcing projects from commencement through to contract execution
  • Relationships:
    • Supports IT Category Managers in delivery of Category Plan strategies, sourcing and productivity opportunities
    • Works with Legal Resources to articulate specific contractual areas of concern; assesses and understands which contract terms are Legal Issues vs Business Issues
    • Strategically negotiates Business and enterprise-level Legal Terms and Conditions with Suppliers and Service Providers
    • Applies analytics to ensure compliance by preferred suppliers and with contract terms; provides analytical tools to support management of preferred suppliers.
    • Supports Business Partnering & Strategy in communicating purchasing policies and procedures to users when needed.
    • Maintains effective relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders, helps resolve escalated quality problems; helps identify measurements for improvement and target-setting
    • Coordinates, reviews and responds to supplier inquiries.
  • Supplier Management:
    • Supports Business Partnering & Strategy in managing preferred suppliers using the Client Supplier Management methodology and compliance requirements.
    • Manages selected internal and external relationships with suppliers, cross-functional and/or multi-functional teams.
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 6 years relevant industry experience
  • Proficiency in procurement, contract negotiations, managing contract development and compliance
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with and manage internal stakeholders at all levels within a highly matrixed organization, working across cross-functional, cross-organizational teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including Word, Power Point and Excel.
  • Ideal to have:
    • Master's Degree in related field
    • Knowledge of and proficiency with Ariba Sourcing Application
    • Relevant industry certifications (e.g. Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Certified in production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
    • US military experience will be considered towards industry and professional experience requirements
 
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact:
Chris Imbien
Chris.imbien@eclaro.com
8428729257
 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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