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Associate Director, Cell Therapy Procurement, External Manufacturing Sourcing

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Working with UsChallenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren't words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You'll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.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. Read more: careers.bms.com/working-with-us .The Associate Director, Cell Therapy External Manufacturing Sourcing position focuses on the development of category strategies that define how purchasing will be done for a given spend category, including defining buying channels, purchasing policies, and supplier relationship management program, etc. This person will need to engage technically, operationally, and commercially to understand and enable speed, high quality performance, supply assurance, and risk mitigation for the pipeline and clinical/commercial supply.This role will develop, maintain and implement a 3-5 year strategic category plan that ensures all projects deliver maximum value. Additionally, this individual is responsible for overseeing the execution of category strategies by multiple cross-functional teams, including sourcing and contracting. This role will assist in the development of and adherence to strategic category management processes and procedures, supplier and category segmentation, metrics/KPI development and application, and contract management.Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities: Develop global category strategies with regional / market variations that define how SS&P will be done for a given spend category.

  • Develop a 3-5 year strategic plan to realize category strategy targets, focusing on developing and executing Strategic Value Capture initiatives.
  • Negotiate supply agreements, and facilitate negotiation of other agreements as needed (eg CDA's, Quality Agreements, etc)
  • Fostering supplier relationship management program, including segmentation criteria and a preferred supplier list for a given category.
  • Lead and / or support major category initiatives within a multi-year plan including end-to-end process optimization, make / buy analysis and recommendations within a spend category and / or within a major business area. Develop and manage key category budget owners and functional stakeholders
    • Drive co-ownership of initiatives and accountability based on agreed upon strategies.
    • Develop and implement metrics and reporting mechanisms.
    • Support business growth by providing market insights and subject matter expertise to key Business Partners ranging from scientist to operations and quality teams.
    • Champion Procurement training programs to better support business needs. Ensure excellence in delivery of procurement initiatives that maximize corporate, business, and functional priorities and objectives
      • Remain current with market trends through relationships with Sourcing Managers, suppliers and market experts, and ensure compliance to the BMS process of gaining access / familiarity with emerging supplier capabilities.
      • Coach and develop cross-functional implementation teams to appropriately execute category strategies globally and regionally.Execute Supplier Relationship Management priorities by fostering collaborative relationships with highly strategic global / regional suppliers
        • Identify, build, and maintain mutually beneficial relationships, partnerships, and alliances with select suppliers through Supplier Relationship Development programs & list of preferred suppliers within a category of spend and manage compliance.
        • Recommend or implement changes to the organization's purchasing, supply management and material usage policies as needed.
        • Measure supplier performance using rating systems or predetermined standards. Internal/External Stakeholders:
          • Business Partners within Function
          • Manufacturing Sciences and Technology members
          • Strategic Sourcing teams, including Category Leads, Site Procurement, Supplier Performance & Development and Market Intelligence Qualifications Minimum Requirements
            • Minimum education of a B.S./B.A. in science or engineering is required.
            • Minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years of business experience is required in which at least six (6) years is considered multi-disciplined procurement experience or related category domain experience or relevant experience.
            • Minimum of 2 years Biopharmaceutical Procurement experience, or working directly with Biopharmaceutical Procurement teams or relevant experience.
            • Managerial experience including managing global teams of senior professionals and managers and establishing performance expectations.
            • Internal stakeholder management, data/information management, category management, process redesign and continuous improvement expertise, project management and performance measurement skills
            • Procurement process knowledge, contract management, financial analysis, market analysis, supplier analysis, supplier diversity, supplier management, technology utilization, strategic planning and integrated supply chain experience#LI-HybridIf you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career. Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing CareersWith a single vision as inspiring as Transforming patients' lives through science--- , every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.On-site Protocol BMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role: Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function. BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com . Visit careers.bms.com/ eeo -accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement. BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters. BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, New Brunswick , Associate Director, Cell Therapy Procurement, External Manufacturing Sourcing, Healthcare , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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