(Temporary assignment) Senior Manager, CMC Procurement - International
Reporting to the Senior Director, CMC Procurement, you will be responsible for category management, sourcing, supplier management, and stakeholder engagement for all Moderna external spend in the areas of Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Quality.
Here’s What You’ll Do:
The Procurement Sr. Manager will have the opportunity to work closely with many different business functions and spend categories including direct materials, contract manufacturing, capital services and equipment, manufacturing and facilities support services and quality services.
The role will be designated as the Global Site Lead for Moderna’s Basel facility and effectively sourcing different category projects in accordance with established Procurement policies and guidelines. The role will work closely with the EU Finance, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Contract Manufacturing teams and the Global Category Managers, implementing and contributing to global category sourcing strategies and supplier management processes.
This includes implementing and managing the following key activities:
Stakeholder Engagement: Single point of contact for Global Procurement and business partner interaction at the site Drive site productivity and improvement Manage key relationships with Site VP and Functional Leads Build and cultivate strategic stakeholder relationships to find the optimum balance between meeting company needs and delivering total value Frame and drive cross functional sourcing agenda
Strategic Contribution: Develop, support and manage strategies for respective categories Be a trusted advisor to VPs/Senior Leadership Team at the site Bring industry/business function specific knowledge and experience Initiate/build industry peer relationships within the region
Implement strategic sourcing initiatives utilizing a standard framework and departmental tools. This includes: Partnering with stakeholders to build robust scopes of work. Developing sourcing strategies for individual initiatives. Implementing RFx activities utilizing advanced tools and techniques. Preparing and implementing advanced negotiation strategies. Partnering with stakeholders and legal to negotiate and finalize agreements. Supporting the Global Category Managers with execution of sourcing strategies Ongoing contract management
Supplier Management: Maintain and develop preferred supplier lists Support category managers to identify and articulate long-term strategic value that can be obtained through supplier collaboration Deliver supplier improvement programs and drive continual value from key supplier relationships
Change Management: Independent self-starter and able to motivate others to accomplish ambiguous tasks Ability to lead teams across geographic and functional reporting lines Demonstrated track record of identifying root causes to issues and proactively problem solving Results driven Comfortable challenging the status quo
Risk Management: Evaluating and monitoring the risk profile of the supply base, identify mitigation targets, and implement risk improvement initiatives.
Savings Delivery: Develop a portfolio of sourcing initiatives and deliver cost reductions against challenging current and multi-year saving targets.
Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table:
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: 3-5 years of experience in a large or medium-sized professional procurement organization with at least 1 year specifically in the biopharmaceutical industry. Proficient-level skills in the following key competencies/skills: communications, project management, relationship management, influencing, negotiation, financial acumen, analytical, presentation, aptitude for technology, results-focus, professionalism, and success in a matrixed environment. Fluency in English (fluency in another language is advantageous) 2+ years of experience successfully leading high performing teams. 2+ years of category management experience in the biopharmaceutical manufacturing categories including direct materials, contract manufacturing, capital services and equipment, manufacturing and facilities support services and quality services. A proven track record of savings delivery and ability to manage complexity and change. Ability to work in a highly metric-driven environment and deliver against challenging performance targets. Strong understanding of best in breed eProcurement solutions A deep desire to be a key part of building a world-class Procurement function. Strong collaboration and communications skills required to address and resolve issues in a matrixed environment. Bachelor’s degree required. BA/BS in a technical discipline desired. Master’s degree (MBA, MS) preferred. Professional procurement certification (CPSM, MCIPS, Etc.) desired.
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