Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Strategic Procurement Manager in Emeryville, California
Grifols is a global healthcare company whose mission is to improve the health and well being of people. Our three divisions –Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital–develop, produce and market our innovative products and services to medical professionals in more than 100 countries.
We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. As a company devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, we are looking for talented professionals worldwide. Make a difference and join us in this challenging and rewarding enterprise.
Provide Strategic Sourcing services for Grifols US locations, focused on CAPEX equipment/construction/service agreements, vendor negotiations, Legal contracting, RFP responsibilities with a focus on cost savings, vendor management, contracts, and purchasing best practices.
Indirect Procurement: Focus = Construction, Manufacturing, Equipment, Lab Supplies, and associated service agreements
Conduct competitive bid (RFP) processes using eSourcing, develop vendor recommendations based on analysis of data and manage approval process through all levels of authorization
Perform data/spend analysis to develop and drive Grifols U.S. category management strategy and track savings, compliance, SoX
Develop, implement and maintain the best possible local (US) sourcing strategy for all capital equipment, construction, professional and non-professional services and materials related to Grifols facilities.
Develop, write, and execute Legal Agreements and SOW documents based on end user requirements
Collaborate with global organization, U.S. sites and global project teams to execute cross- strategic projects and to identify opportunities to leverage spend within Grifols and associated resources to maximize benefits to all impacted sites
Build, document and continuously update/maintain local market and product knowledge in assigned categories and act as lead sourcing expert to quantify savings opportunities
Support improvements of procurement initiatives such as Supplier Information Management, SAP, and Req to Pay.
Negotiate/re-negotiate national and local contracts for complex goods and services
Review commercial terms and recommend action liaise with Law and Insurance departments in the resolution of risk issues
Qualify, select and manage key suppliers and service provider relationships as required, and aggressively promote use of Preferred Providers and Strategies Partners
Conduct ongoing Procurement training for end users, management and vendors
Implement a continuous improvement cycle to realize year on year incremental improvements and cost savings.
Manage and resolve supplier performance risks and issues on a timely basis to end user satisfaction
Work with Business Partners and Procurement Colleagues to leverage spend with cross-divisional networks and resources to maximize benefits to all impacted sites
Provide end user support on Req to Pay, SAP, RFP, RFI, and Supplier recommendations.
Key Performance Indicators:
Customer Service / End User Communications
Contract and SoX Compliance
Process improvements through influencing and technology
BA/BS at a minimum required; MBA desirable
5 – 7 years’ procurement experience
2 years’ experience required within capital projects (lab and bio-manufacturing equipment) preferably in GMP/biotech or similar environment or experience with procuring complex products and services
Strong preference for CPSM, CIPS or similar professional qualification.
Knowledge of direct materials, and facility services a plus
Specific Professional Competencies:
Networking skills – Ability to identify key stakeholders and influence peers
Negotiations – Ability to construct negotiation strategies, lead or participate in negotiations of varying complexity
Communication Skills – Respond effectively to business partner needs and requests in timely manner
Project management - Organizational skills to initiate, coordinate , drive and implement projects to successful completion
Business Acumen – Understands business requirements and needs of management
Time Management – Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently
Third Party - Supplier Relationship Management Skills
Analytical Skills – Ability to use advanced functionality in Microsoft Excel (i.e., pivot tables, VLOOKUP, etc.) to analyze spend
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