Amgen is seeking a Sourcing Excellence Manager, who will be part of Amgen’s Sourcing and Excellence team out of the Amgen Capability Center located in Tampa, Florida. The Sourcing Excellence Manager will have an opportunity to work closely with Commercial Services functions. The Sourcing Excellence Manager will report to the Senior Manager, Sourcing Excellence Corporate Services and Technology.

At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies.

Primary responsibilities for the manager will include the following:

+ Provide support to Commercial Services (Data, Value & Access, Sales & Marketing, Meetings and Fleet) based on the strategic demands of procurement stakeholders/customers

+ Support, execute and implement the sourcing and purchasing needs of Amgen’s US based spend across all the above categories

+ Execute sourcing (eRFX) for the Global (GCM) Category Management Teams

+ Advise on the Procurement Process and Systems ensuring compliance with all relevant sourcing policies and procedures

+ Provide expertise on contracting, leading contracting activities, managing ongoing contract management needs (for Strategic and Supply Constrained Categories

+ Accountable for hand-off to Contract-to-Pay teams

+ Execute Global/Regional Sourcing Strategies

+ Work is guided by operational and project related objectives defined by GCM/RCM

+ Delivering value to customers and partners through understanding business goals

+ Supports / Manages delivery and validation of savings for Global Category Managers

+ Anticipates and prevents potential problems through root cause analysis

+ Ensure Amgen’s procurement policies are followed, ensuring that compliance metrics are met or exceeded, supported through preferred supplier contracts

+ Ability to travel up to 10%, domestic

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 5 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, or Project Management


Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, or Project Management


Associate’s degree and 10 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, or Project Management


High School Diploma/GED and 12 years of Sourcing, Management Consulting, or Project Management

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Proven experience with sourcing processes (tendering, supplier negotiations and contracting) across multiple countries, across multiple spend categories

+ Strong experience in Project Management and independently develops practical solutions (Planning, prioritizing and delivery), with experience in leading project teams across geographic and functional reporting lines

+ Strong understanding of Sourcing Function Services

+ Ability to provide thought leadership to customers and actively shape customer’s overall strategy while understanding business goals

+ Excellent communication skills (presentation, virtual team development, etc.) resulting in relationship building and development

+ Strong problem-solving skills

+ Able to work with minimal direction, ensuring quality of tasks / service provided by self and other

+ Experience using e-procurement tools such as Workday Strategic Sourcing (Scout), and Ariba

+ Applies analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex situations using different information sources in order to draw and present analytic insights

+ Highly proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel

+ Fluent business English, written and oral

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

**_Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status._**

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If you’re seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you’ll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.

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