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Associate Director of Sourcing, Software

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Burlington, United States


- Opportunity to work for a biopharma company increasing in stock value annually.
- Update C-Suite with results and opportunities to lead the company to success.

About Our Client
Advancing biotechnology company seeking an Associate Director of Sourcing, Software to help lead the IT sourcing team through strong knowledge in the software category managing negotiations and contracts while exemplifying leadership abilities and proven cost saving experience.

Job Description
- Lead development of strategic sourcing initiatives through the introduction of a competitive marketplace, demand management, supplier consolidation, and process re-engineering
- Managed direct reports and reported to an executive member.
- Management of competitive bid processes including RFP's, RFI's, RFQ's
- Negotiation of various types of Software Vendor agreements.
- Own the full strategic sourcing cycle, including vendor identification and selection, price negotiation, and contract "red-lining" (editing).
- Thorough reporting and analyses of sourcing activities at the group and functional levels.
- Leverage technology for the benefit of internal clients; recommending process improvements where applicable
- Lead and drive the identification, planning and management of a pipeline of strategic sourcing projects
- Market research and bench-marking of suppliers and related service categories
- Think and act globally to lead and collaborate effectively on a cross-functional basis

The Successful Applicant
- BA/BS in applicable field, preferably MBA
- Ability to manage cross function teams on a global scale.
- Minimum of 7 years of software sourcing experience
- 10+ years of strategic sourcing and vendor management success
- Biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry experience.
- Strong analytical and negotiation skills within a global matrix-style environment
- Experience in vendor evaluations and action planning with demonstrated results

What's on Offer
Senior level Associate Director of Sourcing, Software role with visibility and impact to the C-Suite in Burlington, MA.

 





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