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Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Contract: PERM
Location: New Brunswick - NJ, United States

The Facilities Services Category Lead (Associate Director - AD) will partner with BMS’ Director of Global Facilities Services, Regional Facilities Leads, Site Facilities Leads and Site Procurement (GPS/Commercial) to drive Facilities Category Sourcing Strategies. This position will also drive the selection of Preferred Suppliers, establish MSAs, buying channels, buying enablement. The Facilities Category Lead will also lead all SRM efforts related to Facilities Services. This position is also tasked with actively sourcing IFM and FM services all across BMS.

The position requires strong operational alignment with key stakeholders and with GP related categories like Real Estate, Engineering and Construction. The Facilities Category Lead must display excellent communication skills to all internal stakeholders, BMS’ Senior Leadership and suppliers.

Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Procurement:
    • Active Business Partner engagement
    • Develop sourcing strategies necessary to procure the various aspects of the Facilities category
    • Facilitate Project Team decision making of contract award recommendations
    • Develop and review MSA, Statements of Work, performance terms, Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for RE projects
    • Prepare and solicit competitive bids, quotations and proposals with relevant specifications/requirements, terms and conditions. 
    • Evaluate competitive bids to determine the best overall value 
      • Negotiate and/or issue contracts and service orders, obtaining legal and finance approvals when required.
      • Review procurement practices to ensure policy compliance
  • Supplier Relationship Management:
    • Develop, and manage internal and external relationships with suppliers, cross-functional and/or multi-functional teams with regard to the following:
      • Manage all preferred suppliers using the Supplier Relationship  Management methodology for the various categories
      • Coordinate evaluations to determine supplier performance using rating systems and/or predetermined standards.
      • Schedule and drive meetings with supplier(s) selected for the SRM program
      • Prepare for and develop negotiations strategies
      • Conduct negotiations with incumbent and new potential suppliers to obtain maximum value.
      • Coordinate, review and respond to supplier inquiries
  • Sourcing & Technology:
    • Utilize the Ariba Procure to Pay platform 
    • Implement and maintain required systems, files/archives and databases of project execution
    • Collaborate with finance to capture and report savings and Value beyond savings
  • Management & Organization:
    • Develop strategic plans and objectives. 
    • Develop goals and objectives in alignment with Business Partners. 
    • Develop a plan to staff a site procurement team when the timing is right to align with the project
    • Ensure categories sourcing governance for the project

      Reports to: Global Procurement Director, Facilities, R.E. & Logistics Sourcing

      Internal/External Stakeholders:

  • Global Facilities Services (GFS)
  • Category Leads Capital & Engineering, Real Estate (RE)
  • GP Supplier Management Lead
  • Members of industry; technology councils and organizations
  • Suppliers


    Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. in Business, Engineering or technical equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years procurement or relevant experience
  • Internal stakeholder management, data/information management, category management, process redesign and continuous improvement expertise, project management and performance measurement skills
  • Possess exceptional communication skills and be able to communicate to multiple levels within company.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Must have a strong customer service orientation with excellent analytic, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated high degree of independence, requiring minimal supervision from senior management
  • Procurement process knowledge, category management, contract management, financial analysis, market analysis, supplier analysis, supplier management, technology utilization and strategic planning

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Category Management experience
  • Prior Facilities Operations experience is highly preferred

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