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Lead sourcing initiatives and category management supporting
Third Party Manufacturing needs for combination and device
products, large molecule (biologics drug substance / drug product),
and finished goods (fill/finish) requirements within our global
bio-pharmaceutical business. Position is responsible for
establishing, articulating, and implementing sourcing strategies
supporting major pipeline and on-market programs. Position requires
a proactive, collaborative approach that is: stakeholder and
supplier focused, analytical, creative, dynamic, and demonstrative
of continuous improvement. Drive value to the corporation.
+ Develop strategies, execute, and manage global sourcing for
Stakeholders to drive value for pipeline and on-market assurance of
supply, representing a minimum of $50 million of annual
+ Thorough understanding of our products, pipeline, and
priorities, including the ability to see short- and long-term plans
to meet business needs.
+ Deliver successful sourcing projects that yield significant
benefits to the corporation including; savings, re-engineered
business processes, sustainable long term performance based
agreements and risk mitigating supply strategies.
+ Collaborate to influence, engage, inspire, and direct others
toward the timely achievement of objectives across functions. Set
aspirational targets and be accountable for results. Evaluate
milestone achievements and address issues through appropriate
+ Skilled execution of negotiation process, including usage of
data, best practices and deal closure. Properly convert the
negotiated deals to performance based, legally sound contracts that
serve as a guide for on-going supplier management and program
+ Foster the exchange of ideas and information as well as
establishing productive working relationships and teams.
+ Communicate with management and stakeholder groups affected by
the team sourcing decisions.
+ Expert analytical abilities to gather, analyze and perform
complex analyses of the spend data, market data and supplier
proposals, in order to yield fact-based decisions that address key
stakeholder business needs.
+ Solutions-oriented professional with strong conflict
+ Represent company-face and provide leadership in identifying
and developing strategic supplier relationships.
+ Bachelor's Degree: Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering,
Chemistry/Biology or like degree.
+ Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)-desired. 12 years of total
combined minimum experience required.
+ Recognized as Sourcing Authority, Project Management, Conflict
Resolution, Seasoned Negotiator, Supply Chain Management,
Production Planning, Value Engineering, Cost Analysis, Financial
Analysis, Quality Systems and Documentation, Regulatory Issues,
Technical, Compliance, and Contracting experience.
+ Supervision of Matrix Organization, Strong
Communication/Persuasion, Systems savvy, Presentation and
+ Ability to lead high performance teams to drive timely fact
based sourcing decisions.
+ Demonstrates the ability to plan, execute and measure
successful project implementations.
+ Displays the capabilities of project management to formulate
and execute complex project objectives for maximum value
**Position may be US or European based**
**Significant Work Activities**
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2
consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 15 % of the Time
**Job Level Code**
**Equal Employment Opportunity**
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse
backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients.
As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex
(including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical
condition, genetic information gender identity or expression,
sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or
any other legally protected characteristic.