Sourcing Analyst II, IT Procurement

Location
Foster City
Salary
See job description.
Posted
May 08 2021
Ref
R0018959
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Manager


Sourcing Analyst II, IT Procurement
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North, South and Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Gilead makes it a priority to increase access to its medicines for people who can benefit from them, regardless of where they live or their economic status.

As a member of the IT Procurement team, you will work closely with partners and leaders across multiple business lines in support of sourcing needs across the Technology category. This growth opportunity will also provide the Sourcing Manager the chance to interact, present, and influence senior leadership to gain support for key initiatives and strategies. You will engage with existing and potential suppliers and drive partnerships at the executive level. You will manage various supplier activities, including requirements gathering, solution/supplier evaluation process, and supplier selection activities. You will lead the negotiations and spearhead RFXs and competitive bids as necessary, along with devising or assisting in the development of cost models during your sourcing negotiations. You will assist with establishing enterprise-wide Software contracts to meet corporate and BU production-related needs and will take a leadership role in supporting Software asset management (SAM) and ensuring that Gilead Sciences Inc (GSI) is properly licensed.

This role requires strong negotiation experience and legal understanding of the intricacies of structuring and drafting various agreements, you will work with Business Units, Legal, Compliance, and Security Teams to initiate and review contracts.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

Category Management/Strategy

  • Contributes to contract development and implementation in conjunction with Category Manager(s)

  • Supports and assists in the execution of the category plans for Software/Cloud/Hardware

  • Runs regional/program/project RFx and support Category Manager(s) as needed

  • Creates and implements sourcing strategies for specified business needs which support project, program or category goals

  • Analyzes vendor opportunities and aligns with Category Manager(s) to realize the utilization of the strategic / preferred vendor

  • Works with business units and Category Manager(s) to assess short-term and long-term supplier strategy, with a feedback loop to the global team

  • Build dual or preferred supplier base programs with the business.

  • Actively researches market trends and utilizes standard methodologies to support sourcing activities

  • Collaborate with IT & Engineering Teams on IT Software Asset Management (SAM) needs.

    Supplier Management

  • Organize and lead business reviews with suppliers, including development, performance metrics, preparation and review of supplier scorecards, and resolving major supplier performance issues.

  • Analyzes vendor performance to ensure it is consistent with value required for a given commodity or service

  • Manage third party vendor relationships for IT Procurement

  • Facilitates business reviews for key suppliers

    Contract Management/Negotiations

  • Supports category manager(s) in developing negotiation plans

  • Experience using different negotiation tactics; shown success negotiating multi-million-dollar contracts including business terms and Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

  • Experience supporting legal teams in contract development activities, including knowledge of standard contract structures and key terms

  • Has knowledge of legal clauses and negotiations with industry suppliers, including NDAs, MSA, MPA, Order Forms, and Software licensing agreements

  • Partners with Legal on the contract lifecycle

    Cost Reduction

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret spend and cost data, including understanding of Total Cost of Ownership

  • Proactively identifies, implements and project manages cost reduction, risk and service quality improvement in conjunction with Category Manager(s)

  • Collect data and perform spend analysis, profile category, analyze/report data to explain market trends, savings and improvement opportunities.

  • Utilize procurement system technologies to reduce the total cost of goods and services.

    BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or a related field

  • 3+ years of experience in Technology Sourcing with strong negotiation skills in all the following:

    1. Software & SaaS

    2. Public Cloud

    3. Hardware & Leasing

  • 3+ years' experience in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial contracts with technology suppliers

  • High degree of judgment and ingenuity required to deal with complex factors not easily evaluated

  • Experience in IT Asset and Procurement tools is desirable, e.g. Arriba, SCCM, Flexera, etc.

  • Knowledge of Technology Infrastructure Procurement category

    SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • A highly organized multi-tasker who can prioritize in a fast-paced environment; ability to actively lead 10-20 projects at any time and self-prioritize daily work

  • Able to work independently with strong teamwork, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to derive 2nd level insights from unstructured data

  • An ability to think Globally and work with an international culturally diverse team

  • Strategic thinker, with sound knowledge of strategic purchasing methods

  • Demonstrated ability to implement creative solutions while working under pressure.

  • Demonstrated influencing, negotiation, presentation and stakeholder management skills

    As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

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    Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

    Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

    For jobs in the United States:

    As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

    For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law' poster.

    NOTICE: EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION ACT
    YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT

    PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION

    Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

    Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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