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Sr. Supervisor, Vendor Management at Biogen

Posted in Purchasing - Procurement 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Research Triangle Park, North Carolina





Job Description:

SummaryThe Vendor Management Organization (VMO) Sr. Supervisor is a core member of the Vendor Management team within the Global Procurement Organization. The VMO has responsibilities including purchase requisition creation, contracting and invoice reconciliation.Job DescriptionThe Vendor Management Organization (VMO) Sr. Supervisor is a core member of the Vendor Management team within the Global Procurement Organization. The VMO has responsibilities including purchase requisition creation, contracting and invoice reconciliation. This position will be responsible for the following activities as assigned by the VMO Manager:
* Responsible to oversee and develop vendor management analyst team members
* Ability to monitor, track, triage and prioritize day to day workload for analyst team members
* Responsible for updating work instructions and operating procedures as needed
* Act as a key SME for VMO responsibilities
* Responsible to QC the quality of team's work product
* Conduct ongoing VMO training for business stakeholders
* Coordinate and oversees Biogen's contract creation and renewal process in partnership with business stakeholders, procurement and legal in accordance to legal and procurement policies
* Ensure all contract requests are initiated and executed agreements are uploaded in Biogen's contract management system
* Create and submit purchase requisitions in ERP and ensure it aligns with the contract payment terms/schedule
* Maintain good vendor management documentation and records to support audit requests
* Work closely with finance, business stakeholders and vendors to reconcile purchase orders, contracts and invoice discrepancies
* Support vendor management team on other activities related to processes, templates and continuous improvement
* Educate the business and suppliers on new supplier creation/onboarding processes
* Ability to generate necessary reports to track and manage open PO's, maverick spend, PO matching variances, accrual processes and other reports to monitor key metrics
* Assist the vendor management team with coordination of periodic vendor business reviews
* Lead ad-hoc continuous improvement or strategic projects as assigned by VMO manager
* Establish strong partnership and collaborations with legal, finance, procurement, business stakeholders and suppliers
* Acting as central point of escalation for issues identified by the vendor management teamQualifications* 4 to 6 years of experience in procurement/vendor management. Experience in the Pharma/Biotech industry a plus
* Strong problem-solving skills with attention to detail
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Strong proficiency with MS office skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Ability to work independently, plan, prioritize workload and result oriented
* Strong interpersonal skills to interact with team members and perform in a fast-paced environment
* Experience with purchasing and PO management utilizing ERP
* Experience executing or managing contracts using a Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) systemEducationBachelors degree required, preferably in BusinessAll individuals deserve the right to achieve their full potential. Accordingly, our company welcomes all job applicants, and we strive to provide all employees with equal opportunity for advancement. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on an individual's sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local government agencies or law.As an employer of choice, we strive to:Provide attractive employment opportunities for diverse candidates at all levels and in all segments of our organizationPursue and maintain relationships with sources of diverse candidates, community organizations, and academic institutionsComply with both the letter and the spirit of all applicable laws and regulations relating to nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employmentVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations