Procurement Manager and Sourcing - South San Francisco , California, United States, 94080

Procurement Manager and Sourcing Our direct client in South San Francisco is looking for a Procurement Manager with sourcing experience for a 1 year project. Duties The Associate SourcingProcurement Manager will provide Operational Procurement and Sourcing support to leadership of the department at the South San Francisco Site, and manage a small category of Facilities Services. Skills Education andor on-the-job experience Demonstrate industry knowledge, skills in cost analysis, modeling, purchase price cost analysis, and identifying competitive benchmarks Proficiency with advanced procurement methodologies and sourcing approaches and techniques Project management Program management Demonstrated ability in leading complex projects to successful and on-time completion Highly effective at initiating and leading cross-functional teams by building internal and external relationships that create alignment Demonstrates business acumen with experience in multiple business sectors Risk and financial analysis skills and the ability to interpret and utilize key financial data Ability to operate and execute effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and challenging deadlines Process-oriented with strong analytical skills and creative problem-solving capabilities Excellent written and verbal communication, influencing, and persuasion skills Demonstrates a sense of urgency and proactive approach that is results-focused Working knowledge of SAP preferred Fluent English language written spoken (second language desirable) Fundamental understanding of the Facilities Services category areas Industry-specific knowledge, skills, abilities Thorough knowledge of the business, markets, regulations in the biopharmaceutical industry International experience and market knowledge preferred Functional process job-related knowledge, skills, abilities KnowledgeableSkilled in Procurement processes and disciplines including spend and category management Knowledgeable in the Sourcing Process Ability to work across multiple Business Partners, sites, cultures and matrixvirtual teams Knowledgeable in lean innovation techniques and process improvement (six sigma) Demonstrated competencies in the following o building strong cross-functional relationships so that the team reaches alignment o establishing and building successful relationships both internally and externally o planning skills, leading, and structuring negotiations o time management and organizational skills o developing risk analysis, total cost analysis, and financial modeling o change management as well as versatility in responding to change o strategic agility with ability to take a process or project into implementation Additional skills Strong business and team leadership and strategic agility strategic thinker with superior financial acumen. Demonstrated expertise in developing risk analysis, total cost analysis and financial modeling Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills to be able to engage and manage expectations of senior management. Ability to operate and execute effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and challenging deadlines Education Bachelorrsquos degree with a minimum of 5 years of related experience, Procurement Certification preferred Required Skills CATEGORY MANAGEMENT COST ANALYSIS EXCELLENT WRITTEN FINANCIAL MODELING BIOPHARMACEUTICAL Additional Skills PROBLEM-SOLVING PROCESS IMPROVEMENT PROCUREMENT PROGRAM MANAGEMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT RISK ANALYSIS SAP SIX SIGMA CHANGE MANAGEMENT EXCELLENT WRITTEN AND VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS FINANCIAL ACUMEN FINANCIAL ANALYSIS ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS SELF MOTIVATED SIX-SIGMA TIME MANAGEMENT