Amgen Supplier Governance Mgr in Thousand Oaks, California

The Supplier Governance Manager will ensure quality oversight of suppliers through:

  • Providing ongoing governance oversight and encourage sharing of best practices and development of process improvements

  • Chairing and managing supplier governance meetings

  • Working with suppliers and internal customers (typically up to Director level) to identify, manage, escalate and resolve issues related to supplier performance

  • Measuring supplier performance and reporting performance feedback to internal stakeholders and supplier

  • Ensure quality oversight of R&D SG -managed purchase orders (POs) through

  • PO lifecycle management: SoW negotiations, funding requests through established financial processes, PO execution, ongoing budget review, and PO closure

Support business functions with selection and development of new suppliers by:

  • Identifying business needs at Amgen for new suppliers with functional input

  • Supporting final decision on selection of suppliers

  • Execute account activations and deactivations of R&D SG -managed suppliers

  • Identify functional best practices and process improvements and coordinate their development and implementation for suppliers by

  • Communicating and standardizing best practices across supplier types

  • Ensuring adherence to best practices by Amgen functional areas

  • Liaise with functional areas to ensure internal business needs are being met

  • Contribute to, and as appropriate, lead departmental and cross-functional initiatives and special projects as identified by management or business need

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree

OR

Master's degree and 2 years of Research, Clinical or related Operations experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 4 years of Research, Clinical or related Operations experience

OR

Associate's degree and 10 years of Research, Clinical or related Operations experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Research, Clinical or related Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications :

Bachelor's degree in life science or related discipline

4 years' work experience in research work, in the Pharmaceutical or Biotech arena. Candidates with significant systems expertise with Amgen or Biotech/Technology companies would also be well suited to this role

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.