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Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing

Company: Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Why Join Us?Be a hero for our rare disease patientsAt Ultragenyx, we fundamentally believe that taking real impactful action to care for the needs of patients and our people is always the right thing to do. -To achieve this goal, our vision is to lead the future of rare disease medicine. For us, this means going where other biopharma companies won't go - challenging the status quo and creating a new model that advances our field so more patients and caregivers can benefit from life-changing treatments. We do this by following the science, applying a novel rapid development approach, making innovative medicines at fair and reasonable prices, and creating a collaborative ecosystem to reach patients in ways that are most meaningful for them. -Our commitment and care for patients extends to our people, so culture is an essential cornerstone for Ultragenyx. We remain continuously focused on creating a supportive and inclusive environment of profound learning and growth - so employees can thrive in all areas of their lives, in and outside of work. -Ultimately, we want to be an organization where we would be proud for our family, friends and children to work.If you want to have a meaningful impact, do the best work of your career, and grow a lot, both professionally and -personally, come join our team. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are committed to the health and safety of our employees and prospective employees, which means at this time our interview processes may include virtual discussions, interviews, and onboarding. Please note that compliance with local regulations and safety protocols is a condition of employment at Ultragenyx. Elements of safety protocols may include, but are not limited to: work from home requirements, regular or symptom-based covid testing, providing valid evidence of vaccination, mask wearing, and physical distancing.US based roles: Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment at Ultragenyx. This requirement applies to almost all roles at Ultragenyx based in the U.S., with very limited exceptions. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a disability, serious medical condition, or because it would violate your sincerely held religious belief, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation. - Roles based outside the US: - If the role requires travel to the US or another country that requires evidence of covid vaccination for entry, candidates and employees will be required follow the local regulations and corporate policy regarding vaccination evidence submission.Position Summary:ultrafocused - Work together to fearlessly uncover new possibilitiesReporting to Director of Procurement, Finance, you will provide procurement and sourcing leadership to a variety of functions within Ultragenyx, including Quality and Facilities. - You will work closely with stakeholders of all levels to manage sourcing requirements, creating/overseeing RFP's (requests for proposals), and negotiating business terms with suppliers during contract review. - - - -Work Model: Flex: can complete work from home during the pandemic; once return to the office 2-3 days in office to be expected and established with managerResponsibilities: Become a trusted partner to Ultragenyx departments. Lead stakeholder engagement efforts across all levels of management by providing strategic and tactical procurement/sourcing leadershipDeveloping sourcing strategies across a wide variety of categories. - This includes obtaining business requirements from internal clients, leading cross-functional sourcing teams, conducting market research as neededNegotiation of business and financial terms of proposals and contractsLead data analysis on supplier spend and recommend cost saving proposals and initiativesLead supplier relationship management in coordination with stakeholders, as requiredLead and facilitate procurement projects as requiredClose strategic collaboration with all finance stakeholders including: FP&A, Finance Operations, and AccountingRequirements: Bachelors degree in Supply Chain management, or business related discipline preferred6-8 years of relevant biotech/pharma work experience in a procurement/sourcing role that preferably includes a mix of both indirect and direct procurement experienceExcellent communication and negotiation skills Demonstrated ability to be a strong business partner with high-energy and a hands-on approachAble to thrive in a very fast-paced environment and be assertive when needed.Versatility, flexibility, and willingness to adapt job responsibilities as required to meet the demands and opportunities of a rapidly growing companyOracle R12/iProcurement experience preferred, but ERP knowledge is essential Travel - 5%#LI- NJ1Full Time employees across the globe enjoy a range of benefits, including, but not limited to: - - - - - - - - - Generous vacation time and public holidays observed by the company - - - - - - - - - Volunteer days - - - - - - - - - Long term incentive and Employee stock purchase plans or equivalent offerings - - - - - - - - - Employee wellbeing benefits - - - - - - - - - Fitness reimbursement - - - - - - - - - Tuition sponsoring - - - - - - - - - Professional development plans* Benefits vary by region and countryUltragenyx Pharmaceutical is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and for qualified disabled veterans in job application procedures, as required by applicable law. If you have any difficulty using our online application system and need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact -Talent Acquisition -by calling: -(415) 483-8800 -or by -emailing -us at For electronic email and mail inquiries, please include a description of your requested accommodation, your name and contact information.See our -CCPA Employee and Applicant Privacy Notice.See our -Privacy Policy.Note to External Recruiters: All candidate activity and open positions are managed strictly through our Human Resources Department. Our Human Resources Department kindly requests that recruiters not contact employees/hiring managers directly in an attempt to solicit business and present candidates. Please note that failure to comply with this request will be a factor in determining a professional relationship with our organization. Submission of unsolicited resumes prior to an agreement set in place between the Human Resources Department and the recruiting agency will not create any implied obligation. -Inquiries on developing a recruiting relationship with us, may be directed to:, CA, Novato, CA, Cambridge, MA, or Woburn, MA /Ultragenyx - Procurement /Full-time

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