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Amgen German and English Speaking Procurement Specialist in Lisbon, Portugal

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

The Amgen Capability Center in Lisbon, Portugal (ACCP ) will be home to over 300 multi-national and multi-cultural employees, representing a broad range of cross-functional capabilities, including Commercial, General and Administrative, Information Systems, Research and Development and more. The ACCP will offer rich career growth and development opportunities, regional and global exposure and the opportunity to LIVE, WIN and THRIVE in one of Europe’s most attractive cities.

Our ACCP offices will be temporarily located at the Maleo – Saldanha, Av. da República 18, 1050-191 Lisbon, while we work toward finding a permanent office in the vibrant city center of Lisbon.

If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing and delivering ever-better products that read over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

GERMAN AND ENGLISH SPEAKING PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

LIVE

WHAT YOU WILL DO

You will be responsible for effectively sourcing various indirect category projects and statements of work in the German business, in accordance with established Procurement policies and guidelines. Working closely with and prioritizing activity with the Country Sourcing Manager and business leads in the Affiliate, implementing sourcing execution strategies and contracting needs. The Senior Associate will report to the Sourcing Team Lead and will work out of the Amgen Capability Center located in Lisbon Portugal

Context and Responsibilities:

  • Understand business requirements and customer objectives to source effective suppliers and solutions.

  • Identify and record value opportunities through negotiation or competitive bidding (RFX) scenarios from statements of work & purchase orders.

  • Own and deliver sourcing & negotiations to meet business requirements of business partners purchasing services across Commercial & General indirect categories of spend.

  • Ensure Amgen’s procurement policies are followed, ensuring that compliance metrics are met or exceeded, supported through supplier contracts and statements of work.

WIN

WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU (here we should separate the mandatory from the preferred ones, could you please do that?):

Proven experience and skills needed:

  • Degree and/or +2 years sourcing experience

  • Good understanding of sourcing processes (tendering, supplier negotiations and contracting), across multiple indirect spend categories

  • Proficient in both English & German written and oral

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Problem solving skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • Ability to help understanding business goals

  • Able to work with minimal direction, ensuring quality of tasks

  • Experience using e-procurement tools such as Scout & Ariba

  • Applies analytical skills to evaluate information

THRIVE

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT OF US

• Vast opportunities to learn, develop, and move up and across our global organization.

• Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where colleagues are empowered to bring ideas to the table, take risks, and act.

• Generous Amgen Total Rewards Plan comprising healthcare, finance, wealth and career benefits.

• Flexible work arrangements.

APPLY NOW FOR A CAREER THAT DEFIES IMAGINATION

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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