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Job Title Global Procurement Associate

JobID 1048796-1852

Location: Cambridge, MA

Description *About Pfizer*

A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

*Role Description*

Associate position is a member of Worldwide Research & Development Procurement team within Pfizer Global Procurement. This position is to manage the contractual documents in support of Pfizer Cambridge Research service, capital and material outsourcing& purchasing. This role also requires the internal stakeholder engagement to proactively identify the opportunities to streamline the contracting and P2P operation process.


I - Contract Management*Pre-contract Due Diligence, Documentation and Source Selection:- Work closely with Procurement CSMs and the internal clients to understand the outsourcing/purchasing requests- Assist the internal clients with pre-contract process and documents in compliance with Corporate Policy 102- Conduct business term negotiations- Conduct market research for alternative sourcing/purchasing options as needed*Contract Execution:- Negotiate and execute Master Service Agreement, Master Supply Agreement, Material Transfer Agreement, Technology Evaluation Agreements- Obtain legal concurrence as necessary- Create and manage Contract Workspace in Ariba Contract Management System- Assist the internal clients in using Sourcing Marketplace Platform *Post-contract Administration:- Assist in preparing outsourcing working documents (i.e. Statement of Work) as needed- Monitor the compliance with the contract terms working with the internal clients on supplier performance issues as necessaryII - Strategic Sourcing*Conduct supply market due diligence and the internal business opportunity analysis; *Support Global Sourcing projects as required; II - Procurement Operation*Work with Research Unit Business Operation teams to improve the efficiency of P2P process and to facilitate the self-service purchasing; *Collaborate with various Global Finance Groups, including Procurement Business Process & Operations, to develop and deliver the site training programs related to purchasing system & corporate policies;


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:*Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Supply Chain, or relevant business field is required; *Minimum three years' experience in legal contracts management;*Experience in Procurement category management or Procurement operation system & process is desirable.TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS*The ideal candidate will have prior experience managing outsourcing/purchasing contracts in a Drug Discovery organization. This person will be expected to work closely with scientists, research leaders and sourcing project managers to execute complex business contracts meeting scientific outsourcing needs*Analytical and negotiation skills/techniques*Knowledge of contract terms and conditions*Ability to analyze and revise complex legal documents*Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience in managing stakeholder relationship*Attention to details*Ability to work in a team environment

*Other Information - Internal*

Colleagues who are issued an Incident Final Warning (IFW) on or after January 1, 2016, are not eligible to post and compete for a position for a period of 12-months from the date an IFW is issued.

*EEO & Employment Eligibility*

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

*Global Procurement Associate*
*Cambridge, Massachusetts*

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