Sourcing Manager


Ridgefield, Connecticut

a month ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Sourcing Manager
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Ridgefield, CT 06877 (HYBRID)


  • Local Implementation to Category Strategy following TOM (incl. Complex and/or high spend negotiation) and inform accordingly local Business Partners BPs.
  • Identify, evaluate and classify sourcing risks and Manage risk exposure with mitigation measures.
  • Identify and evaluate existing and potential local suppliers as well as the establishment and maintenance of supplier relations.
  • Use Business Review Meeting and KPI leverage to resolve potential issues at an early stage.
  • Feedback to Category Manager as needed.
  • Manage local Business Partners actively and collaborate in order to align common goals.
  • Coordinate Business Partner Demands within Sourcing and ensure that relevant information is shared and Business Partner is supported adequately.
  • Optimize buying channels and leverage market opportunities.
  • Oversees the Supplier performance management program for assigned categories
  • Oversees the Supplier diversity program for assigned categories.
  • Negotiates, reviews and executes contracts, Maximize usage of Master Services Agreements (MSAs) or Frame Services Agreements (FSAs) as possible.

Skills : Requirements

  • Ten (10+) years of Sourcing experience, Knowledge in Pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrated efficiency in the following: Demand management; Market and supply analysis; Negotiation; Total cost of ownership, saving, and NPV; Project management; Delivering against commitments
  • Experience / background in the following; Contract management, supplier relationship management, RFP process, Negotiation and/or Contract Management
  • Solid experience with contract terms negotiation, issue spotting and risk evaluation
  • Working knowledge of clinical outsourcing models. Procurement /Sourcing expertise in a clinical research service with outsourcing experience in the drug development industry or CRO


  • Experience with Real World Evidence (RWE), Market Access, Pricing and Health Economics and Outcome Research (HEOR), Marketing Data and Secondary Data Analysis. Knowledge of evidence generation, AI and machine learning.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with internal and external resources to develop strategies that meet department goals within budget and established timeline.
  • Strong project management skills, ability to influence and bring teams to consensus and agreement


  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical clinical operations and / or category or sourcing experience in this area.
  • Knowledge of or experience with clinical patient recruitment partnership or vendors and strategy and analysis in this area is desired.
  • Knowledge of or experience with Observational Non-Interventional Studies.


Master's Degree from an Accredited Institution. Areas may include; Science, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical, Business Administration or related


About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $55.00/hr.