Clinical Sourcing Analyst Job

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

Boston Scientific Corporation Marlborough, MA

Company
Boston Scientific Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
363775700
AJE Ref #
576179200
Location
Marlborough, MA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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PURPOSE STATEMENT

As part of the Global Clinical Sourcing team for Boston Scientific we are seeking a Clinical and/or Sourcing professional for our CLINICAL SOURCING ANALYST ROLE. The individual will be working in a global sourcing team supporting internal Clinical Customers across all Divisions and all Regions.

The Analyst will directly support the execution of commercial contracts with Clinical vendors and will support the ISE (Indirect Spend Excellence) initiative within GBS Indirect Sourcing. Duties will include administration of clinical vendor contracts, executing category sourcing events (RFIs, RFPs, etc.), reporting clinical sourcing performance, and performing ad-hoc analysis and reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- PROVIDES ANALYTICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT TO GLOBAL CLINICAL SOURCING, including:
- Contract management and administration
- Tracking and reporting of cost savings and avoidance
- Support of quality processes such as audits, NCEPs, and CAPAs
- Support of procurement processes such as AVL updates and vendor changes
- Maintenance of relevant systems and databases
- EXECUTES AND MANAGES SOURCING EVENTS for the Clinical Category such as creating RFIs/RFPs, analyzing proposals, and facilitating supplier selection.
- MAINTAINS SOURCING AND SUPPLIER PERFORMANCE METRICS, facilitates supplier business reviews, and supports reporting to the Vendor Management Advisory Board (VMAB).
- SUPPORTS INTERNAL CLINICAL CUSTOMERS across all Divisions and Regions.
- COLLABORATES WITH INTERNAL PARTNERS (e.g. Clinical Quality, Legal, etc.) to meet Clinical objectives and maintain compliance requirements.
- SUPPORTS DEVELOPMENT OF THE ANNUAL CLINICAL CATEGORY PLAN via research, analytics, and development of presentation materials.
- CONTRIBUTES TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF CLINICAL SOURCING STRATEGIES that align with business objectives and drive cost savings.
- ASSISTS CLINICAL SOURCING CATEGORY LEADER in the preparation and distribution of periodic reports relating to the overall performance the category.
- MANAGES TRANSFER OF KNOWLEDGE, best practices and training of sourcing specific tools and systems.
- ENGAGES WITH LOW-COMPLEXITY SUPPLIERS for bidding and contract negotiations.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Bachelor's Degree in Science, Engineering, or equivalent discipline.
- 3-5 years of experience in Clinical, Vendor Management, Contracts, Sourcing, Procurement and/or Purchasing.
- Solid analytical skills and attention to details.
- Good communication and client service skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with suppliers and employees.
- Demonstrated project management skills; ability to effectively manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
- Demonstrates professionalism, tact and good judgment.
- Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, etc.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- General Clinical experience
- Experience dealing with outsourcing and Contract Research Organizations (CROs)
- Experience with Clinical Systems
- Contract administration experience

Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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