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Job Title: Associate Director, R&D Outsourcing Excellence
Location: Rockville, MD United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/27/2021
Expire Date: 01/27/2022
Job Categories: Other
Job Description
Associate Director, R&D Outsourcing Excellence
Job Summary

R&D Outsourcing Strategy and Execution aspires at consolidating long-term business needs and leveraging supplier market landscape to develop and execute optimal outsourcing strategies in collaboration with key stakeholders, that enable speed, quality, business transformation, and efficiencies to increase Otsuka's probability of success.

This position identifies, formalizes, and shares agile outsourcing best practices throughout the end-to-end process from strategic sourcing through contract management and supplier relationship management.

Job Description
Develop, lead, and share industry best practices across the organization on outsourcing activities
Optimize, formalize, and promote best-in-class end-to-end outsourcing methodology
Review, optimize, and maintain systems and tools required to successfully support outsourcing activities
Provide appropriate training and support to stakeholders on outsourcing tools and practices
Formalize and maintain outsourcing spend map and analyze current supplier database (services, spend, performance, current agreements ...)
Oversee and organize outsourcing documentation and information
Measure and report outsourcing performance through indicators and formalized dashboards


Bachelor degree in business or science
Lean/6-sigma certification
Minimum of 10 years in outsourcing Procurement or vendor management in the industry
Business partnering, relationship management/development, and teamwork
Strategic thinking
Understanding of business requirements
Cross-functional project management
Analytical skills / data savviness (review data, benchmark, identify trends or patterns)
Process management and continuous improvement
Communication with impact
Change management
Work Environment
Typical office setting
Up to 15% travel time to visit other company sites or suppliers

Come discover more about Otsuka and our benefit offerings;

Disclaimer: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.

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