West Hills, California Senior Manager, Procurement Center of Excellence

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  • Requisition Number R4257
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Supply Chain Planning & Operations
  • Location West Hills, California


Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

*West Hills, CA *Hybrid

The Sr. Manager, Procurement Center of Excellence role is to manage and lead the Procurement Resource Center/Center of Excellence. In this role the focus will be on supporting the Direct and Indirect Sourcing functions via: Market Intelligence/Data Analytics, Sourcing Operations, and Procurement Excellence/Optimization activities. Reports to Procurement Division VP and has an opportunity to bring a high level of curiosity, creativity and new thinking to the business.

Key Responsibilities

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:

  • Work with team members to ensure they develop deep category insight, operational sourcing knowledge, analytical skills and market intelligence.

  • Stand-up Procurement Resource Center as a Center of Excellence in gathering, distilling, and disseminating market intelligence, data analytics and reporting, spend and savings analysis, implementation of Procurement best practices, and support Supplier Relationship Management activities.

  • Track and manage purchase contracts and fulfillment status of each contract. Drive training and sourcing capability building. Leveraging leading technology as an enabler for Procurement activities.

  • Work with Procurement team (Direct and Indirect) and cross-functional department (e.g. Marketing, Finance, etc.) to provide historical, predictive analytics, market assessments and trend analysis. Develop metrics, incorporating external benchmarks to monitor performance and allow for data-driven decision making.

  • Lead the Data and Analytics function to monitor key spending trends, cost drivers, market factors, geographic considerations, supplier performance metrics, cost savings and other data of strategic importance for supporting category managers to build and implement sourcing category strategies.

  • Manage the maintenance of the spend and supplier KPI dashboards, develop additional tracking tools as needed, and produce comprehensive spend, savings & supplier performance reports for management.

  • Manage sourcing-specific activities in the end-to-end Purchase Order and Invoice Source-to-Pay (S2P) process including tracking pricing, quantity, logistics as well as purchase contract administration & management.

  • Actively contribute to and manage the resources responsible for developing training content and conducting training & capability building workshops with the Procurement organization to promote foundational and emerging leading practices.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate has experience in Pharma/Biotech and/or FMCG/CPG, environment. Leading a team of six people, this role will deliver maximum value to Pharmavite by managing and developing descriptive and predictive analytics, providing data driven insights, and ensuring best practices and sourcing governance for the Direct and Indirect Sourcing Teams.

Critical Success Factors

You’ll be most successful in this role if you have:

  • Strong leader of people, and ability to build and develop associates on your team in a transformation environment.

  • Advanced communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to speak to different audiences.

  • Strategic and transformative thought leadership. Able to define strategic goals and transform into executable tasks.

  • Think through complex problems and drive to resolution using analysis from multiple sources and compiling information into a clear framework using diverse sources of market intelligence and resources.

  • Experience building operational reports and KPI dashboards.

  • Experience with commodity forecasting and financial modeling a plus.

  • Supply Chain, Advanced Analytics, and Business Intelligence experience.

  • Previous experience leading a team.

  • Advanced level proficiency using negotiations and contracting skills.

  • Cost modeling knowledge.

Capabilities & Skills Required

In order to take on these challenges, you’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s plus 7+ years of relevant, progressive experience, to preferably include 6 years directly in sourcing within Pharma/Biotech and/or FMCG/CPG is a plus.

  • Master’s plus 6+ years of relevant, progressive experience, to preferably include 4 years directly in sourcing within Pharma/Biotech and/or FMCG/CPG is a plus.

  • Program management experience and project management experience required.

  • Working knowledge with Sourcing Contracting, ERP, eRFX systems preferred (Ariba, Workday, Other).

  • Ability to leverage standard business applications for communicating, presenting and analyzing (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Ability to travel out of state or internationally up to 10% of the time.


Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.

Annual Pay

Annual Pay Range

$156,800.00 - $235,200.00

This represents the minimum and maximum base salary range for this role, plus annual incentive. Various elements are used to determine a candidate’s starting salary such as job experience, specific skills, and comparison to internal incumbents currently in the role.  This information is provided to applicants in accordance with state and local laws.

Visit Pharmavite.com/careers to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.

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