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Danaher Corporation Global Commodity Leader - Business Services in New York, New York

Be part of something altogether life-changing.

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you’ll do!

  • Responsible for the development & execution of the Sourcing Strategy for the assigned category to develop, implement, program manage and sustain premier processes and tools.

  • Business Services – per current definition – includes key suppliers performing consulting services, financial services, HR services, Technical Services.

  • Drives Category management and Sourcing practices against best-in-class benchmarks to identify improvement projects and achieve total best cost and value for categories.

  • Take ownership for corrective action and resolution for service quality issues with suppliers and internal partners.

  • Connect with Business Leadership where appropriate to understand Business priorities and determine appropriate execution strategies, to include leading the communication strategy by establishing a reporting rigor for metrics.

  • Support business partners with their sourcing needs, negotiating contracts, driving cost efficiency and deliver the best value back to the business

  • Handle the sourcing savings in the business preferred savings tool, making certain value delivered is accurately captured

  • Drive the accuracy of the spend management tool and ensuring that the tool is able to support the indirect sourcing strategy requirements for the role

  • Partner with appropriate support functions (legal, compliance, finance etc.) as part of overall commodity strategy and day-to-day support of partners

  • Maximize the regional teams as needed to support you as well as your other GCL peers, in order to ensure a consistent global approach to commodity management

Who you are!

  • You have an MBA (preferred) or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college

  • You have 5+ years of experience in Sourcing/Procurement, Program Management, or Supply Chain Operations

  • You have significant experience in contract negotiation with global suppliers navigating complex, regulatory landscapes and processes

  • You have global experience working with geographically dispersed teams in a complex matrix organization

  • You are willing and able to travel at least 25% of the time and internationally when needed

  • You have demonstrated professional oral/written communication and negotiation skills

  • You have knowledge of the marketplace, current market conditions, pricing and sources of supply

We offer comprehensive benefits like Medical, Dental, Vision and matching 401K.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

We help you realize your life’s potential with a competitive benefits package. At

Danaher, we provide a suite of benefits to support your physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. Speak with your recruiter or hiring manager to learn more about country-specific offerings.

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or e-mail applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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