Senior Category Manager
Contract Pharmaceuticals Limited
5d ago

Job Description

An international leading pharma company is looking for a Senior Category Manager to join their team. Great opportunity managing all sourcing activities and contract manufacturing relationships, working with new and innovative products.

Responsibilities :

  • Work collaboratively with Key Stakeholders, including internal manufacturing sites, to create, implement, lead, and maintain sourcing strategies to support business strategy.
  • Lead supplier qualification, RFI / RFP processes, supplier selection, contract development, implementation and ongoing supply base management process.
  • Manage Global External Supply CMO contracts & manage other categories as assigned.
  • Develop negotiation strategies to close deals with optimal terms.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the device manufacturing category and the supplier marketplace, including engineering support services.
  • Develop strong support relationships with functional stakeholders and key GES operations personnel.
  • Provide external industry benchmarking as well as cost and scenario analysis reporting to better assess strategy and solutions within device manufacturing procurement.
  • Identify and display sourcing best practices in device manufacturing procurement.
  • Train and mentor plant personnel in corporate sourcing policy and procedures.
  • Lead supplier contract management process for all suppliers in the category.
  • Identify alternative sourcing strategies to mitigate supply chain risk and drive component and process cost reductions.
  • Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Business, Procurement, Engineering or related field
  • Experience in Medical Device is essential.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience in leading strategic sourcing teams & activities required.
  • Experience in ERP procurement systems (JDE, BCPS, SAP) and experience with Procurement Systems Technology (COUPA).
  • Experience of procuring from CMO’s
  • Strong negotiation
  • Excellent analytical, organizational & Project Management skills
  • Some travel to CMOs and other sites may be required
  • Excellent salary and package on offer
  • Apply below!

    Alternatively, for more details call Tim Clifford on 016146095.

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