My client is a leading pharmaceutical company looking to add a Director of Procurement to lead their team. The successful candidate will lead Procurement for Bioscience Materials and will interact with senior stakeholders in the supply chain.
Develops strategic sourcing strategies for a defined portfolio
Plans, leads and oversees negotiations
Build and delivers a Procurement strategy across portfolio or Region/Sub-Region
Creates and implements Procurement initiatives/strategies which improve quality of service and supply and produce significant cost savings across business units or supply networks
Knows and utilises complex business processes in all supplier transactions, including all risk/regulatory/compliance requirements
Understands and business partners the customer group in order to deliver relevant strategic procurement solutions
Leads, manages and develops a team of procurement managers to facilitate delivery of the primary role purpose described above.
Education and Skills Required:
Master's degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance , Science
Subject matter expertise in procurement area of Bioscience Material for manufacturing
Demonstrated success in delivering a multi-year strategy ensuring competitive commercial advantage
To be able to build powerful network with Key (Senior) Stakeholders in order to agree and progress procurement strategies in line with business requirements.
Demonstrated ability to forge close business relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all management levels
Requires significant external supplier and market knowledge of Bioscience or Biotechnology