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Bethesda, Maryland Collabera
Bethesda, Maryland Skills procurement,pharmaceuticals,biotechnology Description If you are interested in assisting with COVID relief efforts, this role could be the position for you! We are looking for an experienced Global Manager, Procurement to manage our client's supply of products and services Procurement team. The role will lead sourcing activities, including generating requests for proposals, negotiating supplyservice agreements, and ensuring stable supply of direct drug materials and products for the organization. Please see below for an overview of the responsibilities as well as key qualifications. Please apply or email if you wish to hear more. Responsibilities Lead purchasing group and oversee daily operations of the Procurement function and serve as the hands-on leader that understands and performs the daily tactical and strategic functions Negotiate supply agreements, contracts and terms Work closely with various functions to ensure proper selection, evaluation and acquisition of all materials while also mitigating critical situations as they arise with the supplier base Proactively identify key risks to future supply chain and propose and drive the necessary changes to address them Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness Manage an efficient flow of goods to ensure optimum production Identify, develop and drive operational excellence continuous improvement Be the point of contact for invoices reconciliation of accounts payable and receiving discrepancies Actively develop and manage supplier performance using key performance indicators and scorecard development, business reviews and effective contract changedispute management process Collaborate with business owners to develop accurate scopes of work, including gathering product and service specifications implement supplier management programs to ensure continuous improvement and monitoring Provide training and day-to-day support on procurement systems, policy and processes for business unit andor corporate staff involved in purchasing activities Qualifications BS degree with 8+ years of experience, preferably within biotechnology pharmaceutical industry procurement 2+ years of management experience within Purchasing or Supply Chain Working knowledge of cGMPs An expert in procurement processes and sourcing of goods andor external services for the pharmaceuticalbiotech industry. Demonstrated success in improving organizational performance by developing and promoting talent and providing learning and career growth opportunities for team Experience supporting internal manufacturing operations Experience with gene or cell therapy, is a plus Strong expertise in Point Purchasing andor ERP systems Ability to work in a small company and high growth, fast-paced environment