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Procurement Director

Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region 1000

Posted: 02/20/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Procurement/Supply Chain Job Number: 596149 Is job remote?: No Country: Belgium

Job Description


Planet Pharma is pleased to be partnered with a growing clinical trials organisation who is currently seeking a Procurement Director to join the team.

You will be responsible for ensuring the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the procurement process within the organisation and be involved in setting up and managing procurement policies and processes, sourcing, negotiating, contracting and record keeping of service or goods agreements with R&D suppliers or vendors.

Growing Biotech
Head office in Belgium with centres across Europe
Permanent vacancy 
Remote Hybrid working 
 

Responsibilities:
  • Define, implement and track procurement strategies as part of a wider business plan;
  • Manage current procurement policies and procedures focusing on their ability to enhance organizational value and efficiency, track and report key functional metrics aimed at monitoring overall supplier performance, reducing expenses while improving effectiveness and ensuring high quality of services rendered and of goods delivered.
  • Define, implement and track procurement strategies as part of a wider business plan;
  • Manage current procurement policies and procedures focusing on their ability to enhance organizational value and efficiency, track and report key functional metrics aimed at monitoring overall supplier performance, reducing expenses while improving effectiveness and ensuring high quality of services rendered and of goods delivered.
  • Negotiate contracting terms in conjunction with the Legal and Corporate Development departments, develop bids and proposals, review and challenge payment schedules in conjunction with R&D project teams and Finance, process purchase orders, maintain a database of suppliers and assist Project teams in reconciliations.
  • Collaborate with R&D project teams to ensure clarity and alignment on scope of services outsourced;
  • Collaborate with R&D Financial Analyst to align service contracts with budgetary constraints, all while keeping an eye out for cost saving opportunities.

 

Ideally, you should hold:
  • A degree in relevant field (e.g. supply chain management, logistics and business administration);
  • Proven experience as a Procurement Manager or Director in a biotech or pharma company, preferably proven experience in negotiating Phase 1&2 clinical trials and CMC contracts;
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques
  • Proven negotiation, networking and communication skills;
  • Analytical mind and attention to details, experience in collecting and analyzing data.

Please apply for more details and an experienced consultant will be in touch with you shortly.

 
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