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Procurement & Contracts Specialist

  1. East Coast
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Competitive
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  1. CAPEX Projects
Date Posted08 Apr 2021
Procurement & Contracts Specialist- Global Biopharmaceutical Client - USA

Our client is making a significant capital investment for a new biologics facility in the USA and requires a Procurement & Contracts Specialist to work on the multi-billion-dollar project.


The Role:
  • Manage the Procurement process, including sourcing suppliers/vendors, negotiation, and associated administration required for the project.
  • The Procurement Specialist is accountable for the smooth execution of all appropriate functions associated with Procurement activities.
  • Working closely with specific vendors key to the large-scale Biologics project – this will include equipment vendors primarily.
  • Work closely with the project matrix organisation for categories during tendering, negotiations, contracting and vendor management processes.
  • Identify and advise management of commercial risks inherent in quotations and purchase orders.
  • Negotiate contracts with new and existing vendors, ensuring contract terms achieve benefit to the organisation and govern the long-term relationship with the supplier.
  • Define and manage local supplier risk profiles.
  • Prepare month end KPI reports, plans completed, savings identified & realised, evaluations completed. Actively lead in-group strategic sourcing initiatives, as directed by the Project Services Manager.
  • Optimise supplier base to deliver improved quality and cost of service.
  • Develop plans for key local suppliers with application of appropriate sourcing strategy.
Requirements:
  • Strong Project Procurement experience ideally gained from delivering large scale Biologics/pharmaceutical construction projects.
  • At least seven years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or a similar project environment including experience in procurement / commercial / contract management.
  • Knowledge and working experience in SAP is mandatory.
  • Knowledge and experience in applying Lean methodologies.
  • Demonstrated use of continuous improvement skills/tools.
  • SAP Experience, Extensive User knowledge and preferably SAP project implementation experience.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office systems, Outlook, Excel-Proficiency on Excel Pivots, Charts, etc., Word, PowerPoint Presentations.
  • Knowledge of modern supply chain systems including ERP, e-procurement.
  • Clear understanding of budgeting / forecasting.
If this opportunity interests you, please apply today.



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