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Procurement Specialist

  1. United States
Maryland
  1. Contract
Competitive
  1. CAPEX Projects
06-06-2024
33042
Procurement Specialist - Biopharmaceuticals - 12-Month Contract - Maryland 

Are you looking for the opportunity to work with a global biopharmaceutical company? This is your chance! Our client develops and delivers life changing medicines to millions of people globally and as part of their growth, they are looking for a Procurement Specialist to help support operations at their Maryland facility.


With their Drug Substance (DS) manufacturing network growing rapidly, they are committed to growing their portfolio of commercial biologics products supplied worldwide – and this is your opportunity to be involved!


Your key responsibilities include:
  • He or she will take full accountability for creation of project procurement strategies, and successful implementation of sourcing, tendering, negotiations and contracts.
  • Works with project team members to assess project drivers, and external market conditions, to develop Project Procurement Strategies.
  • Create detailed procurement plans, and identifies which project team members shall be involved in which packages
  • Research  new vendors in the market
  • Manage prequalification of potential vendors, with respect to ethics, safety and financial stability 
  • Shortlists vendors, in line with category strategies
  • Develop tender packages, and manages tenders, via the client’s e-sourcing platform, in some cases with support from the global procurement support services hub.
  • Lead the assessment of tenders, by procurement and the project teams, and the post-tender vendor meetings and clarifications
  • Lead vendor negotiations on price, lead-times, and contract conditions
  • Prepare all contracts and gathers contract approvals and signatures
  • Resolves vendor issues, such as performance, delivery expediting
  • Participate in multiple continuous improvement initiatives for the function, such as process development, template and contract improvements

Experience
  • 5+ years experience in a similar role
  • Experience in Building Construction / Construction Project Management experience.
  • Procured materials over $500k
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • The ability to explain general capability area information to others or collect/translate moderate complexity stakeholder requirements in straightforward situations.
  • Knowledgeable in procurement systems and operational processes, such as contracting, (e) Sourcing, and spot buying is desired.
  • Knowledge in the Engineering (CAPEX) with awareness of adjacent commodities (Utility Equipment and Custom Engineered Equipment)
  • Experience or demonstrated understanding in supporting cost reduction and value improvement programs.
  • Familiar with Legal Contracts (SOW - Scope of Work)
  • Detail Oriented and self driving work

 If this role is of interest to you, please apply now! 


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