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Procurement Specialist

  1. South East
  1. Permanent
£40000 - £50000 per annum
26283 / CB
  1. Life Sciences
Date Posted19 Feb 2021
Procurement Specialist required for a high growth business who are helping us all to get back to some sort of normality with the great work they are doing for Covid-19.

If you or someone you know has the ability to review detailed cost and manage a vendor portfolio then we should be talking.

This is your chance to work for a company that is a pioneer in gene and cell therapy focusing on long-term curative treatments. With vast investment being made into the organisation and new build projects on the horizon this is the ideal time to join the team and establish yourself as a key team member. They are led by an experienced executive team that are leading them to a bright and exciting future.

The purpose of this role is to manage the execution of Procurement services across the business where you have an opportunity to shape and evolve the role.

It is a pivotal role for the organisation but some key responsibilities would be:
  • To lead negotiations with suppliers to ensure best commercial terms are in place
  • Identify and recommend new suppliers to the business
  • use your experience to provide purchasing support across all areas of the business
  • Reviewing cost and providing insight to seek improvement
  • Managing the vendor portfolio 

To be successful in this role, you will need the following skills and experience:
  • Previous procurement experience within the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Strong demonstrable purchasing experience 
  • Excellent negotiator
  • Understand the commercial impact of decisions and implications on procurement process
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


The candidate must have the rights to work in the location stated in the job advert.

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