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Sourcing Manager – Supplier Relationships

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    Josh Uwemedimo

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    +44 (0) 20 3627 2420

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    22 days ago

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​Pod Talent are currently working with a Global Pharmaceutical organisation in Pennsylvania on Sourcing Manager – Supplier Relationships position. In this role, you will be responsible for Product Portfolio Development and managing the Supplier relation (Contracts, T&Cs, cost price negotiations, year-end costing, and monitoring results) of complex accounts of high dollar volume.

This business is the leader in its market and the centre of innovation in their industry. A Fortune 500 company, they are a leading provider of mission-critical products and Services within Biopharma, healthcare, education, advanced technologies and applied materials industries. Working across more than 180 different countries and a workforce of more than 10,000 employees, they are big player within their market.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Supplier Portfolio

  • Negotiate supply contracts with sourced suppliers for lab supplies, lab equipment and instrumentation, chemicals, and life science products distribution.

  • Optimise existing supplier contracts

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with key suppliers, providing high level of issue resolution where necessary

  • Establish, evaluate and monitor performance metrics and own cost saving results

  • Prepare bid packages and tender, analyze results, shortlist suppliers, conduct post tender negotiations and finalize contract

Key Requirements:

  • Degree level educated in relevant discipline e.g. Business, Economics, Engineering, Supply Management or Operations.

  • 5 years experience sourcing/Procurement experience with product development/Raw Materials/API

  • Strong background within a Pharmaceutical industry

  • Fluent English

  • Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial analysis

  • Self motivated & hard worker

  • Growth Mindset

Sound interesting? Please apply now or give Josh Uwemedimo a call on 02038796983 to discuss further.

This a global and highly strategic procurement role working with some of the company's key decision makers. It is an excellent opportunity to showcase your skills and knowledge in a highly meritocratic environment. If you succeed in this role there is a high possibility of promotion within the first 12 months and even more exciting procurement opportunities ahead. This is a complex and demanding role that will suit a commercially astute procurement professional with excellent stakeholder management skills and a track record in delivery. If that is you, then get in touch to discover more about the role. Send your CV to or click apply now.

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