Senior Procurement Specialist, Pharma

Job Title: Senior Procurement Specialist, Pharma
Contract Type: Permanent
REF: 122567
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 6 years ago

Job Description

Senior Procurement Specialist, Pharma
Our client, a blue-chip multinational pharma company, now seeks a Senior Procurement Specialist who will manage the procurement activities for all capital & expense related projects for the site in addition the role will manage the contract and sourcing activities for select site production Chemicals.

The successful candidate will provide value-added services in the procurement and delivery of materials, goods and services to site customers consistent with the principles of the Sourcing Organization in liaison with other Global Pharmaceutical Category Leaders.

Responsibilities of Senior Procurement Specialist:
Implement and manage global/regional agreements for local sites
Lead development and implement supplier relationship management process for key assigned suppliers, implement SLA?s / QBR to manage the process.
Support and direct Global Category Teams/Leaders and Strategic procurement organisations to ensure local business goals are attained
Supports all business units in releasing Purchase Orders in a timely manner in line with Procurement Policy and procedures
Ensure control of all company expenditure through approved systems using approved suppliers.
Ensure System maintenance of Suppliers, inventory items purchased and commercial information
Develop a systematic discipline to manage assigned product categories leveraging cross- site opportunities
Lead development and implement business review update `Dashboard? to include site / supplier initiatives / savings targets for current budget year.
Lead and Support the preparation of both RFI as well as RFP in the supplier selection process.
Apply OPEX tools to lead continuous improvement of sourcing processes to ensure consistency and scalability.
Budget preparation / input to stakeholders, ensure savings are baked in.

Requirements for Senior Procurement Specialist:
Bachelor?s Degree in Science, Engineering or similar technical discipline.
6 years operational experience, of which circa 3 years of direct materials management experience.
Exceptional communication skills and be able to communicate to multiple levels within company are essential for this role.
Prior cGMP experience in biopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and/or medical device industry is highly preferred.
Relevant industry procurement certifications are preferred.

Please contact Larry on +353 1-2302400 /

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.

Key words; Supply Chain Specialist, Procurement, Purchasing, Capital Expenses, Logistics, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Biopharma, Dublin, Meath, Kildare.