Global Sourcing Manager Raw Materials

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SIRE® is the market leader in Life Sciences recruitment. We believe the recruitment market needs to gear up in technology and continuous innovation. We like technology, in a Life Sciences market driven on science, we couldn’t stay behind; we drive Recruitment Science. Investing a majority of our turnover in technology enables us to use unique Resource Technologies. By using highly advanced algorithms, we enable our team of Resource & Data Strategists© to maintain the most advanced, detailed and complete Life Sciences network in Europe. This big data enables us to work Reverse Recruitment©: we first analyze the market in-depth before we go out to the market. Because we analyze the whole market, we can compare facts and data. This enables us to do Facts & Big Data Recruitment©, making sure we, or better yet, you find the right career!Our client is a professional Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology organisation, based in Reading United Kingdom.

The Company

Our client is a global Pharmaceutical company based in Berkshire

Role Description

Global Sourcing Manager Raw Materials


- Develop, plan and implement global strategies and procurement sourcing initiatives supporting existing and in-development products
- Continuously evaluate best cost country markets for relevant strategic materials and suppliers
- Develop and negotiate global or regional contracts and supply agreements with key suppliers
- Drive supplier relationship management across sub-functional portfolio
- Act as a team leader for strategic sourcing initiatives and maintain liaison with R&D and Operations
- Conduct comprehensive market research for strategic materials on a global basis
- Be the center of expertise for the specific projects in his/her sourcing responsibility
- Direct and manage the development of stable and responsive relationships with internal customers and stakeholders to understand their requirements and guarantee alignment with global procurement approach
- Be the bridge between Sourcing, Purchasing, QA, R&D, Production and suppliers to drive continuous improvement of the quality of material and services at best possible total costs
- Interface within network of global Sourcing category


- BA or equivalent degree in a natural science and/or business discipline or several years of experience in the area of Procurement for Contract manufacturing
- Specific knowledge of local sourcing processes within procurement, Supply chain processes, Quality Management Systems (ISO/QS9000), GMP, Regulatory Requirements and Logistics Processes, Principles and Practices is highly desired
- Strong negotiating, communication, influencing and problem solving skills
- Demonstrated analytical decision making skills and creative thought process ability
- Service oriented
- Able to work in teams
- Sound knowledge of business practices, financial tools and company Procurement policies and procedures
- Understand and fulfil the requirements of customers
- Strong knowledge best practice tactical purchasing tools and methods

Are you interested and do want to apply for this role, please fill out your application via the apply button below and contact Riko Arends.

SIRE Life Sciences®

Amsterdam, (Netherlands)

Phone: +31 (0)20 658 9800

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Company Profile

15 February 2020
Location: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive Salary
Work type:
Full time
Life Sciences
Production, Planning and Scheduling

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