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Clinical Sourcing Manager

Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


Job Title: Clinical Sourcing Manager

Salary: Up to 75k

12 month fixed term contract

The Clinical Sourcing Manager will be responsible to support and assist in the development of the Category Management strategy by gathering supply needs and specifications for the clinical/R&D category. The Sourcing Manager owns the local supplier relationship and manages ongoing performance and service delivery. We are looking for someone who has demonstrated capability to manage a supply base and maximize value, minimize risk, and ensure quality & cost effectiveness.

A typical day in this role may include:

  • Responsible for specific local contractual agreements, works with internal legal department, and drives any changes that are critical to Companys interest
  • Solicits and analyses requests for proposals, negotiates contracts, and ensure contract objectives are delivered (savings, SLAs, etc.); ensures compliance with local pricing agreements and internal policies/procedures
  • Identifies local supply market projects to apply sourcing and procurement methodologies.
  • Manages local vendor/supplier relationships and ensures performance and accountability are tracked/improved
  • Develops and carries out sourcing strategies for respective area of spend responsibility to optimize value
  • Informs and influences decision making at the management level
  • Manages local supplier integration plans with internal clients for all goods and services for consumption by internal partners, business unit or function

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelors plus 7+ years of relevant, progressive experience, to preferably include 5 years directly in sourcing Pharma/Biotech OR Masters plus 5+ years of relevant, progressive experience, to preferably include 3 years directly in sourcing within Pharma/Biotech
  • Clinical sourcing experience essential
  • Pharma / Biotech / CRO experience essential
  • Program management experience and project management experience required
  • Working level proficiency using negotiations skills
  • Cost modeling knowledge

Desirable Requirements

  • Working knowledge with Sourcing Contracting, ERP, eRFX systems preferred. (Oracle, Zycus, iCertis, Ariba, Other)
  • CPSM/CPM preferred
  • Previous leadership experience preferred

If you are interested please apply or send your CV to luke.sandilands@cpl.com

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Contact: Luke Sandilands
  • Reference: JO-2111-480341
  • Posted: 17th November 2021
  • Expires: 15th December 2021

Cpl Life Sciences

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