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Senior Procurement Manager

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire   •  £80000 per annum   •  Permanent, Full time

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Posted: 1 Feb 2024

CK Clinical are recruiting for a Procurement Manager / Senior Manager to join a long established and successful biotech with products on the market. This will be a hybrid role requiring you to be on-site just outside Cambridge for two to three days per week.

As Procurement Manager / Senior Manager you will actively support the Head of Procurement in delivering excellent procurement services that support early clinical trial and drug discovery activities, as well as support functions.

Key duties will include:

  • Identifying and vetting new potential suppliers
  • Operating procurement governance models with our key suppliers, including: drafting Master Service Agreements, review and approval of Work Orders, tracking of benefits delivered
  • Monitoring compliance with procurement policies
  • Providing training to employees on procurement processes
  • Negotiating better pricing / other terms (including later payment terms) with suppliers.
  • Tracking and reporting Procurement Key Performance Indicators (operational and financial metrics).

As Procurement Manager / Senior Manager you will require:

  • A relevant science or business degree
  • Experience within the Pharmaceutical / CRO industry in a procurement / alliance management capacity though which a network of contacts will have been created
  • Proven experience in preclinical and clinical research procurement
  • Evidence of significant value delivery in previous roles
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills

Up to ?80,000 base salary plus excellent benefits.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 55563 in all correspondence.

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Reference: 55563
  • Closes: 29 Feb 2024

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  • Title
    Senior Procurement Manager
  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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