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Senior Manager Indirect Sourcing – Laboratories

Company: CTC Resourcing Solutions
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Reference: 895245-P
Closing Date: 16 Mar 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

The Senior Manager Indirect Sourcing manages and optimizes the sourcing globally. She/he has excellent project management and negotiation skills and manages total cost and quality of sourced material to support the goal for our client’s analytical, quality control, and research needs.

Requirements:

Providing Flexible Resourcing Solutions

CTC Resourcing Solutions, founded in Basel, Switzerland in 1997, is a specialist staffing organisation based in Basel, London and Munich, providing flexible resourcing solutions to the pharmaceutical industry across Europe, with contract and permanent placements in clinical development, data management, statistics, regulatory affairs and medical marketing. Our pharmaceutical client is one of the world’s leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets. They are currently looking for a:

Senior Manager Indirect Sourcing – Laboratories

Reference Number:         895245-W

Type of placement:         Permanent

Location:                        Basel, Switzerland

 

Purpose:

Reporting directly to the Head of Indirect Sourcing, the Senior Manager Indirect Sourcing manages and optimizes the sourcing globally. She/he has excellent project management and negotiation skills and manages total cost and quality of sourced material to support the goal for our client’s analytical, quality control, and research needs.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a clear understanding of the supply base for the selected indirect portfolio
  • Establish structured relationships with key suppliers, putting appropriate contracts in place to meet agreed business requirements; including the negotiating and approving of pricing, and contract terms for assigned indirect materials and services
  • Manage purchases to ensure best prices are negotiated to maximize business profitability and meet security of supply, total cost reduction and productivity improvement targets, while ensuring that procurement planning and lead times requirements are met
  • Develop and implement Category Strategies
  • Coordinate relevant purchases globally to deliver maximum benefit
  • Interface with appropriate Business Unit Heads, Laboratory Heads, Site Leadership, and other key stakeholders throughout the business to ensure business’ needs are understood and projects have appropriate buy-in
  • Manage sourcing budget for global sites

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BS/BA, preferably a MS/MA degree in Business, Chemistry/ Biology or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years category management experience in labs preferably in the chemical or Pharma industry and min 10 years of relevant business experience 
  • International experience required
  • Preferably prior laboratory work experience (e.g. researcher)
  • Ability to travel 20-30%
  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required

 

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Contact Information:

Address:  CTC Resourcing Solutions
Greifengasse 1
CH-4058 Basel
Switzerland
Reasons to work for CTC
Tel:  +41 61 695 88 66
Fax:  +41 61 695 88 67
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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