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Biomarker Business Manager

Company: CTC Resourcing Solutions
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Reference: 895683-P
Closing Date: 19 May 18
Type: Contract
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

•Leading and conducting negotiations with vendors and measuring performance of chosen vendors with respect to quality of work, cost and timelines •Collaboration with key partners and internal teams to ensure successful delivery with continuous improvements and streamlining


Reference Number:         895683-P

Type of placement:         Contract, 12 months

Location:                         Basel, Switzerland

Main Responsibilities:

  • Leading and conducting negotiations with vendors and measuring performance  of chosen vendors with respect to quality of work, cost and timelines
  • Collaboration with key partners and internal teams to ensure successful delivery with continuous improvements and streamlining
  • Appropriate business and financial risk evaluation and mitigation whilst meeting business needs
  • Supporting Research early and late  Development clinical teams and functions for all their biomarker outsourcing needs, included- but not limited to- negotiating savings, creating contracts of all kinds and delivering training
  • Evaluate Research early  and late Development functional or project sourcing specific needs and their impact on the current sourcing strategies, and define how to address these needs
  • Contribute to the implementation of  the complete procurement strategy in the Early Development area


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Solid scientific education (Bachelor/Master degree or similar education in Biology, Chemistry) to facilitate outsourcing specification discussions with scientists; additional business qualification is a plus
  • Sound understanding of Biomarker services environment (platforms, timelines etc)
  • Sourcing experience, ideally within life science/research organizations
  • Ability to effectively negotiate business terms and financial costs
  • Experience in managing complex sourcing projects in cross-functional teams, ideally in R&D sourcing categories, on a regional or global scale
  • Ability to maintain problem-solving approach in collaboration with internal and external contacts
  • Strong organizational and project management skills; able to organize and follow through with projects; ability to efficiently handle large volume of contracts
  • Strong commitment to customer focus
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills and ability to develop close working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Team player, open and flexible mindset
  • Ability to work internationally and with multi-cultural
  • Ability to effectively negotiate business and financial terms is essential along with a high degree of customer focus for both internal and external customers
  • Proven ability to build and maintain effective internal and external relationships
  • Ability to influence key outsourcing decisions made by Research and Clinical teams;
  • Past experience as a clinical development  team member -especially in early development - is  strongly wished
  • Strategic thinker abilities
  • High degree of customer focus
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Münchensteinerstrasse 41
4052 Basel
Reasons to work for CTC
Tel:  +41 61 695 88 66
Fax:  +41 61 695 88 67
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