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Vendor Manager (UK, Buckinghamshire)

Company: Novella Clinical Resourcing
Location: Buckinghamshire
Reference: NCR 1720050 - Vendor Manager
Closing Date: 21 Dec 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 40,000 - 60,000

Job Summary:

Exciting Permanent opportunity, office, based in Bucks for an experienced Vendor Manager within the Clinical Research Arena


Novella has an exciting opportunity with one of our niche clients, looking for a Vendor Manager to work within their team at offices located in Buckinghamshire.

The Vendor Manager will ensure client have qualified vendors in all required countries, for all services and that these vendors are contracted within the required per project timelines and budget. The division is managed as part of operations and is critical to the success of the company, therefore the Vendor Manager will need to work closely with the other operational divisions in a creative, flexible and collaborative manner to ensure project delivery.

Responsibilities include:

?In depth understanding of the processes and services provided by the Vendor Management

Group within CRO/Pharma

?Managing the team to ensure the above objective

?Line management of team members

?Building the vendor network for all the company’s project required services

?Explaining the company’s expectations and standards and negotiating contract terms with


?Managing the performance of vendors over time; monitoring factors such as delivery

reliability, quality, cost and accuracy of estimates and invoices.

?Developing processes, systems and tools to improve vendor management

?Potentially travelling to meet vendors in order to manage performance and build relationships

 Experience equired :

Bachelors Degree required

?Experience in vendor management essential – looking for 5+ years

?Experience in the health care sector would be essential

?Experience working in Clinical Trials would be advantageous

?Experience in a Contract Research Organisation in particular would be advantageous

?Experience working with different cultures would be advantageous

?Experience using vendor management software would be advantageous

Personal Attributes:

?Professional attitude

?The ability to work independently and as part of a team across multiple functions

?An enthusiastic, positive and collaborative attitude towards work

?A desire to do a great job




?Resilience under pressure

Keywords: CRO, Vendor, Supplier Contracts.


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Contact Information:

Address:  Novella Clinical Resourcing
Ground Floor, Abel Smith House, Gunnells Wood Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Tel:  +44(0)1438 221122
Fax:  +44(0)870 762 6257
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