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Sourcing Manager - Laboratory Equipment

Company: Key People Limited
Location: Germany
Reference: 1509-46
Closing Date: 16 Apr 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 80,000 - 100,000
Benefits: benefits

Job Summary:

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Sourcing Manager with a strong background in the area of Laboratory Equipment sourcing to work office based for our pharmaceutical client based in Germany.


We are looking for senior level Sourcing Managers with a strong background in sourcing of Laboratory Equipment to work for our pharmaceutical client based in Germany.

Applicants MUST have experience in sourcing of Laboratory Equipment in a pharmaceutical environment.

German speaking is also essential.

• As a Global Sourcing Manager you develop the global sourcing strategy for the assigned sourcing area Laboratory Equipment (within Global Category Lab Equipment & Lab Supplies) in line with the global Sourcing and business strategy
• You implement the Sourcing Target Operating Model for Lab Equipment into countries with major R&D or QC sites within company global network. Ensure compliance to further optimize spend and reduce complexity
• You support the category head in determining how to leverage key organizational capabilities in order to accomplish and implement critical, long-term category strategies within Category Lab Equipment & Lab Supplies
• Additionally, you run the sourcing, negotiation and contracting activities, within assigned range to achieve strategic and operational success for our company
• In your new role, you manage risk, especially identification, evaluation, classification of sourcing risks and devise risk mitigation measures in order to ensure continuity of supply
• In this exciting function, you run best-in-class global (key) supplier management processes within the assigned category
• Moreover, you build effective internal business partner relationships to identify saving potentials and to deliver best Sourcing value to the company


• Degree (Bachelor or Master) in chemistry, biology or pharmacology with an additional business education or degree (Bachelor or Master) in business education with a strong knowledge of pharmaceutical research and development processes
• Minimum of 4-5 years of contracting/ sourcing /purchasing experience in international markets
• Strong knowledge of the global market for laboratory equipment
• General understanding of research and development processes, intellectual property and compliance issues as well as legal terms
• Strong communication, change management and leadership skills
• Global and intercultural working experience and willingness for international business trips
• A very good command of English and German; additional language skills would be a plus

Keywords: "sourcing" "outsourcing" "laboratory equipment"

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