Senior Manager, R&D Procurement

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The Opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Manager, R&D Procurement, working in the Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products industry in Madison, New Jersey, United States.

  • Understands business requirements, clearly include these within supplier contracts
  • Demonstrates and applies functional knowledge, experiences, and management skills to promote team performance and continual improvement across the organizations work with R&D services suppliers
  • Establishes clear contractual outcomes and deliverables/milestones which are associated with supplier compensation
  • Ensures applicable suppliers execute services as committed
  • Supports and handles issue resolution for outsourced services

The pay range we are offering is 47 to 64 per hour. This position may present an opportunity to go permanent.

Our Client

Our client is an award-winning clinical development company.  Improving lives globally with 20+ years experience in clinical research and strategic resourcing.  Elevating results with proven strategies, comprehensive solutions, and customized delivery models.

Serving pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device organizations.

Strong relationships provide you connections and access to great opportunities.  Industry expertise sets you up for success with helpful insights, career coaching, and professional training.  Grow and learn while you put your skills to work.  

Experience Required for Your Success
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years in biotechnology/ pharmaceutical industry or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years direct experience in a clinical outsourcing/contracts function
  • Ideally, with direct engagement with CROs and other clinical suppliers
  • A combination of education and professional experience is acceptable to meet these requirements
  • C.P.M., C.P.I.M., Project Management, Lean, Six Sigma, or other relevant certifications a plus
  • Bachelors degree in business or relevant technical discipline
  • Masters Degree in relevant field and/or Juris Doctorate is a plus
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead the development of contract management processes. 
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively with executives and senior leaders, both internally and externally. 
  • Excellent business/financial acumen, proficient in leading and managing cross-functional teams. 
  • Ability to lead, motivate, influence and drive change at all levels of the organization. 
  • Ability to understand the factors affecting the finances and/or operations of suppliers. 
  • Excellent global supplier management skills with ability foster and leverage professional relationships. 
  • Ability to identify and solve complex contractual, process, operational business challenges, and know when to seek assistance. 
  • Clear understanding of clinical R&D supplier and sponsor businesses, financial drivers, & competencies. 
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally 10-20% of the time. 
What Do You Think?

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