Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist – Biotech Industry – £38k – £45k per annum + bonus + pension + Private
healthcare, 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays. London

Overview:
An outstanding opportunity has come up working for a rapidly expanding Biotech company who
have sites in the UK and ROI, Netherlands and USA. This newly created role will see you lead all
aspects of strategic sourcing across a broad range of services, capex, direct and indirect materials.
This Biotech business are at the forefront of therapy that focuses on potentially curative treatments
for some serious conditions, which you can positively impact!

What the role involves:
Ability to drive results, ensuring continuity of materials and services and achieving stretch targets.
Develop strong, strategic relationships with critical suppliers.
Manage commodity prices, source new suppliers and negotiate favourable terms. Perform cost
analysis and set appropriate benchmarks.
Identify cost saving opportunities and manage through to implementation.
Manage risks and opportunities within the supply chain. Build collaborative partnerships with both
internal stakeholders and external vendors.
Lead and support successful tenders, tender evaluation, negotiations and contract awards.
Support the supplier approval process where appropriate to ensure the right suppliers are selected
for provision of existing and new goods and services.
Identify priority areas for improvement based on material criticality, value and volume to reduce
supply risks and improve material cost

The person we hope to find:
Experience working within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
Exposure to quality and regulatory systems GMP & GDP.
Strong analytical and project management skills are required.
Demonstrated experience across a range of services, capital equipment, raw materials and finished
pharmaceutical products.
Experience in purchasing biological starting materials or other specialist technical raw materials will
be a distinct advantage.
Experience of ERP/MRP system usage a distinct advantage.
Ideal Degree or working towards MCIPS qualification.

Salary and Benefits:
Procurement Specialist – Biotech Industry – £38k – £45k per annum + bonus + pension + Private
healthcare, 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays.

If you are a Buyer with a broad purchasing background looking for a new challenge and have a
passion for making a difference, then this could be a great role for you! This progressive, efficient and pioneering business strive for excellence and are now looking for someone with the same
passion to make a real impact within its Procurement team!

For more information please apply directly, or by emailing the latest copy of your CV and contact
details to brad@talentdrive.co.uk

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