Our client is a leading international corporation who provide a variety of pre-clinical and clinical laboratory services, as well as associated biomedical products to the pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology industries. Their customers include most major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide.

An opportunity has arisen within the  Global Procurement Category function for a talented individual to join the organization as a Senior Director of Global Category Procurement, Lab Operations. This position will develop and implement global category strategies, negotiate agreements and contracts, and manage special procurement project initiatives for the Lab Operations Category.

The role will require strong operational alignment with key stakeholders; thus potential applicants must display excellent communication skills to all internal stakeholders.

Requirements:

The successful Applicant will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in a related discipline. MBA or Engineering, Scientific degree preferred
  • Experience: 15+  years related Procurement experience, management/leadership experience preferred, preferably in a life sciences company and/or a multinational corporation
  • Prior Category Management experience within Laboratory procurement is essential
  • Procurement process knowledge, category management, contract management, financial analysis, market analysis, supplier analysis, supplier management, technology utilization, and strategic planning
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

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