Global Procurement Manager - Direct Categories.

US$135000 - US$145000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Procurement/Purchasing
  3. United States
Maryland, USA
Posting date: 06 Sep 2023

Proclinical are partnering with a pharmaceutical organisation who are recruiting for an individual to join their team. This role is on a permanent basis. The opening position is for a Global Procurement Manager - Direct Categories.


  • Guide core category meetings with business associates, crafting a developing supplier landscape.
  • You might guide improvement initiative and workstreams to assist the broader team as well as delivery of procurement goals.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in global procurement services, Poland to initiate source to contract actions.
  • Recognise the company's SOPs, compliance, ethics and processes.
  • Manage the business relations with crucial suppliers, on behalf of personnel and the business, arrange and run the procurement procedure and customer satisfaction.
  • Work alongside the business collaborators to deliver RFPs and statement of works.
  • Other duties may be assigned to this role.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Educated to a degree level or corresponding qualifications within life science.
  • Comprehension of pharmaceutical organisations.
  • Expertise on new biotechnology platforms.
  • At least 7 years of experience in procurement/business development roles.
  • At least 5 years of experience in similar roles within a biotech or pharma organisation.
  • Project management skills with the ability to manage own time efficiently.
  • Capable of handling supplier relationships, negotiating and influencing others.
  • Knowledge in at least one procurement area with proficiency in various others.
  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Works well with others.
  • Project management experience.
  • An individual who is comfortable with taking risks and taking on ambiguous situations.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Ed Little at +44 203 148 8353.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.