EMEA R&D Sourcing Manager

EUR90000 - EUR110000 per annum +
30 Sep 2017
30 Oct 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

R&D Sourcing Manager - EMEA - Pharmaceutical Major

Location - Copenhagen, DK

Salary - DKK 650,000 - 800,000 (€80k-€110k) + Lucrative Package

Contact - Rikard, JobsRL@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Reference - 1709-32.1

This $Multi-Billion Pharmaceutical Giant has recently been named as one of Fortune's Best Companies to Work For. Following an ambitious restructure of the Procurement Function and some exciting business acquisitions they are now looking for a talented R&D Sourcing Manager to join their state-of-the-art offices in Denmark to support the EMEA Procurement team as part of the Global Procurement function. You will be working closely with the R&D & operational teams supporting on all strategic sourcing and project management activities.

Role Overview; R&D Sourcing Manager:

  • Defining and executing brand new Procurement R&D strategies for the EMEA region and supporting internal business stakeholders
  • Providing subject matter expertise on R&D projects such as field trials, lab trials, product development and managing global CRO's and regulatory boards.
  • Collaborating with procurement colleagues in the US and across the globe to develop Procurement best practice across multiple Business Functions
  • Provide excellent project management to R&D teams to keep track of multiple ongoing annual projects
  • Developing outstanding relationships with Executive-level Stakeholders; managing relationships and providing an avenue of communication to ensure business objectives are met

Skills and Background Required; R&D Sourcing Manager:

  • Proven background in a production environment, ideally pharmaceutical or life sciences, with a strong understanding of the R&D process, strategic sourcing and project management
  • Exceptional relationship management skills with strong experience and understanding of working with Executive-Level stakeholder and the related managerial challenges
  • Able to work independently in a global environment as part of a multinational team with a global reporting line
  • A science-based educational background such as Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or similar; MBA or PhD highly desirable
  • Must be fluent English speaker, any additional European languages (e.g. French or German) highly beneficial; Danish is not necessary

This is a newly created opportunity which allows the successful candidate to combine developing a 'greenfield' Procurement Function whilst working in one of the world's leading pharmaceutical firms. Regularly interacting with Executive-Level stakeholders and Operational teams, the R&D Sourcing Manager will be play a key part in ensuring that value is maximised across all R&D projects

For more information, email a copy of your CV to JobsRL@bramwithconsulting.co.uk