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Director of Procurement - Category Management

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 365941/002_1567709095
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 05/09/2019

Title: Director of Procurement - Category Management

Company Summary: A Leading Pharmaceutical Organization in the Greater Boston area is seeking a dedicated and innovative Director of Procurement. The organization has about 1,000 employees and is in a period of exciting growth. They are seeking a Director of Procurement to coordinate and provide procurement support to the commercial and clinical supply chains.

The Director of Procurement will be responsible for:

  • Consolidate market, supplier and internal business data and information to develop and execute a cohesive, business-aligned 3-year category strategy for all spend under management
  • Manage an efficient and comprehensive supplier selection process driving the team towards a timely decision with risks identified
  • Negotiate commercial and clinical supply agreements as well as other associated contracts
  • Ensure accurate reporting of Procurement KPI's
  • Help build and implement key enablers to raise the capabilities of the team to deliver better support to our customer

The Director of Procurement should have the following qualifications:

  • BS/BA highly preferred in Business, Science or Supply Chain
  • 8-10+ years of experience in direct procurement within the pharmaceutical sector
  • Deep strategic and operational procurement experience with extensive knowledge of category management and advanced strategic sourcing methods
  • Ability to lead strategic initiatives in a fast-paced, complex business environment
  • Strategic thinker with strong facilitation skills supported by excellent interpersonal competencies

Benefits/ Perks

This company offers an excellent salary, flexible work hours, and generous stock options.

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