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Global Procurement Director - Life Sciences

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Frankfurt am Main, Hessen
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 311643/006_1553538505
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 25/03/2019

Job Description:

A leading and multinational Pharmaceutical organisation are looking for a Global Purchasing Director, to work on an exciting new project based in Frankfurt, Germany.

We are currently supporting this organisation in their search for an experienced Procurement professional to work and build a team from scratch, forecasting and developing all global strategies activities. You'll have the opportunity to make your name known within the company, working alongside senior management such as the CFO; opportunities are here to work autonomously to develop the entire Procurement function from the ground up - as part of a Global transformation project

This is one of the fastest moving Pharmaceutical companies in the world, innovation and expansion is key for this role!

Responsibilities:

  • You will be working at their Global HQ in Frankfurt; working globally with senior management to ensure new suppliers are found for the organisation and developing long lasting relationships.
  • You will be reporting to the CFO, who will be based at the same site; where you'll be tasked to work on a Greenfield project to develop the Procurement function form the ground up.
  • There will be around 15-20% of Travel involved, so there will be lots of hands on negotiating and purchasing for this role.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Strong educational background
  • Must have experience working within the Life Sciences industries
  • Proven Strategic purchasing experience
  • 10+ years of Procurement
  • Ideally to have worked globally or regionally in the past

What this Job Offers You

  • Opportunity for rapid growth and progression within a fast-growing company.
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and international environment across a wide number of functions.
  • Opportunity to work for one of the largest and globally known pharmaceutical organisations.
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