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Head of External Manufacturing

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: England
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 478483/001_1565972485
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 16/08/2019

A leading and multinational Pharmaceutical organisation are looking for a Head of External Manufacturing to manage all API's & CMO's, and to work on an exciting new project to build their first Pharmaceutical division, based in the HQ in the United Kingdom.

We are currently supporting this organisation in their search for an experienced Procurement professional to work and lead a team, forecasting and developing all global strategies activities.

You'll have the opportunity to make your name known within the company; and to work autonomously to develop the entire Procurement function from the ground up - as part of a Global transformation project

Responsibilities:

  • You will be working at their Global HQ in the UK; 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 Head of Strategic Supply Management and , who will be based at the same site; where you'll be tasked to work on a Greenfield project to develop the Procurement function from the ground up.
  • You'll be implementing strategic plans and measuring the quality and full E2E supply chain process for the specialised Pharmaceutical products developed
  • 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
  • MUST be purchasing in either; API, Chemicals, CMO, 3rd Party Manufacturers, etc.
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