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Sr. Director, Global Procurement

adarepharmasolutions · 26 days ago
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Are you ready to join a growing, global drug development and manufacturing organization that puts people first?  Come to Adare!  We work closely with our pharmaceutical industry partners during all phases of drug development and commercial manufacturing with a mission of improving the lives of patients and medicines essential to people all over the world.  Every role within Adare offers you a unique, customized experience with a chance to make a real impact that is critical to our success.  With the help of people like you dedicated to our mission, Adare is transforming lives by transforming drug delivery!

Join our mission at Adare!

What can Adare offer you?

  • Medical/dental/vision/life – low employee premiums
  • 401k with a highly competitive match
  • Generous PTO, including floating holidays
  • Career growth and internal opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance
  • Performance-based bonus
  • Employee Recognition Programs


We are seeking to hire a Senior Director, Global Procurement to join our Operations Leadership team…

If any of the below describes you, we would love to meet you! 

JOB SUMMARY

This Senior Director role leads Adare’s Global Procurement, including development of strategy, target setting, planning, execution, and reporting. As such, the role combines elements of strategy, policy, operations, team management and development, advocacy, and support for working groups against the delivery and reporting of targets aligned with business goals. The Senior Director of Global Procurement is responsible for overseeing all aspects of purchasing from sourcing raw materials to negotiating deals with suppliers, by managing a team based in US and EU and a team of buyers who work directly with vendors to source products and services.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Contributing to evolution of Adare’s Global Procurement strategy, in consultation with VP, Global Procurement & Supply Chain for sourcing products and aligning it to Adare’s Business strategy, including identifying potential suppliers, assessing their capabilities, and managing the procurement process
  • Leading direct and indirect procurement value capture, through price benchmarking analysis and supplier discovery
  • Contributing to evolution of Adare’s Sustainable Procurement strategy, in consultation with ESG, Global Director and VP, Global Procurement and Supply Chain
  • Liaising with external Purchasing Groups, and finding saving opportunities
  • Ensuring compliance with Adare’s procurement requirements in the selection of contractors, concessionaires, consultants, and individuals providing goods or services
  • Developing and implementing purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures
  • Representing Adare in negotiating contracts with suppliers
  • Overseeing the development of specifications for equipment, products, or substitute materials
  • Ensuring requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment are processed in a timely manner
  • Resolving vendor or contractor grievances and claims against suppliers
  • Directing and coordinating activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, and supplies
  • Negotiating prices with vendors to ensure the best value for money while maintaining profitability for the organization
  • Overseeing material procurement activities, including ordering materials from suppliers and reviewing invoices to ensure accuracy
  • Reviewing bids from potential suppliers of goods and services, and makes purchase decisions based on price, quality, and other factors
  • Creating a list of suppliers based on their ability to meet the needs of the business, and monitoring existing suppliers to ensure that they continue to provide high-quality products or services
  • Coordinating with accounting staff to ensure that invoices are paid promptly
  • Reviewing supplier contracts to make sure they comply with legal requirements and industry standards
  • Reviewing purchase orders to make sure that orders are complete and accurately specified

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or Supply Chain Management and 10+ years of related experience required. Knowledge of economics, accounting, business law, business communication and statistics.
  • 10+ years of experience in a procurement role, as a buyer, purchasing agent or procurement manager, in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail, healthcare, education or government.
  • Experience in Supply Chain Management a plus
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is preferred
  • Experience leading teams, directly and indirectly
  • Proven ability to communicate with suppliers and other stakeholders to reach mutually beneficial agreements. Excellent negotiation skills to secure favorable prices for goods and services
  • Analytical skills to assess a situation and determine the best course of action and the best way to meet company’s needs.
  • Strategic thinking to consider the long-term effects of actions and to make decisions that affect the company’s financial stability in the best interest of the company.
  • Leadership skills to oversee and effectively lead a global team of procurement professionals. Ability to delegate tasks, provide constructive feedback and motivate the team to work hard.
  • Proven experience of Sustainable Procurement practices
  • Advanced skills in writing and report preparation are required
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization to change, build trust and credibility quickly
  • Ability to drive changes
  • DMAIC approach for managing complex projects
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including advanced skills in Excel
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with the following applications preferred:
    • Microsoft AX
    • SAP
  • Ability to accommodate up to 10% travel

Adare Pharma is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status.

PRINCIPALS ONLY
NO AGENCIES OR THIRD PARTIES

Benefits

  • Medical/dental/vision/life – low employee premiums
  • 401k with a highly competitive match
  • Generous PTO, including floating holidays
  • Career growth and internal opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance
  • Performance-based bonus
  • Employee Recognition Programs

Adare Pharma is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status.

PRINCIPALS ONLY
NO AGENCIES OR THIRD PARTIES

Last updated on Mar 18, 2024

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