Supplier Relationship Manager

Recruiter
Hobson Prior
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
31 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview Responsible ensuring effective and productive relationships with suppliers, CMOs (contract manufacturing organisations) and external partners to ensure the end to end supply of externally manufactured products. The Supplier Relationship Manager will ensure that effective contract management is established and maintained so that service is improved, costs reduced and inventories optimised. Responsibilities: Managing the end to end supply chain to ensure availability of outsourced API, drug substances or drug products to plants or affiliates. Implementing and being responsible for the S&OP process to ensure end to end supply of product, maintenance of minimum stock levels and raw materials to meet demand. Assessing the alignment of product life cycles with the entities roadmap and contractual terms to ensure best fit and minimise risk. Developing and managing an effective network of efficient, reliable and compliant entities. Ensure the accountability for the performance of external entities. Set up business review meetings to report performance and supervise the collection and review of KPIs. Project management of resources to resolve supply issue and support life cycle management in coordination with key stakeholders. The successful candidate will bring to the role: A BSc or equivalent in a Life Sciences discipline and 4-5 years’ experience in a similar role. Strong influencing skills. The ability to network and build relationships both internally and externally. Strong and proven supplier relationship management experience. Experience working with CMOs. Desirable: Formal project management qualification - Prince, PMP. MCIPS / APICS certification. Operation excellence/lean manufacturing qualification. Please apply using the form below. Apply here - applying is quick and easy on our new website

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