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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Supply Chain & Logistics
Dublin West
Danielle Francois
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Job Reference: JO-2201-66084_1641989468


My client is a leading pharmaceutical organisation with a keen focus on treating rare diseases globally. Due to continued growth and success, I am partnering with them to identify a talented and experienced Strategic Sourcing Manager that will support Indirect Category Management.

This role is a contract position to start that will run for up to 12 months with a good opportunity to go permanent. The role will be a remote position initially with a view to a hybrid working arrangement in the future - there is flexibility to discuss.

As this is a contract role the candidate must be in possession of a valid work permit

Day to Day activities include

  • Manage and support stakeholder and business relationships and provide Global Sourcing guidance and oversight in relation to internal and external laboratory services and logistics.
  • Implement sourcing strategies with the aim of optimizing the supplier base and ensuring the lowest TCO
  • Spend Analysis and management of RFI, RFP, RFQ activities
  • Lead strategic sourcing activities for the assigned category and tiered service providers, including RFx development and execution, Statement of Works drafting Price review and negotiations.
  • Support the negotiation of contracts with an emphasis on financial terms & conditions, risk management and business continuity


  • This role will suit a seasoned professional with at least 5 years of Strategic Sourcing experience. Strategy management is a key aspect of this role.
  • Procurement and Sourcing Functional experience with exposure to various systems and platforms
  • Category Management experience ideally within Clinical or Commercial Operations
  • Must have GMP and have a background in Pharma, Biotech or Med Tech
  • BA in Business or related Degree or Equivalent amount of experience

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