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Procurement Manager

Kelly Services
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting contract opportunity with one of our leading clients!





**Title:** Procurement Manager



**Location:** Gaithersburg, MA



**Duration:** 6 months **Procurement Manager**



**Overview**




+ Reports to the Associate Director of Clinical External Manufacturing Procurement

+ The Global Category Manager (GCM) will lead procurement activities for the clinical Drug Substance (DS) and Drug Product (DP) categories in support of the companys biologics development pipeline, including exciting new and novel therapy areas including cell, gene and viral therapies.

+ In conjunction with peers across different technical, quality and supply chain functions, the successful candidate will lead development of long term sub-category strategies to drive end-to-end supply chain value, as well as full product lifecycle value considering longer term commercial implications, ultimately enabling progression of pipeline therapies to commercialization and supply to patients.





**Responsibilities**




+ Lead sourcing and contracting activities related to supply of Drug Substance and/or Drug Product to clinical trials either directly or through offshore Global Procurement Services colleagues (central procurement services organization)

+ Own and drive development of subcategory strategies to fulfil the current and future needs of AZs clinical biologics pipeline including new and diverse technologies and therapies

+ Collaborate with senior leaders as a procurement business partner across a wide range of functional stakeholders including technical, quality, supply chain and commercial supply in order to develop, influence, gain support for and embed proposed strategies

+ Executing Master Supply Agreements, and/or individual product contracts for assigned Suppliers or Brands.

+ Supporting risk assessment processes for suppliers.

+ Build market expertise in key emerging technology areas and bring that insight to business stakeholders and embed in relevant category strategies.





**Required Qualifications**




+ Bachelors degree, preferably in supply chain, business, or science.

+ 5+ years experience working in complex Procurement or Sourcing environments.

+ Scientific background with excellent communication skills with Sr. level stakeholders.

+ Experience in a regulated environment, such as Biopharmaceuticals, with strong market knowledge

+ Significant experience in developing and implementing sub-category strategies

+ Strong experience in leading and negotiating complex sourcing and contracting activities

+ Project management, change management and strong collaboration skills

+ Analytical and Systems acumen, working with Procure-to-pay systems, SAP, Microsoft Suite





**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Taryn Carbone ( taryn.carbone@kellyservices.com ) for immediate consideration.




**Why Kelly** **** **?**



As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.




**About Kelly** ****



At **Kelly** , were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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Posted: 2020-08-21 Expires: 2020-09-21

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