Advaxis

Senior Director, Procurement

US-Princeton
2 months ago
ID
2017-1108
# of Openings
1
Category
Biotech/Pharmaceuticals

Overview

The Senior Director, Procurement will build the function of Planning, Procurement, and Logistics Services into a coherent unified group to support the Procurement needs of Advaxis.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a Procurement management program(s) including strategic sourcing and planning, vendor identification and qualification, negotiations, business, and supply agreements, while providing operational oversight including due diligence, relationship management, and success metrics and reporting.
  • Develop and implement solutions to Procurement performance & service issues as they arise while driving cost savings
  • Provide Sourcing expertise to management for major projects involving the selection, negotiation and acquisition of products and services
  • Develop favorable relationships with all suppliers.
  • Assist internal clients to develop and enforce compliance to supplier Service Level Agreements
  • Manage and measure supplier performance
  • Work with Finance and function departments to gather and assess budget forecasts to support future growth plans.
  • Actively develop and manage supplier performance using key performance indicators and scorecard development, business reviews and effective contract change/dispute management process
  • Educate end-users on Procurement policies and procedures through daily interactions and other defined training programs
  • Train, coach, and mentor staff

 

 

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE:  8+ years in Procurement/Supply Chain, 2+ in a supervisory capacity.   

Preferred experience within a pharmaceutical/biotechnology company

 

EDUCATION: BS/BA degree required, advanced degree in business or related field and/or professional certification(s) preferred

 

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