The Executive Director, External Manufacturing Sourcing will have Global Strategic Sourcing responsibility for all CDOs (Clinal Operations and Studies) and CMOs (Drug Substance, Drug Product and Finished Goods) in support of our virtual manufacturing model. If the model evolves to include internal manufacturing, this person would be responsible for the Purchases of Direct Raw Materials or the supervision of a Materials Management Team. This role will also support Sourcing needs for 3PL and Serialization.
Developing and executing sourcing strategies that deliver value to the business by reducing risk, improving quality, and reducing costs.
Understand the Technical Operations Sourcing needs, performing market research, devising sourcing strategies, and executing including the sourcing execution (eg, competitive bidding, partnership development, consolidation/reducing complexities of the buy, etc.) and negotiation of contracts.
This role leads supplier relationship management for the Technical Operations Department which is responsible for the external clinical and commercial manufacturing for the company.
Responsible for Business Review Meetings and ensuring Suppliers supporting Manufacturing maintain continuous cost improvements and meet agreed to KPIs.
Category maintenance. This includes contract life-cycle management (eg, renewing expiring contracts, updating pricing annually, etc.), category databases (eg, refreshing internal business requirement/impact metrics, supplier capabilities database, etc.), scanning the marketplace for changes and managing any known or potential business impact and developing risk mitigation plans.
Continuous Improvement. This includes both department/category business process improvements (eg, enhancements to the sourcing process, development or revision of key sourcing procedures, etc.) and personal development related to ensuring world class support to the Technical Operations Clientele.
Manages all purchasing activities for Bioverativ’s manufacturing operations, globally; primarily CDO and CMO Contracts.
Candidate must have experience and familiarity working with and sourcing primary and secondary Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO), Contract Laboratory Organization (CLO) and Contract Diagnostics Organization (CDO) Suppliers using cGMP standards.
Ensures department compliance with the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Policies and Procedures.
Supports the Supplier change notification program, where appropriate.
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Minimum of 8 years’ experience working within the Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Minimum of 4 years working in a cGMP environment with understanding of regulations for Clinical and Commercial manufacturing
Experience negotiating complex contracts
Experience working in a matrix environment with external relationships/partners
Practical application skills with an ERP system, i.e., Oracle
Bioverativ is a global biotechnology company dedicated to transforming the lives of people with hemophilia and other rare blood disorders through world-class research, development and commercialization of innovative therapies. Launched in 2017 as an independent company spun out of Biogen’s hemophilia business, we build upon a strong heritage of scientific innovation and are co...mmitted to actively working with the rare blood disorders community. The company’s mission is to create progress for patients where they need it most and its hemophilia therapies when launched represented the first major advancements in hemophilia treatment in more than two decades. For more information, visit www.bioverativ.com or follow @bioverativ on Twitter.
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