Global Procurement Manager – Logistics

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Almac Group is currently seeking a Global Procurement Manager - Logistics for our Souderton, PA location. The Global Procurement Manager - Logistics will be responsible for the development and implementation of the procurement strategy for a defined area of direct material procurement, managing the end to end procurement cycle in line with business requirements. They will manage supplier relationships, drive the utilization of preferred suppliers and develop a strategic plan to reduce costs, mitigate risk and improve quality.  
The Global Procurement Manager - Logistics will lead cross-functional teams and collaborate with key stakeholders to identify their sourcing needs, perform market research, devise sourcing strategies, lead supplier selection process (e.g. competitive bidding, partnership development, consolidation/reducing risks) and negotiate supply agreements and contracts.  
The Global Procurement Manager - Logistics will be responsible for supplier relationship management by partnering with the assigned business units to facilitate supplier performance monitoring, continuous improvement, innovation, and new product introduction, including development of category strategies, identification of cost saving opportunities, facilitating and leading sourcing projects, supplier negotiation, and establishment and maintenance of stakeholder & supplier relationships.
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Develop global category strategies, including market and industry analysis
  • Lead and manage the RFI, RFP, RFQ processes for couriers and 3rd party logistics service providers
  • Negotiate, agree and implement contractual terms and supply agreements with vendors to meet service specifications and delivery against business objectives
  • Manage Contract Life Cycle (e.g. renewing expired contracts, updating pricing annually etc)
  • Lead Stakeholder engagement to ensure sourcing is aligned with business objectives (e.g. Social responsibility, diversity, compliance), influencing where needed. 
Qualifications:
Required Experience / Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject (e.g. Business, Supply Chain, Logsitics, Procurement)
  • 5 years experience in the commercial management of global courier contracts and third party logistics providers
  • Significant expertise in contract negotiation, supplier agreements and supplier relationship management.
  • Significant experience of IT software systems procurement.
  • Ability to establish supplier specifications/requirements in conjunction with subject matter experts, and manage internal and supplier relationships to achieve desired results.
  • Ability to provide fact based strategy and sourcing recommendations.
  • Demonstrated experience of achieving significant savings, both through major initiatives and continuous improvement.
Preferred Experience / Education:
  • CPSM or C.P.M.
  • Negotiating and drafting of SLA’s and MPA’s
 
What can Almac Group offer you?
  • Medical, Vision & Dental benefits from the 1st of the month following start date
  • 20 days PTO per year, accrued monthly following start date
  • 12 holidays per year
  • Company paid Long and Short-term disability along with Life Insurance
  • 401k company contribution
  • Hybrid work available for applicable roles
  • Professional development programs/ continuous learning opportunities
 
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Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organization that has organically grown over 50 years now employing 6,600 highly skilled personnel worldwide. Our US Headquarters is located at Souderton, PA with additional operations scattered around the US and Europe. ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a tagline – it is our way of life.
Embracing diversity is at the heart of enhancing Almac Group’s unique culture and reflects our fundamental belief that all people deserve equality, inclusivity and the opportunity for advancement. We are committed to cultivating a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment for all.  Together, we will build on the strength in our diversity and deliver exceptional solutions to advance human health globally.
 
RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Almac will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through our portal. Candidate Resumes/CV’s not submitted through our portal or directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.
 
Almac Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled - Proudly embracing diversity in all of its expressions.
 
 
Almac provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities who need assistance completing the application process.  Please email us at [email protected] to request assistance.
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