This is a fully Remote and Work From Home (WFH) opportunity within the US

Science 37 is accelerating the research and development of breakthrough biomedical treatments by bringing clinical trials to patients' homes. The Science 37 Operating System (OS) enables universal access to patients and providers, leading to faster enrollment, greater retention and a more representative patient population. To help us achieve our goal, we are seeking a Senior Manager of Global Sourcing eager to make an impact within a mission-driven organization. 


The Senior Manager of Global Sourcing is responsible for the development, oversight and daily management of global activities within the clinical categories of spend at Science 37. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with our third-party vendors to improve performance and efficiency. Support our key internal stakeholders’ sourcing activities and drive savings opportunities.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Responsible for developing/maintaining relationships with our key third-party vendors in the clinical operations area of our business for categories assigned
  2. Develop, monitor, and manage third-party performance with KPIs and QBRs 
  3. Manage feedback and communication amongst various groups to help drive efficiencies with our vendor partners
  4. Support key stakeholder’s vendor/sourcing initiatives by providing consultation on best sourcing strategies
  5. Assist in establishing a preferred vendor list for assigned categories
  6. Responsible for the sourcing and contracting process
  7. Responsible for negotiating with vendors on price and meeting/exceeding annual savings targets
  8. Assist the business and new vendors through the Vendor Qualification process 
  9. Assist in establishing a vendor escalation process within the organization
  10. Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

Qualifications 

  1. Bachelor’s degree 
  2. 5+ years’ experience in pharmaceutical/CRO industry 
  3. High-level knowledge of Global sourcing process
  4. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, multi-tasking and prioritization skills

Skills/Competencies

  1. Problem solving - Ability to think both analytically and creatively, including strategic planning abilities. Proven ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exits 
  2. Strong interpersonal skills and public-speaking abilities – ability to communicate, influence and manage well at all levels of the organization
  3. Computer skills – Working knowledge of MS Office suite, Google applications, project management and analytics software. Able to generate business correspondence, create forms and generate reports as required
  4. Practices professionalism and integrity in all actions – Demonstrated ability to foster concepts of teamwork, cooperation, self- control, and flexibility to get the work done. The ability to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment
  5. Strong communication and presentation skills – Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor. Must have the ability to communicate accurately and clearly, both orally and in writing

Capabilities 

  1. Up to 20% travel, as needed, for project team meetings, client presentations and other professional meetings/conferences as needed
  2. Ability to communicate in English (both verbal and written)

REPORTING

The incumbent reports to Director, Procurement who will also assign projects, provide general direction and guidance. Incumbent is expected to perform duties and responsibilities with minimal supervision.

DIRECT REPORTS

None.


Science 37 is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Science 37 values the well-being of its employees and aims to provide team members with everything they need to succeed.

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