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||Princeton, NJ United States
|| Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical
Director R&D Strategic Outsourcing, Category Leader|
R&D Strategic Outsourcing aspires at leveraging supplier market intelligence and competitive landscape to develop and execute optimal outsourcing strategies in collaboration with key stakeholders, that enable speed, quality, business transformation, and efficienc
ies to increase Otsuka's probability of success.
This position leverages agile category management best practice in close collaboration with business partners to develop, lead, and implement a sourcing strategy and to lead a supplier relationship management program for strategic categories of services:
Study Management and Monitoring (Contract Research Organization - CROs)
Patient Recruitment and Retention
Establish relationships with internal stakeholders to ensure the highest service level
Understand business objectives and business strategies
Consolidate business needs
Analyze business requirements, technical and regulatory constraints, and risk
Analyze current supplier database (services, spend, performance, current agreements …)
Leverage supplier market intelligence and competitive landscape
Develop, lead, and implem
t category strategies to support long-term business needs
Define category-specific KPIs and metrics to track and monitor supplier performance
Develop and leverage RFX methodology
Negotiate and implement competitive business agreements with strategic suppliers/CROs
Monitor contract implementation and deviations
Lead a comprehensive supplier management program
Establish and coordinate a governance structure with regular business review with strategic suppliers
Monitor performance and follow-up on remediation plans
Facilitate timely issue escalation and resolution to ensure study timelines and deliverables
Bachelor degree in management or science
Minimum of 10 years in outsourcing Procurement or vendor management in the pharma industry
Business partnering, relationship manageme
evelopment, and teamwork
Understanding of business requirements
Cross-functional project management
Analytical skills / data savviness
Supplier market knowledge and competitive landscape
Communication with impact
Typical office setting
Up to 15% travel time to visit other company sites or suppliers
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Otsuka is an equal opportun
ployer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.
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Disclaimer: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.
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