Procurement Manager - Geneva

Location: Switzerland - Meyrin/Geneva

Division: Technical Operations

Company: OM Pharma

Seniority Level: Manager

Amina Oumeziane

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About You

In view of our continued global growth we need to assure that our processes stay state of the art. For this reason we are looking for further support and recruiting our new Procurement Manager

in Meyrin/Geneva.

Reporting to the Head of Procurement your main missions are as follows:

  • Lead and manage DIRECT & INDIRECT categories
  • Be the Procurement referent for a list of determined Departments
  • Source and manage mainly (terms & conditions) raw materials, packagings, consumables and services (sub-contracting of finished dosage forms included) from a business perspective
  • Actively pursue Cost Reduction opportunities on all business opportunities
  • Lead and contribute to procurement projects and initiatives
  • Produce, review and implement agreements and various contracts with suppliers (Discount Agreements, Supply Agreements, Master Service Agreements, Notice of Commission)
  • Ensure double sourcing for our critical suppliers as well as their deployment in routine (Project Leader)
  • Handle external CMO management on business aspects (terms and conditions)
  • Meet suppliers on a regular base
  • Ensure regular exchange & follow-ups with suppliers on strategic/important topics, e.g. prices, contracts, commercial terms, services, market evolution
  • Regularly communicates about initiatives and changes in the supplier relationships
  • Procurement Specialist back-up
  • Negotiate price and improve savings through contracts and agreements
  • Provide regularly feedback to the Head of Procurement  on general or particular supply issues or situation
  • Follow-up direct suppliers’ performance with the Procurement Specialist
  • Support internal clients in case of litigation with suppliers

Your qualifications and experience

  • Master of Science in Supply Chain or Business Administration with specific education in Procurement
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Procurement in Pharma (preferred) , Chemical, Food or any highly regulated environment/industry
  • Fluent in French and English (written and verbally)
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in leading negotiations with suppliers in a challenging environment
  • Experience with a leading ERP systems like Sage X3 and / or SAP
  • Good understanding of GMP/GDP and other relevant regulations

Based on the defined strategic directions and success factors of OM Pharma the overall behavioral competencies shall be:

  • Team Management, Decision making, Leadership
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage different cross-functional stakeholders
  • Apply a client-centric mindset and focus on business opportunities
  • Collaborate across the organization in an agile way
  • Be pragmatic and solution oriented
  • Apply a team-player and growth mindset

About Us

OM Pharma is a global Geneva-based Biotech company. It is a leader in the prevention of recurrent respiratory and urinary tract infections and is also active in the treatment of vascular diseases.
It operates worldwide through a strong network of international partners and continues to invest into R&D to develop microbial derived immunotherapeutic products addressing acute and chronic immunological disorders resulting from infections and inflammation. OM Pharma is operating to highest Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards which rely on a high level of Biotech competencies and experienced teams.
The company strives to help patients around the world to live better lives by allowing access to a better management of infectious diseases and immunological imbalances.
For more information, please visit: ompharma.com.

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