Procurement Professional

Location Leiden
Discipline: Pharmaceutical
Contact name: Eliz Yalmaz

Contact email:
Job ref: 19457
Published: 15 days ago

Looking for a Procurement Professional with a focus on External Manufacturing OTC for a leading client in Pharma! Check below:



  • Identifies, develops, and implements lowest cost source of supply for each commodity/category.
  •  Effectively negotiates with suppliers and completes appropriate financial analysis to procure a wide variety of services at the lowest total cost. Duties include: conducting industry research and market.
  • Systematically develops, leads, implements, manages, promotes key supplier relationships through intensive interaction with the supply base.
  • Develops and implements programs to reduce supply base and achieve cost reduction goals. Delivers breakthrough levels of logistic process and cost improvements and innovation.
  • Develops business case and cost/benefit analyses for management team to facilitate sound business decision-making.
  • Promotes use of Process Excellence tools at suppliers for continuous improvement.
  • Develops and implements supplier quality management program(s) and manage supplier relationships.
  • Manages supplier capabilities including but not limited to capacity planning, tooling and resource investments including inventory management and service level agreements.
  • Accomplishes results and achieves goals through delegating responsibilities and holding
  •  Procurement professionals accountable for deliverables. Gives multisite and multi-sector support.


  • Very strong at negotiating contracts + lot's of knowledge about the category External Manufacturing (EM)
  • Understanding of contract manufacturing, processes, contractual clauses/terms such as KPI, Costing models.
  •  Understanding of business interconnection with external manufactures – for example understanding the E2E process of Supply Chain (Planning, Operations, Manufacturing & the Business)
  • BIG PLUS: Experience with over the counter dugs (OTC) withing Procurement
  • 5-10 years experience
  • At least a Bachelor`s degree


  • Start date: ASAP
  • Full- time: 40h
  • Location: Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Remote
  • Contract: until end of 2022


Get in touch ASAP by sending your CV to or call me on +31202044502! You can also refer a friend and both earn 250 Euros on placement.