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Procurement Manager

  • Job reference: 925190
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Procurement and Supply Chain
  • Date posted: 30/04/2019

OrionGroup are looking for a Procurement Manager- Senior on behalf of our Multinational Medical Device Client on an initial 24 month contract based in the West Yorkshire Area.

This individual will lead the supplier selection process and provide overall coordination, facilitation and enablement of programs and agreements that will drive best practice and will leverage the company's position in direct material and externally manufactured categories in support new product development pipeline. The preliminary project scope will be focused on enabling platform commercial and R&D solutions through Product for Resale (PFR) and Make To Order (MTO) commercial arrangements and agreements with external sources of innovation. The position will be responsible for developing and executing all facets (product cost, capital, project timing, etc.) of sourcing strategies, agreements, and action plans for assigned new product development projects.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Collaborating cross-functionally to gather all requirements for devices and technologies to be sourced.
  • Execute market scans for potential suppliers that will meet all aspects of the project.
  • ** Develop and execute RFP (Requests for Proposals) and RFQ (Requests for Quotation)
  • Lead and facilitate cross-functional team(s) in supplier selection(s).
  • ** Conduct commercial negotiations with selected supplier(s).
  • Support on-boarding of suppliers as required in support of Franchise Approved Supplier List(s)
  • ** Develop and lead execution of projects to initiate Product for Resale and Supply Agreement(s).
  • Support multiple NPD projects simultaneously across multiple businesses, global procurement categories, and geographies
  • ** Partner with procurement category teams and senior leaders in R&D to identify unmet needs to drive the execution of sourcing strategies and innovative supplier solutions aligned to the franchise technology roadmap
  • ** Lead multiple complex supplier negotiations simultaneously. Coordinate with key stakeholders, drive terms that are favorable for the company, and lead transition of stabilized products, contracts and suppliers to base business and category sourcing teams.
  • Lead SOURCE due diligence and transaction support for business development teams for both product supply/distribution and acquisition activities.
  • Optimize quality, supply reliability, NPD supplier performance, innovation and cost through early supplier engagement during product development.
  • Drive innovation through identifying and developing external partner capabilities to meet future technology needs

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.