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ALMAC Group Commercial Product Procurement Specialist in Souderton, Pennsylvania

Almac Group is currently seeking a Commercial Product Procurement Specialist for our Souderton, PA location. The Commercial Product Procurement Specialist will support the development of an efficient, proactive and cost effective supply base, with the aim of maximizing drug availability, utilizing appropriate sourcing strategies and supplier selection, while developing a mature professional and personal relationship with all suppliers, internal customers and external clients. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: *Manage all procurement activities related to the procurement of commercial drug products (including comparators, rescue, concomitant medication and specials) in an effective and efficient manner *Ensure all products procured comply with cGMP guidelines, meet contract giver requirements and are delivered on time within the products storage and transport requirements *Identify and develop appropriate purchasing strategies that will deliver effective supply solutions to meet both client's commercial and clinical study requirements through supplier interaction and supply knowledge *Create and Develop opportunities, relationships and processes to procure commercial product directly from full-line wholesalers and manufacturers and new markets as required *Generate and maintain Almac specifications for all purchased items as well as ensure that the Purchase order system is operated and maintained to promote effective communication with internal customers and external clients *Support the management of a network of Almac approved suppliers across major operating markets e.g. Europe, North and South America, Asia and Russia *Liaise directly with clients in order to explain the suggested ongoing sourcing activities and strategies with a view to effectively conveying business / trial risk vs cost opportunities *Liaise directly with Quality, Logistics Services and Depot teams regarding Regulatory, Import and Export issues related to commercial product procurement *Maintain a knowledge database for Global commercial product supply opportunities and challenges *Record and present weekly / monthly data relative to sourcing and supply issues faced and mitigation actions taken *Introduce and manage TA and MPAs including supplier Key Performance Indicators and rebates where applicable *Maintain an approved supplier base to ensure that all suppliers maintain a level of performance that is consistent with requirements of TA and MPAs *Capture and record supplier performance metrics in relation to pre-set KPIs *Proactively communicate with suppliers, formally and informally with regards to improving service levels, quality accuracy and communication *Plan and oversee quarterly supplier business review meetings (BRM's) Qualifications: Required Experience / Education: *Associate degree *2 years experience purchasing, sourcing, price negotiation, and customer service *Experience with the following: *Planning, procurement, and purchasing systems *Handling supplier non-conformance issues *Managing multiple tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy in all work carried out *Resourcefulness within the boundaries of cGMP and SOPs Preferred Experience / Education: *Bachelor degree *Procurement experience within a pharmaceutical andlsquo;commercial product' supply environment. e.g. Clinical Trial Supply, Standard Wholesale or Specialized wholesale distribution. *Experience with supplier agreements, performance measurement and contract negotiation *Experience within the Pharmaceutical industry What Almac Group can offer YOU! *Full medical, vision and dental benefits the 1st of the month after start date *20 days of PTO to start plus 12 holidays per year *Company paid long and short term disability along with life insurance *401k company match *Professional development programs/ continuous learning opportunities

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