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Location: Hoofddorp (North Holland)
Duration: 6 months contract (extension is possible)
Working: Full time (40 hours)

Company
Our client is one of the leading companies in biopharmaceutical industry, commited to promote new ways of treatment in serious diseases by developing innovative immunotherapies.

Department
You will be part of the EU Sourcing & Procurement department which we are building up at the moment and therefore, you can help shape our organization going forward with your personal experience and motivation. You will be reporting to the Global Associate Director Facilities & Engineering based in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
-Support/lead sourcing projects with a focus on Capex & Technical Services
-Develop Capex Sourcing Strategies in collaboration with the F&E (global/local) Teams
-Develop & prepare formal tender documents (tender will be executed via e-sourcing tool), obtain quotes and lead cross-functional sourcing activities
-Collaborate and build productive relationships with internal business partners and stakeholders – including internal customers from technical departments and the global category team – to identify opportunities to gain efficiencies while fulfilling business requirements.
-Establish and foster effective relationships with key suppliers
-Ensure efficient and compliant contract management is conducted by drafting/negotiating/validating with legal and consolidating/storing supplier contracts

Requirements
-Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or business administration with  relevant experience in Sourcing/Procurement preferably in a biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry
- Experience in strategic procurement, category management and sourcing of Capex/Equipment & Technical services
- Strong Technical knowledge, ideally an engineering background
-Experience in regulated industries, preferably with an understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, its quality requirements and GMP’s