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Director R&D Strategic Outsourcing, Category Leader
Company: Otsuka Pharmaceuticals
Location: Princeton, NJ
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 09/22/2021
Expire Date: 11/22/2021
Job Categories: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical
Job Description
Director R&D Strategic Outsourcing, Category Leader
Job Summary

R&D Strategic Outsourcing aspires at leveraging supplier market intelligence and competitive landscape to develop and execute optimal outsourcing strategies in collaboration with key stakeholders, that enable speed, quality, business transformation, and efficienc

ies to increase Otsuka's probability of success.

This position leverages agile category management best practice in close collaboration with business partners to develop, lead, and implement a sourcing strategy and to lead a supplier relationship management program for strategic categories of services:

Study Management and Monitoring (Contract Research Organization - CROs)

Patient Recruitment and Retention

Job Description

Establish relationships with internal stakeholders to ensure the highest service level

Understand business objectives and business strategies

Consolidate business needs

Analyze business requirements, technical and regulatory constraints, and risk

Analyze current supplier database (services, spend, performance, current agreements )

Leverage supplier market intelligence and competitive landscape

Develop, lead, and implem
en
t category strategies to support long-term business needs

Define category-specific KPIs and metrics to track and monitor supplier performance

Develop and leverage RFX methodology

Negotiate and implement competitive business agreements with strategic suppliers/CROs

Monitor contract implementation and deviations

Lead a comprehensive supplier management program

Establish and coordinate a governance structure with regular business review with strategic suppliers

Monitor performance and follow-up on remediation plans

Facilitate timely issue escalation and resolution to ensure study timelines and deliverables

Requirements

Qualification

Bachelor degree in management or science

Minimum of 10 years in outsourcing Procurement or vendor management in the pharma industry

Skills

Business partnering, relationship manageme
nt/d
evelopment, and teamwork

Strategic thinking

Understanding of business requirements

Cross-functional project management

Analytical skills / data savviness

Supplier market knowledge and competitive landscape

Leadership

Negotiation

Communication with impact

Change management

Work Environment

Typical office setting

Up to 15% travel time to visit other company sites or suppliers

Disclaimer

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Otsuka is an equal opportun
ity em
ployer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.

Come discover more about Otsuka and our benefit offerings; https://www.otsuka-us.com/careers-join-otsuka.

Disclaimer: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.

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