Our client, a specialist global pharmaceutical company and innovative leader in pharmaceutical and health care research and development, is mainly concerned with development activities. They are seeking an Outsourcing Manager for their Buckinghamshire location.
The Outsourcing Manager will ensure the process for selection of vendors for a scope of work is completed appropriately and documented in an outsourcing plan. This will include preparing requests for proposals (RFP) with the functional team, interacting with vendors to gather all RFP information, reviewing and presenting RFP to functional team(s).
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES include:
Negotiate scope of work and costs with vendor and ensure appropriate documentation of deliverables is detailed in the contract
Develop relationships with vendors to enable mutual understanding of expectations, deliverables and issue resolution
Escalate any known vendor/consultant performance issues to line management
Ensure vendor assessment and reassessment visits are conducted on
Ensure approved vendor list is maintained accurately.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
Degree in a science or health-related discipline is preferred
Proven success within clinical research contracts/vendor management
PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Excellent planning and project management skills
Good negotiation skills and ability to influence
BENEFITS OF THE ROLE: This leading pharmaceutical company is committed to fostering a friendly work place with no discrimination. They offer competitive annual salaries together with excellent benefits that include Pension Plan, Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance, Disability & Accident Insurance, good Annual Leave, Performance related Bonus, Free Car Parking, Subsidised Restaurant, Sports & Social and more.
Fforde is acting as a recruitment agency/business.
KEY WORDS: Outsourcing Manager, Vendors, proposals, procurement, Science, Healthcare, Clinical Research, Vendor Management, Project Management, Pharmaceutical, Buckinghamshire, South East, UK