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Global Sourcing Director

Commercial acumen required!!

Experience as a Pharmacist highly desirable

UK Home Based

Overview:

A global speciality pharmaceutical business, who have successfully achieved continuous significant and sustained growth, are looking for a Global Sourcing Director to support their work in supplying medicines globally. Working closely with the Account Management and Business Development teams, you will be working as the dedicated Global Sourcing Director, developing and maintaining HCP relations and responsible for the procurement/buying and supply of new products from wholesalers or manufactures. Providing a bridge to the gap in medical supply globally.

Job Title: Global Sourcing Director

Salary: c.£70,000

Benefits: Bonus up to 20% annually, Holidays: 27, Pension: 4.5% matched

Location: UK Home Based – flexibility to travel to the office

The key responsibilities for this role are:

  • Continuous review and analysis of existing/potential suppliers, proactively identifying new products and supplier opportunities
  • Monitoring customer requests (HCP’s, Pharmacists, Regulatory Agencies), industry news and trends, and considering on demand and short-term solutions to medicine supply shortages and product discontinuation
  • Working collaboratively with the business to share new trends, market intel and new product/supplier opportunities
  • Using internal market intelligence to scope out new markets for Business Development activities, potential suppliers and HCP’s in need of support

Further responsibilities are available on the job description which shall be shared after suitability has been assessed.

Requirements

  • Educated to degree level in pharmacy, pharmacology or related chemistry degree. Degree qualification in Pharmacy is highly desirable (experience working within a hospital pharmacy environment is advantageous)
  • Experience working in the pharmaceutical industry, in multiple geographies, in Portfolio or Product Management, Market Access, Commercial/Business or Supply Management
  • Pharmaceutical product expertise: up to date knowledge of medicines and pharmacotherapy, pharmaceutical pricing, generic prescribing (including biosimilars), familiarity with dosage forms/presentations and understanding of routes of administration
  • Proven financial and commercial acumen
  • Experience in building account relations, internal and external stakeholder engagement and demonstrable skill in understanding technical information

Please only apply to this role if you have the right to work in the UK along with the relevant experience. If this role is of interest to you and you have proven experience with buying pharmaceutical products, please click to apply or contact Lorna on +44(0)1892 507141 or Lorna@bluepelican.com

To learn more about this role, please apply or contact Lorna directly on lorna.plowright@bluepelican.com

How to apply

If this position is of interest please send us your CV here, or you can call Lorna Plowright direct on to discuss this and other vacancies that may suit.

Lorna Plowright

Email: lorna.plowright@bluepelican.com