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Supplier Relationship Manager- Pharma

Supplier Relationship Manager- Pharma

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Kate Curran

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +353 16498539

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Role Title: Supplier Relationship Manager- Pharma

Ref No: KC11075

Location: Dublin

Perm/Contract: Permanent

Next Generation Recruitment are currently recruiting a Supplier Relationship Manager for a Pharmaceutical Organisation based in Dublin City Centre. Our client are a large multi-national Pharmaceutical organisation going through a rapid phase of change and are looking to add a strategic Supplier Relationship Manager to their existing supply chain function to aid in the consolidation and strategic management of their Contract Manufacturing Partners.


  • Manage existing supplier relationships, including the day to day management, Business Review meetings and contractual negotiations
  • Partner with stakeholders to select among existing or develop new CMOs who can meet program requirements
  • Develop and strengthen mutually beneficial relationships with members of the contract manufacturing network
  • Act as a support for Product Development and technical departments during technology transfer, scale up and engineering runs
  • Proactively identify CMO activity-related risks and work with cross-functional business partners to develop robust mitigation and contingency plans
  • Establish, track, monitor, and report performance metrics related to operations, quality, cost, and customer service


  • Bachelor Degree/Masters in Business/Science/Engineering field of study
  • 5+ years’ experience in a commercial CMO focused position within the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Proven negotiation skills in Drug Product Contract Manufacturing, API, Contract Testing areas
  • Ability to negotiate and manage contracts
  • Experienced in risk management processes

The Next Step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Kate Curran from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 6629120.

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