Director, Vendor Relationship Management

Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 12 months ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Supply Chain and Operations Leaders & Specialists
Contact name: Ciaran McCaughey
Contact email: ciaran.mccaughey@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Our client is a global pharmaceutical organisation. Due to continued business growth and new product development, they are seeking an experienced vendor relationship professional to lead their team based in Dublin.

The Role:

  • Reporting into the Senior Director for Vendor Relationship, you will be responsible for leading a team of external relationship professionals in order to support clinical outsourcing, alliance management and program development.
  • The Director of Vendor Relationship Management will manage the relationships across multiple third party service areas with accountability for the oversight and delivery of vendors.
  • You will manage any potential conflicts that arise while working to provide solutions and make business critical decisions when needed.
  • You will work closely with senior leaders developing the strategy for the vendor relationship management program utilising any external sources and data to constantly identify areas for improvement.
  • Building relationships with all relevant internal functions including quality, finance and IT as well as managing ongoing external relationships ensuring best in class delivery and performance.
  • Developing, leading and coaching a team of high performing professionals demonstrating strong leadership and management skills.
  • You will deliver optimal collaboration with all business partners both internal and external ensuring key performance metrics and reporting systems are in place to achieve business critical goals.

The Person

  • You will be degree qualified with extensive vendor and third party relationship management experience within the pharmaceutical or biologics industry sector.
  • Experience in large scale alliance management with oversight of contract development, performance management and vendor selection.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills within a similar capacity with knowledge of all regulatory and compliance activities.
  • A continuous improvement focused individual with qualifications in lean six sigma and process mapping being beneficial.
  • Proven track record of making business critical decisions through the use of data and strategy planning.

The Benefits

  • Excellent base salary
  • Car allowance
  • Bonus
  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Stocks

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Ciaran McCaughey at HRM on +353 831420673.


Ciaran McCaughey

Director - Supply Chain Operations & Systems Practice

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