In this role, you will facilitate and oversee vendor management procedures relevant to vendor identification, assessment, support and performance.
You will also establish tools and metrics to assess vendor relations and performance.
Establish approaches, business processes and procedures relevant to Vendor Management
Share best practices and lessons learned in vendor management across departments and functions
Establish tools and metrics to assess vendor performance
Oversee vendors’ performance, investigate issues and develop solutions to ensure overall vendor performance and quality
Build and maintain vendor relationships to provide high quality, cost-effective external services
Evaluate opportunities, business needs and implications of long-term partnership agreements
Review external vendor quotations in order to perform ongoing analysis of vendor cost
Develop and implement training programs, in addition to mentoring and coaching your direct team
Assist in business development tasks, such as vendor shows and the like
Support business development group to ensure correct and competitive quotes are received from vendors
Prepare for, attend and follow up on vendor audits, upon request
Ideally, you will have a degree (or equivalent) qualification
Experience in the Clinical Research / Pharmaceutical industry is essential
Demonstrable experience with vendor management and / or in a vendor procurement role
Experience working with EDC, IRT, eCOA, lab services is beneficial
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office
Communication and organisational skills
If you feel it is time to make your skills and knowledge visible within a growing company with true focus on its people, then PSI is the right choice for you.
We have a generous benefits package here at PSI as we understand the importance of giving back to our employees. Our benefits are focused on providing you with the support to excel both at work, and in your personal life!