CareerWise Recruitment

Strategic Sourcing Manager

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County Dublin, Co. Dublin
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Employment type
Full time
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A Manager, Strategic Sourcing CMO – EMEA is required on a PERMANENT basis by CareerWise Recruitment for our Dublin based Healthcare Client.

The successful candidate will be responsible for sourcing, contracting and managing assigned CMO suppliers with a yearly budget responsibility of around 60-70 million USD-


  • Proactively manage assigned CMO accounts to improve on cost, quality and service according to business expectations
  • Define and implement yearly savings targets linked to assigned suppliers
  • Define and implement short and long term savings pipelines through SSI
  • Develop links with site procurement teams to find regional synergies and unlock supplier/product value
  • Build leverage and develop sourcing strategies with key global, regional and also local suppliers
  • Building and maintain a network of CMOs maximizing value from relationships
  • Get early involved in potential new BD&L deals and R&D projects
  • Screen product base and design re-sourcing strategies (i.e. insourcing, transfer)
  • Supplier lead for SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) globally
  • Business Intelligence support in terms or market screening, benchmarking and industry knowledge
  • Support the Global Procurement strategy and methodology
  • Identify and develop stakeholder relationships, expanding the integration of Procurement.
  • Build and maintain CMO wide spend visibility.
  • Negotiate supply contracts and monitor performance against contractual commitments during contract life cycle and beyond
  • Develop and manage the RFI/RFP process as part of the negotiation cycle
  • Identify, Implement, and track cost savings projects in cooperation with the site stakeholders, site controllers and regional finance
  • Coordinates supplier implementation and follow ups with site buyers / stakeholders
  • Comply with Quality Policies for vendor evaluation, selection and approval
  • Driving compliance of procurement processes, procedures and best practice initiatives


  • BA/MSc or equivalent
  • CIPS/NEVI or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint)
  • Leadership skills
  • Negotiation & analytical skills
  • Understanding of the Pharmaceutical/medical device industry

Please call Aisling O’Hagan-Yil today for further information on 021- 2427410 or email:

CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence)

Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors.

We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin.

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Important Dates
Posted on
10 July, 2024
Application deadline
09 August, 2024
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