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Director Vendor Relationship Management is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Dublin based client. We are recruiting a industry leader for a Director, Vendor Relationship Management, Development Business Operations role who will act as the global head for this function. This key leadership role is responsible for the strategy, planning, oversight, and delivery of the Vendor Relationship Management program and function across the clinical drug development cycle. The successful candidate will have deep expertise in global program design, people management and development, direct vendor oversight and/or alliance management skills in the biotech or pharmaceutical industries.

Role of this position

  • The successful candidate will have deep expertise in global program design, people management and development, direct vendor oversight and/or alliance management skills in the biotech or pharmaceutical industries.
  • A strong foundation in operations, outsourcing, and/or vendor management is critical for success in this role.
  • Manages the day-to-day vendor relationship management activities across multiple outsourced service areas across the development operations remit
  • Is accountable for portfolio oversight and delivery for strategic or emerging vendors, both individually and across the functional team
  • Leads the escalations related to the managed vendors in terms of risk management, leading portfolio level issue resolution at the operational and senior executive levels
  • Utilizes prior experience in the development of, or reporting on, portfolio level Key Performance Indicators, and subsequently uses these to drive performance goals and improvements, as necessary
  • Delivers with optimal collaboration, accountability, and integrity to business partners

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant experience with a BA or MS in a relevant discipline, with 8-10 years of direct external facing experience.
  • Relevant experience typically includes externally facing vendor management, clinical outsourcing, process improvement, and program development
  • Familiarity with operational tools such as six-sigma, lean, and process mapping a plus
  • Experience leading teams
  • MBA preferred
  • Advanced certification (PMP, etc.) a plus

Please call Mike Morrissey today for further information on 021-429 7536 or email: mmorrissey@careerwise.ie
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. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Executive / Management

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