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Procurement & Supply Chain Specialist

Overview

We are Vatic, a dynamic company aiming to make healthcare more proactive, enabling people to make informed decisions about their health. Our ambition is to become a leading digital health business, helping people to diagnose all acute diseases. We have already developed a diagnostics tool using the lateral flow platform for COVID-19. Significantly, this test is less invasive, highly accurate and focuses on live cases of transmissible virus.

Responsibilities

  • End to end management of the complete supply chain to ensure materials are available when needed at the right quality and cost
  • End to end sourcing and ordering of products in developed and emerging markets
  • Drafting and negotiating materials and contract manufacturing Master Supply Agreements
  • Contract construction and management including setting and delivering favourable commercial terms for the business
  • Ongoing management of commercial relationships and international contracts
  • Negotiating price with suppliers and manufacturers including building pricing models
  • Working closely with functional peers to ensure key business requirements are mapped out, clearly communicated and in use with supply partners
  • Delivering against an agreed cost reduction and avoidance target

Experience

  • Experience working within IVD or pharmaceutical supply chain inclusive of contract manufacturers
  • Degree educated in business studies and or an equivalent qualification
  • CIPS qualified professional (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply)
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience of similar job scope
  • Experience working with a global supply base
  • Proven track record of delivering a robust sourcing and cost reduction strategy
  • Demonstrated influencing skills
  • Experience creating and managing contracts
  • Strong business acumen, commercially aware and professional
  • Ability to represent Vatic Health to the supply base with a high level of integrity and credibility

Desired skills and qualities

Package:

Competitive Salary
Flexible Schedule
Company Pension
Casual Dress
Company Events

Logistics:

The office is based in London and the R&D lab is based in Oxford. This position could include some flexibility however you would need to be able to commute on occasion to Vatic offices and supplier locations (some of which may involve overnight stays).

Why is this a great opportunity?

This opportunity will allow you to play a key role in delivering the most accurate COVID-19 test to market. This opening offers significant potential to make a real difference, not only to company success but also to the global science and technology landscape. Applications are encouraged from highly motivated individuals who enjoy taking on new challenges, are quickly adaptable in an exciting and fast-paced environment, and who perform well under pressure. In return, you will get to play a key role in the growth of a business that is making a real positive change in healthcare whilst developing your career at an accelerated rate.

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