Procurement Manager

40000.00 - 48000.00 GBP Annual + Bens
14 Oct 2021
02 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Manager

GBP40,000 to GBP48,000 per annum (depending on qualifications, knowledge and experience)

About us

The Qualasept Pharmaxo Holdings Limited (QPHL) Group operates within the pharmaceutical aseptic compounding, clinical homecare and laboratory services sectors.

Qualasept Ltd t/a Bath ASU produces over 3,000 aseptically compounded injectable pharmaceutical products each day for hospitals and patients across the UK who are fighting cancer, living with chronic disease or in need of pain relief. Through our scientific and technology capabilities, the team continuously develops new and innovative methods to improve our products and services.

Pharmaxo Pharmacy Services Limited is a growing clinical homecare provider in an expanding market offering greater convenience to patients whilst delivering efficiencies to the NHS.

Microgenetics Ltd is a bio-technology business, currently offering two products: SmartControl and SwiftDetect. It operates both in the pharmaceutical and agricultural markets, bringing innovative microbiological testing and monitoring services, methodologies and technologies.

Corsham Science Ltd uses cutting-edge science and technology to deliver healthcare services, medicines, and microbiological testing products.

The QPHL Group now includes over 400 people with a leading-edge turnover greater than GBP260 million.

We have invested in a new, multi-million pound manufacturing facility and offices in Corsham, Wiltshire

The role:

We are looking for an experienced and pro-active Procurement Manager with previous pharmaceutical and procurement experience, showing strong commercial and business acumen.

You'll report directly into the CFO and lead the purchasing team, being hands on in managing and maintaining stock levels to maximise business efficiencies. You'll work with multiple stakeholders, including senior management to support our vision, level of ambition and our commitment to patients.

You will be responsible for:

Managing and maintaining stock levels to maximise business efficiencies across QPHL.

What you will be doing:

Process forecast gap analysis responses and mitigate risks to continual supply
Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers
Identify & assess potential suppliers
Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors
Negotiating supplier agreements and monitoring their progress
Checking costs, quality and levels of service
Monitor and report supplier performance against functional Key Process Indicators (KPI's)
Develop the organisation's procurement strategy & policy
Conducting research to ascertain market trends and needs
Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities
Developing market knowledge and contacts for new products and services
Attend supplier meetings, distribution centres and trade conferences
Build & maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers

The skills and attributes you will need:

Highly developed and complex levels of knowledge enabling you to develop original responses to complicated and unpredictable problems and situations
The ability to apply specialist learning involving detailed analysis of a high level of information and knowledge
In-depth technical knowledge and be pro-active in guiding the Purchasing team

Qualities you will need:

A strong sense of dedication and overcomes challenges to achieve objectives to ensure that the Patients come
Ability to work under pressure within a fast and ever-changing environment
The ability to empathise - both with our patients and the group
Diligent approach

In return we can offer:

Competitive Salary
29 days holiday, inclusive of bank holidays. Increasing with service
Generous Pension scheme
Life Assurance
Company bonus scheme
Flexible working
Additional non-contractual benefits including free breakfast and outdoor gym
Closing date: Sunday 31st October 2021

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