Associate Director Procurement (gn)

  • Senior, very experienced
  • Purchasing, Materials Management, Logistics
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Formycon is an international leading, independent developer of high-quality biopharmaceutical medicines, especially biosimilars. With an experienced team comprised of more than 200 highly skilled professionals, the company is able to span the entire value chain of biosimilar drug development, from market analysis and target definition by protein analytics, to the development of production processes, to clinical trials and the regulatory approval process.
Our focus is on treatments in ophthalmology and immunology as well as for other key chronic diseases. Formycon is making a major contribution towards providing as many patients as possible with access to vital and affordable medicines.

To support our team in Martinsried near Munich, we are looking for suitable candidates for this full-time and permanent position, to begin work as soon as possible.

Your responsibilities

  • Full responsibility for vendor selection, bidding process, bench-marking, negotiations, contracting with main focus on development service agreements and clinical agreements
  • Alliance management for key service providers (e.g. change orders, performance tracking, tracking of spent, transparent and trustful collaboration)
  • Strong collaborate/sparring with internal functions (e.g. SMEs, Quality, Finance,) on vendor selection, definition of scope of services, performance tracking of service providers
  • Strong involvement in building efficient procurement processes and ESG relevant procedures
  •  Support budgeting process
  • Support introduction of ERP system

Your qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of professional hands on experience in a comparable position
  • Business experience in strategic purchasing and procurement of development services on a global basis
  • Experience in life science industry
  • Very good communication and negotiation skills
  • Desire to be part of a team and an organization where scientific and business excellence are shared values
  • Fluent in English
  • Result oriented, well organized, proactive, problem solver and able to work independently
  • Creativity and enthusiasm for working in a dynamic fast-growing biopharmaceutical company
  • German work permit is mandatory

We offer

  • Flexible working time
  • Hybrid work
  • 30 days paid vacation
  • Formycon pension
  • Group accident insurance
  • Formycon card
  • Continuing education offers
  • Team spirit, great working atmosphere and much more!
Bring us your skills and energy, and shape your own career in a stimulating and open work environment. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are ready to take on new challenges with enthusiasm and personal commitment. Working at Formycon means being part of a smart, innovative team with minimal hierarchy and opportunity to share your own ideas.

Have we sparked your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application for employment through our online application portal. Please be sure to include all supporting documents, along with your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. We look forward to learning about you and the qualifications which you would bring to this position.

For any questions, please feel free to send us an email at