Head of Procurement (gn)

  • Formycon AG
  • Purchasing, Materials Management, Logistics
  • Fulltime
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Formycon is a leading, independent developer of high-quality biopharmaceutical medicines, especially biosimilars.
With an experienced team comprised of more than 200 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.

Formycon is making a major contribution towards providing as many patients as possible with access to vital and affordable medicines. Based on its extensive experience in the development of biopharmaceutical drugs, the company is also working on the development of a COVID-19 fusion protein.

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

This role encompasses the strategic and operational accountability for procurement transaction. This comprises in particular the selection of appropriate suppliers, management of bidding processes, negotiations of commercial terms and agreements as well as coordinating the ordering process. The Head of Procurement will directly report to the Chief Business Officer.

The responsibilities include the following:
  • Hands- on management of the Procurement Process focusing on external development services as well as clinical service agreements
  • Proper vendor selection process for service providers for our value chain
  • Professional management of bidding process, negotiation of commercial terms and agreements
  • Coordination of the ordering process and optimization of our procurement process
  • Continuous relationship management with our strategic suppliers
  • Strong collaboration with internal and external peers and partners
  • Setting up a professional procurement department

Your qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of professional hands on experience in a comparable lead position
  • Business experience in strategic purchasing and procurement of development services on a global basis
  • Experience in life science industry
  • Exceptional 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
  • Willing to be present in the office at least 3 days per week

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 recruiting@formycon.com.