Shire Procurement Manager - Contract Manufacturing and 3rd Party Manufacturing in Dublin, Ireland

Work closely with CMO Modality Directors and implement Category Strategy including spend analysis, market and geographical considerations, strategic importance etc.

Execute Category Strategies with existing supplier base in Category

Work with SRM in all MSA negotiation and preparing negotiation strategy.

Ensure preferred supplier list is in Place and Master Agreement negotiated

Initiate, lead and standardize market research activities within the categories

Industry analysis to identify size of industry and leading players.

Knows supplier production capacity and operational strengths and weaknesses.

Leading the appropriate sourcing process for new contracts (RFI/RFP),

Work with project Manager to identify key terms to be negotiated in each agreement, work with project Lead in preparing CM selection.

Lead Contract approval process

Develop with CMO Team supplier Performance Program.

  • Drive the Project Team in the supplier selection process, supply base rationalization programs as part of the category strategy development

  • Develop, understand or represent terms/provisions/conditions and ensure robust and standardize Contracting Documents in place, e.g. MSA, MPA, etc

  • Develop and implement risk mitigation activities with major CMO

  • Identify with the Modality Directors opportunities for expanded supplier relationships. Develop and maintain annual supplier management plan, including forecasted spend, savings expectations and performance objectives.

  • Develop with the Modality Directors in CMO the supplier management programs.

  • Develop with CMO Team supplier Performance Program.

  • Communicate to CMO improvement activities/programs for Service and Delivery.

  • Provide input on all aspects of the supplier cost reduction and procurement development programs.

  • Develop with Project Lead cost targets for negotiations, and negotiation strategy

  • Measurement of KPI’s, supplier audits, business reviews.

  • Identify or support stakeholders in identifying savings opportunities.

Initiate and/or drive projects and/or opportunities to meet or exceed savings objectives to successful completion.

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.