Senior Manager, Sourcing (Procurement)

About Pharming


Pharming Group N.V. (Nasdaq: PHAR/Euronext Amsterdam: PHARM) is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare, debilitating, and life-threatening diseases.  Pharming is commercializing and developing an innovative portfolio of protein replacement therapies and precision medicines, including small molecules, biologics, and gene therapies that are in early to late-stage development.  Pharming is headquartered in Leiden, Netherlands, and has employees around the globe who serve patients in over 30 markets in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.

Our Culture


Pharming is committed to our core values: “We Care, We Collaborate, We Walk the Talk”, which is complementary to our focus on self-development of our people, teamwork, leadership and being results orientated. In our growing organization, it is important that employees feel connected and engaged.  Our core values enable our mission of bringing the unserved rare disease patients the solutions they need and create a clear pathway forward to meet our strategic goals and objectives.




Pharming is seeking to hire a Senior Manager, Sourcing (Procurement) to develop procurement strategies for categories, including but not limited to Marketing, Medical Affairs & Patient Services. Our goal is to have the role implement the category strategy, sourcing process in collaboration with stakeholder as well as lead the supplier management process. Successful execution will involve building strong internal and external relationships in partnership with the business. This is an individual contributor role.



Key Responsibilities


The Senior Manager, Sourcing (Procurement) will be responsible for a wide variety of matters in support of Pharming’s growth as we increase the number of both pipeline and marketed products. 



Core functions include:


  • Developing, implementing, and controlling Procurement methodologies and processes according to Procurement policies.
  • Partnering with the business to follow sourcing process and ensure compliance.
  • Providing guidance to the business on defining requirements to ensure a fair and competitive sourcing process.
  • Developing and maintaining strong and effective working relationships with suppliers across the different categories (e.g., Marketing, Medical Affairs & Patient Services).
  • Leading sourcing & contract management together with internal stakeholders.
  • Building and maintaining a strong internal network.
  • Recommending and implementing, in collaboration with the global procurement team, new initiatives.
  • Leading projects in relevant functional areas and/or participating in high complex cross-departmental projects.
  • This is a hybrid role; must be able to report to the Warren office, 2 to 3 days per week.



Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or similar field; MBA is a plus.
  • 6+ years of relevant experience in Sourcing/Procurement or any other similar role.



Preferred Qualifications


  • Working experience in the Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry is preferred.
  • Highly skilled in category management RFP process, contract negotiations, benchmarking and contract management is required.
  • ERP (SAP) working knowledge is a plus.
  • Highly skilled in MS Office Programs (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work autonomously within a global organization is required.
  • Travel required (<10% expected).




Compensation & Benefits


  • Flexible hybrid work schedule to promote a health work-life balance.
  • Competitive compensation package including annual target bonus.
  • Long-Term Incentive Program
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid-Time Off Days
  • 16 Company Holidays per year (typically last week of December up until New Year’s Day)



Other Benefits


  • Excellent Healthcare Plans including Medical, Dental and Vision.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care.
  • Company-provided Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Plans.
  • Accident, Hospital Indemnity and Critical Illness Plans.
  • Pet Insurance Plan.
  • On Premise Fitness Center.
  • Health & Wellness Program.
  • Choice of Mobile Phone for Work Use or Cell Phone Stipend.
  • Pharming Academy – Continuing Learning & Development Program.





Additional Information


Pharming is committed as an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, race, religion, color, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


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