Associate Director (gn), Strategic Procurement CRO Management (Preclinical/Clinical)

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MorphoSys’s mission is to make exceptional, innovative biopharmaceuticals to improve the lives of patients suffering from serious diseases. Innovative technologies and smart development strategies are central to our approach. Success is created by our people, who focus on excellence in all they do, collaborating closely across disciplines. We all are driven by a desire to make the medicines of tomorrow a reality. Guided by mutual respect and trust, each member of the MorphoSys team is given the opportunity to develop and flourish within this exciting and inspiring environment. Join us in Planegg near Munich!

Your Responsibilities:

  • Be a Strategic Procurement Business Partner for the Preclinical & Clinical Development areas
  • Analyse, assess and manage supplier performance (supplier management)
  • Ensure compliance with company and departmental guidelines and manage the Strategic Procurement support of the Preclinical & Clinical Procurement category
  • Develop, implement and execute the category strategy in alignment with the business partner
  • Manage the business relationship with external suppliers and negotiate effective supplier contracts (including MSAs, change orders) in collaboration with the business and support functions e.g. Legal, QA, Compliance, Finance etc.
  • Develop and implement best in class Procurement processes for the Preclinical & Clinical category
  • Manage and document Purchasing activities and processes in compliance with SOX, regulations and company procedures

Job Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business Administration / Sciences or comparable qualification.
  • Ideally a minimum of eight years global Procurement experience preferably in Pharmaceutical/ Biotechnology industry with a strong understanding of the Procurement category  Preclinical / Clinical Development
  • Experience in working in a cross-functional environment
  • Sound understanding of legal and financial processes.
  • Proven ability to negotiate efficiently at senior level of the organisation as well as with external partners
  • Strong customer focus and interpersonal skills.
  • Comfortable in a multicultural environment.
  • Proactive and result-driven behaviour
  • Good communication skills (written and spoken) in English

We offer:

  • A rare opportunity to contribute to the success of the global Procurement organization within the MorphoSys Group based in the headquarters near Munich
  • Highly motivated, friendly and collaborative environment
  • Creative working environment within cross-functional teams
  • Open and appreciative corporate culture
  • Multicultural environment
  • Working in an attractive, well equipped building with restaurant
  • Flexible working model
  • Free sports and language courses

Thank you for your interest! We are looking forward to receiving your pertinent application documents. For your application please use exclusively our career portal. We offer not only excellent career prospects, but also support you from the very beginning – even helping you move if necessary.

MorphoSys AG, Semmelweisstraße 7, 82152 Planegg