Supplier Relationship Manager (gn)

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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, collaborate 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!

As part of the CMC organization, the Supplier Relationship Manager will coordinate the implementation of harmonized collaboration models, ensure efficient interactions with Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs), and leverage Operational Excellence tools to continuously accelerate business performance of MorphoSys’ growing supplier network.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Act as a point of contact for business collaborations with CMOs, ensuring that the overall relationship is healthy
  • Optimize business interactions with key suppliers in order to continuously improve quality, efficiency and innovation in respective processes with the suppliers
  • Establish harmonized processes i) across different suppliers, ii) across multiple projects, iii) across all stakeholders / internal departments
  • Support and coordinate the implementation of harmonized governance structures across all vendor accounts, organize governance meetings and follow up with internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with the Finance Business Partner on regular budget monitoring and controlling, system improvement and harmonization
  • Coordinate and contribute to contract establishment and vendor selection procedures. Responsible to set-up contractual standards in close collaboration with the internal Business and Quality units 
  • Continuous monitoring of key processes via uniform performance indicators and stakeholder reviews and ensuring compliance with contractual terms
  • Collaborate with the Technical Project Leader and Supply Chain functions to drive continuous improvement of the overall business relationship with CMOs; establish and execute operational excellence and LEAN approaches to drive continuous efficency gains in supplier interactions


  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in Engineering, Biotechnology, or related field
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical or related industry    
  • Understanding of GMP principles and regulatory requirements in pharmaceutical development
  • Knowledge of suppliers, industry trends and emerging players in global pharmaceutical manufacturing services
  • Knowledge of, and previous experience with supplier management procedures in a pharma / biotech environment
  • Good organizational awareness of relevant business units within a global supplier network
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating supply and manufacturing agreements with external suppliers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of tools and techniques of Operational Excellence / Lean methods
  • Ability to work efficiently across culturally diverse global matrix organizations
  • Excellent project management skills to efficiently coordinate, prioritize and manage multi-parallel tasks and objectives
  • Highly motivated and open-minded team player with well-developed interpersonal abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (German would be a plus)
  • Effective presentation, negotiation, & conflict resolution skills
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint required

We offer:

  • Creative working in X-functional teams
  • Open and appreciative corporate culture
  • Multicultural environment
  • Working in an attractive, high-quality equipped building with restaurant
  • 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 neccessary.

MorphoSys AG, Semmelweisstraße 7, 82152 Planegg