• Director, Procurement & Strategic Sourcing

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Full Time Salary
  • Overview

    Homology Medicine's is currently searching for an experienced Director, Procurement & Strategic Sourcing to manage the company’s procurement strategy and processes with an emphasis on GMP and R&D materials. This individual will have the ability to build the Procurement function and collaborate cross-functionally within our growing organization. The overall responsibilities include developing strategic initiatives and processes to deliver optimal value support and services. Ideal candidate will have strong communication and organizational skills as well as ability to build strong relationships internally and externally with vendors/partners. Scope of function will cover both strategic development as well as tactical support, and everything in between to help ensure success.


    • Manage overall direction, coordination and evaluation of procurement for Homology with primary focus on GMP and R&D materials
    • Implement procurement strategies aligned with business needs and direction, and optimize value
    • Ensure recognition of cost savings incorporate GMP operations impact
    • Lead cross functional vendor management initiatives to drive improvement in overall supplier performance and pricing
    • Develop and implement fit for purpose KPI’s to measure both key supplier and functional effectiveness
    • Monitor incoming order to ensure materials and equipment are being delivered and services are complete
    • Work closely with the Finance team to resolve purchasing challenges
    • Perform all procurement activities which include vendor management, negotiation and preparation of contracts
    • Develop key relationships with business stakeholders and strategic supply partners to improve overall business & value for Homology 
    • Work with various departments to determine project timelines and requirements for delivery of materials, equipment and services needed for best practices of Clinical, Process Development, Manufacturing, Research and Development, Product Testing, & Services
    • Design and implement new processes to streamline sourcing for goods and services
    • Negotiate contracts with suppliers to optimize value for Homology 
    • Review current processes and make necessary recommendations to identify more robust, cost effective & value-added processes to procure goods and services


    • Bachelor’s degree preferred with 15+ years of experience in biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry
    • Strong understanding of federally regulated industries and practices, GMP experience preferred
    • Experience working within Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system(s)
    • Experience of GXP Procurement/Sourcing leadership
    • Project Manage experience: ability to multi-task on multiple requests from all departments


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