Director* Procurement Corporate Indirect

  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • Purchasing, Materials Management, Logistics
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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 2.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.

Director* Procurement Corporate Indirect

Your main responsibilities are:
  • Determines and oversees all departments’ economics, including costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, resources and risk ensuring that there are appropriate and effective governance arrangements, supported by comprehensive reporting to procurement leadership
  • Ensures compliance to S2P processes, coherence among the different subcategories in indirect department and drives cross-regional optimization
  • Ensures alignment, anticipates changes, and drives activities based on supply market changes
  • Owns and drives regular business review meetings with suppliers
  • Leads the 4 global category leads, supporting them in strategy development and leadership for respective teams
  • Deeply understands supplier market dynamics/ intelligence (incl. technology roadmaps from suppliers) and leverages it as guidance for category strategies, matching with best sourcing solutions

What you have to offer.

  • Masters in business studies/pharma-related course of studies with a focus on Life Science commercial excellence and preferably further constant training in project management skills (incl. agile methodology is a plus)
  • 10+ years professional experience in procurement, with 5+ years extensive leadership experience
  • Deep expertise in development of a global category strategy and execution of sourcing strategies for several categories from: marketing agencies, media, PR, medical affairs and/or HR
  • Experience in agency operating model, agency management, (marketing and worker) compensation models and understanding of cost drivers for commercial assets and HR sensitive topics
  • Excellent market knowledge of Life Science commercial activities, function, market and suppliers - with professional expertise either in pharmaceutical commercial / marketing / medical affairs or commercial / HR / professional service procurement
  • Excellent strategic thinking paired with negotiation and data-driven decision-making attitude as well as excellent stakeholder relationship management and communication skills

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location Mainz and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 6785 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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