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Clinical Procurement Manager

Reference:POR AQHM-676860 Location: Dublin
Qualification:DegreeExperience:4-5 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: BD Manager

Due to expansion a Clinical Procurement Manager is required to join a growing global team within one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical businesses. With a background in clinical or drug development procurement you will execute clinical trial contractual documents to support the utilization of contract research organisations (CROs), central labs and speciality providers to assure the delivery of quality, timely and cost-effective external resources.

Job Purpose

  • Author, negotiate, execute and manage the contractual documents needed to effect the selection of the optimal external service provider (ESP).
  • Ensure ESP selection is based on current category strategy, value added services, cost avoidance and savings opportunities.
  • Negotiate contract terms, scopes of work, pricing and payment schedules. Ensure agreements are commercial advantageous while minimizing risk through close collaboration with functional partners such as legal, finance, and QA.
  • Assist clinical teams in defining scopes of work (SOW) for both original contracts and amendments.


  • Bachelor’s degree, CIPS or similar qualification desirable
  • Fluent English; other languages desirable
  • 3-5 years’ experience in drug development in the pharmaceutical industry or with a CRO or laboratory; global experience is a preference
  • Detailed understanding of the clinical development process and robust understanding of the management of clinical trials
  • Demonstrated ability of completing projects on time and within budget
  • Solid understanding of contractual legal terms and conditions
  • Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Paula O'Reilly | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9265