Head of Procurement – International (Pharmaceutical Start-up)

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    • Category Commerce & Industry
    • Industry Health & Life Sciences
    • Function Procurement & Supply Chain
    • Consultant Shangari Manoharan
    • License No 16S8060
    • Registration No R1874201
    • Job Ref No SH16314
    • Salary S$150,000 - S$250,000


    • Newly created role reporting directly to the CFO
    • Start-up mindset, agile and entrepreneurial
    • Attractive remuneration package


    Our client is a growing pharmaceutical start-up with an international presence and track record of profitability. As they are establishing their presence in Singapore, there is a need to hire a Head of Procurement – International for the HQ in Singapore.


    This is a newly created role and you will report directly to the CFO. As a pioneer procurement leader, you will be instrumental in setting up the procurement policies, processes, systems and framework from scratch. You will spearhead the overall direction for international procurement ensuring it is aligned with the overall business strategy. You will identify the most effective strategy and solution to form a robust procurement function for the organization in meeting international market needs.


    Minimum 10 years of strategic procurement experience and you have the breadth of end-to-end supply chain knowledge gained in pharmaceutical industry. You have a start-up mindset, agile and entrepreneurial where you are comfortable working in an unstructured/ ambiguous environment. Prior experience in a pharma procurement start-up would be an advantage. You are a firm believer of technology intervention and usage of systems to enhance the efficiency of the overall processes.  Experience liaising with stakeholders (internal/ external) from China would be an added advantage for this role as there will be very frequent communications with them. This role would potentially require moderate to extensive global travelling.


    To apply, please submit your resume to Shangari Manoharan at sh@kerryconsulting.com, quoting the job title and reference number SH16314. Due to the anticipated overwhelming responses, we regret that only successfully shortlisted applicants will be contacted.