Full-Time

Sr. Director

Cytokinetics

Cytokinetics

201-500 employees

Develops drugs for muscle-related debilitating diseases

Biotechnology

Senior, Expert

San Bruno, CA, USA

Required Skills
Management
Requirements
  • 10+ years experience in the Life Sciences, Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or related areas within Biotech/Pharma
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, or related field preferred
  • Strong understanding of product development and GMP Manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of regulations relating to pharmaceutical supply chain activities (cGMP, GCP, import/export, computer systems/Part 11)
  • Knowledge and experience of Manufacturing cost benchmarks and Pricing Strategies for small molecule manufacturing in Life Sciences
  • Expertise in a supply chain discipline (e.g., production planning, clinical supplies, logistics, ERP/MPR systems administration)
  • Strong working knowledge and understanding of regulations by government agencies affecting the pharmaceutical industry (CFR's)
Responsibilities
  • Build and maintain professional business relationships with suppliers in assigned industries/segments
  • Be the primary point of contact and relationship manager to assigned CMOs and critical suppliers (domestic and international)
  • Accountable for supplier due diligence, selection and overall development to meet defined requirements
  • Develop manufacturing service and supply agreements in close collaboration with Legal, Finance, Procurement, and Quality
  • Lead and manage contract setup and negotiation, budget planning, tracking, contracts, and manufacturing tactical execution
  • Perform supplier audits to ensure compliance
  • Monitor and manage supplier contractual performance
  • Identify opportunities to optimize and improve supplier performance and create additional value
  • Assist internal teams with material and process selection for purchases, selecting suppliers per category strategies, negotiating prices, developing and administrating contracts
  • Develop and improve business processes (Risk Management, Business Continuity and Strategic Partnerships) to deliver annual improvements in total cost, quality and service
  • Develop expertise in the business requirements and capabilities for major categories and key business processes
  • Serve as the Supply Chain representative on matrix teams for complex projects
  • Monitor CMO performance using a set of standard KPIs and report progress to management

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.2B

Headquarters

South San Francisco, California

Founded

1998

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

48%
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