Dendreon Pharmaceuticals is looking for an experienced sourcing and procurement professional to lead a team of three buyers acquiring goods and services across three sites. The ideal candidate has deep and broad sourcing and procurement experience in a variety of indirect commodities and direct experience in a regulated production environment.
This role will both execute and lead others in sourcing activities, vendor negotiations, supplier delivery performance, and quality improvement initiatives. This role will be expected to manage multiple negotiations, concurrently, directly and indirectly through a team. This leader will be expected to contribute significantly to overall sourcing and procurement strategy and ensure that supplier relationships and contracts support the long-term strategy. Successful candidates will have a strong track-record of leading and/or developing a high-performance team, executing sourcing and procurement initiatives, providing thought leadership within the sourcing and procurement function.