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Supply Chain Contracts & Cost Manager

South San Francisco, CA 94083

Posted: 06/18/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Supplies/Logistics Job Number: 3866

Job Description

Our client is seeking a driven and talented individual to join their Supply Chain team. While collaborating with cross-functional departments, you will play a key role in maximizing their technology and progressing their novel therapeutics. They are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of patients, both as individuals and as part of a team.

The Supply Chain Contracts and Cost Manager will provide support for the Supply Chain teams with financial oversight and is accountable for ensuring accurate supply chain budgeting/forecasting and operational support to facilitate informed decision-making.

This position is for a 12-month duration with a possible extension based on business needs.
  • Manages the contract approval and signature process to ensure timely execution of all proposals, change orders, quotes, SOWs, etc. 
  • Submit Purchase Requisitions for Supply Chain activities and ensure timely execution of POs 
  • Supports annual budget drafting and forecasting for the Supply Chain department  
  • Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to secure approval of funds  
  • Supports the Finance team with internal audits related to Supply Chain financial oversight 
  • Reviews and approves vendor invoices to ensure appropriate billing, and tracks invoices against expected schedule 
  • Reviews and manages proposed spend per our approval process 
  • Regularly monitors department spend, providing updates to key stakeholders, as needed 
  • Proactively identifies opportunities to improve processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness   
  • University/college degree in health care or other scientifically related discipline is required. Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • 4-6 plus years of relevant experience within or working cross-functionally with Supply Chain teams at a small to mid-size Biotech company.
  • Ability to understand and analyze information from financial and operational perspectives
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-functional team and clear written and verbal communication skills are critical for success in this role
  • Ability to work independently on routine assignments, or under supervision on new assignments. 
  • Ability to handle highly complex tasks within a given timeline.   
  • Requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize and problem solve. 
  • Computer proficiency (Outlook, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365, and/or experience with other Procurement Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Cobblestone, and/or experience with other Contracts Management Systems
The anticipated pay range for this role is $60-70/hr. The final pay rate will be dependent on several factors. 
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