Director / Senior Director, Procurement & Strategic Sourcing

Summary This role will build and lead Aimmune's procurement and strategic sourcing function as we prepare for potential commercialization of our lead asset, AR101, in the U.S. in 2019.  This individual will develop the procurement strategy, develop new procurement requirements & policies, including qualifying vendors, manage key contract negotiations with vendors and identifying cost savings throughout the business.  This is a newly created opportunity for a global experienced procurement/strategic sourcing professional looking to build a high-performing function in a fast-paced, growing company.   Specific Responsibilities Build global procurement function, including development and implementation of global/company-wide purchasing policies and procedures Identify and develop strategic sourcing strategies and build long-term collaborative supplier relationships for the sourcing and management of capital, products and/or services to successfully achieve organizational goals. Develop and lead supplier performance management process. Develop and lead long term collaborative supplier relationships with key suppliers. Initiate, lead and drive implementation and maintenance of total cost savings programs activities. Lead supplier selection and negotiation of contracts. Provide expertise for new sourcing, contracts, service agreements, and capital equipment requirements. Work closely with Accounting and Finance on interdependencies in the procure-to-pay and financial planningprocesses.   Qualifications / Requirements Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance 12+ years of relevant experience in the US and internationally Proven track record of securing cost-effective long-term relationships with key vendors Experience with financial planning and reporting systems, including TM1 Ability to successfully manage multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment Excellent interpersonal, communication and project management skills Strong attention to detail, decision-making, problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills Self-starter with ability to deal with ambiguity and shifting priorities Team player Demonstrates our Core Values, Teamwork, Excellence, Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Prudence and Patient Focus Preferred Experience, Special Skills, Knowledge: Life science / biotech experience   About Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc.   About Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. Aimmune Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company founded to address the unmet medical need in food allergy, which currently has no approved treatments. Our mission is to improve the lives of people with food allergies, based on our proprietary desensitization treatments in development. Aimmune's lead investigational drug, AR101 for peanut allergy, is in Phase 3 clinical testing in North America and Europe with plans to submit a U.S. regulatory filing for marketing approval of AR101 by the end of 2018. The company also plans to begin clinical testing of its investigational drugs for egg allergy and walnut allergy. Headquartered in Brisbane, California - the heart of San Francisco's biotechnology hub - Aimmune has additional offices in the Kings Cross area of London and in Raleigh, North Carolina.    Aimmune is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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