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Manager - Procurement

  • Logistics
  • Full-time
  • Hyderabad, IN

2022-12-07 08:46:42 UTC

PopVax is an Indian biotechnology company based in Hyderabad building a novel thermostable, low-cost, and safe second-generation mRNA platform for rationally-designed broadly-protective multi-epitope vaccines. We’re starting with a 4-8°C refrigerator-stable booster vaccine candidate that is intended to protect against the entire sarbecovirus sub-family, including current and future strains of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus which causes COVID-19), and some other beta-coronaviruses such as MERS-CoV.

We’re looking for an experienced procurement manager with at least 5 years of experience in procuring materials for pharmaceutical formulations, preferably vaccines.


  • 5+ years of experience in sourcing a wide range of pharmaceutical materials, including biological materials like enzymes. Also, materials for R&D as well as equipments and instruments, both for manufacturing and R&D

  • Experience dealing with small and large local and multinational vendors with proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen

  • Well versed with customs clearance procedures for imports

  • Familiarity with  logistics of materials supply, especially international freight forwarding of temperature sensitive materials

  • Knowledge of ERP systems like SAP for purchase activities

  • Experience of vendor development including participation in vendor audits 

  • Background knowledge of relevant  national and international guidelines around vendor development, audits and documentation, as laid out by CDSCO/DCGI, WHO, and US FDA

  • Good oral and written communication skills with the ability to work with multifunctional teams

We offer very competitive compensation, comprehensive health insurance covering immediate family (including pre-existing conditions), and, most importantly, a collaborative work environment focused on solving the cutting-edge multidisciplinary challenges of our novel mRNA platform.