Manager - Procurement
- 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.