Sourcing and Purchasing Manager

Helsinki, Finland
30 Dec 2020
20 Jan 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

About Nanoform

Nanoform is an innovative drug particle engineering and nanotechnology company that provides novel API particle-size reduction services, helping to de-risk drug development projects in the pharmaceutical pipeline. We work together with international pharma companies to significantly increase the number of drugs that reach the market through our best-in-class nanoformation services.

Sourcing and Purchasing Manager

As part of our company growth we are seeking a Sourcing and Purchasing Manager. The selected candidate will report to the Chief of Business Operations. The location for the job is the Nanoform Viikinkaari site, Helsinki, Finland

.Job Purpose: 

  • Manage the sourcing and purchasing process across the company and the different environments – non-GMP and GMP.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define and structure the sourcing and purchasing process for Nanoform’s non-GMP and GMP environments
  • Conduct, together with QA, supplier audits towards qualification as an approved supplier
  • Define and negotiate, together with the functional areas and the legal counsel, minimum service levels and limits for suppliers and subcontractors
  • Define user requirements for the sourcing and purchasing system (ERP) together with finance and GMP manufacturing teams.
  • Define, establish and manage the logistics process within Nanoform, taking into account importing and exporting requirements and the corresponding INCOTERMS and standard practices in the industry.

Required Education and Experience:

  • A Master’s degree in economics, science, engineering or production
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the Pharma industry, with experience in managing purchasing processes under non-GMP and GMP environments.
  • The ideal candidate would have experience in building sourcing and purchasing systems for non-GMP and GMP environments
  • Fluent English

What we offer to you

  • A great team to join with highly skilled and motivated colleagues.
  • Encouraging and forward-looking team spirit.
  • You will be part of a team that invents world-class solutions for the pharma industry.
  • We provide extensive learning opportunities. You are able to utilize your skills and competencies widely as we continuously create something new.
  • We like challenges and want everyone to enjoy solving them together.
  • Competitive compensation package with broad employee benefits selection.

You will get to be part of a unique growth company in pharma industry!

If you have any questions, please contact Gonçalo Rebelo de Andrade, Chief of Business Operations,

Please apply by submitting your cover letter and CV by 20th January 2021.

We look forward hearing from you!