H. Lundbeck A/S 010 - Research and Development

Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in psychiatric and neurological disorders. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of research within neuroscience. Our key areas of focus are depression, schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.

An estimated 700 million people worldwide are living with psychiatric and neurological disorders and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with psychiatric and neurological disorders – we call this Progress in Mind.

Read more at http://www.lundbeck.com/global/about-us/progress-in-mind.

Our approximately 5,300 employees in 55 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing and sales. Our pipeline consists of several late-stage development programmes and our products are available in more than 100 countries. We have research centres in China and Denmark and production facilities in China, Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 14.6 billion in 2015 (EUR 2 billion; USD 2.2 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck .


Lead Outsourcing Manager

Lead Outsourcing Manager, Department of Outsourcing Management, R&D Lundbeck Valby

We are looking for a Lead Outsourcing Manager (L-OM) in the Department of Outsourcing & Contracts Management R&D. The Department supports Lundbeck’s R&D organisation in negotiating all legal contracts as well as supplier management activities, where required, across all R&D functions. We collaborate broadly across the entire R&D organisation and act as a coordination and negotiation platform for Lundbeck’s Legal Departments, the suppliers used and the relevant Lundbeck teams. The Department is also involved in defining Lundbeck’s sourcing strategies, contributing to Lundbeck’s Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy and is responsible for pre-contract supplier and HCP/HCO/PO Fair Market evaluation and approval.
The position is located in Valby, Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Your job and key responsibilities
You play an important role in building efficient and professional working relationships and network through optimised processes with internal stakeholders across R&D as well as contributing with innovative solutions in an ever-changing environment through extensive knowledge sharing.
As L-OM you negotiate contracts across a variety of disciplines within R&D. You also take the initiative and lead on cost reduction/avoidance and issue resolution, where required. You also build relationships for the critical suppliers used. In relation hereto, you are responsible for maintaining supplier contractual documents and templates used in the Department. You are also expected to maintain own knowledge of the supplier market for all of the above-mentioned disciplines.
The job requires minor travelling.

We offer
The position offers many opportunities for working with best in class suppliers and to develop specialised skills within Pharmaceutical R&D Outsourcing Management in a global pharmaceutical company.

Our preferred candidate:

  • Holds a University degree within a relevant area (e.g. Life Science, Business, Legal or equivalent) and has either:Has experience in – or is motivated to learn – negotiation of legal terms
    • at least 2 years working experience in an outsourcing or sourcing function – preferably within Pharmaceutical R&D or a similar organisation (e.g. CRO/Laboratory etc.) or
    • at least 2 years of previous experience in the outsourcing disciplines for either Clinical or Health Economics and Outcomes Research/Real World Evidence activities through Contract Research Organisations (CROs) or laboratories
  • Has strong analytical and problem solving skills ensuring attention to detail and highest level of accuracy within required timeframe
  • Has a high level of customer focus and proven ability to build and maintain effective working relationships throughout all levels of an organization
  • Is a team player with drive but also able to work wholly independently with assigned tasks.
  • Is motivated by a fast-paced environment and has the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage complexities and ever-changing priorities in a structured and orderly fashion
  • Has high-level English communication skills, both verbal and written, preferably on a negotiation level

Further information
Please contact Rikke Winther, Senior Director, R&D Outsourcing & Contracts Management, phone +45 30832769. We also recommend you to visit our website www.lundbeck.com.

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