Director, Strategic Relationship Management - Irvine, CA | Biospace
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Director, Strategic Relationship Management

Allergan, Inc.

Irvine, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Business Development, Director,

Job Description

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma.  Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

The Strategic Relationship Director will be responsible for building and maintaining strategic relationships with Allergan's top suppliers as well as managing relationships with Allergan's most senior internal stakeholders.  This includes setting the strategic agenda, orchestrating interactions between suppliers and procurement, overseeing supplier execution and performance, resolving and issues that may occur and conducting regular monitoring and KPI tracking.

Key Responsibilities:

•   Set strategic agenda
•   Manage relationships with internal stakeholders
•   Drive relationships and collaboration with strategic suppliers
•   Manage and track supplier performance

Knowledge of:  

•   Demonstrated knowledge of procurement principles and best practices
•   Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical abilities
•   Ability to influence senior management both internally and externally
•   Experience negotiating commercial terms and service agreements
•   Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
•   Ability to work independently and exercise good business judgment


•   Bachelor’s degree required
•   Minimum 10 years experience in a sourcing/procurement environment
•   Procurement and supplier management experience within Pharma preferred