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Procurement Director

Coherus BioSciences
Redwood City, California
Start date
Mar 26, 2023

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Administration, Procurement
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Bay

Job Details

Title:                           Procurement Director Reports To:            Senior Vice President, Finance   
Location:                 Redwood City, California  
Classification:      Exempt   

Responsibilities and Duties:  
Ideal candidate will be organized, a creative problem solver, and be comfortable communicating with all levels of staff and willing to “roll their sleeves up” as needed. This Procurement Director will report to the SVP of Finance and will be a member of the Finance organization. This role will be a key to developing an inter-department procure strategy, manage existing purchasing operations, and redwood shores office logistics.   

This position will require a hands-on individual managing a team of 3, with a record of accomplishment of outstanding customer service satisfaction across multiple stakeholders including Finance and Accounting.

  • Develop and lead and Inter-departmental framework for procurement strategy to help departments and the company find cost strategies
  • Assist in various department contract negotiations.
  • Lead continuous procure to pay process improvement projects in our current ERP system to streamline efficiency and access.
  • Develop standard operation procedures (SOP) and training documents for cross-functional teams
  • Development and engagement in constant training updates with the business.
  • Own the procure to pay process (PTP) and manage the purchasing operations team
  • Issue triage and troubleshoot total Procure to Pay process issues and provide potential solutions. (Internal as well as cross-functional)
  • Act as the primary PTP process communications leader to the business.
  • Manage the Purchasing Operations team
  • Collaborate with FP&A and Accounting teams for any/all new process improvements and troubleshooting.

Requirements and Job Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent or 10+ years of work experience with at least 5 years in purchasing.(Biotech or Pharmaceutical industry experience is a plus)
  • P2P (Procure to Pay) experience/general process knowledge required. (Experience is Oracle is a plus but not required)
  • Experience with sourcing and vendor management required
  • Process and customer service focused required with attention to detail.
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills(management experience is a plus)
  • Strong analytical, decision making skills
  • Microsoft Offices skill proficiency in (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

The Base Salary Range for this position is $185,000 - $230,000. Coherus considers various factors, including professional background and work experience, when determining base pay. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary.

Beginning July 19, 2021, Coherus BioSciences requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date.  This requirement is a condition of employment at Coherus BioSciences, and it applies regardless of whether the position is located at a Coherus BioSciences facility or is fully remote.  If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or serious medical condition, or because it is prohibited as a result of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation. 


Coherus is focused on expanding patient access to important, cost-effective medicines and delivering significant savings to the U.S. healthcare system. Every member of the Coherus team is dedicated, motivated, and passionate about expanding patient access to lifesaving therapeutics. Our colleagues are experts in analytical and process sciences, deeply experienced in clinical development and regulatory affairs, and have proven commercial and marketing capabilities. Everyone at Coherus is committed to meeting the highest standards, inspiring our teammates, and achieving our goals.

Coherus was founded a decade ago to provide the highest quality biosimilar treatments to patients. We are proud to now be expanding our legacy—to build on our success with biosimilars and to focus our core strengths on immuno-oncology.

At Coherus, our employees are our most important asset. We have a dynamic and rewarding organizational culture that offers the opportunity to work with leading industry professionals who are dedicated to making a difference for patients. We are looking for individuals who see unlimited potential in themselves and are motivated by a continuous passion for breaking down barriers and expanding access to lifesaving therapeutics.

Coherus offers a competitive total rewards program comprised of various elements, including competitive base pay, short- and long-term incentives in the form of performance-based cash and equity, as well as health and wellness benefits that include

•    Healthcare: Coherus pays 90% of premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage for our

     employees, their eligible spouses, dependents, and domestic partners.
•    Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Group Life, Disability, and Group Accident Insurance
•    401(k) with company match, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
•    Paid Time Off (PTO) 
•    Health & Wellness programs, including a Health Club Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program

Health & Wellness programs, including a Health Club Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program

In addition to providing attractive rewards packages, we encourage and support our employees to find the right balance of work and personal time. Coherus offers a variety of activities, perks, and holidays that encourage employees to have a healthy outlook, spend time outside of work with friends and family, and foster a productive and collaborative work environment. Our culture is one in which we challenge and support all our team members to do their best work.

For more information about Coherus, please check out:

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333 Twin Dolphin Dr, #600
Redwood City
United States

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