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Clinical Trials Global Procurement Business Partner

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
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Feb 13, 2024

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Clinical Trials Global Procurement Business Partner


Ipsen Bioscience, Inc.

Job Description:

Come join a team of Procurement professionals who specialize in driving value and partnering with the business in a dynamic Biopharmaceutical company.

If GROWTH supporting a robust clinical pipeline as part of a Global Procurement organization gets you excited…

Then, look no further!

Position Overview

As the Clinical Trials Global Procurement Business Partner you will be responsible for a multi-million clinical trials spend related to Clinical and Medical Services (Clinical Full Services Outsourcing & Functional Service Provision such as Data Management, Biostatistics, Medical Imaging, Medical Writing, Electronic Data Capture, IRT, ePRO, eCOA…). Additionally, you will contribute to the strategic development of Ipsen’s portfolio and will ensure robust delivery through clear and measurable benefits.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the business to gain visibility on the Clinical Development Plan and R&D/Medical trials portfolio.

  • Drive, execute and implement the procurement process and strategies for Clinical and Medical initiatives according to the global procurement policy and procurement best practice

  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and lead negotiation efforts to obtain best value prices, terms, and optimized lead-times for individual Clinical Trails and Clinical Trial Programs

  • Be accountable for building & delivering a savings pipeline for the assigned categories

  • Support and provide input into Category strategy development in the Clinical and Medical supply markets

  • Build robust partnerships with strategic vendors.


  • B.S./B.A + at least 5 years of Procurement/Industry experience

  • MBA preferred

  • Experience in the Outsourcing of Clinical Development; Phase 1 through 4 Clinical trails

  • Experience in negotiation in cross functional teams based in multiple geographies

  • Assertive and Persuasive: Demonstrate healthy and productive influencing ability. Gain the respect and confidence of stakeholders. Build constructive and effective relations.

  • Drive for continuous improvement: Align continuous improvement with the strategic objectives of the organization; drives process excellence.

  • Project management skills

Company Profile:

Ipsen is a leadingbiopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving patient lives throughinnovative medicines inoncology,neuroscience andrare diseases. We take pride in our culture, which is rooted in collaboration, to deliver results for our core customer – the patient. This level of involvement by cross-functional teams promotes a strong sense of unity and pulls together all colleagues locally and across our key geographies, which span 115 countries across North America, Europe and Asia.

IPSEN is an equal opportunity employer that strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) is a global, biopharmaceutical group focused on innovation and specialty care. The group develops and commercializes innovative medicines in three key therapeutic areas - Oncology, Neuroscience and Rare Diseases. At Ipsen, we focus our resources, investments and energy on discovering, developing and commercializing new therapeutic options to provide hope for patients whose lives are challenged by difficult-to-treat diseases. Ipsen's North American operations and headquarters are located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where our fully integrated biopharmaceutical team across External Innovation and Partnering, Research & Development (R&D), Manufacturing and Commercial collaborate. Cambridge is home to Ipsen's third global hub, in addition to R&D centers in Paris-Saclay in France and Oxford in the United Kingdom. With additional offices in Basking Ridge, N.J. and Mississauga, Ontario, Ipsen employs approximately 600 people in North America. For more information on Ipsen in North America, please visit or


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