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Sourcing Operations, Analytics and Contracts Manager, Commercial Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Vaxcyte, Inc.
San Carlos, California
Start date
Apr 13, 2024

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Join our Mission to Protect Humankind!

Vaxcyte is a clinical-stage vaccine innovation company engineering high-fidelity vaccines to protect humankind from the consequences of bacterial diseases, which have serious and costly health consequences when left unchecked. Working to eradicate or treat bacterial infections such as invasive pneumococcal disease, Group A Strep, periodontitis and Shigella is just the beginning. Our path to success is clear and well-defined, and Vaxcyte is set up to go the distance. 

WHAT we do is every bit as important as HOW we do it! Our work together is guided by four enduring core values:

*AIM HIGH: We embody our collectively audacious goal to courageously make the most complex biologics ever attempted to protect humankind.

*LEAD WITH HEART: Everyone leads at Vaxcyte with a kindness-first, inclusive approach to collaboration and vigorous debate that advances our business objectives.

*RETHINK CONVENTION: We bring creative and intellectual diversity to every facet of the work we do in order to innovate and re-innovate the way vaccines are delivered.

*MODEL EXCELLENCE:  The magnitude of our challenge requires our shared commitment to demonstrating integrity, accountability, equality and clarity across communications and decision making.
We are currently seeking an experienced Sourcing/Procurement Professional Reporting to the Senior Director of Supply Chain Strategy and Sourcing.  The ideal candidate will have experience working with late stage clinical or commercial pharmaceutical or biotechnology manufacturing. A strong foundation in sourcing, procurement, analytics is critical for success in this role. The position will be hybrid based in the San Carlos, CA headquarters.
Essential Functions:
    • Support Commercial Manufacturing and Supply Chain team contracting and purchase requisition process.
    • Support Commercial Manufacturing and Supply Chain team chain team in monthly financial operations/accruals.
    • Identify and develop transparent reporting and operational efficiencies for requisition/contracting and tracking processes.
    • Drive analytics to understand spend landscape for further sourcing activities.
    • Support sourcing activities and supplier selection events.
    • Leverages prior experience with contract management systems and purchasing systems.
    • Shows clear ability to work collaboratively with other cross functional groups, especially legal and finance.
    • ·         Excellent communication skills and comfort level interacting with internal and external teams.
    • Be an outstanding teammate and know when to ask for help.

    • BS/BA in Life Sciences, Finance, Psychology, Communication, or related discipline.
    • A minimum of 2 years of experience in contracts management of clinical trials, preferably in a small biotech environment industry drug, biologic, vaccine development experience.
    • Experience in building relationships with cross functional project team and supplier engagement) to drive manufacturing readiness and efficiency.
    • Demonstrated problem solving abilities and strong organizational skills.
    • Must be self-motivating, prioritize and manage work, and show attention to detail.
    • Passion to learn, high integrity, and strong work ethic.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with reputation for collaboration with colleagues
    • Outstanding written communication skills.
    • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office 365 (outlook mail, word processing, Excel, Zoom meetings).
    • Experience with contract management systems and purchasing systems such as Ironclad and NetSuite.
    • Models our Core Values: is experienced as someone who exemplifies the culture we want to create; operates with transparency; is trusted.

Reports to: Senior Director, Supply Chain Strategy and Sourcing
Location: San Carlos, CA
The compensation package will be competitive and includes comprehensive benefits and an equity component.
Salary Range: $139,000 – $150,000


Vaxcyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCVX) is a next-generation vaccine company seeking to improve global health by developing superior and novel vaccines designed to prevent some of the most common and deadly infectious diseases worldwide. Our exclusively licensed cell-free protein synthesis platform and our proprietary know how enable us to design and produce optimized protein carriers and antigens, the critical building blocks of vaccines, in ways that we believe conventional vaccine technologies cannot. Our lead vaccine candidate, VAX-24, is a preclinical, 24-valent broad-spectrum pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) being developed for the prevention of invasive pneumococcal disease. Our pipeline also includes VAX-XP, a PCV with an expanded breadth of coverage of at least 30 strains; VAX-A1, a prophylactic vaccine candidate designed to prevent Group A Strep infections; and VAX-PG, a therapeutic vaccine candidate designed to slow or stop the progression of periodontal disease by targeting the keystone pathogen responsible for this chronic, oral inflammatory disease.

Company info
(650) 837-0111
825 Industrial Road, Suite 300
San Carlos

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