Who we are
Join a dynamic, multicultural and mission-driven healthcare startup, located in a beautiful building located in the heart of Amsterdam, on one of Amsterdam’s most beautiful canal streets.
Who you are
The ideal Sourcing Manager candidate is a team player and takes initiative; is passionate about what we do, and ultimately driven by the desire to help as many patients as possible – because that’s what we’re all about! This candidate likes the idea of working at an innovative e-health startup, in a small but fast growing team who love what they do. At the same point this candidate has the business side in mind.
The Sourcing Manager Medicines at TheSocialMedwork will be responsible for acquiring medicines for our patients via our wholesale partners, negotiating the best possible price whilst maintaining our ongoing relationship. Collaborating with potential partners around the world, he/she will continue to develop and improve our medicines supply chain and strategy, which will include researching and acquiring new wholesalers to add to our existing portfolio.
The Sourcing Manager Medicines will be responsible for the complete supply chain from sourcing, (import) regulations and logistics followed by successful delivery to our patients worldwide. He/she will also have a great influence in choosing the ideal software to automate the procedures and processing orders together with our Tech team.
Together with the Logistics Manager the candidate ensures that each medicine is delivered to each customer quickly and according to existing import regulations.
This role will require occasional travel (20 % and is a full time role (40 hrs/week).
Competencies and Education / Experience
What’s waiting for you
It’s a challenging role with huge benefits. With a work hard, play hard mentality there are many opportunities to create impact and evoke change.
Should this sound like an interesting challenge and you are keen to make a difference please send a motivational letter AND your CV to Katrin Schepp email@example.com with the subject “Sourcing Manager of Medicines”.
TheSocialMedwork is a social enterprise that helps patients from all around the world gain access to the latest and most innovative medicines for oncological and neurological diseases that have been approved in another country, but are not yet available where they live. Patients find these medicines via our online platform and then reach out to us for information and support in sourcing and importing them.
Following a patient-centered approach, to date, patients and doctors from over 100 countries have reached out to us. We have successfully delivered medicines to six continents.