Organization Overview:

Immunovant, Inc. is a clinical-stage immunology company dedicated to enabling normal lives for people with autoimmune diseases. As trailblazer in anti-FcRn technology, the Company is developing innovative, targeted therapies to meet the complex and variable needs of people with autoimmune diseases.


The Role:

This exciting, newly created role in Procurement will be responsible for leading the category management, sourcing, negotiations, and supplier management for all outsourced services related to the company’s clinical development pipeline and operations, while working cross functionally with internal stakeholders to ensure effective sourcing strategy, selection, contract negotiations, spend management, and resolution of supplier related issues. This leadership role requires keen business facing skillsets and acumen, as well as significant experience interfacing with, and managing, CROs and ancillary vendors across clinical development areas (e.g., Clinical Operations, Pharmacovigilance, Biostatistics, Data Management, Central Lab, TMF, etc.). Driving cross-functional collaboration with Immunovant’s leadership, this role will lead procurement initiatives, requests for proposals, supplier selection, contract negotiations, and ongoing business oversight for new and existing vendors.


Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Business Partnership:

  • Interface with and facilitate (as needed) across Immunovant’s functional areas to develop requirements and provide guidance/training to Business Owners (BOs) and stakeholders on the end-to-end sourcing process.
  • Partner early in cross-functional (Development, Legal, Finance, Program Management, etc.) business planning by effectively fostering relationships internally to maximize timely Procurement support for clinical programs, initiatives, and outcomes.
  • Establish clear external outcomes, deliverables/milestones, and payment structures within outsourced services and partners to effectively support the clinical programs and functions.
  • Ensure applicable vendors execute services as committed, and support issue resolution for clinical outsourced
  • Contribute and support the planning of clinical programs, supplier budgets, timelines, risk management, and financial implications for new or current programs.


Sourcing Process & Supplier Management Leadership:

  • Develop and execute sourcing strategies for outsourced services in the clinical pipeline.
  • Facilitate vendor selection across clinical development and operations teams (e.g. CROs and ancillary vendors).
  • Engage with BOs, stakeholders, vendors, and legal team to facilitate review of CDAs, CTAs, MSAs, Consulting Agreements, SOWs, Amendments/Change Orders, and other documents as required.
  • Lead the RFx and vendor bidding process for outsourced services, including RFP development, bid comparison analysis, bid defense meetings, and vendor scorecards, as well as manage any changes to existing programs (change orders, scope, etc.).
  • Manage the contracting process end-to-end working with key BOs, Legal, and Finance by optimal facilitation, review, and negotiations for outsourced services leveraging appropriate tools and guidance to support the functional areas.
  • Manage communication with outsourced vendors with respect to new and/or ongoing procurement support for programs, trials, etc.
  • Utilize expertise in total cost of ownership to facilitate and provide stellar negotiations leadership while focusing on “win-win” solutions between Immunovant and outsourced partners.
  • Manage supplier enablement/onboarding and purchase orders in system of record.
  • Support or lead (as needed) supplier relationship management needs, including metrics/KPI development, scorecards, etc. for business review meetings with key partners.


Procurement Operational Excellence:

  • Foster clear, consistent, and open collaboration internally and externally.
  • Identify and pursue continuous improvement and constructive change to support higher levels of procurement execution, including development of best practices and timely communication of key learnings.
  • Support the issue escalation process at the operational level and ensure timely escalation to senior
  • Collaborate with BOs, Legal, and Finance to drive the development of key document templates, training / awareness, negotiation / escalation parameters, processes, systems & tools to support Procurement growth and the clinical pipeline.
  • Collaborate with the Clinical and Quality organizations on developing updated procedures on selection, onboarding, and maintenance of outsourced partners.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with an emphasis on biotech/pharma, life sciences, outsourcing, supplier management, or business partnering.
  • 10+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech/CRO industry preferred, with a minimum of seven (7) years of direct end-to-end clinical outsourcing
  • Must have experience in the procure-to-pay (P2P) process and working in a P2P system. Coupa experience is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to be independently business facing and influence across all levels.
  • Ability to build consensus and strong partnerships internally and externally. Must be highly team oriented and comfortable working with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent analytical skills and effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working on clinical trials and working knowledge of GCP preferred.
  • Knowledge in clinical budgeting/forecasting and eRFx systems a plus.
  • People management experience highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive oversight, performance and relationship management with CROs and other clinical service providers.
  • Highly skilled in establishing effective business relationships with internal and external customers, demonstrating strong collaboration skills, commitment to relationship building, and focus on delivery and commitments.
  • Excellent leadership and influencing skills including ability to prioritize critical needs, act decisively, and handle a high volume of complex tasks within a given timeframe.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the dynamic needs of a rapidly growing biotech company.
  • Strong understanding of the drug development lifecycle.


Work Environment
  • Immunovant’s headquarters is located in New York, New York. This position is flexible for remote work.
  • Dynamic, interactive, fast-paced, and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Domestic or international travel may be required (<10%).





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