Procurement Manager


Philadelphia, PA, US


The purpose of Idorsia is to discover, develop and bring more, innovative medicines to patients. We have more ideas; we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.  In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into a leading biopharmaceutical company, with a strong scientific core.


Headquartered near Basel, Switzerland, the US Commercial Operations & Clinical Development teams are based near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Idorsia is committed to meet the changing needs of healthcare professionals, patients and their families.  The core of what we do is to bring creative solutions to the market based on our science and data.



The Procurement Manager is responsible, in collaboration with Global Procurement, for the establishment and implementation of sourcing strategies for all purchases of services, consumables and equipment for Idorsia US.  The Procurement Manager recommends and, in alignment with stakeholder leadership, implements procurement strategies and best practices, and leads all sourcing, negotiating, contracting, and purchasing activities to leverage buying power and create optimal value.  The Procurement Manager will also support daily tasks associated to vendor selection, requisition & purchase order processing.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Establishes and maintains procurement strategies and processes to support decisions necessary to purchase goods and services in congruence with organizational objectives
  • Administers all procurement activities, including selecting sources of supply, approving purchase orders, managing relationships with suppliers and negotiating terms of contracts
  • Establishes and leads the Procurement Steering Committee, responsible for oversight of major spending projects for U.S.-based activities
  • Ensures all procurement activities adhere to established company policies and procedures, and that the company is in compliance with all government procurement-related requirements
  • Develops and provides reports, activity dashboards and relevant KPIs to monitor and manage procurement activities
  • Performs other projects, tasks and assignments as directed




  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a supply chain or procurement related field.
  • 5+ years of procurement experience
  • Experience establishing a procurement function or department highly desirable
  • Experience in an FDA regulated environment, specifically supporting commercial sales & marketing business functions preferable
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate pricing and contracts for optimal value
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively cross-functionally with at all levels of management


At Idorsia, we harness the power of difference, authenticity and inclusion to achieve business success. We are committed to fostering respect, fairness and equal opportunities for all job applicants and all our employees.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.


Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-employment background screening process, of which you will be informed in greater detail in due course.


Idorsia operates a strictly controlled list of preferred recruitment partners. For those partners who have no valid, signed Master Service Agreement in place with Idorsia, please note that all unsolicited resumes, CVs, anonymous profiles, or any other candidate details submitted through our website or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals (including any of its subsidiaries, affiliates or related companies) are considered the property of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals and are not subject to payment of any form of introduction, placement or referral fees.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia