Senior Manager, Supply Chain & Procurement

The Jackson Laboratory - Bar Harbor, ME4.1

Join a world class, non-profit organization and be responsible for the development and ongoing administration of procurement and relationships with our internal management, faculty and external vendors!

Advise and liaise/team with senior members of research management faculty, staff and laboratory departments on strategic sourcing of specialized equipment, including alternative vendor sourcing
Function as the expert of current and upcoming changes to OMB/Uniform Procurement-related regulation and, working in partnership with Sponsored Research Administration, update procurement policies and processes to ensure sponsored research funds are expended and reported in accordance with regulations
Partner with in-house counsel and IT management to maintain processes and standard terms and conditions for purchasing and standard contracts for service providers that will ensure significant risk mitigation and assure the Laboratory receives good value for its purchases
Establish/improve and maintain strategic relations with key vendors and service providers in both research and administrative aspects of the Laboratory
BA Degree is required in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related field
10+ years of purchasing and/or supply chain experience, including 4 years of leading, mentoring and developing staff, 4 years of research OR non-profit industry
Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or similar designation
Experience in the procurement of specialized research equipment utilized by leading research institutions, complex IT services, systems and equipment related to the storage and transmission of sensitive data
Strong, project leadership and management skills in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities, and an ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines

Please include a cover letter of interest and resume for completion.

About Us
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX, is a nonprofit biomedical research institute with over 2,000 employees whose mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for human disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. A National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, JAX has a mammalian genetics headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine, a facility in Sacramento, California, and a genomic medicine facility, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM), in Farmington, Connecticut.

The Jackson Laboratory's 43-acre scenic Bar Harbor campus is nestled between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park. Some of the best hiking and biking in the world (over 50 square miles of mountains, lakes, views, and dramatic coastline) is accessible from our campus. We are one mile from downtown Bar Harbor, which offers a vibrant downtown district with a plethora of restaurants, shops, museums, and galleries.

JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

Our Values:
INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right

PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all

ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science

EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results

INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions

STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us

What do we have to offer?

JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program, an onsite full service cafeteria, and a fully operational primary care facility available to employees and their families.

Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.

The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.