Manager, Strategic Sourcing CMO - EMEA

Date: Jul 14, 2024

Location: IE - Dublin, Ireland - All, IE

Company: Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb Corporation, (NYSE/TSX: BLCO), is solely dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world from the moment of birth through every phase of life.  Our mission is simple yet powerful: Helping you see better to live better.

The company is one of the best-known and most respected healthcare brands in the world, offering the widest and finest range of eye health products including contact lenses and lens care products, pharmaceuticals, intraocular lenses, and other eye surgery products. 

Our highest priority is the well-being of the people we serve. By listening to our customers and patients, by constantly honing our innovation edge, by executing with integrity and excellence, we strive to earn the trust of our partners and stakeholders.

Over the last 167 years, Bausch + Lomb has become a global hallmark for innovation and quality.  Our talented and motivated colleagues work relentlessly to invent new materials, engineer new technologies, and ultimately bring new innovations to help people see better to live better.



Bausch + Lomb are recruiting for a CMO Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Manager for EMEA


Purpose of the Role

Responsible for sourcing, contracting and managing assigned CMO suppliers with a yearly budget responsibility of around 60-70 million USD-


Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively manage assigned CMO accounts to improve on cost, quality and service according to business expectations
  • Define and implement yearly savings targets linked to assigned suppliers
  • Define and implement short and long term savings pipelines through SSI
  • Develop links with site procurement teams to find regional synergies and unlock supplier/product value
  • Build leverage and develop sourcing strategies with key global, regional and also local suppliers
  • Building and maintain a network of CMOs maximizing value from relationships
  • Get early involved in potential new BD&L deals and R&D projects
  • Screen product base and design re-sourcing strategies (i.e. insourcing, transfer)
  • Supplier lead for  SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) globally
  • Business Intelligence support in terms or market screening, benchmarking and industry knowledge
  • Support the Global Procurement strategy and methodology
  • Identify and develop stakeholder relationships, expanding the integration of Procurement.
  • Build and maintain CMO wide spend visibility.
  • Negotiate supply contracts and monitor performance against contractual commitments during contract life cycle and beyond
  • Develop and manage the RFI/RFP process as part of the negotiation cycle
  • Identify, Implement, and track cost savings projects in cooperation with the site stakeholders, site controllers and regional finance
  • Coordinates supplier implementation and follow ups with site buyers / stakeholders
  • Comply with Quality Policies for vendor evaluation, selection and approval
  • Driving  compliance of procurement processes, procedures and best practice initiatives



  • BA/MSc or equivalent
  • CIPS/NEVI  or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint)
  • Leadership skills
  • Negotiation & analytical skills
  • Understanding of the Pharmaceutical/medical device industry



The masculine is used in this publication without prejudice for the sake of conciseness.
Bausch & Lomb is committed to equal employment opportunity and complies with equal employment opportunity laws in effect wherever it operates.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on reques.