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"Caring for People's Health as a Trusted Partner" - This mission motivates us at STADA every day to improve the health of people worldwide. With our wide range of generics, consumer health products and specialty pharmaceuticals, we offer patients, doctors and pharmacists a wide range of therapeutic options.


Around 13,000 employees live our values of Integrity, Entrepreneurship, Agility and One STADA. Together we are on an exciting growth journey and want to successfully shape the future of STADA. 


Do you want to become part of a dynamic, international team and grow with us? Then apply now as:   


Manager External Supply Organizations Sourcing and Strategy (f/m/d)   

Bad Vilbel | Germany (DE) | Full-time | Permanent 


What can you expect

Manager ESO (External Supply Organizations) Sourcing and Strategy is part of team who supports and manages Tech Transfer business cases prior to approval, participates in Due Diligences of new CMO as well as Product Lifecycle projects implementation.

Manager ESO Sourcing and Strategy ensures systematic approach and continuous improvement of STADA’s processes and ways of working under his/her responsibility.


  • You lead and coordinate the initiation, preparation and review of technology transfer business cases prior to approval
  • You manage and negotiate requests for proposals with potential CMOs
  • You manage and coordinate the negotiation and signing of production transfer agreements
  • You monitor and analyse current CMO capabilities and performance, challenge the status quo and support initiatives to improve the CMO network
  • You implement and continuously improve processes, tools and STADA’s ways of working
  • You participate in due diligences of new CMOs and provide expertise on technical operations and delivery topics
  • You will lead product lifecycle projects and support initiatives to improve production costs, manufacturing processes and supply improvements
  • You will monitor, analyse and report on tech transfer initiative and product lifecycle projects
  • You coordinate and lead internal and external cross-functional teams


Who we are looking for

  • You have a Master's or Bachelor's degree or equivalent in pharmacy or chemical engineering, pharmaceutics or biotechnology, engineering or related technical disciplines
  • You have proven experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with at least 4 years of experience in operations, MS&T, validation or quality. Experience in leading technology transfers and/or project management is an advantage
  • You have a good knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and bring a good understanding of production structures
  • You are fluent in English (written and spoken), other languages are a plus
  • You work in a proactive and supportive, creative and pragmatic way
  • You are a team player with the ability to support ideas and execution with valued results
  • You are reliable, results-oriented, independent and able to take responsibility and make intelligent decisions based on facts
  • You are able to work with multiple tasks and under time pressure


What we offer

  • An open corporate culture with fast decision-making processes and a lot of potential for your personal development
  • Individual development and training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and mobile working up to 2 days per week (depending on the job profile)
  • Job ticket for the RMV region and Job Bike
  • Childcare allowance
  • Health-promoting offers such as Wellpass or the STADA Gym (free of charge)
  • Numerous additional benefits such as "future payment", group accident insurance, supplementary pension scheme, and chemical industry pension fund
  • Subsidized cafeteria



We look forward to receiving your application via our career portal. At you will also find numerous other job opportunities, as we are always looking for motivated talents who can strengthen our team with their expertise and personality. Do you have further questions? Then please reach out to


STADA Group promotes its diverse culture, regardless of gender, age, social or ethnic origin, disabilities, religion, ideology or sexual orientation. We use the strength of this diversity to develop creative ideas, expand our experience and increase innovative strength. Our focus is on equal opportunities, respectful cooperation and the promotion of an inclusive working environment.  #LI-DH1


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