Executive, Procurement (2 years Contract)

Company Background

Tessa Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a portfolio of next-generation cell therapies for cancer. It has a pipeline of therapies in clinical development for the treatment of hematological malignancies and solid tumors.

Tessa’s lead autologous therapy is in late-stage clinical development for treatment of lymphomas. It has shown strong clinical responses in patients with relapsed/refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma, based on which it was granted the RMAT designation by the U.S. FDA and the PRIME designation by EMA.

Tessa is also developing a novel, differentiated, allogeneic “off-the shelf” cell therapy platform to create more efficacious, reliable, and scalable therapies capable of targeting a broad range of cancers. A therapy using this platform is being evaluated in an ongoing clinical trial in United States.

Job Position
Executive, Procurement (2 years Contract)


  • Administers and executes routine procurement activities for categories assigned in compliance with the company policy and standard procedures.
  • Supports and manages the vendor on-boarding process. Works with Finance and requestors to administer, create or maintain the vendor master.
  • Serves as a liaison for effective monitoring of orders and ensure timely delivery of goods and services.
  • Participates and provides general support for vendor change notifications review related to assigned categories.
  • Resolves issues or escalations triggered by requestors and ensures that all business relationships within the area of responsibilities are well-managed.
  • Contributes to the overall good performance metrics within the Procurement team.
  • Supports continuous improvement initiatives and/or any projects assigned.


  • Degree with at least 2 years of relevant working experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical/biotech/healthcare industry.
  • Excellent ability in problem-solving, prioritizing urgent tasks and handling detailed information.
  • Generally good natured, independent, resourceful and can collaborate positively in a cross-matrix
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment, highly adaptable and able to manage workload based
    on changing priorities.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills in English.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and knowledge in SAP MM preferred.