Belgium Keyrus Life Science

Vendor Manager Packaging for Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

Keyrus Life Science is looking for a Third Party Manager Drug Product who will be responsible for the set-up of collaborations with Third-Parties (TP) and management of TPs selected by the company for Drug Product production activities (Formulation, Filling, Visual Inspection, Lyophilization).

As a Third Party Manager you will manage the project of the third party’s selection based on defined criteria such as technical/business performance and capacity, quality and costs. You will establish multiple processes to start the collaboration with the selected external stakeholders. In this sense, you will be accountable and recognized as the Central Point of Contact for the relationship with external suppliers and vendors.

You will partner with peers and stakeholders inside different departments where you will share the company’s vision and work towards common objectives, promoting the enterprise thinking. To do so, you will actively participate in all meetings that are part of the third party’s governance; both internally and with external partners. In collaboration with the planning team, you will review demand versus supply, identify potential risks and keep the planning team informed on the operational planning and potential blocking points. In this sense, you will drive continuous improvement projects with TP and internal and external stakeholders in order to strengthen operational activities, increase service levels and enhance business performance.


You have a university degree in Science and are knowledgeable in cGMP Manufacturing and Supply Chain. You are acquainted with Drug Product production and Third Party Management. Besides this, you have 5 years of relevant experience in Clinical Study Supply Chain and/or GMP environment and/or Third Party management. You have a clear view and understanding on the requirements for Drug Product production. You have excellent skills in English (verbal and written), French is a plus.

You can demonstrate successful project management skills by operating with a high degree of integrity, responsibility, independence and initiative. You have excellent communication, organization, investigation and negotiation skills. You are able to work in multi-cultural environment with a positive team spirit and a commitment to excellence.

What we offer

At Keyrus, thanks to the expertise of our people and external partners, each employee is welcomed with a varied integration program. You will join a dynamic and international environment with enthusiastic and professional colleagues.

We invest considerable time and resources in training our staff (technical and non-technical courses) to continuously support you in your personal and professional growth. On top of this, you will receive a complete salary package including attractive extra-legal benefits (company car, petrol card, meal vouchers, group insurance, hospitalization…) based on your background and experience.

Who we are

Keyrus Life Science is an international Consulting, Contract Research Organisation and Functional Services provider with a reputation for transparency and integrity, highly focused on being able to deliver with excellence. Our ‘human’ approach to service provision is what differentiates us from our competitors. Combined with our high caliber staff, this approach has allowed us to become a key player in clinical research.

At Keyrus Biopharma we’re proud of our commitment to delivering services of the highest quality, not only skillfully, efficiently and reliably, but also with sincerity and genuine care for our clients’ projects, priorities and reputation. Thus we maintain and advance our vision and our standards, all the while ensuring that we serve your interests better

From early- to late-stage drug development, our range of services includes: Project Management, Clinical Operations, Pharmacovigilance, Quality Assurance (GxP), Regulatory Affairs Strategy & Support, Data Management, Medical Review & Coding, Biostatistics, Medical Writing & Medical Information, Real World evidence services.

Keyrus Belgium Offices:

  • Office Park Waterloo - Drève Richelle 161 - 1410 Waterloo
  • Nijverheidslaan 3, - Strombeek-Bever


Manufacturing/supply chain


Walloon Brabant

Contact person

van Strien