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Commercial Supply Chain Manager

Oxfordshire   •  Negotiable  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

Job title - Commercial Supply Chain Manager

Duration: 6 x Months

Rate: 343 per day

Location: 3 x days office based in Didcot, Oxfordshire, 2 x days working from home

Join a pioneering biotech with a collegial atmosphere and a passion for harnessing every individuals unique set of skills in our fight against disease.

We have a vision to transform the way we understand and treat the most challenging medical conditions of our time, including cancer, autoimmune disorders and infection. In January 2022, in the U.S., we launched the worlds first T-cell receptor therapy, built on a novel technology designed to overcome the limitations of our natural immune systems.

Joining us at the most exciting time in our history, you will be part of a team that values trust and innovation, and that cherishes different ways of thinking.


Develop, implement, and manage the global commercial supply planning and scheduling process for the Non-EU and EU countries (i.e., Canada, Switzerland, UK, Singapore, Australia, Brazil, Germany, France, Spain, and Nordics countries).

Work with commercial supply chain team, CMC manufacturing and commercial US & EU teams to produce scheduling processes that are robust, efficient, and cost effective.

Working closely with 3PL External Service Providers.

Working with Contract Manufacturing/External Supply Management.

Develop supply options, facilitate decision-making, and communicate updated manufacturing and supply plans to all impacted stakeholders.

Responsible and managing the Commercial Shipping Lane Validations project.

Working closely with the artwork design project lead and regulatory team for the artwork design and the third-party service provider

Facilitate and support with the Design, implement, and execute the artwork and labelling processes to ensure sustained supply, quality, and compliance of final product globally.

Working closely with Finance team for the implement inventory management policies for all required materials to support manufacturing.

Develop Key Performance Indicators for the execution of supply chain management.

Working with CMC manufacturing, and finance with short, medium, and long-term supply planning what if scenario analysis to enable supply chain decision-making.

Collaborate with IT to develop and implement supply chain IT systems and tools strategy that enables supply chain planning, execution, and analysis.

Own and manage supply chain master data.

Contribute and manage the relevant supply chain information include within regulatory submissions (e.g. BLA, Project Orbis & MAA).

Authorship end to end commercial supply chain compliance documents (i.e., SOP, Work Instruction.

Experience & Knowledge

5-10 years of progressive supply chain management experience in Pharmaceutical/Biological Products.

Breadth of supply chain management experience, including supply planning and procurement.

Experience working with Contract Manufacturing/External Supply Management.

Experience with late stage/commercial pharmaceutical/biotech company supply chains preferred.

Experience starting up a new external supply chain organization, tools, and processes.

Strong background working with ERP/MRP/Supply Chain systems and tools.

Management of supply to geographically diverse wholesaler distributor/ Special Distributor/ Pharmacy to Hospital/ Patients..

Excellent supply chain analysis skills (e.g. modelling, What If analysis).

Working knowledge of finance and budgeting.

Customs (i.e. North America, EU, Non-EU Countries).

Strong relationship building skills.

Education & Qualifications

Essential: BSc. or MSc. in business, supply chain operations or related discipline.

Desirable: PhD in related discipline.

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Reference: JO-2206-494291
  • Posted: 8th June 2022
  • Expires: 6th July 2022

Cpl Life Sciences

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