Associate Director, Supply Chain

Posted 09 May 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Manufacturing & Operations
Contact NameNatalie Wattenbach

Job description

Associate Director of Supply Chain - London



BioTalent has partnered with a SME biopharmaceutical company based in London in the search for an Associate Director of Supply Chain. They are looking for a highly motivated individual that can take responsibility over establishing an effective supply chain function, which supports their early-stage clinical trial activities.

You will be responsible for:

  • Scheduling of apheresis shipments from clinical sites to the manufacturing site and of drug product shipments to the clinical sites in close coordination with the 3rd party logistics provider and internal teams (Clinical Operations & Production)
  • Ensuring materials availability to manufacture products for clinical trials
  • Management of the materials inventory (on and off site) incl. setting up of storage solutions
  • Vendor selection and oversight in close collaboration with our Quality and Technical groups
  • Being the key point of contact for 3rd party providers
  • Specify requirements and source material in collaboration with the relevant technical experts

You will bring the following:

  • Degree in Supply Chain Management (SCM), Life Sciences, Engineering or similar
  • Experience in pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management (experience with genetically modified cell therapy products as well as knowledge in the logistics requirements for cryopreserved materials)
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management; the ability to present information in a concise manner to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to interface cross-functionally both internally and externally
  • Facilitation and Negotiation skills
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations and standards, incl. importation of cellular material from 3rd countries would be highly desirable

BioTalent Ltd are acting as an employment agency in relation to this opportunity.