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Supply Chain Manager - Biotech

Supply Chain Manager - Biotech

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager - Biotech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage
Industry:
Salary: Competitive - D.o.E plus bonus & excellent benefits
Start Date: 2019-02-13
Reference: 16117 JH
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email: james.hume@nextphaserecruitment.com
Job Published: February 13, 2019 17:10

Job Description

This is a unique opportunity to join a Biotech who are at the cutting edge T  - cell technology development with three therapies at clinical trials with others crossing the translational gap to be based in Stevenage.  The company are leading the way in the application of T – Cells in the treatment of haematological and solid tumours with the therapies currently in clinical trials.  They are looking to recruit a Supply Chain Manager with experience of complex clinical supply chains to take on the responsibility to manage all related activities.  Plus provide strategic support and build a team to support their growth as they move towards commercial launch.

The Company
A pioneering and ambitious Biopharmaceutical company who develop next-generation, programmed T-cell therapies to treat haematological cancers and solid tumours. The organisation has existed for 4 years and is very well funded, with a clear strategy and expansion plan for the next 3 years and beyond. Scientifically, the company has extremely exciting technologies, using a broad suite of proprietary and modular T-cell programming to engineer precisely targeted, controlled and highly active T cells. Commercially, they have a pipeline of product candidates in development (for the treatment of haematological malignancies and solid tumours) and is increasing its GMP production capacity. Based in a state-of-the-art facility in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, you will join a team that is doing something genuinely meaningful.

The Opportunity
The role of Supply Chain Manager is to be responsible for the overall clinical strategy to ensure all raw materials are in place and therapies are shipped to patient on time. With the responsibility for ensuring traceability from procurement through manufacture to administration to the patient. 

As this is a senior role you will be working with the Directors of Product Delivery, Technical Operations and QA to support CMC and project delivery plans.  The scope of the role is broad covering the day to day operations of the supply chain including the procurement of raw materials, dealing with outsourced functions and delivery to the patient. In addition to the day to day running of the site this role will be involved in longer term strategic planning as they scale up their operations as therapies move to launch and others enter clinical trials.  Meaning this role offers excellent growth in the role and a pathway to move to a more senior role in the future. 

Desired Skills and Competencies
For this role you will need to have supply chain experience that is GMP compliant in the biotech, pharma, or biologics sector.  With experience of managing small teams including their performance, training & development.  If you have GDP expertise this is advantageous to your application as is relevant scientific knowledge but not essential.

Salary and Benefits 
  • Salary – Competitive
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Pension – 5% matched contributions
  • Life Assurance – 4 times base salary
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental Cover
  • Eyecare Vouchers