Supply Chain and Operations Consultant

£300 to £450 per day
11 Jul 2019
08 Aug 2019
Georgia St John-Smith
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for an Operations and Supply Chain Consultant to work in relation to the set up of a new Quality Control Laboratory for a leading Life Sciences / Pharmaceutical Company.

As the Operations and Supply Chain Consultant, you will be responsible for management of external contracted partner laboratories, overseeing the whole Supply Chain to plan logistically for the whole manufacturing process.


Your duties as the Operations and Supply Chain Consultant will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for planning the manufacturing process, and overseeing the whole Supply Chain. This will include contact with manufacturers in order to think ahead and plan logistically the whole manufacturing process.

2. You will work with overseas teams to understand the materials required for production, as well as sourcing those requirements in the UK if different in terms of availability, volume and transportation.

3. Your role will involve factoring warehouse space within sourcing requirements, and negotiating with a number of suppliers to ensure required materials are available for specific deadlines.

4. As the Operations and Supply Chain Consultant, you will have experience with setting up suppliers of equipment, raw materials etc. As well as working with an online stock management system such as SAP or Maximo.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Operations and Supply Chain Conslultant, we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Scientific discipline, or extensive experience within Operations and Supply Chain in the Life Sciences / Pharmaceutical industry.

2. Experience with setting up suppliers of equipment / raw materials, and overseeing the supply chain

3. Experience in the field of viral gene therapy, or within biopharmaceuticals would be beneficial to your application.

Key Words: Pharmaceutical | Gene Therapy | Supply Chain | Operations | Asset Controller | Maximo | SAP | GMP | Contractor | Consultant | Contract | Interim

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