Project 55193 – Interim Director – Supply Chain and Manufacturing



Contract Type

Candidate (Freelancer)

Company Type


Company Size

Small 100 – 1000

Requested Expertise

Production / Logistics / Lean Management /

Profile Required

– M.Sc . or BA in science and/or engineering (chemistry, pharmacy, engineering or related sciences).
– 10+ years of extensive experience and demonstrated leadership in clinical and commercial Supply Chain Management and manufacturing.
– 5+ years’ management experience in a GMP environment with oral solid small molecule products.
– Ability to manage 3PL provider/s.
– Experience in EU supply chain and first launch highly preferred.

Project Description

A clinical-stage biotech company is looking for an interim Director of Supply Chain and Manufacturing to join its EU teams.

This position will establish end-to-end global commercial supply chain strategy and serve as an internal SME for matters related to commercial manufacturing, demand planning and global logistics including packaging, shipping, and serialization validation.

The ideal candidate will bring in-depth expertise in clinical and commercial supply chain management, launch readiness, DP manufacturing, packaging and labeling, serialization, supply planning, supplier (CDMO) relationship management, contract negotiation, sales and operations planning (S&OP), inventory management, third-party logistics (3PL), process improvement, and strategic planning. A flexible and innovative problem solver who formulates and executes creative and strategic initiatives to adapt to changing market trends and complex global challenges.

The position will report to the Head of Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMC).

Therapeutic Area




Hard Skills

Soft Skills

Stress Management,Management skills

Seniority Level

Experience > 10 years

Starting Date


Project Duration

12 months

FTE / nb of days per week


Project Location

Oxford, United Kingdom

Remote Flexibility


Travel Expected


Approximative Budget

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