Senior Procurement Specialist

Employer
Oxford BioMedica (UK) Limited
Location
Oxford
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
2 Oct 2020

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Discipline
Finance / Administration
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Do you pride yourself on your integrity? We do what’s right for our employees, patients and partners, and so can you.

Oxford Biomedica’s Warehouse and Supply Chain team are responsible for the all warehouse and storage activities, procurement and supply chain across all sites, working to GMP standards.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Procurement Specialist to join the team.  The purpose of this role is to manage the execution of Procurement services across the business.

Your responsibilities in this role would be:

  • Provide purchasing support to all departments
  • Lead negotiations with suppliers to ensure best commercial terms
  • Identify and recommend new suppliers to the business that offer technical advantage
  • Ability to review detailed cost and challenge it
  • Manage vendor portfolio and vendor creation

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Qualified to CIPS level 4
  • Pharmaceutical Knowledge is highly desirable
  • IFS/SAP system experience is essential
  • Strong demonstrable purchasing experience at both a strategic and tactical level
  • Excellent negotiator
  • Understand the commercial impact of decisions and implications on procurement process
  • Ability to challenge the status quo to deliver outstanding purchasing support
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, focus with a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to constant changes and project priorities.

Do you want to feel inspired every day? We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment and team work, and so can you.

Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives

About us

We are a pioneering gene therapy business, and our mission is delivering life-changing gene therapies to patients.  We work together, motivated to make a difference, and so can you.

We are pioneers; no one else does what we do

Gene therapy is the treatment of disease by the delivery of therapeutic DNA into a patient’s cells. It is transforming medicine as we know it; long term and potentially curative treatments for a wide range of diseases are now possible.

We are at the forefront of this exciting area. We have a strong reputation in gene therapy, with world-leading expertise in lentiviral vectors. We have a leading, integrated platform of exclusive technologies to design, develop and bioprocess unique gene-based medicines, both in-house and with partners.

We drive credible science to realise incredible results.

Whether you’re motivated by the discovery and development of product candidates within Research, or by cutting edge tools and technologies including AI and automation of our contract development and manufacturing organisation, we can offer you a career like no other. We are excited about our future. Join us and change lives.

Life at Oxford Biomedica

We value everyone’s unique contribution, we appreciate everyone’s individuality, and every job matters.

Your contributions are recognised and appreciated. Your work-life balance matters. We recognise, develop and use your strengths. It’s a place where you are valued as a whole person, as an individual and as part of a team.

No matter who you are, or what you do, your work will make a significant difference.

We go the extra mile, every day, because we truly care. We work together as a team to achieve our life changing therapies. Our talented colleagues help to build other people’s futures, so can you. We empower each other to be our best.

We have access to like-minded scientists and engineers, working in the latest technologies.

Our community of experts create new life-saving cures. Shaping the business’ future through collaboration. Our people are on a continuous professional development journey aided by a thought-provoking environment. A place for experts to be stretched, and future experts to be nurtured. We inspire creativity and deliver great science, and so can you.

Our supportive culture invites talent, while creating future innovators.

We’ll give you a place where you can learn, grow and contribute to the future of cell and gene therapy. We create opportunities and invest in our people, promoting ongoing learning.  Our defined career pathways provide opportunities for everyone to achieve their career potential.  We make a difference, and so can you.

Contact Us
  • Windrush Court
  • Transport Way
  • OX4 6LT
  • United Kingdom
  • +44 (0) 1865 783 000
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