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Supply Chain Project Manager

Apex International Recruitment Ltd
Hybrid working - 2 days office Surrey, 3 days WFH
Competitive salary and benefits
Start date
23 Nov 2023
Closing date
11 Dec 2023

Job Details


  • Full-time permanent position
  • Hybrid working - 2 days office Surrey, 3 days WFH
  • Competitive package + benefits



  • As a Supply Chain Project Manager, you will be responsible for the management and delivery of technical and general projects including but not limited to outbound transfer of manufacturing processes, their scale up or other adaptations or improvement to manufacturing set up as well as analytical methods.
  • The role extends to providing technical support for new product development and acquisition initiatives and resolving manufacturing, quality and product testing issues that arise at Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs) by liaising efficiently with external stakeholders and internal quality and regulatory functions.
  • Represent Supply Chain department in cross functional projects and manage technical projects, working with Supply Chain, Integration, M&A, Regulatory and Commercial departments
  • Lead technical contact and communication with new and existing manufacturing sites and review and appraise proposed technical projects. Support procurement negotiations of the CMOs one off costs as well as proposed CoGs. Prepare subsequent purchase orders and review and approve payment of invoices for associated costs.
  • Initiate, plan and execute site – to - site manufacturing transfers by providing critical know how as well as technical information and documents and support answering questions relevant to the CMC sections to achieve successful new site registration within compliance and agreed timelines and costs.
  • Support internal and external stakeholders in their investigation and solving of technical, compliance and quality issues in conjunction with various activities at CMO’s and CRO’s and provide support and advice to CMO sites to optimize the service received. Support technically EP regulatory stakeholders in their engagement with the Regulatory Authorities addressing batch failures and/or specific variations (BSVs) and activities relevant to batch recalls.
  • Review and approve relevant technical documentation with reference to product’s MA. This includes product quality documents, certificates of analysis, stability data, BMRs, PQRs, as well as risk assessments.
  • Support the M&A ongoing new product acquisitions initiatives by completing technical due diligence and any required deliverable to identify any potential limitations or red flags.
  • Contribute to the writing, revision and training of department SOPs and any required GMP activities.
  • Updating and maintenance of internal documentation including uploading the relevant information and documents to shared folder following safe procedures in place

Full job description available on application



  • Life Sciences degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences or Chemistry is desirable
  • Project Management Certification would be an advantage
  • Significant experience in site tech transfer including wide exposure to Pharmaceutical manufacturing, QC testing and packaging including serialisation.
  • Experience in medical devices is desirable.
  • Proven track record of successful Project management and execution including successful Site Technical Transfer
  • Global exposure to manufacturing, registering and distributing pharmaceuticals
  • Understanding of CTDs

* Please note that only candidates currently living in the UK with Right To Work in the UK in place will be considered.


Please complete the details below to apply. For further information or a discreet discussion regarding your recruitment requirements, please call Alex on 01227 844466 or email

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Apex Recruitment are a specialist agency providing opportunities within the pharmaceutical, biopharma, biotech and medical device industries recruiting in the areas of medical affairs, drug safety, clinical and quality.


Apex International Recruitment are experts in recruiting for the Pharmaceutical and Life Science sectors across the UK.

We work exclusively with some clients, and on PSLs with numerous other agencies operating through RPOs / MSPs with other clients.

Apex are a niche agency providing hiring solutions for both permanent headcount and contractor requirements. We specialise in recruiting for roles across the lifecycle of a product, through from early-stage clinical trials through to manufacturing and from market launch through to established products. We recruit for a number of positions and the sectors we specialise in are listed below:

  • Clinical Research / Clinical Trials
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Medical Affairs / Medical Information
  • Pharmacovigilance / Drug Safety
  • Quality Control, Quality Assurance and Supply Chain
  • Health Economics / Market Access
  • Clinical Data Management
  • Healthcare Compliance
  • Industrial Pharmacists

We have the ability to recruit for the areas above from entry level through to Senior Director level.

Company info
01227 844466
Clover House
John Wilson Business Park
United Kingdom

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