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Senior Procurement Specialist

Date: 29-Jul-2022

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

We are at the centre of the rapidly growing cell and gene therapy sector. We deliver life-changing therapies to patients, and so can you. 


We are currently recruiting for a Senior Procurement Specialist to join the Procurement team, to support the on-going development of the function ensuring continuity and quality of the procurement service to the business.


Our Procurement Department provides procurement support on projects across the business. We are constantly evolving and need to be flexible with day-to-day activities.


Your responsibilities in this role would be: 

  • Manage and develop relationships with suppliers to ensure development of the procurement activity
  • Provide procurement support to all functions of the business
  • Manage vendor portfolio and vendor creation
  • Ability to review detailed cost and challenge it
  • Provide procurement support on tenders
  • Maintain procurement system within ERP System (IFS)
  • Work closely with suppliers to ensure on time delivery for equipment and services 


We are looking for: 

  • A BSc or Masters (or equivalent)
  • CIPS qualification (minimum level 4)
  • Experience in negotiation and/or purchasing
  • Proven experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems (IFS preferred)
  • Experience within Pharma or Biotech or similar regulated environment (preferred)
  • Knowledge and understanding of GMP and Lab environment (desirable)


About Us: 

We are an innovative leading viral vector specialist focused on delivering life changing therapies to patients. 

The success of cell and gene therapy products transforms outcomes for millions of people suffering from some of the world’s worst diseases and medical conditions. 

We work together, motivated to make a difference, and so can you.  


What’s in it for you: 

  • Highly competitive reward packages 
  • Wellbeing programmes 
  • Development opportunities 
  • A 35-hour working week 
  • Welcoming, friendly, supportive colleagues 
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment 
  • Our values are: Deliver Innovation, Be Inspiring and Have Integrity 
  • State of the art laboratory and manufacturing facilities 


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


Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives