Supply Chain Manager

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed


Posted 4 months ago
Job details

General Summary:

This position is responsible for managing product readiness of Vertex’s commercial small molecule products in the international region, such as new pack launches, life cycle projects, launches with existing packs.

For successful supply readiness, this position overlooks and coordinate the supply chain readiness for a first product entry. This can be from manufacturing finished packs to 3PLs or distributors in destination markets working closely across functions (Commercial/Marketing, Regulatory, Packaging Engineering, Artwork, Quality, Production Planning, CMO, Distribution Quality, Demand Planning, 3PL and Logistics). The manager will work closely with the Product Lead(s) in the team, with other functions within Supply Chain such as Regional business partners, Production Planning and Logistics.

This is a hybrid position based in London, UK, and will report directly to the Sr. Director of International Supply Chain – Product Management.

Key Duties And Responsibilities:

Content of Product management and continuous improvements;

Support execution of new product launch (NPL) and Life Cycle Management (LCM) projects for International supply chain:

  • Execution and support supply readiness per product launch timelines
  • Execute for the project team for product launches in the Commercial Manufacturing & Supply Chain organization and if follow up with other functions in the Vertex organizations (Commercial, Marketing, Finance, Regulatory, Regulatory Labelling, Quality, Distribution Quality) and 3PLs for late stage customization, pack readiness support, NPS, and IPS
  • Manage triage meetings for change controls and actively follow up with stakeholders on the project plan, Change Controls, tracking status in launch meeting
  • Provide progress updates and project communications to product leads and applicable management.
  • Support team on updating (QA) documents, change controls, deviations and CAPAs if needed.

Continuous Improvement In The Processes Related To Launch Readiness:

  • Support and coordinate Continuous improvement projects related processes for launches
  • Liaise with internal Project management forums to align on CI approach.


Bachelors required, preferably in engineering or business


  • Pharmaceutical Supply chain management experience with understanding of regulatory environment
  • Strong understanding of GMP and GDP regulations/requirements and Change Control Processes
  • Experience in executing small commercial launch projects
  • Ability to execute and follow up in projects according agreed timelines
  • Flexibility and collaboration, as company and team are growing in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Eye for improvements and ability to bring solutions to the table

Company Information

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.

Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Associate

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

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Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. We discovered and developed the first medicines to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF), a rare, life-threatening genetic disease. In addition to clinical development programs in CF, Vertex has more than a dozen ongoing research programs focused on the underlying mechanisms of other serious diseases. Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, our corporate headquarters is now located in Boston’s Innovation District, and our international headquarters is in London, United Kingdom. We currently employ approximately 3,500 people in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia and Latin America with nearly two-thirds of our staff dedicated to research and development. Vertex is consistently recognized as one of the industry’s top places to work by Science Magazine, The Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal and the San Diego Business Journal. Our research and medicines have also received esteemed recognitions, including the Robert J. Beall Therapeutics Development Award, the French Prix Galien and the British Pharmacological Society awards.
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