Director Of Outsourcing

  • Salary: Around £95K
  • REF Number: 00050330
  • Consultant: Jim Gleeson
  • Contact: 01438 842973
  • Date Published: 08.04.2021
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  • Location: Oxford, Oxon/Wilts
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Jim Gleeson is recruiting for a Director of Outsourcing to join to join an innovative biotechnology company with a very promising lead candidate in a Phase II program with others in Phase I. This will be an office-based role in Oxford.

Salary:Base salary around £95K.


As Director of Outsourcing you will play a critical role in maintaining the performance and success of the company by facilitating exceptional supplier performance and value. Leveraging in-depth knowledge of the bio pharmaceutical out sourcing and CRO / CDMO markets, best practice, and company requirements this role will identify, engage and manage cost-effective suppliers/service providers

Key duties will include:

  • Engaging with internal stakeholders to understand their business needs and context in order to define outsourcing needs
  • Being the main point of contact for outsourcing related activities and translating business requirements into procurement plans, specifications, RFQs,proposal evaluation, bid defence, contract award and negotiation.
  • Leading outsourcing projects and defining objectives, resources, timelines, specifications and supplier selection criteria.
  • Managing supplier relationships in the respectivearea of responsibility; analyze risks and agree and manage risk mitigation plans.
  • Negotiating commercial terms and conditions for contracts


As Director of Outsourcing you will require:

  • A relevant science degree
  • Significant experience in bio pharmaceutical outsourcing and service procurement
  • A demonstrated proficiency in managing complex, cross-functional activities.
  • Experience working in a GXP environment is essential


Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information please contact Jim Gleeson on 01438 842973 or email Please quote reference 50330 in all correspondence.

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