Outsourcing Manager - BiotechnologyCompetitive salary and benefits packagePermanent full time positionOxfordhireDo you have a life sciences background and experience with organising contracts and legal templates for outsourcing work within the biotechnology sector? My client is looking for an enthusiastic individual with real attention to detail who is able to liaise closely with external partners and ensure that outsourced contracts are running smoothly. Main Purpose of RoleTo provide a high level of outsourcing support to the VP of Outsourcing, managing areas of responsibility and advising and supporting internal staff on outsourcing matters.To prepare, negotiate and maintain contracts in compliance with outsourcing and procurement policies, procedures and SOPS, ensuring best value and appropriate protections.To manage and maintain accurate records and inspection ready contract documentation with respect to outsourced services.Role ResponsibilitiesKey responsibilities include but are not limited to:* Prepare and negotiate contracts in support of clinical, regulatory, CMC, research and operations functions, including work orders, change orders, material transfer agreements, CDAs, consultancy agreements, contract letters etc.* Provide outsourcing expertise to the operational teams, contributing to the preparation of RFPs and leading the vendor selection process for outsourced projects.* Work with the VP of Outsourcing and Quality Associates to ensure that all contracts are inspection ready and meet current regulatory requirements.* Work with the VP of Outsourcing to ensure best procurement and contracting practices are adopted and implemented throughout the organisation; educating, advising and supporting internal staff as required.* Liaise closely with other operational colleagues, including the Legal Associate, Quality, IT and Finance, to ensure contracts and processes are consistent with and outsourcing contributes to development of wider processes, * Work closely with the VP of Outsourcing to update and maintain fit for purpose outsourcing process, legal templates, SOPs and policies.* Maintain, track and monitor outsourced contracts in areas of responsibility, with notification when new activity is required eg renewals, expiries etc. Ensure accurate tracking records. * Establish, maintain and manage an efficient and effective outsourcing planning system to identify upcoming outsourcing requests, new vendor requirements etc.* Prepare outsourcing management reports to support monitoring & management of outsourced projects as required.Candidate ProfileTechnical Experience* Clear, demonstrable team-oriented approach.* Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.* An exceptional eye for detail/accuracy.* A good working knowledge of the MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint.Personal Abilities and Traits* Adaptable with a flexible "can do" attitude.* Enthusiastic, highly motivated and organised.* Ability to work independently.* Ability to build relationships with a wide range of individuals.
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