Job description

Director of European Commercial Supply, Distribution & Trade

91 Park Drive, Milton Park, Oxfordshire, OX14 4RY, UK

Director of European Commercial Supply, Distribution & Trade 

Join a pioneering biotech with a collegial atmosphere and a passion for harnessing every individual’s unique set of skills in our fight against disease.

At Immunocore, we have a vision to transform the way we understand and treat the most challenging medical conditions of our time, including cancer, autoimmune disorders and infection. In January 2022, in the U.S., we launched the world’s first T-cell receptor therapy, built on a novel technology designed to overcome the limitations of our natural immune systems.

Joining us at the most exciting time in our history, you will be part of a team that values trust and innovation, and that cherishes different ways of thinking.


The role

The Director of European Commercial Supply, Distribution and Trade reports to the VP of CMC & Supply Chain and is accountable for the operational leadership and oversight of commercial supply chain distribution, logistics, market access, wholesale trade and commercial compliance licenses for Europe and the UK. Through strategic planning, management and co-ordination of commercial warehousing, inventory management, shelf-life management, product distribution, validated shipping export/import processes, financial wholesaling, financial data management and regulatory compliance, ensuring the timely and cost-effective end-to-end delivery of commercial supplies to medical centres and patients in Europe and the UK. 


  • Responsible for the development, implementation and leadership of the commercial supply planning and logistics for Immunocore within Europe and the UK. Ensuring the logistical, compliance and regulatory integrity of end-to-end Supply Chain activities to enable progression of Commercial activities through to the patient.
  • Leadership of European commercial supply, distribution, and trade, accountable for strategic leadership and oversight of the following functional areas:
  • Commercial shelf-life management
  • End-to-end Commercial Supply Chain (EU and UK)
  • Management of 3PL providers and Distributors / Specialty Distributors
  • Warehousing, Serialisation, and Inventory Management
  • Product Distribution, Transportation & Customs Logistics
  • Commercial Financial and Wholesale processes
  • Commercial Financial Data Management
  • Commercial GDP Compliance within the Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain life-cycle management for the EU and the UK
  • Working with CMC manufacturing, Global Commercial Supply Chain, Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Finance, Commercial, and Medical Affairs leadership to produce supply chain processes for Europe and UK that are robust and efficient, ensuring the timely and cost-effective delivery of commercial supplies to medical centres and patients.

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive pharmaceutical supply chain management and leadership experience
  • Breadth of Supply Chain management experience, including supply planning and procurement
  • Extensive Commercial Biological Products and Financial Distribution experience within the US and EU
  • Strong compliance background in GDP (Good Distribution Practice)
  • Line and team management experience
  • Experience working with Contract Manufacturing/External Supply Management
  • Experience growing external Supply Chain organizations, tools and processes
  • Strong background of working with ERP/MRP/Supply Chain systems and tools

Education and Qualifications:

  • Essential: BSc. in business, supply chain operations or related discipline
  • Desirable: MSc. or PhD in related discipline



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