Valneva is a speciality vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical needValneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19. Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the U.S. with over 700 employees.

We have immediate openings within our Engineering Team to join at Technician Level, with openings for a variety of skillsets including Mechanical, Electrical, Calibration and Validation. These will be 12 hour shift based roles supporting with our 24/7 Manufacturing Schedule

Your role will be to execute defined, trained engineering procedures for maintenance, qualification, validation and calibration of equipment / facility, in compliance with applicable cGMP standards, regulations, techniques, best practice and business metrics.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain safe and available systems through supervision and execution of equipment, plan and facilities maintenance, qualifications, validation and calibration ensuring compliance defined by SOPs, protocols and procedures
  • Apply cGMP / GEP work practices and techniques in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Immediately escalate and report any deviations to materials, facilities, processes or procedures
  • Collaborate with internal customers ensuring clear communication on planned and unplanned actions ensuring due consideration of access, supervision, documentation, safety product quality or regulatory compliance
  • Be accountable for engineering areas being clean, tidy and well organised and in a state of continuous inspection readiness
  • Maintain engineering records, logs and documentation in a compliant manner
  • Deliver actions required to ensure progression of investigations, deviations, change controls and CAPAs to agreed timescales
  • Conduct all activities in a careful and safe manner and in full compliance with HSE requirements ensuring that at any time equipment, facilities and materials used in the area of responsibility comply with defined standards
  • Actively contribute to the development and maintenance of enthusiastic, supportive and collaborative environment within the team setting, identifying areas for continuous improvement to the respective manager
  • Shift work and out of hours work as required
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements

Experience

  • HNC/ONC or equivalent experience in relevant engineering discipline
  • Relevant work experience in a GMP environment
  • Experience in GMP document preparation, process execution, recording data and report writing
  • Experience of co-ordinating equipment / facilities maintenance
  • Experience in the management of environmental, health and safety issues, including permits to work
  • Knowledge of Good Engineering Practice and process improvement tools such as six sigma, lean, FMEA etc

Valneva is a speciality vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical needValneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19. Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the U.S. with over 700 employees.

An opportunity has arisen at Valneva Scotland for a Head of Supply Chain Management.

Job Summary

To ensure an integrated and compliant supply chain is managed, including the supply of all goods, services and material activities. Ensuring compliance with lower costs and best quality according to the business, performance and compliance requirements. Defined internal and external regulations with the aim to reliably supply the products, materials and services to the internal and external customers on time. Supporting Valneva Scotland Ltd and Valneva UK business requirements.

Responsibilities

  • As part of the management team, contribute to the site performance as agreed through the performance management objectives
  • To leverage strategic procurement / contract management and cost drivers
  • Ensure that Supply Chain Management plans and activities are cross-functionally communicated and aligned and delivered to agreed sales and operations targets on time, are cost effective and according to the quality standards defined by internal and external regulations
  • Responsibility to control and deliver against an agreed annual Supply Chain Management budget and monitor monthly statistics and compare to projected figures
  • Oversee that all internal and external Supply Chain Management activities in respect of materials management and the MPS for manufacture of Valneva UK / Scotland products, are carried out in compliance with applicable cGMP standards, techniques and best practice
  • Ensure that all SCM staff are appropriately trained and competent in the procedures they are conducting and are in compliance with best cGMP working practices at all times
  • Be responsible for the development, collating and reporting of key quality and business metrics and use such metrics to drive a culture of continuous process improvement
  • Ensure that deviations to compliance (Quality and HSE) or business metrics are escalated to the Head of Corporate Supply, Planning & Logistics and managed through change controls, investigations and CAPA’s in an appropriate, timely fashion and in alignment with Quality Operations
  • Actively lead the development and maintenance of an enthusiastic, supportive and collaborative environment across the site and within the function
  • Develop a risk management strategy and maintain a business continuity plan to include dual sourcing of all outsourced activities and suppliers
  • Improve strategies for inventory control and stock management to ensure that both are highly visible and meet operational requirements
  • Integrate SCM activities and planning with other internal and external operational procedures across the site (e.g. BOM) to optimise materials usage, eliminate waste and reduce COG’s where possible
  • Manage external suppliers to ensure effective business relationships are maintained and translate into required level of service and best prices obtained
  • Managing external contractors to agreed terms of engagement and service level agreements, ensuring costing meets business requirements
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements

Experience

  • Technical degree (BSc / MSc) or relevant experience
  • Relevant cross-functional work experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry regulated by FDA & EMEA, ideally in vaccines
  • Strong leadership skills and experience with the ability to motivate and drive an organisation through major change management processes
  • Excellent management skills and experience with proven track records on project and continuous improvement initiatives Commercial manufacturing experience, preferably in vaccines

Required Skills

  • Strong facilitation, communication and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated, energetic and value-driven
  • Clear communicator with strong leadership skills
  • Ability to motivate, influence and drive team delivery
  • Proven decision-making ability, whilst considering wider site implications

Valneva is a speciality vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical needValneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19. Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the U.S. with over 700 employees.

We have an immediate opening within our QC team as a Senior QC Technician.

To supervise and execute defined and trained Quality Control department tests for the release of raw materials, All vaccine intermediate products and the final products according to defined procedures and protocols and according with best cGMP work practices, Quality standards and metrics.

  • Execute analytical procedures, for testing of raw materials, intermediate products and final products, according to defined SOPs and protocols and ensure that the QC team is in compliance with same
  • Apply best cGMP work-practices and techniques to test and release raw materials and product within specification
  • Ensure that all QC analysts are appropriately trained and competent in the procedures they are conducting, and are in compliance with best cGMP working practices at all times
  • Ensure subcontract of QC testing and dispatching to approved suppliers is performed according to defined procedures and in compliance with GMP
  • Be responsible for the development, collating and reporting of key quality and business metrics, and use such metrics to drive a culture of continuous process improvement within the area of responsibility
  • Conduct on-time reporting according to the defined and trained document management standards including review and verification of analytical data provided by the QC Analysts
  • Immediately escalate and report any deviations to materials, facilities, processes or procedures to the Head of QC
  • Be accountable for the analytical laboratories being clean, tidy and well organised and in a state of continuous inspection readiness
  • Conduct all activities in the most careful and safe manner and in full compliance with HSE requirements
  • Ensure that at any time equipment, facilities and materials used in the area of responsibility comply with defined standards
  • Issue, manage and close-out change controls, investigations and CAPAs in a timely fashion
  • Identify areas for continuous improvement and escalate those to the QC Manager
  • Actively contribute to the development and maintenance of an enthusiastic, supportive and collaborative environment within the team-setting
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements

Experience

  • Working within a QC laboratory environment, working to GMP within a recognised quality system
  • Ability to prioritise, organise and schedule work within a busy laboratory
  • Experience of writing and working to SOP documentation
  • QMS experience
  • Experience in biological assays
  • Validation and qualification of assays knowledge would be advantageous
  • Experience in reference standard management
  • Environmental monitoring and associated microbiology knowledge / experience
  • Experience driving a team to achieve individual, team and organisational objectives
  • Experienced in relationship handling with external bodies, such as suppliers, regulatory and audit authorities

Valneva is a speciality vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical needValneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19. Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the U.S. with over 700 employees.

We have an immediate opening within our supply chain team as a Planning Co-ordinator.

As a primary liaison between Valneva, and our 3PL suppliers ensuring the timely availability and delivery of materials and finished goods, ensuring visibility of shipping activities and long term shipment forecasting. Responsible for managing data for European and international shipments and provide support for the transportation process with stakeholders. Working with internal departments, international company sites, transportation companies and clients.  Responsible for shipping and record keeping for international transactions. Ensures all documentation adheres to import-export policies and laws.

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate with key internal and external stakeholders to prepare and progress material and shipment planning
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders, QA, & QP for release of finished Goods for shipment
  • Ensure imports/exports are correctly logged with Customs through 3PL
  • Preparation of customs and excise documentation as required
  • Assist with coordinating the delivery and shipment of orders to destinations globally
  • Manage any delivery issues that arise and help ensure all queries are fully resolved; dealing with related queries promptly
  • Liaise with 3PLs to obtain up to date shipment information
  • Execute logistics plan to move products and packages to reach destinations on schedule
  • Support the import and export of goods through 3PL
  • Ensure effective business relationships are maintained
  • Maintain delivery plans to manage customer delivery expectations
  • Ensure that deviations to compliance (Quality and HSE) or business metrics are escalated within the team and managed through change controls, investigations and CAPA’s in an appropriate, timely fashion and in alignment with Quality Operations
  • Support planning functions when required
  • Contribute to an environment of energy, enthusiasm and motivation
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements

Experience

  • Relevant work experience in a regulated industry (FDA, EMEA etc)
  • knowledge of quality management systems and GDP
  • knowledge of creating and writing SOP and related documents, but not essential
  • Ability to focus and prioritise critical tasks and general workload
  • Understand the role of the freight forwarder
  • Knowledge of importing and exporting goods
  • Ideally a relevant qualification, although a sound experience within import/export role is more important

Required Skills

  • Ability to cope under pressure and work towards time sensitive deadlines
  • Decision maker essential
  • An excellent approach to resolving issues
    • Self-motivated, energetic and value-driven
    •  Ability to work well on own initiative, under pressure as well as an excellent team player
    •  be able to think ‘outside the box’
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Familiarity working within a GxP environment and with quality management systems
  • Understanding of transportation limitations, regulations and issues

Valneva is a speciality vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical needValneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19. Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the U.S. with over 700 employees.

An opportunity has arisen within the Regulatory Affairs team for the position of Regulatory Affairs Specialist.

The main purpose of this role will be to support the Regulatory Affairs team with the preparation, compilation and interpretation of information necessary for regulatory submissions associated with CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls) Modules for successful granting, maintenance of and variation to such licenses to meet business objectives and regulatory requirements.

Additional responsibilities associated with the role include:

  • Progress and track on time delivery of department owned Quality Management System actions and documentation.
  • Perform the regulatory review of cross-functional owned documents (i.e QMS, Assay/Process Plans/Protocols and Reports).
  • Provide general regulatory advice on quality related issues and determine whether change requests are compliant with the terms of all applicable license documentation within field of responsibility
  • Advise on compliance / regulatory requirements for process and assay development and technology transfer activities to ensure that regulatory requirements are incorporated into the planning of development work (i.e. validated, set-up and compliant with regulatory guidelines)
  • Provide regulatory support in the implementation of site project activities
  • As required, to support with the preparation for meetings with regulatory authorities and site GMP inspections and to participate in site GMP inspection

Experience

Degree level educated (or equivalent experience), the successful candidate should ideally have knowledge/experience of the manufacture of a biological product in a commercial environment, with an understanding of GMP processes.  Regulatory experience in CMC submissions (dossier preparation and maintenance) is desirable but not essential.  Candidates, who have relevant experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and want to develop their current skillset, will be considered.

Required Skills

To be successful in the role you should have good scientific writing, IT and oral communication skills with a strong attention to detail and be a self-motivated and conscientious team player with good organisational skills.  The ability to multi-task and work under pressure with changing priorities is essential.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop their career in the field of Regulatory Affairs.

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical needValneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19. 

Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the U.S. with over 700 employees.

Do you have a background in Training and enjoy getting the best out of people? If so, we’d love to hear from you! An opportunity has arisen at Valneva Scotland for a Training Manager within the HR Team.

Job Summary

Experienced Training Manager to support our organisational training strategy, oversee the implementation of new systems of work and manage the outcomes.  Liaising with all our departments, you will gain an understanding of individuals’ development and training needs and produce innovative ideas and initiatives that move us forward in our learning culture, recording compliance and adherence to GDPR.  Driving forward a blended training initiative,  fostering our strong team culture, ensuring our people are knowledgeable and future-ready.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overseeing all training programmes that will include web based seminars, group sessions, training videos and more
  • Determine training needs and requirements for the organisation by partnering with managers / departmental training coordinators and the wider business
  • Help departments adopt competency based training / scheduled of all training activities
  • Create training calendars to improve training efficiency
  • Support departmental training coordinators to ensure current training materials are relevant and appropriate
  • Support departmental training coordinators to modify and create training materials to meet specific departmental training needs
  • Support departmental training coordinators to develop and ensure delivery of a training plan to build on the skills of current personnel and allow rapid contribution from new personnel
  • Work with managers / departmental training coordinators to ensure there are systems in place to highlight skills gaps and develop training plans to combat this
  • Manage training costs to ensure training represents good value for money and costs are maintained within budget
  • Keeping abreast of new educational and training techniques as well as ground breaking methodologies
  • On a day to day basis plan, co-ordinate training activities across all departments
  • To oversee that best cGMP work practices and techniques to train staff are being applied.
  • Ensure that all staff are appropriately trained and competent in the procedures they are conducting and are in compliance with best cGMP working practices at all times
  • Maintain the training facilities in an operationally ready state ensuring any issues requiring engineering intervention are reported promptly
  • Develop and ensure delivery of a training plan to build on the skills of current personnel and allow rapid contribution from new personnel
  • Help develop and maintain competency levels within all manufacturing
  • Conduct all activities in the most careful and safe manner and in full compliance with HSE requirements
  • Actively contribute to the development and maintenance of an enthusiastic, supportive, and collaborative environment within the team setting.
  • Ensure that all staff are appropriately trained and competent in the procedures they are conducting and are in compliance with best cGMP working practices at all times working with department head / supervisors.
  • Help develop and maintain competency levels within all JEV manufacturing
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by line manager in accordance with company requirements
  • Responsible for all training record to be accurate & compliant via QMS & any local system.

Required Skills

  • Good understanding and working knowledge of the Pharma industry
  • Maintenance of a professional attitude
  • Encouraging and developing staff
  • Ability to develop a team culture

Expertise

  • Experience in coordinating activities across multiple departments
  • Experience with traditional and modern training methods (classroom training, e learning, workshops, mentoring etc.)
  • Proven track record of training staff

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical needValneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19. 

Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the U.S. with over 700 employees.

Are you an experienced QP? Or just starting out on your journey, with a good understanding and working knowledge of the Pharmaceutical Industry? We would welcome an opportunity to speak with you further.

With responsibility for performing the legal and routine duties with respect to the review, approval and certification of licensed and investigational products.  To maintain effective quality oversight of internal and external contract manufacturing and testing activities in order to verify that local and Global Quality Systems/procedures are defined, being adhered to, are operating effectively and comply with UK, EU, FDA, RoW regulatory requirements.

Our successful Qualified Person would be someone possessing relevant experience of UK, EU and FDA cGMP requirements for the manufacturing and testing of biopharmaceutical products in a commercial environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • To perform the legal and routine duties of a QP with respect to the review, approval and certification of licensed and investigational products; as defined in article 51 of Directive 2001/83/EC (as amended by Directive 2004/27/EC) and described in Annex 16 of the EU Guide to GMP
  • To represent the company to external authorities on liaison with MHRA, FDA, EMEA CAs and OMCLs on; product defect reporting, recall and Inspection related matters (all interactions must be aligned with Regulatory Affairs)
  • To advise the Director of Quality Operations on any matters arising which impact on supplier or service provider status or the import of bulk product into EU, or release of final product for use in the UK/EU and its export from the EU
  • To manage the batch disposition process, comprising batch document review and approval and batch certification file compilation. Make quality assessments on released products subject to temperature excursions and communicate to customers
  • To ensure the systems and processes for the management of Product Technical Complaints and Product Recalls are being conducted in accordance with the licensed risk management and pharmacovigilance systems
  • To act as Livingston site representative for Product Safety Review Board. Escalation of relevant issues to and from committee meetings/Global Quality Focus Groups
  • To assist with the preparation, review and approval of technical / quality agreements for suppliers and service providers
  • To prepare and/or review and approve Quality Investigations which impact on cGMP related activities and batch disposition decisions
  • In compliance with UK, EU/FDA quality rules and guidelines, to manage the resources, procedures and reports necessary to ensure effective execution of the external supplier audit program to a defined schedule, in conjunction with Global Quality Assurance
  • In conjunction with QA, to perform external audits and internal audits as deemed necessary (e.g. for-cause investigations and unscheduled cGMP audits). Provide support to management during third-party audits
  • To independently verify the audit reports and programme compliance, escalate any adverse trends or major non-conformances reported and make recommendations on appropriate corrective action in support of the approval / rejection of suppliers or products
  • To identify areas of improvement for internal and Global Quality Systems/procedures and to provide support with the implementation of such improvements
  • In conjunction with the concerned departmental personnel, develop suitable reporting mechanisms (e.g., key quality indicators) which provide assurance of effective quality oversight of both internal and externally contracted manufacturing and testing activities
  • To keep up to date with current guidelines and regulatory requirements (e.g. Pharmacopoeial changes) in respect of quality requirements
  • Implement and maintain Standard Operating Procedures, as required
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements

Education/Experience

  • Degree level education or equivalent experience
  • Eligible QP (UK qualified, under the Permanent Provisions)
  • Relevant experience of UK, EU and FDA cGMP requirements for the manufacturing and testing of biopharmaceutical products in a commercial environment
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of the Pharmaceutical Industry

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical needValneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19. 

Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the U.S. with over 700 employees.

Are you a forward thinker with exceptional leadership skills? Do you have a background as a HS Manager and thrive in getting the best out of the people you work with? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

The Role

We have a wonderful opportunity for a Health & Safety Manager to support our organisational safety strategy, overseeing H&S policies and regulations to ensure they are fully adhered to as we move forward with our vaccine manufacturing. You will continually strive to ensure Valneva meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety, and welfare at work.

You would be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Working with and training all employees to manage, monitor and improve the health and safety standards in the workplace
  • Working with the Head of Facility Management to ensure requirements for; Building regulations, fire safety, electrical safety, contractors permit to work systems, Legionella and pressure systems regulations are complied with
  • Ensure that all accidents, incidents and near hits are documented, investigated and recommended improvements implemented
  • Establish a structured health and safety system in compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety & welfare at work legislation and communicate relevant changes to the business
  • Provide regular reports to the Human Resources Director, Executive Management Team and Senior Management Team on relevant health and safety activities

What we’re looking for:

The ideal HSE Manager will come from a STEM background and possess relevant health and safety experience within the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry or other related industries, as well as a post graduate qualification in Health and Safety (NEBOSH Diploma, NVQ Level 5 Diploma).

Previous line management experience is advantageous. Above all, you will possess exceptional relationship and developmental skills, and will have a track record of promoting a safe working culture within your organisation.

Valneva is a speciality vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical needValneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialise two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19. 

Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the U.S. with over 700 employees.

An opportunity has arisen at Valneva Scotland for a Buyer within the SCM Procurement Department.

Job Summary

The Buyer will work in association with their team in ensuring that all materials, equipment and services is procured in line with quality and regulatory expectations, with the most favourable commercial terms and in line with the Company procedures.

Responsibilities

  • End to end procurement, including contract & supplier management
  • Purchase goods, materials and services from approved suppliers and in line with defined Company SOPs and protocols
  • Secure the most favourable terms in regards to cost, quality, guarantee of delivery and continuity of supply
  • Negotiate and improve prices and terms of business with suppliers continuously reviewing opportunities to make tangible savings and improve on commercial terms
  • Manage purchase orders on the company ERP system.
  • Contact suppliers to resolve price, delivery timelines, quality or invoice issues
  • Communicate and monitor any supply and/or service issues which may impact the business operations in a timely manner
  • Work cross functionally and collaboratively to improve the performance of existing suppliers and escalate as appropriate poor performance and alternative routes of supply
  • Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken with all internal and external relationships
  • Communicate in a consistent and professional manner
  • Compile data and reports relating to supplier performance and to enable evaluation
  • Ensure training and QMS are up to date in a timely manner.
  • Actively contribute to the development and maintenance of an enthusiastic, supportive and collaborative environment within the team setting
  • To undertake any other duties as requested by the line manager in accordance with company requirements

Experience

  • Relevant work experience in a procurement role within a manufacturing environment; experience of working in a GMP environment would be advantageous but not essential
  • Knowledge and experience of working with a quality management system
  • Experience working within a procurement team managing a supply chain with a portfolio of complex products identifying and mitigating areas of risk
  • CIPS knowledge and understanding would be beneficial but not essential
  • Experience of working closely and collaboratively with suppliers
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)

Required Skills

  • Team player
  • Able to build and maintain effective a collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Good communication and written skills
  • Commercial awareness with an understanding of how failure impacts the business operation
  • Able to manage time effectively, focus and prioritise critical tasks and to achieve set targets
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Familiarity with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system would be beneficial
  • Self-motivated, energetic and value driven
  • Desire to develop and grow as the company expands

Valneva is a speciality vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical needValneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19. 

Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the U.S. with over 700 employees.

An opportunity has arisen at Valneva Scotland for a Supply Chain Co-ordinator within our SCM Procurement Department.

Job Summary

As the Supply Chain Co-ordinator will work in association with the Procurement Co-ordinator by supporting the Buyers in our busy Procurement Department undertaking general administration duties in line with departmental and organisational Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Assist the Procurement Co-ordinator in placing all planned purchase orders (POs) with external suppliers via the Company ERP system
  • Assist in placing POs for all other purchases, as and when requested
  • Electronically file all PREQs and associated POs and quotes
  • Support suppliers with PO queries
  • Run reports for outstanding orders, non-confirmed orders etc.
  • General filing & housekeeping
  • Provide monthly KPI reports to management
  • Assist Buyers with data input to contract registers
  • Resolve and respond to any invoice queries received from Finance
  • Any additional tasks requested by line management

Experience

  • Previous experience in an administration role
  • Proven track record of all general administration duties e.g. filing, updating documents and spreadsheets etc.

Required Skills

  • Good MS Office skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Familiarity with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system would be beneficial but not essential as training will be given
  • Desire to develop and grow as the company expands