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Vir Biotechnology is a commercial-stage immunology company focused on combining immunologic insights with cutting-edge technologies to treat and prevent serious infectious diseases. Vir has assembled four technology platforms that are designed to stimulate and enhance the immune system by exploiting critical observations of natural immune processes. Its current development pipeline consists of product candidates targeting COVID-19, hepatitis B virus, influenza A and human immunodeficiency virus. For more information, please visit
We believe the success of our colleagues drives the success of our Mission. We have an ongoing commitment to creating a company passionate about equality, inclusion, and respect. When everyone feels supported and encouraged to give at their best, we will collectively deliver outstanding results.
Vir Biotechnology (Vir), is seeking a Lab Manager for its Portland Oregon site. This role will work cross-functionally throughout the organization to ensure the Portland Laboratory and Office Facility is maintained and operated in a compliant and safe manner. Responsibilities will include managing external vendor relationships, Goods and Services Agreements, and the maintenance and repair of laboratory facilities and equipment. The candidate must be comfortable working as part of a team, be highly motivated, and display excellent time management skills. The Lab Manager will support the implementation of technologies to drive innovation, efficiency, and productivity in the Lab.
·         Support day-to-day supply chain planning activities including supply planning and raw materials planning.
·         Manage the procurement of raw materials from external vendors through Vir standard tools (Coupa and NetSuite).  Collaborate closely with external vendors to forecast and plan materials and manage shipments and invoices.
·         Prepare and monitor logistics shipments across our internal and CMO network including change and deviation management.
·         Own inventory visibility and accuracy across the supply chain network.  Evaluate change control impact to inventory positions and support compliance activities.
·         Develop supply chain dashboards with Tableau to analyze demand, production, and inventory positions across the supply chain network
·         Design and implement supply chain policies, business processes and systems
·         Bachelor’s (8+ years) or MS/MBA and (6+ years) of pharmaceutical or biotechnology (preferred) experience.
·         Experience operating in cGMP early-stage clinical to commercial environments.
·         Strong working knowledge of clinical and commercial supply chain management practices including demand/supply planning (S&OP), capacity planning, external manufacturing, logistics, and inventory management.
·         Detailed oriented and analytical mindset. Hands on experience in ERP and core supply planning systems and analytical tools including NetSuite, Tableau, Coupa, Veeva, and MS Office)
·         Provides excellent customer service and develops strong relationships with key partners and vendors.
·         Strong problem-solving skills and sound business judgement
·         Builds strong collaborative relationships with cross functional teams.  Can influence others and adapt well in a fast-paced environment
Vir’s compensation and benefits are aligned with the current market and commensurate with the person’s experience and qualifications. All full-time employees receive a package that includes: compensation, bonus and equity as well as many other Vir benefits and perks such as: health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance benefits, non-accrual paid time off, company shut down for holidays, commuter benefits, child care reimbursement, education reimbursement, 401K match and lunch for all lab essential personnel!

Vir is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact Human Resources to request accommodation.
Vir Human Resources leads recruitment and employment for Vir. Unsolicited resumes sent to Vir from recruiters do not constitute any type of relationship between the recruiter and Vir and do not obligate Vir to pay fees should we hire from those resumes. We ask that external recruiters and/or agencies not contact or present candidates directly to our hiring manager or employees.

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