Clinical Supply Chain Manager - CTS Optimisation

Recruiter
Next Phase Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you have a strong background in Clinical Supplies, whether from managing projects or from overseeing larger initiatives to optimise supply chain strategies (including IxRS)? If so, this could be an ideal career opportunity, particularly as you may be able to work the majority of the time from home! We are looking for an innovative Clinical Supply Chain Manager, to join the world’s leading clinical supply service provider, in a newly-created permanent position.

This role will suit an experienced Clinical Supply professional or a person with related skills in IxRS, clinical trial services, clinical pharmacy, clinical logistical services etc. You will be paid a very generous salary and benefits, to be discussed on application.

The Company

Arguably the industry leader, the company focuses on managing the packaging, labelling and distribution requirements of clinical trials across the world. As clinical trials have increasingly complex supply chains – particularly in cell and gene therapies - the organisation’s integrated solutions provide the sophistication to meet these challenges with the flexibility to integrate into clients’ own processes and procedures. This organisation is the global market leader in CTS solutions, with operations in the US, UK, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific which are backed by a global distribution infrastructure.

The Role

The Clinical Supply Chain Manager’s role focuses on the interpretation of clinical protocols and clients’ operating procedures that will be successfully converted into robust supply chain solutions. Working directly with key stakeholders, often at programme or account-wide level, and based on accurate forecasting, you will develop innovative processes and procedures. These will ensure clinical stock availability through scheduling, operational coordination and risk management. You will have the ability to pull together cross-functional teams for study management activities and to ensure full regulatory compliance. Internal contacts will include the Client Services Project Management team while externally they will include CROs, IVR/IWR providers, client clinical supply teams and client clinical management teams.

Benefits

This position offers a highly competitive salary plus a flexible benefits package that includes a strong pension, annual bonus scheme and private health cover. If you live in the South East then you will be welcome to work full-time in the company’s impressive office in West Sussex. However, if you live further afield (Wales, Scotland or Ireland, for example) then you can work predominantly from home, visiting the office around once a month on average.

Experience

The successful candidate will have a full understanding of Project Management and Supply Chain Management relative to Clinical Supplies. This will ideally include a knowledge of all trial phases and how protocols translate into the entire supply chain plan. Candidates are welcome from both service provider and sponsor/pharmaceutical company environments. This role could suit a Clinical Supplies professional or a person with related skills in IxRS, clinical pharmacy, clinical trial services, clinical logistical services etc.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence and a confidential conversation can be arranged with the recruiter, Steve Twinley, on application.

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