Supply Chain Manager (Clinical Trails)

3-7-2018 beerse
company profile

For a major player in the global pharmaceutical industry, we are looking for a Trial Supply Manager.

job description

Randstad’s mission is to shape the world of work by being a world leader in matching supply and demand in the labor market and in HR services.
Randstad Professionals is part of the Randstad Group and creates opportunities for highly qualified and skilled professionals to work on successive projects on customers’ site.
For you as specialist, Randstad Professionals wants to become a personal career coach, a purposeful networker and a mentor who sees to it that your expertise stays up-to date.

As Trial Supply Manager you will be responsible for:
• Planning and inventory management during the execution phase of clinical trials consistent with GCP guidelines
• Building and executing supply strategies in view of changes in trial execution
• Ensuring a seamless transition from study design phase and assessing clinical study recruitment rates, forecasting for kit demand planning and ensuring supply planning is adopted accordingly
• Utilizing business tools to handle inventories and ensuring on-time delivery with minimal overage of clinical supplies
• Issue resolution activities for supply aspects of clinical studies (e.g., packaging, distribution) and establish and modify trial specific distribution agreements
• Participating as a member of appropriate GCDO clinical trial team and collaborating with your partners to ensure customer satisfaction, interfacing with Global Trial Managers
• Developing excellent working relationships with the other groups within Supply Management
• Running trial supply specific budget and supporting business process improvement initiatives during trial execution

your contribution

• You have a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience
• You have experience in a supply chain functional area (make, source, plan, deliver), preferable in the clinical supply chain
• We have a preference for people who uses clinical supply demand management/planning tools (e.g., tcVisualize, IVRS, OMP+) or equivalent supply chain planning systems (SAP/ERP)
• You know how to work in S&OP processes
• You are experienced with the following functions: clinical supply pack/label/distribution, clinical trial operations, project management, pharma/bio research and development, inventory management
• General knowledge of GMP or GCP principles are preferred
• You have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex issues to internal and external partners driving effective decision making
• You are willing to handle inventory and define the need for material and capacity to address expected demand
• Ability to execute resulting plans
• Advanced skills with MS Excel (pivot tables, graphs, conditional formatting, etc.) is required
• You demonstrate awareness of pack/label and logistics operations and uses knowledge effectively planning and execution activities
• You are able to evaluate risks based on sound business analyses
• You can handle study specific budgets and communicate impact of changes
• You like to lead complex projects

what do we offer?

As an answer to your high level of education and flexibility, Randstad Professionals offers you a salary package on level, with extra-legal advantages:
- Meal vouchers
- Hospitalisation insurance
- Group insurance
- Representation cost
- Development opportunities

logistics manager (m/f)
employment type
full time, freelance
contract type
long term contracts
your Randstad contact
Ben Veulemans 02 472 76 67
02 472 76 67