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Associate Director, Clinical Materials & Logistics

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 299821/002_1558565114
  • Sector: Planning, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 22/05/2019

Global Leader in the Pharma/Biotech space is looking to bring on a world-class Associate Director, Clinical Materials & Logistics to their Global Supply Management team. Committed to bringing life-saving drugs to patients via small molecules, biologics, and cell therapy, this client is looking for strong candidates to be results driven, heavily experienced across end2end clinical supply management, and a proven leader.

Specific job responsibilities:

    • Manages outsourced manufacturing and distribution activities and related project logistics.
    • Responsible for managing personnel and activities related to Materials and Logistics of clinical API and drug products.
    • Ensures materials are available to meet production and clinical trial schedules.
    • Modifies operational methods and procedures to streamline processes.
    • Maintains documentation to reflect the effectiveness and efficiency of department activities.
    • Frequently interacts with functional peer group managers between functional areas, other companies or contract suppliers.
    • Contributes to the development of complex new concepts, techniques, and standards.
    • Identifies new contractors, services and supplies necessary for the operation of materials and logistics organization.
    • Reviews proposals and contracts. Negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers and analyzes trends.
    • Ensures all regulatory requirements are met.
    • Provides forecast and planning of production schedules based on clinical requirements.
    • Works on problems of moderate complexity and diverse scope where analysis of situations or data requires and evaluation of tangible variables.
    • Exercises independent judgment in developing work processes, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
    • Provide supervision, training, and guidance to department personnel and other departments.
    • In depth understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards of Materials & Logistics.
    • Able to develop solutions to moderately complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation.
    • Strong negotiation, verbal and written communication skills.
    • Sound organizational and time management skills. Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.
    • Solid working knowledge of regulatory guidance including GMP and GCP.
    • Ability to interact effectively with senior management.
    • Monitors and communicates key functional activities via email, teleconferences, presentations, and site visits.
    • Communicates current status and risks/delays to project teams on a timely basis.
    • Working knowledge of project management tools and techniques.
    • Must be able to develop solutions to complex problems, demonstrating ingenuity, creativity, and innovation.
    • In depth understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards of industry practices.
    • Must be able to interpret, execute, and recommend modifications to department policies and procedures as needed.

Specific education and experience requirements:

    • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in the pharmaceutical industry and a Bachelor degree.
    • 8+ years of relevant experience and a Master degree.
    • 8+ Years of Clinical Supply Management experience

Also Offered:

competitive benefits package

PTO, 401K, and more!

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