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Clinical Supply Program Manager

Company: CROMSOURCE
Location: Wallon Brabant (Belgium)
Reference: HQ00000700
Closing Date: 31 Mar 17
Type: Contract
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

The Clinical Supply Program Manager (CSPM) will act as a visible partner for the Technical/Clinical Development representatives, will drive the trial/packaging design and supply chain optimization, and will ensure full visibility of Clinical Trial Supply (CTS) on clinical development plans/compound information.

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in science and minimum of 5 years of Clinical Trial Supply experience (in pharmaceutical manufacturing/packaging, clinical trials and/or supply chain)
  • Knowledge of GxPs
  • Financial skills
  • Project management
  • Supply chain management
  • Communication & Presentation skills (English fluency)
  • Influence, negotiation, driving CTS visibility/impact
  • Provide coaching in a matrix environment to drive results through people
  • Ability to solve issues, to assess risks and prevent issues for assigned projects

Responsibilities:

  • Define and consolidate a supply strategy to ensure adequate and sufficient forecasting of drug product for assigned programs.  Create and maintain high level supply plan for all upcoming trials as soon as created in EPPM (Enterprise Project & Portfolio Management system), until Clinical Supply Manager assignment.
  • Compile the forecasted trial budgets into a compound budget and provide regular updates through the company budget exercises.
  • CTS interface for the Technical Lead and Clinical Program Director/Lead Clinical Development Representative, fostering a close partnership, to:
  • Ensure constant visibility of CTS department on clinical development plans
  • Define/anticipate/influence/optimize packaging design, lead times, clinical, regulatory and technical aspects of upcoming clinical trials.
  • Represent CTS in CST (Clinical Satellite Team) meetings (or equivalent, potentially to be initiated by CSPM) and ensure CTS requirements and expectations are met (e.g. drug product shelf-life, CTS related timelines, bulk availability, IRT and country selection ...) and be able to influence decisions taken during those meetings.
  • Represent CTS in TST (Technical Satellite Team) and address requirements for CMC related activities (e.g. development of formulation, stability program, shelf life extension etc.)
  • Drive or suggest compound-level improvements/alignment within CTS or with Partners like Technical Leads and Clinical Program Directors
  • Share key information/decisions/results from CST (Clinical Satellite Team) and TST (Technical Satellite Team) with other CTS functions
  • Ensure availability of compound information and knowledge in CTS (e.g. formulation types, manufacturing sites, shelf life, clinical and technical challenges)
  • Lead and maintain structured oversight on clinical trials (forecasted and on-going) per compound to ensure no supply chain disruption and adequate budget, providing guidance and support to other CTS functions/Global Distribution & Logistics/QA as needed
  • Drive and champion department transformation; lead/contribute to projects as needed
  • Address areas for improvements, propose creative solutions, support development and implementation of improvements.
  • Ability to travel domestically or internationally and on an as needed basis
  • Requirements 
  • Master's degree in science and minimum of 5 years of Clinical Trial Supply experience (in pharmaceutical manufacturing/packaging, clinical trials and/or supply chain)
  • Knowledge of GxPs
  • Financial skills
  • Project management
  • Supply chain management
  • Communication & Presentation skills (English fluency)
  • Influence, negotiation, driving CTS visibility/impact
  • Provide coaching in a matrix environment to drive results through people
  • Ability to solve issues, to assess risks and prevent issues for assigned projects.

 Expectations for the project:

  • Partnership with Key Stakeholders, Drive Early/Formal Involvement
  • End-to-End Optimization, Successful Patient Supply
  • Patient Value Creation/Outside In
  • Visibility: Study Dashboards & Change Management
  • Agility: Timeline Reduction, Right First Time
  • Drive implementation of new CSPM role (Technical Operations/Clinical Development Partner - Program matrix leader):
  • Owns/Shares compound & clinical development plan information
  • Drives standardization/optimization/visibility/formalization
  • Ensures CTS is leading/influencing in areas of expertise
  • Owns trial design
  • Oversees trial supply execution & drives risk/budget management (through delegation/dashboard/etc.)

Benefits working for TalentSource:

  • Dedicated Line Manager
  • Monthly meetings with line manager
  • Employee satisfaction survey - your feedback is important for continuous improvement
  • Annual appraisals development planning
  • Yearly team event
  • New Year's diner
  • Group and hospitalization insurance
  • Electronic meal vouchers
  • Internet reimbursement
  • Car with fuel card  

Why TalentSource Life Sciences/Cromsource:   
    
Cromsource is a family-owned, high quality ISO-certified international provider of outsourced services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries.  Since 1994, we have been supporting our clients with outstanding clinical research and staffing solutions services. TalentSource Life Sciences is a fully dedicated flexible resourcing unit within CROMSOURCE and the successful growth has been achieved by putting high quality and client focus at the heart of everything we do.   
    
Our employees are the most valuable company asset and we value resources and ensure they work in a friendly, family environment and develop their skills and talents. Human Resources is the fulcrum around which all activities are built and close management and training is the core instrument to develop and maintain highly-qualified personnel. The continuous training keeps the resources qualified in terms of competence and expertise and gives to all personnel clear tools to manage both internal and client processes with the same methodology.    
    
Our approach is to equally value our clients and our own people. We know that we are not simply providing 'staff' or 'resources'. We are providing expert people. Highly talented, well trained, motivated people who make a positive difference to the work of our clients every day. Together we help our clients succeed in their work developing medicines and medical devices for patients around the world. Our large management team consists of a people with an extended experience within pharma and a high level of market knowledge.  We our open, friendly and approachable and aim to support you through the recruitment process every step of the way.   
As this position is client-facing, the successful candidates must be confident and be able to drive the role and themselves and to work autonomously in close liaison with a line manager at TalentSource, who will provide you with mentoring and guidance.     
To ensure the success of our clients, our team of international professionals is focused on continuous improvement. We invest in our employees by providing the coaching and training necessary to deliver high quality services for our clients.    
    
Every day we strive to create an environment in which all employees can contribute to their full potential and at the same time allow the company to develop and grow with them. With CROMSOURCE you will be able to participate in exciting projects and achieve your professional goals.  

Keywords:

Clinical Supply Program Manager, Supply Chain, Supply, Program Management, 

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Contact Information:

Address:  UK Office
CROMSOURCE Suite 3 Lomond Court Castle Business Park Stirling United Kingdom
FK9 4TU
Scotland
Tel:  +44 (0) 1786 468990
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