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Project Manager (Serialization)

Location: Breda, Netherlands
Reference: HQ00000718
Closing Date: 16 Mar 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

TalentSource Life Sciences, the division of CROMSOURCE dedicated to flexible staffing solutions, is currently recruiting for a (Junior) Project Manager Serialization at one of our clients, a leading pharmaceutical company in the South of the Netherlands.



  • The Falsified Medicines Directive (2011/62/EU) determines that safety features (unique identifier, 2D matrix identifier and anti-tampering) have to be applied to the secondary packaging of medicines as from February 9, 2019.
  • In the future state manufactures place the safety features on the secondary packaging of almost all Rx medicines and upload the pack data in the repositories systems. This will enable wholesalers and pharmacies verify authenticity of the safety features and increases patient safety.
  • We are looking for a Supply Chain professional who will lead this effort for the European Supply Chain Organization to implement this capability in close collaboration with the Regional Operational Leads, Site Operations and IS teams.


  • Establish the project organization
  • Create, manage and execute project plan
  • Facilitate governance forums associated to project
  • Oversee transition of SKUs
  • Regularly communicate on status
  • Act as liaison between Regional Operations, key constituencies in the EU Region, Site Operations, IS and other Corporate Stakeholders.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related to Supply Chain or Logistics
  • Deep understanding of E2E supply chain business processes
  • Experience in working in an international environment, ability to liaise/communicate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Fluency in English, in both oral and written communication

Preferred Requirements:

  • Proven track record in Project Management
  • Good understanding of GMP and pharmaceutical regulation
  • Ability to navigate in a matrix organization with strong internal and external network relations
  • Solid understanding of ERP systems, supply chain and serialization concepts


  • High learning agility, self-directed and results-oriented
  • Analytical and strong conceptual thinking
  • Hands-on and pragmatic
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, for multiple levels in organization, including presentations
  • Demonstrated capability to influence others to deliver results

The position will report into the Senior Manager Supply Chain Innovation and Excellence.

If you have any questions please contact Itha at +316 130 66 781 or apply directly via or

Our benefits when working via TalentSource Life Sciences:

  • Dedicated local Line Manager - 1-2-1 support
  • Face to face coaching meetings/Monthly Calls - we care for your wellbeing
  • Employee satisfaction survey - your feedback is important for continuous improvement
  • End year appraisals and development planning
  • Ability to attend our annual team event and local New Year's diner
  • Career opportunities within both our CRO departments and our TalentSource Life Sciences Unit, locally and internationally

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.

Key words: supply chain, GMP, serialization, project management, project manager, pharmaceuticals, logistics 

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Contact Information:

Address:  UK Office
CROMSOURCE Suite 3 Lomond Court Castle Business Park Stirling United Kingdom
Tel:  +44 (0) 1786 468990
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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