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IMP and Commercial SC Planner- London- Pharmaceutical Company

Company: Planet Pharma Staffing Limited
Location: Holborn, London
Reference: RHS98
Closing Date: 08 Sep 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: On application

Job Summary:

IMP and Commercial SC Planner- London- Pharmaceutical Company office based in Holborn Permanent



This role sits in EU Supply Chain team based in London, which is responsible for both marketed and investigational medicinal products.  IMP and Commercial Supply Chain Planner will be responsible for operational activities across both the commercial and clinical supply chain. Activities will predominantly concentrate on the execution of processes associated with planning and forecasting, and order fulfilment. Communication with third parties will be required, as will cross-functional and global discussions. 


• Supply Chain Planning:

•  Develop the supply chain demand plan for up to five products across multiple EU markets.

• Inventory management and Supply Chain operations: Manage the order fulfillment process for the commercial supply chain following GxP requirements.  

• Support the monthly Sales and Operations meeting through communication with the Affiliates, Suppliers and preparation of KPI reports.


• Support the set-up of the distribution processes, vendors and IRT system for newly assigned clinical studies.

• Manage the distribution and depot suppliers and processes on assigned clinical studies and provide regular updates to the project team, ensuring project timelines and patient visits are achieved.

• Monitor inventory levels and expiry dates taking action where required.

• Manage the return of IMP from clinical sites for relevant projects ensuring all product is received at the return depot or destroyed and overall reconciliation is completed

• Manage the development, translation and regulatory review of clinical trial label text for global clinical trials.

• Support commercial suppler communication and alignment, also fulfilling rolling forecast obligations. 


- A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Engineering or other Health Science

- PhD or MBA as advanced degree

- A minimum of three years’ experience of Commercial Supply Chain planning or of the management of Clinical Trial Supplies in a global environment 

About Planet Pharma

Planet Pharma is an American parented, global staffing organisation head-quartered from Chicago with our EMEA regional office located in Central London. We have invested significantly in creating a robust international platform that enables us to work compliantly in 30+ countries with a current network of 2500+ active contractors globally as well as a very strong permanent / direct hire recruitment offering. 

Our specialist knowledge and close relationships with our clients and the wider industry really makes us unique in our field. Just recently we were recognised by FORBES as the 17th best professional staffing firm, and have won multiple awards from industry accredited bodies for our commitment to excellence and service delivery. We have extensive functional expertise including: Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, QA, QC, Submissions experts, Clinical development, Quality, Biostatistics, and Medical Affairs / Writing.

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To apply 
If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone either Rowena on +44 (0)20 3868 1012 or e-mail on

If this role isn’t suitable for you, please let us know if you can refer anyone – any recommendations are much appreciated! Planet Pharma offers a competitive referral scheme so you will be rewarded for your help! 

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
10 Greycoat Place, London,
Tel:  +44 203 868 1000
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