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Clinical Trial Supply: Clinical Distribution Manager

Company: Key People Limited
Location: Basel
Reference: mc 22604
Closing Date: 23 Feb 18
Type: Contract
Salary (£): 100,000+

Job Summary:

The Clinical Distribution Manager (CDM) is generally assigned to studies using an IRT system and is responsible for the IRT set-up and maintenance for DSM. The CDM creates and maintains the distribution plan during the lifetime of an IRT study based on the actual study conduct, and periodically reviews and adapts the distribution strategy and IRT parameters to ensure availability of clinical supplies to support the treatment of patients and to optimize distribution costs.


After study start and hand-over from the DSM TM, coordinates trial deliverables within DSM and all other relevant associated functions. Ensures that a trial-level project plan is developed together with all relevant roles and progress of deliverables adequately tracked. Maintains proactive communication with internal customers such as supply chain manager, order manager, label manager or master data manager on trial changes and progress of deliverables.
2. After study start and hand-over from the DSM TM, represents DSM as an active member of the CTT, ensuring clear communication and alignment between clinical needs and clinical supply planning.
3. Prior to RIS, identifies, assesses and communicates risks together with potential and appropriate mitigation strategies for IRT set-up and distribution of supplies to the DSM TM. Post RIS and after hand-over from the DSM TM, identifies, assesses and communicates risks to all relevant stakeholders (e.g. CTT, CDPM, Order Alignment Meeting, etc) along with appropriate mitigation strategies to ensure supply continuity for all patients.
Specific Clinical Distribution Management Activities:
4. Defines a study’s IRT user requirement specifications. Reviews and updates IRT supply parameters periodically over study lifetime to ensure availability of clinical supplies based on actual study conduct, optimize overage and distribution costs.
5. Generates optimal distribution plans for investigational medicinal products considering aspects such as optimal lot size, costs and overages.

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