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Job Title: Associate Clinical Supply Chain Manager
Reports To: Manager, Clinical Supplies Optimisation Service
Group/Division: Fisher Clinical Services
Career Band: 6
Job Track: Professional 
Position Location: Fisher Clinical Services Horsham, UK
Number of Direct Reports: 0

Position Summary: 
The Associate Clinical Supply Chain Manager works with the Clinical Supply Chain Manager to ensure continuous supply of IMP for assigned clinical trials through effective monitoring and maintenance. The main focus is on inventory management through liaison with internal departments and IRT providers.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Demonstrates ability to promote the company vision
  • Ability to work as part of a cross-functional team for study management activities
  • Implements and follows defined packaging, distribution and IRT plan to supply study drug to global clinical trials using sound supply chain techniques
  • Ability to proactively manage a program of work, supply of medication, and manage risk management activities
  • Implements and monitors inventory management plans that may have complex supply chains
  • Leverages the inventory management capabilities of the Interactive Response Technology (IRT) to appropriately manage studies
  • Stays abreast of relevant cGMPs, GCPs, and other regulatory requirements and ensures study management activities are aligned
  • Attend relevant client-related meetings and appropriately represent status of the Clinical Supply Chain
  • Conduct activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Utilizes understanding of Clinical Trial Supply Chain Management best practice principles to suggest improvements to exisiting business processes and supports development of associated training material and documentation
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet the needs of the business

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: 
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, or ability required.

Education/ Experience (BMQ):

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required. Degree in operations management or science-related field (equivalent work experience may be considered
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the clinical supply area
  • Certificates: Certified Project Management Professional is preferred. APICS certification (CPIM) is also desirable

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria: 

  • Minimum of three years supply chain experiences, either in Logistics, IRT, and/or Packaging
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully managing projects in a proactive manner
  • Demonstrated experience with multiple global clinical trials

Supervisory Responsibility: n/a

Ability and/or Skills (BMQ):

  • Exemplary communication skills, in English
  • Exemplary computer skills, including high proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Macros) and Access
  • Exemplary teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and self-management skills
  • Strong project management skills

Internal/External Contacts:
A successful candidate will have an extensive network in the Clinical Supply Professional area, preferably in multiple geographies.

Work Schedule:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM. Evening and weekend hours may be required to meet study requirements.

Travel will rarely be required (0-10%)

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