Head of Supply Chain and Vendor Management

Switzerland
Posted 11 months ago

Key responsibilities

 

  • Lead the supply chain and vendor management team including direct line management of supply chain and logistics specialists
  • Work in close interface with all key disciplines and departments for all aspects related to supply chain and vendor management
  • Develop and lead new strategies for supply chain optimization (overages, multiple campaigns, biosimilars, stock management, geographical, sourcing of SOCs, comparators and ancillaries, dual supply chains, etc) with CMC Project Leaders and key disciplines
  • Drive continuous improvement of logistics and supply chain processes, providing clear metrics and savings associated with supply chain optimization
  • Drive radiopharmaceuticals supply chain and partnering strategies Lead the vendor management team ensuring vendor oversight, and performance monitoring interfacing with internal and external stakeholder (Quality, Finance, Legal)
  • Lead interface with Legal and Business Development for contractual and financial negotiations Provide harmonized management of subcontractors through the overall supply units (API, DP, QC, CTS)
  • Develop strategies for backup of key suppliers and centralized providers
  • Work closely with Clinical operations outsourcing lead for all aspects related to outsourcing and supply chain for clinical studies
  • Provide overall metrics/KPIs for supply chain and outsourcing activities on a regular basis
  • Promote collaboration: be the liaison with the other functions (collect inputs or escalate challenges in a solution-oriented manner

Your profile

  • Min. 10 years of experience in clinical supply chain and vendor management for phase I to phase III international clinical studies (double-blind, comparator and standard of care sourcing)
  • Proven track record of leadership experience in Supply Chain Broad understanding and experience in using the main tools related to supply chain and stock management (ERP, etc.)
  • Broad understanding of regulatory and Good Manufacturing Practices requirements for IMP supply Project management skills, expertise of outsourcing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong ability to work cross-functionally
  • Fluency in English is a must, French is an asset

Job Features

Job CategoryTECHNICAL OPERATIONS

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