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Clinical Supply Chain Manager
at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (US)
Boston, MA

Clinical Supply Chain Manager
at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (US)
Boston, MA

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The Clinical Supplies Manager is responsible for forecasting, packaging, labeling and distribution of investigational medicinal product to support Vertex clinical studies.This person delivers on independent activities and acts as the primary Supply Chain contact on working teams and with key contract manufacturing/logistics suppliers.

Key Responsibilities:
* Ownership of Clinical Supply Chain activities including planning, labeling, packaging and distribution of Investigational Medicinal Product for multiple projects.
* Acts as primary point of contact with contract manufacturing partners.
* Forecasts supply needs in conjunction with Clinical and CMC colleagues.
* Interacts with Finance to develop budgets and manage costs for clinical supply activities.
* Supports the Supply Chain team's development of global supply and procurement strategies including vendor selection
* Utilizes appropriate software and IT systems to effectively manage key project activities.
* Displays proven effectiveness in managing customer expectations and influencing others.
* Forecasting program level and study level needs.
* Working with CMC team to design packaging and stability needs.
* Work with cross functional team including Clinical Operations and CMC to develop program wide supply plan.

Minimum Qualifications
* B. S.and 3-6 years of experience working in a Pharmaceutical Environment,
* 1-2 years of which are in a Clinical Supplies/Supply Chain, Clinical Operations, Quality, or CMC role in a Biotech, Pharmaceutical, or CRO company

Preferred Qualifications:
* M. S.and2-4 years of experience working in a Pharmaceutical Environment;
* 1-2 years in Clinical Supplies
* Demonstrated excellence in project management and managing, tracking, and measuring project progress
* Preferred Qualifications
* Experience in working with CMC Teams. Clinical Supply management experience using contract manufacturing companies strongly preferred.
* Work experience must include some of the following: drug development, project management, clinical trials management, pharmaceutical manufacturing/packaging.
* Working knowledge of regulations relating to clinical labeling, packaging and distribution activities (CGMP, GCP).
* Knowledge of Interactive Voice/Web response systems for use in clinical studies.

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