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The mission of the Clinical Supply Chain (CSC) function is to ensure that products are delivered on time and at cost to clinical trials in support of Client’s project portfolio. The objective is to meet a minimum of 90% of the timeliness in the delivery of clinical supply materials to clinical sites.
The CSC team supports and provides tactical and operational oversight to Client trials. The CSC team supports Phase1 through to Phase 4 trials for both new and registered vaccines.
On a yearly basis, an average of 50 trials associated with up to 15 projects are managed by the CSC team, worldwide, at different stages (preparation, start-up, close-out).
This role involves 2 functions: Coordinating CSC product sourcing and managing CSC Trials. Additional detail related to the responsibilities and activities associated with each role are described at the end of this job description.
This position is based in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania.
Function 1 – CSC Product Sourcing Coordinator:
Primarily involves sourcing commercial products required for clinical trials. Those products would either be sourced externally from preferred distributors or internally through inter-departmental product transfers.
Additional accountabilities would include:
Function 2 – CSC Trials Manager:
The CSC Trial Manager executes the Supply Master Plan defined by the CSC Project manager and is also responsible for delivering key trial supply documentation.
The CSC Trial manager contributes to the following teams and activities:
Must-have and preferable skills:
Additional Responsibilities & Activities
Commercial Product Sourcing Execution and Booking:
The Sourcing coordinator captures from each and every CSC Manager the needs of external products required in clinical trials. When the needs are sufficiently defined from the clinical team perspective, Sourcing coordinator will define with the CSC manager the timelines for execution of the following tasks:
Expected Deliverables for CSC Trial Operations:
The CSC Trial manager is responsible for:
Supply Chain Tool Administration
The Clinical Supply Chain team has led an initiative to improve traceability, with the recent implementation of a new application called “Webmodule”. The Webmodule will be a key tool for the Clinical teams, as it allows tracking the Investigational Products along the entire supply chain, from Packaging through to dispensing, including the return and destruction of products. The Webmodule has been deployed throughout Client since the beginning of 2017.
As a secondary role, the CSC sourcing coordinator will support the CSC with the operational use of the Webmodule for all new clinical trials and to support those trials already included in the new process at the time of implementation.
This would include:
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