Clinical Trial Supply Chain Associate

Clinical Trial Supply Chain Associate

Job Title: Clinical Trial Supply Chain Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Horsham
Salary: Up to £35,000 + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: 2018-06-18
Reference: 15910 BT
Contact Name: Brian Tappy
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 02, 2018 13:40

Job Description

Based in Horsham, West Sussex this is an engaging opportunity for an ambitious individual to develop your career in the critical area of Clinical Supply Chain Management, ensuring drug availability for patients. If you have worked in the Clinical Trial arena (for example, as a CTA, CRA, Data Coordinator, IVRS Project Coordination, Pharmacist etc) then this opportunity could be ideal for you. Your experience could have been gained in a pharma/sponsor, CRO/service provider or NHS environment. This is a permanent role with a salary up to £35,000, plus excellent benefits and the opportunity to join a prestigious and industry-renowned business.

The Company

The company is the global market leader in the provision of clinical supply chain solutions meeting the requirements of clinical trials across the world. As clinical trials require increasingly complex supply chain support, the organisation’s integrated solutions provide the global presence and flexibility to integrate into clients own operational and quality processes. The company has operations in the UK, US, Switzerland, India, South Africa and Far East, backed by a global distribution infrastructure. As an employer, the company offers an excellent working environment, a buzzing, fast-paced atmosphere, and significant career advancement opportunities.

The Role

Based on your clinical trial expertise, this role is to join the Clinical Supply Chain Management team as an Associate Clinical Supply Chain Manager. The role focuses on supporting external clients and internal Clinical Supply Chain Managers in translating clinical trial needs into supply chain strategies. This includes the interpretation of protocols and clients’ operating procedures that will be successfully interpreted into robust plans. Working with, and in support of, key stakeholders, ultimately you will assist in developing processes and procedures ensuring supply availability which will be achieved by forecasting, scheduling, operational coordination and risk management. You will have the ability to work with cross-functional teams for study management activities including internal Project Management colleagues; while externally they will include clients, CROs and IVR/IWR providers.

Based on your clinical trial experience, full training and mentoring will be provided with an ongoing commitment to your development and a clear, structured career path for future progression. This role offers a structured career patch into a Clinical Supply Chain Manager or Project Manager position.     


A highly competitive salary (up to £35,000) is offered, with benefits that include:

  • Private Health Cover
  • Annual Bonus
  • Contributory Pension
  • On-site parking
  • Subsidised restaurant

Full training in Clinical Supply Chains will be provided with ongoing support providing a clear and structured career path for future progression. 

Please note that you will require your own transport to get to site as this is in a rural location just outside of Horsham not serviced by public transport.


The successful candidate will have a good understanding of clinical trial processes and procedures including regulatory standards. You could have gained your expertise working as a clinical trial related role such as a Clinical Trial Administrator, Clinical Trial Associate, Clinical Research Associate, Data Coordinator / Manager, Pharmacy / Drug Dispensing, IVRS Project Coordination, Clinical Supplies or other role with broad clinical trial exposure. This experience could have been gained in either a pharmaceutical / sponsor, service provider / CRO or NHS environment. Above all else, you must have excellent people skills, the ability to communicate well with people at levels, and a genuine desire to pursue a career in the busy world beyond the scenes of clinical trial logistics.