Clinical Trial Supply Chain Co-ordinator

Clinical Trial Supply Chain Co-ordinator

Job Title: Clinical Trial Supply Chain Co-ordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Horsham
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Start Date: 2020-02-05
Reference: V-45998-1
Contact Name: Steve Twinley
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 20, 2020 11:44

Job Description

Do you have first-hand experience of the operational side of clinical trials? Whether you have been a CTA / CRA, or whether you are more grounded in clinical data management or project co-ordination, this is a brand-new and genuinely exciting career opportunity. This role is for an Associate Clinical Supply Chain Manager, within a world-leading clinical trial supply company who manage the packaging, storage and distribution of IMPs to global clinical trials. They have created a position in their Supply Chain Optimisation team and are looking for someone with an operational understanding of clinical trials who can bring additional expertise into a team of 15. You will help in managing the complex and ever-changing supply of drugs to ensure the success of clinical studies for Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical products.
This is a permanent role with a very competitive salary and benefits, together with excellent career progression opportunities. You will be based full-time at a modern, impressive facility on the outskirts of Horsham, West Sussex. Due the company’s rural location, you will need your own transport. Full details will be provided on application.

For the right candidate, there may be the opportunity for part of this role to be worked from home.
The Company
The company is the global market leader and innovator in the provision of clinical supply chain solutions meeting the requirements of studies across the world. As clinical trials require increasingly complex supply chain support, the company’s integrated solutions provide the global presence and flexibility to integrate into clients own operational and quality processes. The company has operations in across the globe backed by a global distribution infrastructure.
The Role
Based on your clinical trial expertise this role is to join the Clinical Supply Chain Optimisation team as a Clinical Supply Chain Manager at Associate level. The role focuses on supporting external clients and internal Clinical Supply Chain Managers in translating study needs into supply chain strategies. This includes the interpretation of protocols and clients’ operating procedures that will be successfully interpreted into robust plans. 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 then have responsibility for triggering packaging runs and shipments to suit clinical needs. You will have the ability to work with cross-functional teams for study management activities including internal Project Management colleagues and external CROs, IxRS providers, client clinical supply teams and client clinical operations teams.
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.    
In addition to a highly competitive salary (to be discussed on application, but somewhere in the “30s”), the company offers a flexible benefits package including:

  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Contributory pension (matched up to 8%)
  • Life assurance up to 4 x salary, with the ability to flex up or down
  • Bonus scheme
  • Private medical plan
  • Employee Access Programme for non-work personal support
  • Wellbeing zone for health and fitness support
  • Discount vouchers

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 Administrator, Clinical Trial Associate, Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Associate, Data Associate/Manager, IxRS Project Coordination, Clinical Supplies Pharmacy Technician or other role with broad clinical trial exposure. This experience could have been gained in a pharmaceutical / sponsor, service provider / CRO or NHS environment.  

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