Kelly Services Clinical Trial Supply Manager III in Malvern, Pennsylvania

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Clinical Trial Supply Manager III in Malvern, PA to work an initial 12-month contract assignment for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full-service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100™ companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.

Primary Description of the Clinical Trial Supply Manager III Role:

The Clinical Trial Supply Manager III will be responsible for coordinating worldwide distribution activities of clinical supplies (large and small molecules; for all phases of clinical trials) as part of the Integrated Supply Chain Logistics organization.

Primary Responsibilities of the Clinical Trial Supply Manager III:

  • Monitor the performance of existing logistics and distribution providers and support efforts to ensure continuous improvement by the providers.

  • Compile data and analyze trending through utilization of KPI and quality metrics.

  • Manage and maintain the global knowledge database of best logistics practices , guidance, and requirements for the organization.

  • Ensure that information is clear and valuable for use by Logistics end-users (Trial Design, Trial Supply Management, GCO).

  • Provide daily operational support in terms of issue management, new study set up, follow up of critical shipments etc.

  • Create distribution forecasts for depots and couriers to make sure they can commit to the distribution demand in order to deliver supplies on time and with the right quality

  • Continuously analyze providers and vendors in collaboration with business partners to identify new solutions and services, ensuring the most efficient and cost effective distribution providers are available to end users.

  • Provide subject matter expertise to Trial Design and Trial Supply Management to ensure the optimal logistics network is utilized during trial conduct.

  • Continuously analyze and recommend the optimal materials for cold-chain and other critical condition shipping materials.

  • Manage the system to oversee global inventory management of these supplies.

  • Utilize industry knowledge and collaboration to provide the business with up-to-date and effective solutions for cold-chain and narcotics logistics.

  • Support/manage logistics projects as required

  • Keep oversight of distribution budget and actuals for clinical supplies

Education and Experience Requirements of the Clinical Trial Supply Manager III:

  • Master’s Degree and 2+ years related experience in logistics / operations or similar industry, or Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years in logistics / operations or similar industry

  • Pharmaceutical distribution experience is a plus.

  • Ability to speak multiple languages (i.e. Dutch) is a plus.

  • Knowledge and understanding of clinical study needs and clinical operations is preferred.

  • Knowledge of distribution, transportation, and logistics is required.

  • Knowledge of ambient, cold and / or frozen distribution requirements for clinical supplies.

  • Knowledge of global import/customs requirements

  • Demonstrated knowledge of LEAN way of working

  • Knowledge of IVRS functionality, or EDI-based shipment order processing.

  • Proven track record of logistics experience. Would combine this with Knowledge of distribution, transportation, and logistics

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate internally and externally to develop partnerships with key stakeholders and service providers to identify and deliver logistics and distribution solutions.

  • Ability to work in a cross functional and cross cultural environment

  • Strong operational and data analysis skills.

  • Excellent excel skills

  • Affinity with purchasing processes/contracts/budgeting

Additional Information:

  • Contract assignment, 12-months.

  • Work schedule: Full-Time.

  • Pay Rate: Determined by experience.

Kelly Temporary Employee Perks:

  • Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchase—and the coverage is portable

  • Service bonus plan and Holiday pay plan, if qualified

  • Weekly electronic pay options

  • Free online training campus available

  • Exclusive online employee community

  • Corporate discounts

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This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must submit your resumes to kynzie.reetz@kellyscientific.com . Thank you for your interest in the assignment!

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providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant

projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help

advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000

scientific professionals last year.

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Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

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