Senior Manager, Clinical Drug Supply Forecasting and Planning

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Nov 12, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Senior Manager, Clinical Drug Supply Planning and Forecasting role is a key role within Global Clinical Operations. We are looking for a leader to be responsible for translating clinical study designs and key planning parameters into demand forecasts and predictions for the planned use of supplies across the portfolio. This position is accountable for the development, maintenance and communication of trial supplies demand forecasts for a subset of clinical programs and protocols within the Global Development portfolio. We need an individual that will enable IOPS Supply Chain to maintain visibility to dynamic clinical trial requirements and assist in optimizing the use of clinical supply inventories.

In this role a typical day might include:
  • Collaborating with Clinical Drug Supply Managers to prepare and present study-level forecasts and demand plans to Global Development and IOPS.
  • Developing an understanding of clinical trial operational expectations by reviewing the study design, expected pace of enrollment, dosing schedule, and translating study assumptions into robust forecasts.
  • Aiding in the creation and management of IRT algorithms based on predicted conduct of clinical trials and established forecasts.
  • Responsibility for regular updates of previously built forecasts for ongoing trials (e.g. actual inventory levels, actual site and patient enrollment).
  • Scheduling, coordinating preparation for and managing Drug Projection Review Committees meetings.
  • Advising CLO, IOPS and Clinical Management of resource constraints and recommending strategies which will influence the ability of CLO to meet existing or anticipated demands.
  • Attending Strategic Program Team meetings and participating in presenting program-level, aggregate plans to members of senior management.
  • Defining and evaluating critical metrics to measure forecast accuracy as well as improve cycle times and inventory management.
  • Participating in the management of sophisticated forecasting and simulation software, which will increase the value of the forecasting function to both upstream and downstream partners.
  • Contributing to the development of robust automated forecasting technologies.
This role may be for you if you have:
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical forecasting.
  • Knowledge of the function of forecasting in the supply chain in order to improve the value proposition to partners.
  • Knowledge of packaging and labeling, global distribution, IRT technology, outsourcing management, performance metrics, project management, and conformance of quality and compliance requirements.
  • Experience with forecasting, planning, and simulations software a plus.
To be considered for this opportunity you must have a degree in supply chain, drug development or related field, or equivalent qualification or experience. Six plus years working in clinical supply chains. Significant experience in forecasting and supply planning. In depth knowledge of R&D supply chain and drug development process. Solid understanding of the EU Clinical Trial Directive, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and global regulatory environment impacting the provision of investigational products. Strong influencing and problem-solving skills, including across functional, geographical and cultural boundaries. Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

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