Senior Director, Commercial Supply Chain

Brisbane, California, United States
Nov 14, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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If you are someone who dares to explore the unknown; who takes action in the face of uncertainty; who is passionate and driven about making a real difference in people's lives... then you belong at MyoKardia.

Position Summary:

The Senior Director, Commercial Supply Chain, reporting to the VP of Manufacturing and Technical Operations, will be responsible for building and leading a team to establish and execute scalable processes and operations to deliver exceptional supply chain outcomes for the global launch and commercialization of mavacamten for HCM worldwide as well as for future products and indications. This individual will provide leadership, management, and vision to ensure uninterrupted supplies of drugs for patients who need them. In addition, they will work with key stakeholders in the organization to develop the strategy to identify and build necessary capabilities through internal staff and a network of external partners as well as to define efficient and effective processes to make certain that MyoKardia will be able to deliver commercial supplies as needed in both the near and long term.

MyoKardia values working and learning together to deliver for patients. The ideal candidate thrives in a hands-on, innovative environment where a strong sense accountability is the norm and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership to the global commercial supply function. Guide establishing necessary capabilities and sustainable, robust processes to ensure consistently excellent outcomes.
  • Work closely with partners to build a strong and scalable S&OP process to optimally integrate, demand, supply and inventory planning capabilities to support mavacamten as well as future commercial products.
  • Lead negotiation efforts for major commercial supply contracts. Work with Legal and Finance to optimize contract and budget processes to maximize effectiveness.
  • Oversee establishment of effective working relationships with all external supply chain partners to ensure consistent, timely and cost-effective delivery of commercial supplies.
  • Guide implementation of initiatives to define and monitor KPIs across the supply chain according to business requirements.
  • Establish and foster a culture of continuous improvement in the MyoKardia commercial supply group and in the relationships with contract suppliers.
  • Partner effectively with MyoKardia's Market Access team to support relationships with selected 3PL provider(s) and establish required processes for efficient product distribution
  • Partner collaboratively with the Regulatory and Quality functions to ensure effective management of manufacturing, packaging and labeling operations to consistently deliver materials to all markets/territories compliantly.
  • Write and prepare documentation needed for regulatory submissions as required

  • BS/BA degree in Supply Chain, engineering or a related discipline
  • 12+ years of industry experience with progressive leadership responsibility across commercial supply chain functions (manufacturing, packaging, logistics, etc.)
  • Demonstrated success as a people leader, including the ability to gain buy-in for strategic direction and vision; attract, retain, and develop key operations leaders; and establish an engaging culture of accountability, quality, and focus on results for patient benefit.
  • A motivated, dynamic and collaborative leader comfortable giving and receiving constructive feedback who is focused on growth and improvement for their team and themselves.
  • Experience with commercial MSAs and contract negotiations is required.
  • A track record leading multi-site manufacturing operations and partnering with contract manufacturers for launch preparation and execution in a virtual manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge in supply chain, planning or materials management, inventory management, and business process facilitation in the pharmaceutical, biotech or medical device industries is required.
  • Experience in supply chain operations for products addressing rare diseases is desirable.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills in support of metrics- data- and process-oriented objectives; ability to succinctly report on critical operations measures to key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience using continuous improvement and lean principles to drive optimization
  • Working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Distribution Practices (GDP) and other regulatory requirements governing pharmaceutical Supply Chain
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in a pharmaceutical/biotech environment
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills; comfortable and credible with both internal stakeholders and external audiences.