Contract - Global Logistics, Trade and Supply Management SME

Location
San Francisco, CA, United States
Posted
Jan 12, 2021
Ref
971
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
CONTRACT - GLOBAL LOGISTICS, TRADE AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT SME

Position Summary:

This position will manage the process leading to the development of the vision and strategic plan for building a global logistics operations and trade compliance function at GBT.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop the Global Logistics function for GBT including detailing team member competencies, logistics processes and tools leveraging industry best practices
  • Support implementation of Trade Compliance program for GBT, including development of required processes and procedures to ensure a continued state of compliance and mitigation of risks
  • Support in developing business continuity plans for logistics and distribution management
  • Partner with GBT's commercial team in executing global distribution strategies, including cold chain management, shipping lane definition, transport qualification and other related areas impacting logistics and distribution activities
  • Assess and implement required logistics processes and procedures for an effective end to end supply chain
  • Develop relevant Key Performance Indicators for logistics and distribution processes
  • Provide guidance on distribution strategies and requirements by partnering with internal resources and external contract manufacturers, third party logistic providers (3PL's)
  • Review logistics partners contracts and criteria for vendor selection and continued oversight.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain leadership to manage logistics and distribution costs and budget. Identify best practices and opportunities to ensure cost effectiveness
  • Recommend processes and methodologies to ensure end to end supply chain continuity
  • Support on-going projects addressing inventory management, jurisdictional control, planning and forecasting


Qualifications:

  • BS/BA or MBA degree
  • Typically requires 15+ years of experience in clinical or commercial supply chain management, including logistics management
  • Vendor management experience, specifically with Logistics and Distribution vendors
  • Working knowledge of cGXP's, familiar with US, EU regulations applicable to investigational drugs and drug development process, commercial pharmaceutical and biologics distribution
  • Good organizational and communication skills, effective project and time management skills, and able to meet tight timelines. Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Clinical and/or commercial supply chain, planning or materials management, inventory management, and business process facilitation
  • Demonstrated capabilities to identify and implement supply chain strategies related to logistics, distribution, product security ensuring compliance with applicable regulations