Supply Chain Management

Cambridge, MA
Oct 13, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type

Supply Chain Management


Cambridge, MA

Company Overview

Orum Therapeutics is a global biotech pioneering the precise delivery of targeted protein degraders and other next generation ADC payloads to improve the treatment of cancer. The company’s neoDegraders are novel, proprietary payloads for targeted protein degradation and its Antibody neoDegrader Conjugate (AnDC) platform generates first-in-class antibody drug conjugates. The first therapeutic candidates from the AnDC platform are in development for the treatment of solid tumors and hematologic cancers. Orum announced the close of a $84 million Series B financing . The first two oncology assets are expecting IND filing in mid - 2022 and 1H 2023. Orum is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., and Daejeon, South Korea. For more information, visit 


The Role

The Supply Chain Management Candidate is responsible for planning, estimating, providing day-to-day management, leadership, direction, and administration across the full project lifecycle. Over time, the scope of this job will range from managing a single enterprise project or concurrent small and medium-sized projects. You will have the opportunity to be the hands-on person in a highly visible space. You will have to have a keen eye for detail and be a great communicator. You must possess the ability to break down complex processes utilizing best business practice and have a continuous improvement approach to your work; a great attitude and can flex your style and connect with a diverse group of people.


  • Work with R&D, CMC, Clinical Operations and Quality Assurance to develop supply chain  and streamline the process to ensure uninterrupted research and clinical supplies

  • Coordinates and executes material movements between CROs, CMOs, and Orum sites

  • Act as the point of contact for overseas offices and agents on shipments of non-GMP and GMP material between the U.S. Asia, and Europe

  • Review and resolve all shipping issues (damage, temperature excursions, non-compliance). Analyze root cause and design solutions to resolve recurring problems, including deviation and CAPA ownership

  • Coordinate and oversee controlled and efficient product transport throughout existing supply chain network

  • Serve as the initial point of contact to all entities involved in the supply chain network (contract manufacturers, depots, clinical research partners, clinical site end-users, internal and external customers, etc.)

  • Liaising with Customs Brokerage to ensure all import declarations are completed accurately per governmental regulations and in an expedited fashion

  • Identify potential issues and delays. Put pre-emptive measures in place to ensure service levels are met and the customer is advised as appropriate

  • Oversee primary/secondary packaging, labelling, and supply distribution performed by Contract Maintenance Organizations (CMOs)

  • Contributes to the development of complex new concepts, techniques, and 

  • Standards, ensuring GMP compliance and safe work practices, including the monitoring of current SOPs

  • Key Areas of Focus:

  • Transitioning from a local to a global supply chain

  • Improving lead times

  • Driving inventory process efficiency

  • Improving supplier efficiency

  • Rolling out new software and systems

  • Preferred Experience, Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or biological sciences required

  • Supply Chain Management or related discipline preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years of planning experience in a combination of clinical supply chains in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry

  • Minimum of 1 year of project management experience required

  • Working knowledge of cGMPs and pharma industry procedures and regulations and experience with quality systems (deviation, change control, corrective action/preventative actions, etc.);

  • Understanding of international shipping import/export regulations, permitting, licensure, for biological and pharmaceutical materials.

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of clinical supply forecasting, demand planning, and manufacturing capacity management

  • Knowledge/proficiency as a project manager

  • Familiarity with inventory management systems such as Fishbowl,  Quartzy, Benchling preffered

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently, as well as a member of a global team

  • Must have exceptional verbal, written, presentation, communication, and negotiation skills

  • Proficiency with: Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Project, and other related software

  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, multi-task across many assignments

  • Ability to assess the impact of new project requirements on an existing team workload

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple quickly changing and competing priorities

  • Be extremely flexible and adaptable

  • Please send your resume and cover letter to to apply
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    Orum is committed to a workplace in which diversity of people and ideas are valued and welcomed. Orum provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.