Snr Manager - Clinical Outsourcing
Edison-New Brunswick Metro Area, NJ
Senior Manager, R&D Procurement - Clinical Services
Solid experience (a) sitting/working closely with the study teams (b) supporting the clinical services procurement process end to end and (c) managing 30 studies at the same time (mix of active, in maintenance, financial reconciliation)
The Senior Manager, R&D Procurement - Clinical Services will actively support the development and implementation of strategies for the clinical services sourcing categories. In doing so, the Manager, R&D Procurement - Clinical Services works closely with Legal, Global Brands R&D (including Clinical Development, Clinical Operations, and the Chief Medical Officer organizations), Finance, and Global Procurement teams to ensure these strategies and their related implementation plans are managed proactively and through cross-functional teams. The Senior Manager, R&D Procurement Clinical Services is responsible for:
- Strategic Sourcing: Actively contribute to the development and implementation of sourcing strategies for R&D clinical services. Lead and support the supplier selection process, including the selection of transactional and preferred vendors, Management of selected suppliers. Proactively support supplier management activities such as issue resolution, performance trending, and supplier governance where appropriate, including managing an interactive lessons learned session and process improvements.
- Achieve Significant Synergies and Cost Savings: Proactively support clinical services category assessment teams to ensure that all potential opportunities for operational, quality, and financial synergies are identified, tracked, and implemented.
- Contract Management: Develop and foster relationships with preferred/alliance suppliers to ensure clear communication, create an environment of partnership, and agreed-to contractually committed levels of service, quality, delivery, and cost. Collaborate and support in the development and implementation of multi-year strategies