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Clinical Supply Optimisation Specialist

  • Bridgewater (Somerset)

Job description

Sanofi is the French leader in healthcare with 100 000 employees around the globe. Sanofi is leading more than 250 clinical trials in more than 70 countries, developing innovative therapies to improve patients unmet needs. We pursue the miracles of science to improve the lives of patients

The Clinical Supply Chain Operation Department is a R&D platform within clinical development in charge of designing, producing and distributing investigational product for all pharma and vaccine clinical studies worldwide. We are conducting our transformation to improve our agility, resilience and efficiency and we currently accelerate the use of advanced analytics tools to run our supply chain as machine learning, simulation tools and E2E flow management.

We’re going to enlarge existing Optimization Team with additional Clinical Supply Chain Optimization Specialist (CS OS) with strong knowledge of IRT settings and products forecasting.

You are a dynamic supply chain specialist, interested in challenging the status quo to ensure development and impact of solutions for the patients of tomorrow. You have a keen eye for improvement opportunities while working across different technologies and in a cross-functional environment.

Join our team! You will be encouraged to grow professionally and personally while enjoying cross-functional partnerships with genuinely passionate and committed colleagues, regardless of location or seniority. Most importantly, you will be using your skills to bring tangible hope to our patients around the world.

Mission

The CS Optimization Specialist (CS OS) is accountable to identify an optimized study design to support the best supply strategy and propose disruptive/innovative approach to improve study/project costs and lead times.

He/she is responsible to make decision linked to management of studies/projects in Clinical Supply Chain Operations (CSCO), with the implementation of optimized setting processes, and to resolve CSCO operational issues that could affect IMP delivery timelines or quality in conjunction with the CS Study managers and/or CS study leaders, the CS Project Operational Leader.

He/she has to proposes options to the study/project team(s) that optimizes the value of the project(s) while taking into account other functions constraints.

Key accountabilities

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The Clinical Supply Optimization specialist is accountable to identify the best strategy/settings for an optimized study design

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Thanks to his/her tactical expertise in Clinical Study management and deep knowledge of Clinical Supply processes and constraints

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Interacting with Clinical Supply Study Manager (CSSM), he/she defines the best study design and optimized forecast strategy all along the study, with regular analysis of data and information from various sources

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He/she supports the CSSM in the endorsement of Study assumptions

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He/she analyzes the study needs and runs several scenarios in the forecasting tool to identify the efficiency levers and reassesses the forecasts regularly with real time data, controls and presents scenario results to Clinical Supply Study and Project management

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He/she is accountable to ensure an optimized study design, propose disruptive/innovative approaches

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He/she supports and reviews all IRT set-up and treatment number list structure

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Ensure the alignment between study design, treatment number list, IRT settings and IMP forecasts scenario

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The CS Optimization Specialist promotes strong relationship with external and internal experts, to develop new ways of working, develop with vendors a collaborative partnership with equal accountability, consolidates the Technology enhancement requests

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He/she contributes to development/integration of new tools, and interfaces development

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He/she provides support for study-related issues remediation, contributes in CAPA, deviation resolution

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The Clinical Supply Optimization Specialist contributes to annual objectives related to Technology (use, deployment, training, enhancement etc.), monitor the adherence to the plan, and ensure alignment of plans between technologies

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He/she contributes to the preparation of regular meetings with vendors

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He/she is responsible to implement efficient processes and to identify issues and solutions ensuring continuous process improvement and ensure Quality documents are up to date for the processes he/she is in charge of

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He/she is in charge to train users on processes and upgraded versions of the systems

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He/she must ensure clear, concise, consistent and timely Communication

Profile

Experience & Knowledge

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Bachelor’s degree - Bac +5 (engineer, PhD, Pharmacist)

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2+ years’ experience in pharmaceutical business required

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Previous experience in supply chain management and forecasting

Competencies

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Strong knowledge in Supply chain

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Strong leadership skills

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Deep knowledge of IRT settings and forecasting

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Risk management

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Excellent oral and written communication skills

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High stake presentation skills

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Excellent negotiation skills, strong problem-solving skills

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Effective time management skills

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Ability to organize and lead meetings

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Thorough understanding of GMP, GCP & GDP and other IMP regulatory requirements

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Collaborative mindset

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Experienced in successful vendor management and oversight

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Strong ability to analyze data

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Appetence for computerized systems

At Sanofi R&D North America, we deliver meaningful solutions for patients. We transform science into breakthrough, best-in-class and first-in-class medicines and vaccines. We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive workforce – and workplace – which brings together the collective brainpower of over 2,000 colleagues and provides you with an exciting place to grow and develop. We set the bar high, and we deliver. Join us and together we will build on our trusted legacy of breakthroughs for society. 

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

According to the CDC, an individual is considered to be “fully vaccinated” fourteen (14) days after receiving (a) the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or (b) the single dose of the J&J vaccine. Fully vaccinated, for new Sanofi employees, is to be fully vaccinated 14 DAYS PRIOR TO START DATE.  

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