• Project Manager - Clinical Supplies - Onsite Boston

    Job Locations - | US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/28/2018 12:19 AM)
  • Overview

    Do you want to be responsible for developing Ancillary supply planning strategy and overall management of supplies for clinical studies.



    Who are we?

    We Are PRA.


    We are 15,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives, and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We are getting live saving drugs into the hands those who need them most.


    Who Are You?


    You are an experience professional with a passion for clinical supplies. You are organized, but flexible and adaptable to unexpected changes. You can easily envision the bigger picture, without losing sight of the day-to-day tasks. You can provide excellent leadership to not only your project teams, but also to clients. You are excited and enthusiastic. You motivate your teams to do great work and collaborate easily with your clients. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you’re more than an employee number. A place you love working.


    Still here? Good. Because if this is you, we’d really like to meet you.





    What will you be doing?


    You will be responsible for developing ancillary supply planning strategy and overall management of ancillary supplies for clinical studies.


    What do you need to have?


    • Develop Ancillary Supply Strategy, forecast demand, manage supplies program for studies of simple to moderate complexity
    • Interact with appropriate clinical stakeholders to determine scope of study and ancillary supply requirements
    • Maintain compliance with SOP’s and Business Processes
    • Provide input for budgeting of ancillary supplies as requested
    • Utilize appropriate database systems to plan initial ancillary supply needs and subsequent resupplies
    • Serve as primary interface to clinical trial management to resolve site issues regarding supplies/deliverables
    • Full Life-Cycle supply chain management
    • Sourcing, planning and analysis of ancillary supplies with preferred vendors.
    • Resolve issues involving ancillary supplies, including US & International shipments, etc.
    • Monitor study specific milestone dates and create forecast and distribution plan accordingly
    • Manage resupply and returns shipments within the assigned TA areas
    • Review reports for enrollment , screening and supply strategy strategies
    • Interact with other team members, as needed to resolve any issues involving ancillary supply inventory and distribution



    Education and Work Experience:

    • Bachelor degree or equivalent, preferably in a scientific or pharmaceutical discipline
    •  2-3 plus years of prior experience in a pharmaceutical, biotech and clinical supply logistics environment preferred

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Working knowledge of the Clinical Trial Supply process
    • Working knowledge of project team structure and processes
    • Proactive approach to work, identifying potential issues well in advance and bringing them to the attention of appropriate personnel for resolution.
    • Knowledge of project management and Clinical customer relationship building
    • Knowledge of the ‘Customers’ team structures and processes
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to influence others
    • Ability to multi-tasks
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Experience in conflict resolution and negotiation skills
    • Knowledge of general computer skills (i.e. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project and Access


    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

    PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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