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Experienced transportation and cold chain manager looking for new opportunity Specialties: - Improvement projects - Supply Chain Management - Procurement / Tendering - Clinical trial logistics - Cold chain management/logistics - Good distribution practices (GDP) - Temperature monitoring equipment - Thermal packaging qualification and selection - Cryologistics - Freight auditing - IATA dangerous goods regulations - ADR dangerous goods regulations


Current Experience

  • Sr. Manager Global Transportation and Cold Chain Management
    Since November 2012
     Global responsibility with regards to transportation, dangerous goods, cold chain management, conveyance security and freight auditing.  Reviewing global network transformation procedures and policies to ensure compliance with the operating model.  Distribution network design project management  Review transportation mode analysis to ensure alignment to global strategy.  Review improvement process results to ensure compliance with global guidance.  Monitor improvement process to maintain logistics quality assurance.  Execute cold chain transportation mode process and analysis and implementation of transportation management.  Manage execution of transportation of hazardous/dangerous goods expertise to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and global strategy.  Manage the execution of improvement policies and procedures for transportation/cold chain.  Manage the execution of global transportation strategies and provider accounts, including negotiation activities and operational management for visibility and payment platform.  Review the execution of specialty and cold chain strategies and standards for shipping and storage systems to ensure that global guidelines are followed.  Execute new product launch lane design, procedures, validation and qualification.  Management of global transportation budget (55 million USD)

Past Experience

  • Supply chain manager
    August 2011 --- November 2012
    - Procurement & supply chain: Procurement of (raw) materials and devices for manufacturing, quality control, R&D; Price negociations; Supplier and service provider selection;... - Warehousing: Storage of temperature controlled (raw) materials and API's (CRT, 2-8°C, -20°C, -80°C) according to GMP requirements; Storage and disposal of dangerous products; Set up of warehouse for GDP and GMP compliance;... - Logistics: Selection of logistic service providers; Logistics set up of the phase II and III clinical trial; Set up of in-house logistics service capable to perform temperature controlled logistic GDP activities; Qualification and testing of thermal packaging materials according to ISTA and ASTM standards;... - Packaging and labeling: Packaging and labeling of final drug product according to GMP guidelines; Kits production for clinical trials;...

  • Logistic Manager
    February 2009 --- August 2011

  • Life Science Competence Center Supervisor
    May 2008 --- January 2009

  • Logistic Operations Coordinator
    February 2004 --- April 2008

  • Cargo Export Officer
    April 2003 --- January 2004


Self Assessment :
Attention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeCreative thinkingEfficiencyFlexibilityIndependenceOrganizationProblem solvingResponsibilitySelf-discipline


LinkedIn Assessment :
Supply ChainTransportationFreightLogisticsSupply Chain ManagementQuality AssurancePharmaceutical IndustryQuality SystemClinical trialsCryopreservationCouriersBiotechnologyTemperature ControlledCold ChaincryologisticsProcurementValidationR&DGMPmanagementWarehousingProject ManagementLogistics ManagementTransportation ManagementShippingLife Sciences

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Create SOPs Write protocolsCommunicationCoordinate logisticsCoordinate projectsCreate standard operating procedure (SOP)Direct co-workers to achieve resultIdentify risksImplement Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)Monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)Negotiate budget NegotiationNetworkProvide trainingTrain Staff


  • Master’s Degree in criminology from University of Leuven in 2002


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Full Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    2 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Logistics Manager
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 1 Days
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:

Area / Region

Erps-Kwerps, Kortenberg, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes