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(Senior) Director Clinical Supplies & Logistics Leiden Netherlands,
Posted on : 16 April 2017
ProQR Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotech company listed on NASDAQ with offices in Leiden, the Netherlands and Palo Alto, California that is focused on the development of game changing RNA based therapies for severe genetic diseases. Our HR department is currently looking for someone that is talented and highly motivated that can strengthen our team. You will report to the Director HR What we offer! We offer an exciting and innovative working environment within a very committed start-up organization, great colleagues and a lot of fun! We believe in our strong culture; personal responsibility, flexible workhours and places. Off course we pay a good salary. You will have a training budget and we will pay your pension and you will get travel allowance. We have a great new office in Leiden on walking distance from Leiden Central Station. Do you think you can contribute in achieving our mission AND Do you want to work in challenging environment where your work can really make a difference? We are looking for a (Senior) Director Clinical Supplies & Logistics What are you going to do: The Manufacturing & Pharmaceutics Department is looking for a professional with demonstrated ability to develop and drive our (Clinical) Supply Chain strategy. The successful candidate will be a highly skilled professional in the field of drug supply from early development up to commercialization. In addition, the successful candidate will be a great communicator with demonstrated success building strategic relationships with internal as well as external (CMOs, distributors etc.) stakeholders. The (Sr) Director Clinical Supplies & Logistics is responsible for all aspects of the Supply of ProQR’s Oligonucleotide Drug Products, developed for (ultra)orphan indications. These responsibilities include: 1) global short- and long term supply strategy, 2) vendor management, 3) operational aspects related to end product supply, 4) adherence to GxP requirements related to drug supply. Major Accountabilities Enable delivery of Clinical Drug Products to be tested in clinical trials, meeting Quality and Project Planning requirements. Oversee Clinical Supply Chain globally including operational oversight of manufacturing, packaging and labeling activities. Oversee technology transfer, process qualification, scale up and process validation activities at CMOs. Provide technical support to manufacturing operations as required. Drive & maintain ProQR’s Clinical Supply Chain. Create and implement long term Supply Chain strategy. Stakeholder (CMOs, distributors etc.) management. Manage all financial and contractual aspects of assigned projects, including vendor negotiations We ask Advanced degree (PhD/Engineer; or appropriate Master’s level) required.10-15 yrs of prior experience in managing a global, complex (Clinical) Supply Chain organization in Pharma/Biotech Industry. Proficient level of understanding of pharmaceutical business, including drug development process, and legal/compliance global environment. Proven ability to successfully operate a Clinical Supply Chain predominantly based on outsourced capabilities, especially the management of CMOs is critical. Strong ability to collaborate and build strategic relationships with internal as well as external (CMOs, distributors, etc.) stakeholders. Successful experience in launching new drug products globally. Experience with demand planning and forecasting to improve inventory management while appropriately managing risk. Ability to think strategically and take a proactive approach to problem-solving to complete projects according to predetermined timelines and react efficiently to changing priorities Must be well organized and able to multi-task in a fast-paced deadline driven environment Prior on-the-ground experience in (contract) manufacturing (managed a manufacturing plant as an example) is highly desirable. Ability to build, convincingly communicate and execute strategic and operational plans. Should enjoy challenging situations and have the flexibility to work in a dynamic and fast-moving environment where there is freedom to act. Do you want to be part of our devoted team of enthusiastic professionals? Do you think you can contribute in achieving our mission? Do you want to work in challenging environment where your work can really make a difference? If so, we’re looking forward to receive your application by filling out our application form: Please note that an employee screening is part of our selection process.
2333 CK Leiden The Netherlands
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