Reporting to the Sr. Director Vendor Strategy Management, this position aims to be the primary management contact for CDO (Clinical Development Operations) vendors for distinct service lines. This position holds the accountability for working transversally with all CDO functions to create the cadence of the vendor relationship, establish and maintain the governance and deploy the Seattle Genetics levers, (such as volume, business criticality etc.) with the vendors for the service lines.
Collaborate with Clinical Development Operations departments and IT to drive the systems and technology strategy
Including Clinical Data and Trial Management systems (CDMS, CTMS); Randomization and Trial Supply Management systems (RTSM), eCOA and other systems that enable CDO
Apply fundamental knowledge of CDO functional area to the vendor marketplace and support the evaluation and selection of suppliers for assigned service lines, as aligned with CDO strategic plans and Seattle Genetics objectives
Develop appropriate metrics and key performance indicators for preferred vendor relationships
Communicate the Seattle Genetics requirements to vendors for the conduct of selected service lines
Define the business strategy for assigned service lines to govern the selection, evaluation, cost & price negotiation for selected vendors
Implement the vendor governance for approved vendors working with the functional SME's within the respective functions specifically within CDO, Clinical Development and as necessary other functional areas (such as IT, Quality etc.)
Define and facilitate the documentation of appropriate escalation
Initiate, track and review vendor assessments annually; oversee the remediation of performance issues with the appropriate cross-functional team
Perform ongoing market assessments for new service providers and innovations aligned with Seattle Genetics strategy
Minimum 10 years' pharmaceutical or healthcare industry experience within associated functions (e.g. pre-clinical, clinical operations, clinical systems, IT, clinical technology provider, clinical procurement)
Minimum 5 years' direct oversight of information technology systems, vendors
Proven ability to lead projects, a cross-functional team in a matrix, multi-cultural organization
Strong verbal and written ability with the English language
Experience with change management
Experience with working with international/global organizations
As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Genetics is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seattle Genetics, please visit www.seattlegenetics.com.
Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.