Lead, Clinical Supply Management

Biogen Idec Cambridge , MA 02138

Posted 1 week ago

Company Description

Job Description

As Biogen's portfolio expands and our Clinical Drug Supply operation continues to grow, we are seeking experienced staff to forecast, direct and manage investigational medicinal supplies for global study protocols. The Lead, Clinical Supply Management, is responsible for study drug supply per assigned protocols serving global patient populations in varied therapeutic areas across Biogen's neurology and rare disease portfolio.

Key job responsibilities are:

  • Overseeing daily supply chain activities in global markets while serving internal and external customers. This position requires a high level of organizational skills, ability to work well independently and balance a diverse workload.

  • Accountable for availability and distribution of finished goods per protocol

  • Drive finished good packaging strategy

  • Develop manufacturing/inventory plan based on demand

  • Routinely identify and communicate supply risks to management and supporting teams

  • Participate in vendor audits

  • Support new hire training and mentor junior staff

  • Lead cross-functional projects such as process improvements and system implementations or enhancement

  • Serve as the single point of contact per protocol to internal and external stakeholders

  • Initiate and maintain import licenses

  • Manage deviations and quality events

  • Co-develop IRT supply strategy


  • Minimum 3-5 years working within biotech/pharmaceutical, medical devices, food or other regulated environment. Experience working within a cGMP supply chain environment and GCP regulations desired. Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts req

  • Supply chain background, clinical science or healthcare background preferred.

  • Analytical/Problem Solving: draws from past experiences to develop solutions to problems that require a high degree of subject matter expertise, ingenuity and creativity. Sets protocol and project priorities and determines objectives within mid- to long-term perspective. Manages links and interdependencies across multiple departments.

  • Relationship Management : demonstrated ability to administer and execute policies, processes, and procedures that affect colleague interactions and workflow of the unit. Routine contact with external 3rd party logistics providers, CMOs, and other internal functional groups.

  • Communication: excellent written and verbal skills, ability to communicate plans, risks and contingencies across various functional groups. Provide routine updates and identifies/communicates issues to managers and customers.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Lead, Clinical Supply Management

Biogen Idec