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Manager Supplier Governance

Thousand Oaks, CA
“This Company requires all staff, staff augmentation external workers, and certain other external workers, in the United States and PuertRictbe vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of assignment at this company. In accordance with applicable law, this company will provide reasonable accommodations staff augmentation external workers qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship this company, its operations, or its staff.”

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:                                                            
5+ years of exp 1 year management

Day to Day Responsibilities:            
  • Facilitating and delivering supplier governance forums and activities
  • Developing effective partnerships with suppliers
  • Measuring and reporting supplier performance
  • Financial oversight of suppliers across portfolio of work
Summary
Ensure appropriate governance and oversight of suppliers
Maximize the value obtained from partnerships with external providers at a study, program or supplier level

Key Activities
Ensure quality oversight of suppliers through
Providing ongoing governance oversight and encourage sharing of best practices and development of process improvements
Chairing and managing supplier governance meetings
Working with suppliers and internal customers (typically up to Director level) to identify, manage, escalate and resolve issues related to supplier performance
Measuring supplier performance and reporting performance feedback to internal

Support business functions with selection and development of new suppliers by
Identifying business needs at this company for new suppliers with functional input
Supporting final decision on selection of suppliers
Execute account activations and deactivations of R&D SG -managed suppliers
Identify functional best practices and process improvements and coordinate their development and implementation for suppliers by
Communicating and standardizing best practices across supplier types
Ensuring adherence to best practices by this company functional areas
Liaise with functional areas to ensure internal business needs are being met
Contribute to, and as appropriate, lead departmental and cross-functional initiatives and special projects as identified by management or business need

Responsible for:
Facilitating and delivering supplier governance forums and activities
Developing effective partnerships with suppliers
Measuring and reporting supplier performance
Financial oversight of suppliers across portfolio of work

Knowledge:
Experience working in a global, matrix organization
Professional Collaboration and Leadership skills
Knowledge of discovery research, Pre-clinical TOX, BioA, PK, and ADA suppliers (NICE to have)
Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Good Laboratory Practice(GLP)
Knowledge of FDA Regulations and guidelines
Familiar with International regulatory requirements/guidelines
Project management skills and fluent in technology tools – MS Teams, SharePoint, Office suite


Experienced with the following:
Oversight of supplier’s compliance to GCP and GLP regulations (Nice to have; Can also have experience working at a supplier that follows these regulations)
Oversight of supplier’s compliance to animal welfare (Nice to have)

Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree
OR
Master’s degree & 3 years of Business Professionals / Exec related experience
OR
Bachelor’s degree & 5 years of Business Professionals / Exec related experience
OR
Associate’s degree & 10 years of Business Professionals / Exec related experience
OR
High school diploma / GED & 12 years of Business Professionals / Exec related experience
AND
Previous direct managerial and/or leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications:
BA/BS/BSc in the sciences or RN
7 years work experience in life sciences or medically related field, including 4 years of biopharmaceutical clinical research experience ( clinical research experience obtained working on clinical trials at a biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO company

"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"


 

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