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When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, and you’ll be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you’ll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creates and manages global clinical ancillary management sourcing solutions strategies to ensure ancillaries can be successfully procured and distributed globally. Leverages Thermo Fisher Scientific products, relationships, and our global distribution network in order to drive continuity of supply to the patients we serve and maximizes the profit potential for goods purchased.
  • Understands and employs understanding of clinical trial protocols and customer requirements to develop sound recommendations and identify potential areas of concern with ancillary products and projects to allow for proactive troubleshooting
  • Manages the team that triages solutions, identifies the appropriate product, creates the distribution strategy, works to obtain pricing and ultimately requests the quote to return to the client.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert on the Clinical Ancillary Management (CAM) service line and is instrumental in leading team efforts in support of positioning the service offering in the market place.
  • Partners with Sales, Clinical Supply Chain Managers, Quotations and Materials Management to develop optimal solutions and satisfy customer requirements.
  • Facilitates customer conference calls and interfaces with key stakeholders, including CROs, on a regular basis to identify and address needs as well as keep all parties informed of the status of study materials and supplies.
  • Utilizes Practical Process Improvement (PPI) tools to lead and participate in projects targeted at process improvement within both the Solutions and the overall Ancillary Management team.
  • Leads harmonization and process improvement initiatives in partnership with the Global Director of Clinical Ancillary Management to globalize the Solutions team and ensure all involved facilities are following the same processes.
  • Utilizes salesforce.com, SharePoint, and Microsoft Office to track, monitor and implement global sourcing initiatives.
  • Creates service line visibility, value differentiation and growth by partnering with the divisional marketing team to develop marketing content.
  • Provides ongoing coaching and development support for team of Clinical Ancillary Management Solutions Team.
  • Administers the Performance Management Development process for team members including mid- year and year-end performance discussions on time per company guidelines.
  • Develops standards for employee and department performance in partnership with the Global Director of Clinical Ancillary Management.
  • Holds staff accountable for their ongoing performance, acknowledges exemplary behaviors and implements progressive discipline, if necessary.
  • Monitors and tracks training requirements of all direct reports utilizing corporate training database (iComply).
  • Conducts regular team meetings to assess the status of projects, identifies necessary resources, and proactively addresses issues.
  • Performs day to day management of assigned CAM team personnel and project oversight.
  • Maintains appropriate metrics to ensure business success.
  • Responsible for budgetary aspects including personnel expenses, and other related costs.
  • Works closely with the CAM leadership to ensure best practices, training and procedural aspects are aligned globally.
  • Works with Fisher Clinical Services Clients, Clinical Supply Chain Managers, Program Managers and the FCS sales force to understand the supply chain requirements to support Clinical Trials.
  • Demonstrates the ability to promote the company vision.
  • Utilizes an extensive network in the pharmaceutical industry to generate and cultivate leads for the growth of the businesses.
  • Represents and appropriately positions the services for potential clients.
  • Utilizes understanding of Clinical Trial Supply Chain Management best practice principles to develop new or improve existing business processes and appropriately document and revise or develop associated training materials.
  • Stays abreast of relevant cGMPs, GCPs, and other regulatory requirements and ensures study management activities are aligned.
  • Models and foster excellent customer service (internal and external) in all functions and responsibilities.
  • Models Thermo Fisher Role Model Leadership competencies in all interactions.
  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision.
  • Identifies resource needs and hires when people are needed.
Minimum Requirements:
  • BS/BA in business or the sciences.
  • 5+ or more years of experience in purchasing, sales, client services and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven track record of success.
  • Ability to travel at least 20% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience in the ancillary, lab supplies or CRO industries with drug development and/or clinical supply services preferred.
  • Superior analytical skills and problem solving abilities.
  • Sound administrative skills and well developed management methods with proven ability to motivate personnel.
  • Must be a results oriented individual with the ability to work cross functionally and with diverse populations.
This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 55,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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