(Remote) Sr Director of Supply Chain - Biopharmaceuticals

Waltham Permanent USD160,000 - USD270,000
  • Leadership role expected to lead Clinical and Commercial vendor relationships
  • Virtual oncology biopharma company in Boston with telecommuting available.

About Our Client

This client is a rapidly growing biopharmaceutical start-up based in the Greater Boston area which has recently made a successful IPO, raised significant funding, and has commercialized its first drug/therapy to market. This company has several late-staged therapies within the oncology space and anticipates commercialization of its second drug over the next couple of years.

Job Description

  • Provide Supply Chain oversight for all cross-functional activities at the manufacturing sites and ensures contractual commitments are complied with by both parties.
  • Develop and oversee plans for commercial RSM, drug substance, drug product, and packaging that results in meeting commercial requirements.
  • Responsible for supplying drug product for all company sponsored clinical trials as well as all Investigator Sponsored Trials (IST's)
  • Establish and implement inventory policy and materials risk mitigation strategies
  • Develops and executes Supplier Governance Model at all CMO's to ensure appropriate controls and oversights are in place.
  • Responsible for managing Oracle ERP system database and compliance.
  • Works closely with CMC function to resolve any technical issues that arise at any CMO.
  • Partner with Quality assurance to ensure CMO's are in compliance with all cGMP guidelines and SOP requirements.
  • Support the financial planning processes (e.g., forecasting, strategic planning) by analyzing raw material and external supply partner requirements (e.g., Drug substance, drug product and packaging demand) on an annual basis and create material budget forecasts for strategic planning.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • BA/BS in Supply Chain/Operations or life sciences/health-related field.
  • Minimum of 12 years' experience in supply chain planning within the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry.
  • Must have Supply Chain Management experience in commercial Biotech/Pharma.
  • Expertise in use of MS Excel, as well as demonstrated proficiencies in MS Project, Oracle ERP systems, and Visio.
  • Understanding of supply chain management and associated resources/tools, for both oral solid product and sterile vials with knowledge of contract manufacturing operations.
  • Must have the technical project management & external relationships experience necessary to lead the teams in a strategic and tactical manner
  • Able to prioritize multiple tasks from multiple parties and work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% domestic and international travel along with the wiliness to attend various meetings at CMO sites

What's on Offer

  • Impact role: Supply Chain Head role at the company, expected to own the function.
  • Remote position with travel. The team is willing to hire with expectations to travel to CMOs and visit onsite 3 days/month.
  • Competitive base salary.
  • Stock options.
  • Annual bonus.
  • Excellent benefits package.
  • Management opportunity - will take on 2 senior direct reports with opportunity to grow and hire.
  • Reports directly up to Senior leadership of a rapidly growing biotech start-up.
  • Successful IPO and strong financial health.
  • Novel drug portfolio with strong pipeline, including one therapy on market and second drug soon to follow.
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Job summary

Life Sciences
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Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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Daniel Ferzoco
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