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Clinical Trial Supply Manager - IRT SME

Job description

The company is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that is creating and developing a

pipeline of differentiated antibody therapeutics. Their unique SIMPLE Antibody™ platform and

suite of Fc engineering technologies combined with the complementary expertise of our people

enabled us to build a clinical-stage portfolio of novel product candidates – tailored from discovery

through development to address patient needs.

To further strengthen the Clinical Trial Supply (CTS) team we are looking for a talented Clinical Trial

Supply Manager (CTSM) with extensive IRT experience. The CTSM represents product supply in

the Clinical Study Teams and drives the development and execution of effective product supply

strategies in close collaboration with various key stakeholders. Next to that the CTSM will be main

point of contact for IRT related topics. This role provides an opportunity to design and implement

effective processes within a fast‐growing organization and reports to the Global Supply Chain

Lead/IRT Lead.




• Together with IRT lead, serve as main link for IRT between the Clinical Trial Supply team,

Clinical development, Data Management, Biostat and the IRT vendor

• Translation of study protocols into IRT user requirement specifications (URS)

• Drive and improve the IRT processes including: set-up and standardization of URS, User

acceptance testing (UAT), system enhancements,...

• IRT vendors relationship management, and support with vendor selection and capacity


• Act as escalation point for IRT related activities, e.g. issue resolution with IRT vendor

CTSM General

• Drives the development of tailored clinical trial supply strategies aligned with the relevant

clinical trial protocol and in compliance with GxP requirements, local regulations and the

company’s processes;

• Creates and maintains complete and accurate clinical supply plan (‘CTS Agreement’) for

clinical studies in alignment with protocol requirements, key study parameters and

milestones, patient projections;

• Ensures availability of IMP for our patients in collaboration with our external stakeholders;

• Responsible for management of external clinical trial supply vendors and distributors:

▪ Plan and coordinate the execution and release of IMP packaging runs

▪ Support label and packaging design and blinding strategy development as necessary

▪ Review distribution plan and monitor adherence

▪ Create and maintain updated IMP demand planning;

• Manage potential unexpected challenges occurring related to supply chain activities

(Temperature excursion, damaged material, unblinded situations, etc...);

• Represents CTS (Clinical Trial Supply) in the Clinical Study Team;

• Drives the processes necessary for IRT set-up, conduct and close-out from a clinical trial

supplies perspective;

• Develops and executes detailed clinical trial supply project plans in close collaboration with


• Drives the development of a study specific pharmacy manual and other relevant guides in

close collaboration with Clinical Study Team and CMC team;

• Actively track drug inventory and visualizes active drug consumption versus projected


• Contributes to planning and organization of global product manufacturing activities;

• Responsible for collecting, registering and archiving information and documents in

accordance with the applicable GxP guidelines for clinical studies (TMF, eTMF);

• Contributes as needed to CTS process development (label development, IRT, SOPs, ..);

• Responsible to consolidate, maintain and track the clinical trial budget.



• Master’s degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent through education and experience;

• Minimum 4 years’ experience in field of clinical trial supplies;

• Extensive knowledge on IRT

• Knowledge of GxP regulatory requirements; Quality conscience attitude

• Excellent organization and planning skills;

• Strong communication skills and able to build relationship with internal and external

stakeholders – team player with an analytical mindset and delivery-oriented focus;

• Flexible attitude in combination with a proactive mindset; Can do mentality;

• Working knowledge with MS Office package;

• Fluent in English – our working language.


Executive search


Minimum 4 years


Higher Education




Pharmaceutical industry



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