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Associate Director, Clinical Vendor Management

Company: Horizon Therapeutics USA
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.Position Summary: The position will be responsible for developing and leading clinical vendor management and external partnerships within R and establishing governance with key partners.Responsibilities:Establish and cultivate effective internal and external partnerships, leveraging the supply base to meet the company's business requirements related to quality, delivery, and timelinesDevelop and implement analytics/metrics to improve decision making, measure value, and enable a more strategic view of the portfolio, including the development of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure supplier performance and drive business goals and improvementsEstablish and lead governance across clinical vendor relationships (CRO, IRT, Clinical Sample Management, Central Labs), manage governance plan, and provide guidance to key stakeholdersFormulate the request for information (RFI) and requests for proposals (RFP) supporting multiple clinical trials; including MSAs, SOWs, etc.Develop outsourcing strategies through the contract management phase to ensure cost savings and the inclusion of appropriate business termsAlong with the clinical teams, provide oversight into vendor performance through the development of risk and issue management processes, ensuring GxP compliance and alignment with continuous improvement practicesProvide 2nd tier escalation point for trial teams to resolve vendor issues by assisting internal and external teams with mitigation plansExperience with all aspects of vendor oversight or alliance management from vendor selection, contract development, selection, to performance management (i.e. - portfolio oversight), and continuous improvement of the vendor base, both individually as well as at a programmatic levelQualifications and Skills Required:BS degree in a related field, scientific background. Advanced degree preferred.10+ years experience in pharmaceutical clinical research.Strong comprehensive and analytical skills.Proficient in Microsoft Office.Professional, proactive demeanor.Strong interpersonal skills.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Horizon Core Values & Competencies: GrowthManages AmbiguityStrategic MindsetDemonstrates Self-awarenessCultivates InnovationDevelops TalentAccountabilityDrives ResultsEnsures AccountabilityDecision QualityTransparency CourageCollaborationInstills TrustHorizon requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated, as a condition of employment, with either Pfizer (fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration), Moderna or Johnson & Johnson (currently granted emergency-use authorization by the FDA). "Fully vaccinated" is defined as two weeks after your final dose of the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Horizon will provide medical and religious accommodations as required by law.Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.

Keywords: Horizon Therapeutics USA, Arlington Heights , Associate Director, Clinical Vendor Management, Executive , Deerfield, Illinois

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