Debiopharm Group™ (Debiopharm) is a Swiss-based biopharmaceutical group of four companies active in drug development, GMP manufacturing of proprietary drugs, diagnostics, and investments.
Debiopharm International SA searches, evaluates and in-licenses promising drug candidates for development. Towards the end of the development process, the products are licensed out to pharmaceutical companies for world-wide marketing and sales.
For our Pharmaceutical Development organization based at our Headquarter in Lausanne, we are looking for a
Manager (Head of) Supply Chain and Vendor Management (100%)
In this role, you will lead supply chain specialists and focus on the supply chain management and vendor management for clinical development stage assets.
You will report into the head of Pharmaceutical Development
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Lead the supply chain and vendor management team including direct line management of supply chain and logistics specialists
Work in close interface with all key disciplines and departments for all aspect related to supply chain and vendor management
Develop and lead new strategies for supply chain optimization (overages, multiple campaigns, biosimilars, stock management, geographical, sourcing of SOCs, comparators and ancillaries, dual supply chains, etc) with CMC Project Leaders and key disciplines
Drive continuous improvement of logistics and supply chain processes, providing clear metrics and savings associated with supply chain optimization
Drive radiopharmaceuticals supply chain and partnering strategies
Lead the vendor management team ensuring vendor oversight, and performance monitoring interfacing with internal and external stakeholder (Quality, finance, Legal)
Lead interface with legal and Business development for contractual and financial negotiations
Provide harmonized management of subcontractors through the overall supply units (API, DP, QC, CTS)
Develop strategies for backup of key suppliers and centralized providers
Work closely with Clinical operations outsourcing lead for all aspects related to outsourcing and supply chain for clinical studies
Provide overall metrics / KPIs for supply chain and outsourcing activities on a regular basis.
Promote collaboration : be the liaison with the other functions (collect inputs or escalate challenges in a solution-oriented manner).