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Senior Manager, Distribution US Operations – New Haven, CT – Biotech

New Haven, Connecticut

Senior Manager, Distribution US Operations  

My client, a global, publicly traded, rare disease division of a larger pharma company, is based in Boston MA.  They combine groundbreaking science with a steadfast commitment to meeting the needs of patients living with severe, life-threatening, and often ultra-rare diseases. The company’s scientists are among the first in the world to unlock the therapeutic potential of inhibiting terminal complement, a group of that play an important role in the body’s immune response and can destroy healthy tissue in certain patients.  They are driven by the following values:  Find Answers, Change the World, and Create a Legacy.

 

This patient-centric organization offers a collaborative culture of like-minded individuals gathered around a common goal. Smart, driven, high-performing colleagues for you to partner with!  Some opportunities happen only once in a lifetime – like a job where you can make a real difference!

 

They have the best of both worlds at this organization…the autonomy to be the experts in the field that they are, but also the backing and resources of large pharma to support them.  They have a solid rare disease pipeline with 8-10 launches anticipated in the next couple of years!

 

Currently seeking a Senior Manager, Distribution US Operations.

 

YOU:

  • 5 years of experience Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Distribution partner management
  • Experience with 3PL & 4PL performance standards
  • Cold chain management quality requirements
  • Import/Export regulations within Life Science Industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of Trade Compliance
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Position based out of New Haven, CT

The Senior Manager, Distribution US Operations will manage the day-to-day activity within the distribution function to ensure that the company has a world class Logistics service & capability for the shipment & delivery of time and temperature sensitive finished products.

 

They will be responsible for the management of the daily operations, continuous improvement processes internally and within our distribution partner network. They will be an integral part of the Global Distribution & Logistics function. Ensure supply continuity through global collaboration, capacity planning, risk management as required, compliance, quality, service, KPI reporting to support and align with Global Distribution & Logistics strategy.

 

The successful candidate will execute against our operating procedures to allow for business scalability & agility to ensure we continuously meet the needs of patients. Support key Global Distribution & Logistics projects including the introduction of new products and network readiness for scaleup of launches.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing the operational cold chain distribution team and activities across the US market against GDP guidelines
  • Supporting all aspects of GxP compliance within the US Distribution function to include – training, metric governance, GxP record management to ensure the US Distribution team are proactively “Inspection Ready”
  • Execution of the strategic roadmap for Global Distribution & Logistics which ensures that there are optimal & compliant solutions in place for delivery to patients
  • Continuously improving, and implementing standardized GD&L processes and procedures addressing compliance with operating procedures, laws and regulations applicable to company Distribution activities
  • Collaborating with our US 3PL partners and assess new and existing processes to ensure we are delivering a compliant distribution network
  • Ensuring uninterrupted product supply to customers from the company’s external distribution centers and delivery partners
  • Partnering with other departments such as Global Customer Operations, Supply Chain Operations Compliance, Quality, Finance, Commercial and others across the Global network

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s in supply chain, Business, Finance or similar
  • Minimum of 5 years Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Distribution partner management
  • Experience with 3PL & 4PL performance standards
  • Cold chain management quality requirements
  • Import/Export regulations within Life Science Industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of Trade Compliance
  • APICS certified, desirable – preferred

Recruiter Information

Sherri Kemp

sherri@parkwoodintl.com