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Supplier Governance Associate Clinical Trials

  • Job reference: 927415
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: R&D - Clinical & Non Clinical, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 03/09/2019

Hello all. I am currently seeking a Supplier Governance Associate- Clinical Trials for an initial 12-month contract with our client in Cambridgeshire. Please contact me at for more details

Supplier Governance Associate- Clinical Trials

Description: In this international role, the individual will play a key role in working with internal customers and external suppliers to manage the Scope of Work process and associated financial commitments.

Primarily responsible for Supplier Governance Associate- Clinical Trials activities, which may include any/all of the following:

  • Working closely with colleagues in the UK and US to request supplier proposals
  • Facilitating the finalization of detailed service descriptions (Scopes of Work)
  • Overseeing the execution of the corresponding financial commitment (Purchase Order)
  • Monitoring the Scope of Work and associated budget throughout the lifetime of the clinical study, adjusting as appropriate

Basic Qualifications:

  • With science- or business-based A level(s), or qualified by experience, the individual will have built up a good knowledge of clinical trial operations through working in a CRO or through time spent in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Familiar with the practical, technical and financial aspects of contracting and vendor selection, the individual will have proven experience of managing relationships with external suppliers.
  • The individual will have gained good project management skills through the individual substantial experience of working in an international, collaborative environment
  • The individual will have the interpersonal and communication skills to negotiate with, influence and manage people at all levels, internally and externally, as well as the initiative, attention to detail and analytical skills to successfully control major projects.

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