Manager, Logistics and Planning

San Carlos, CA 94070

Posted: 04/03/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 15437

Manager, Logistics and Planning

San Carlos, CA

6 month contract opportunity 


Position Responsibilities:

Assist in the implementation of scheduling software program for all clinical trials and future commercial requirements from collection to infusion incorporating logistics, chain of custody and identification, real time scheduling and tracking, and CMO capacity management
  • Work closely with the Associate Director, Logistics and Planning to assist Clinical, Manufacturing, and a network of CMOs to develop logistic support in the execution of the production plan and patient schedules
  • Effectively support Clinical Operations with new site onboarding
  • Implement key performance measures to continuously refine and improve the product transport and on-time delivery at the lowest cost.
  • Proactively manages the sourcing, onboarding, performance and relationship of logistics couriers,
  • Collaborates effectively with multiple individuals and organizations in a cross-functional, team- oriented environment
  • Actively participate in Product/Study Teams to align demand/supply plans to program milestones and activities
  • Prepares, reviews and presents data, reports and presentations as assigned
  • Interface with all levels of organization, including senior management
  • Deliver presentations and make recommendations to Senior Tech Ops, Clinical, and Commercial leadership
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’ s degree
  • 5+ years in a related supply chain/planning/logistics role.  Ideally, experience planning for time critical and temperature sensitive products.
  • Ability to work with multiple database and electronic systems. Experience with Oracle/ERP, courier, and material ordering portals, considered a plus
  • Must display strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Attention to detail required
  • Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities
  • Advanced qualitative and quantitative analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex problems using multiple sources of information
  • Good business acumen, ability to think strategically and analytically, including financial analysis
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills including presentations and ability to influence all levels of staff, including executives
  • Skilled with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment while delivering a timely and high-quality end work product


Jesse Ashworth

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