Clinical Supplies Oversight Associate/Director - EMEA

Cambridge, United Kingdom
20 Jun 2021
29 Jun 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Acts as a liaison with both internal and external stakeholders in the provision and marketing of department services. Builds and maintains executive level contacts both internally and externally to ensure service levels are maintained and clearly communicated. Collaborates with senior leadership and executive staff on strategic planning and business development. Oversees all aspects of department project and process improvement strategies utilizing metrics and key performance indicators to manage performance and end results. Ensures compliance with established policies, procedures and regulations.

Essential Functions and Other Job Information:

  • Ensures that all contracted services and coordination are successfully delivered for each region.
  • Manages projects and participates in strategic initiatives.
  • Oversees implementation and analysis of key performance metrics.
  • Provides troubleshooting and advice on individual project department issues as needed.
  • Assists senior management with business development efforts to ensure the securing of new business by making presentations to sponsors, developing and
  • reviewing bids and proposals, and conducting contract negotiations through to
  • closure with the sponsor and BD.
  • Participates in global and/or cross-functional initiatives and process improvement projects.
  • Contributes to the hiring, development and implementation of Global and
  • Regional functions and plans.
  • Ensures staff is trained according to company policies and procedures.
  • Develops solutions to highly complex and unique issues that impact and address future concepts, products or technologies.
  • As an expert in the field, uses professional concepts in developing resolution to critical issues and broad design matters.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to

12+ years).

In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, including strong command of the English
  • Language
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and problem solving/decision making skills
  • Proven leadership and team building skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite
  • Expert understanding of clinical supplies operations, legislations and best practices
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills require
  • Proven ability to design, present and implement specific plans to ensure high quality products and services and to ensure that all tasks maintain defined timelines to meet the goals of the study and
  • departmental projects
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and integrate teams and teach/mentor team members

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:
  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
  • Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.
  • Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.
  • May require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details.)

PPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you.



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