Senior Clinical Trial Supplies Manager

Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland · Pharmaceutical Development


Debiopharm Group™ is a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group of five companies active in the development and manufacture of drugs and diagnostics tools. Debiopharm focuses on developing prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs. The group in-licenses and develops promising drug candidates. The products are commercialized by pharmaceutical out-licensing partners to give access to the largest number of patients worldwide.

For our Pharmaceutical Development department based in Lausanne we are looking for a

Senior Clinical Trial Supplies Manager

(1 year temporary contract)

Mission :

Manage the delivery of Investigational Medicinal Products (IMP) including Comparators / Standards of Care according to the study protocol and the project plan in terms of quantity, quality and timelines.

Main responsibilities :

  1. Based on protocol outlines, evaluate the feasibility and build a proposal for the supply of clinical trials in terms of packaging design, quality and regulatory compliance and supply chain. Manage the Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) performing the operational activities from packaging design to on site delivery, return, reconciliation and destruction.
  2. Collaborate to the IMP needs estimate and define a supply strategy with the CMC Project Leader and the Clinical Trial Manager (CTM).
  3. Set-up the packaging, labeling, storage and management of IMP with the internal (data management, CTM, ….) and external stakeholders (Contract Research Organization (CRO), CMO, Interactive Response Technology (IRT) vendors).
  4. Coordinate the sponsor and Qualified Person release of IMP in collaboration with both internal and external (CMO) Quality Management, as well as Regulatory Affairs.
  5. Insure study related key CMC documents are accurate and available in the electronic Trial Master File (e-TMF) as per Good Clinical Practices guidelines

Profile :

  1. Experience in Clinical Trial Supplies management from phase I to phase III international clinical studies (double-blind, comparator and standard of care sourcing).
  2. Broad understanding and experience in setting up (specification definition) of the main tools related to IMP management (simulation tools, IRT/Interactive Web Response System,….)
  3. Broad understanding of regulatory and Good Manufacturing Practices requirements for IMP supply.
  4. Project management skills, expertise in outsourcing and suppliers management
  5. French and English fluent, excellent communication skills in both languages
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