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Senior Clinical Supply Manager (m/f/d)

Country:  Europe
City:  Europe
Department:  Research & Development
Job ID:  43403



If you’re passionate about changing lives for the better, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. In Research & Development, we’re continuously exploring innovative new treatment options to make a stronger, more positive impact on the lives of the patients we serve. You’ll work with talented colleagues in a state-of-the-art Research & Development environment, developing innovative medicines that change the live of patients for the better and help us make progress towards our vision of a world free of pain. Join us today, and discover the difference you can make.


What the job looks like
Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Being responsible for vendor relationship management and identifying potential external CTS service providers (e.g. Contract Manufacturing Organizations, Depots, Couriers, IRT providers)
  • Being the central point of contact for all trial supplies related activities for all assigned trials/projects.
  • Developing trial-specific packaging concepts in alignment with relevant stakeholders to achieve packaging design which ensures a proper handling by site staff/patients and fulfils any blinding requirements.
  • Developing of trial-specific supply strategy including depot involvement to ensure in-time delivery of high quality clinical trial supplies
  • Coordinating and overseeing of manufacturing tasks, e.g. planning, coordination of bulk manufacture, packaging and labelling, coordination of QP release, storage requirements
  • Overseeing outsourced tasks related to any aspect of clinical trial supplies management to ensure adequate performance, implementation of risk management and issues are identified/communicated and corrective actions implemented and documented appropriately.
  • Maintaining and delivering budget oversight and forecasts


What you´ll bring to the table

To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • Pharmacist degree or comparable scientific, technical, or medical qualification
  • >10 years-experience in Pharmaceutical Industry in field of Clinical Trial Supply Management, preferably CRO experience
  • Experience in budget forecast and budget tracking
  • Experienced in the conduct of clinical trials
  • Thorough understanding of applicable EU and US GMP regulations for IMP manufacturing
  • Thorough understanding of GDP requirements for setup of logistical part of supply chain and of GCP requirements in the conduct of Phase I – IV trials
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • Service-oriented mindset whilst enjoying working in interdisciplinary teams



"Join us on the exciting journey developing new pain relief treatments. Your unique expertise will complement a talented and diverse team, allowing you to grow and the team to excel."

Martin Carmen, the Hiring Manager


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact:
Simona Frings

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