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Vendor Qualification Associate II

San Mateo, CA 94404

Posted: 01/26/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Procurement/Supply Chain Job Number: 534034 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Job Description

Looking for a Vendor Qualification Associate II, who will report to the Director of Vendor Outsourcing. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring high quality of data and services across all vendors supporting global R&D portfolio - Ph I-IV clinical trials.

The candidate should have a deep understanding of vendor capability assessments, sourcing, contracting, procurement, category management, and inspection readiness activities as they will be leading and/or supporting those cross-functional efforts. The candidate should also have an understanding of various clinical trial activities such as clinical monitoring, data management, Real World Data/Evidence (RWD/RWE), biostatistics, medical writing, Ph 1 CRU, central lab, biomarker lab, bioanalytical lab, RTSM, eCOA, medical imaging, safety, e-informed consent, mobile HCP services, telemedicine and wearables/sensors.

Daily activities will include, but are not limited to, conducting Request for Information (RFI), Data Privacy and Security IT Assessments, Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Due Diligence, Financial Health Assessments, Inspection Readiness Preparation Activities, Data Analyses and Benchmarking to Provide Data Informed Insights into Strategies and Continuous Improvement Initiatives, Presentations, and Trainings.

The candidate should have executive presence, excellent communication skills, project management & critical thinking skills; and is comfortable interacting with internal stakeholders and external vendors. The Vendor Qualification Associate II will be regularly partnering with team members such as R&D Quality & Compliance, clinical operations, finance, legal, business conduct, vendor relationship management, payments, and vendors.

The Vendor Qualification Associate II is expected to complete tasks and projects under minimal supervision and has the ability to manage competing priorities effectively and proficiently. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of Good Clinical Practice GCP, Good Pharmacovigilance

Practices GVP, Good Laboratory Practice GLP, Good Documentation Practice GDP and ICH E6 R2 compliance requirements.

Demonstrates a thorough understanding of current global and regional trends in compliance. Candidate has 10+ years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical industry; and, has a BS or BA with 5 years of relevant experience.(1) PMP certification or equivalent certification, (2) Candidates can be current or former project managers & (3) Project management experience in Pharmaceutical or Healthcare industries

Intake Notes:

Top 3 Required Skill Sets: (1) R&D Clinical Procurement Experience (including category management) (2) Candidates can be current or former project managers & (3) Deep understanding of Quality and Compliance across Pharmaceutical or Healthcare industries

Top 3 Nice to Have Skill Sets: (1) Vendor Qualification, (2) Vendor Outsourcing & (3) Vendor Contracting

Required Degree or Certification: BS or BA

No BS or BA is a Disqualifier
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