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Clinical Supply Chain Coordinator

Via Pauwels Consulting

Published on 8 days ago

Pauwels Consulting is a Belgian consulting firm with more than 520 experts in engineering, life sciences and IT. We offer consulting, project management and recruitment services to leading companies in Belgium and beyond. We have offices in Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland ( .

Clinical Supply Chain Coordinator

Job description

Our pharmaceutical client in Beerse is looking for a Clinical Supply Chain Coordinator. The division you will be part of, is responsible for all clinical supplies of the Janssen Research & Development portfolio and the Global Medical Affairs portfolio. Activities include all in-house and outsourced manufacturing of clinical supplies (Drug substance, Drug Product, Packaged and Labeled Clinical Supplies). Furthermore, they handle demand forecasting, supply planning, and global distribution. Through a global network and organization (US, Switzerland, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, India), they are accountable for the manufacturing and scale-up of small and large molecules products in development and low volume commercial supply. They secure the supply to more than 60.000 patients in more than 330 clinical trials every year. 

As a Clinical Supply Chain Coordinator, you will be responsible for: 

  • Planning and inventory management during the execution phase of clinical trials consistent with GCP guidelines 
  • Building and executing supply strategies in view of changes in trial execution 
  • Ensuring a seamless transition from study design phase and assessing clinical study recruitment rates, forecasting for kit demand planning and ensuring supply planning is adopted accordingly 
  • Utilizing business tools to handle inventories and ensuring on-time delivery with minimal overage of clinical supplies 
  • Issue resolution activities for supply aspects of clinical studies (e.g., packaging, distribution) and establish and modify trial specific distribution agreements 
  • Participating as a member of appropriate GCDO clinical trial team and collaborating with your partners to ensure customer satisfaction, interfacing with Global Trial Managers 
  • Developing excellent working relationships with the other groups within Supply Management 
  • Running trial supply specific budget and supporting business process improvement initiatives during trial execution


  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience
  • You have experience in a supply chain functional area (make, source, plan, deliver), preferably in the clinical supply chain
  • Knowledge of clinical supply demand management/planning tools (e.g., tcVisualize, IVRS, OMP+) or equivalent supply chain planning systems (SAP/ERP) is a big plus
  • You know how to work in S&OP processes
  • General knowledge of GMP or GCP principles are preferred
  • Advanced skills with MS Excel (pivot tables, graphs, conditional formatting, etc.) is required


  • Challenging projects based on your interests and skills
  • Personal follow-up and clear, transparent communication both before and after commencement of employment
  • Possibility to follow extra training
  • Inspiring network events and legendary after work drinks
  • Strong network of industry leading clients
  • Expertise within IT, Engineering and Life Sciences
  • A flying start for every junior, growth opportunities and possibility to share gathered knowledge for more senior employees

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