Project Manager, Distribution
Company Information About Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of $12 billion, we have approximately 39,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through three premier brands, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and UnityTM Lab Services, which offer a unique combination of innovative technologies, convenient purchasing options and a single solution for laboratory operations management. Our products and services help our customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Visit www.thermofisher.com. Job Description Job Title: Distribution Project Manager Reports To: Client Services Manager /Team Leader Client Services Group/Division: BSD Career Band: 6 Job Track: Professional Position Location: Horsham or Crawley Number of Direct Reports: 0 Position Summary: The Project Manager is responsible for Managing and coordinating all technical and service aspects of a project. This will range from initial discussions with clients, development of the project specifications, documentation aspects of setting up the project and management of all project related activities through to project/study completion Key Responsibilities: Assessment of clinical protocol and other client supplied study specifications in conjunction with Proposals Group, Clinical Supplies, Operations and Procurement to help design Supply Chain solutions to meet the needs of the trial. Provision of data and technical input to the Proposals group to help them in the creation of proposals. Working with the client to finalise logistics requirements. This may include Project meetings at the client site or at Fisher. Coordination and communication of all relevant activities, both internal and external to ensure that all services and products are ready for the start of the study or as required by the client. Overall responsibility for ensuring that activities come together in a timely manner to meet the client and study requirements. Use of appropriate project planning tools e.g. Microsoft Project to communicate milestones and critical path activities and responsibilities. Timely provision of reports and other information to clients. Organisation and delivery of training, including cross training of other members of Fisher where appropriate. Provide input into the writing and review of departmental SOP's. Participation in client meetings / bid support meetings / teleconferences, where appropriate. Conduct training at Monitor / Investigator meetings as required by client. Writing of documentation for the set up of studies Work with other departments to ensure on time Scheduling /delivery of study client protocol milestones and or orders. Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: (Bullets) Degree level or equivalent Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria: (Bullet 3-5 key quantifiable skills or position requirements that the candidate must have to be considered for this position.) Relevant experience of clinical trial and clinical trial packaging, preferably to include handling complex protocols, key clients and business objectives. Understanding of logistical countries requirements. Flexible and adaptable with strong customer management skills. Able to analyse problems and define solutions. Able to work under pressure and to support others within team.