1+ months

Vendor Lead

New York, NY 10007

The Vendor Lead (VL) will serve as the single point of business accountability in Global Product Development (GPD) to support strategic sourcing, vendor selection, assessment, onboarding, and monitor performance of Central Laboratory and ECG vendors in clinical trials. The individual will be a point person for stakeholders across the organization as well as to the relevant vendors. The VL will lead a cross-functional support team to ensure vendor risk management, vendor issues management, and general GCP guidance are maintained for all relevant vendors within these service categories.


+ Selection of preferred vendors within the strategic framework for central labs as well as study level allocation/vendor selection

+ Monitor and support compliance with sourcing and contracting

+ Ensure appropriate communication and oversight of central labs

+ Support audit/inspections/litigation readiness and responses

+ Oversee risk management of central labs to mitigate volume and impact of issues

+ Provide guidance and expertise to teams for required vendor onboarding and engagement activities

+ Act as functional line in QMS09 vendor assessments and onboarding.

+ Define and assign curriculum to vendor resources; ensure systems access for vendor resources.

+ Monitor training compliance

+ Core member of governance structure

+ Provide technical issue management; partners with study level study management/relevant line.

+ Assist Contracting Organization with MSA and rate card negotiations

+ Monitor trends, SQEs, metrics related to time/ quality/ cost.

+ Track volume and spend across preferred vendors

+ Maintain a minable database of issue escalation, CAPAs, remediation plans, and monitoring systemic deficiencies


**"Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve** **meaningful outcomes and create business impact."**

+ Bachelor's degree is required.

+ At least 5 years clinical trial experience with relevant vendor management experience

+ Extensive background in clinical trial conduct, global clinical trial operations, and a thorough understanding of the processes associated with project and study management, monitoring, clinical and regulatory operations

+ Demonstrated experience and understanding of risk management within clinical trial execution

+ Business experience and understanding of vendor engagement and contracting processes

+ Good Clinical Practice (GCP), quality systems infrastructure, and 3rd party supplier management experience

+ Ability to support document requests and create tools for internal audits, regulatory agency inspections, and litigation

+ Excellent analytical management skills

+ Demonstrated sound business acumen and judgement

+ Models key behaviors of customer focus; integrity and trust

+ Deals with ambiguity is creative and has ability to adapt in real-time

+ Drives for results, plans, manages and measures work

+ Multi-tasking; prioritizing; coping with high work volume

+ Ability to meet tight deadlines

+ Ability to work autonomously as well as working within a team

+ General knowledge of applying continuous improvement tools to business process improvements/business process re-engineering

+ Demonstrated experience to manage and improve large complex processes and/or business operating models


An advanced degree is preferred.


+ Occasional travel for business/team meetings.

+ During exceptional circumstances, need to work non-traditional hours (such as during a regulatory agency inspection)

\# **LI-PFE**

**Other Job Details:**

+ **Last Date to Apply for Job: May 11th 2020**

+ Additional Location Information: Groton, CT and New York, NY

+ Eligible for Relocation Package

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

**Sunshine Act**

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**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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Posted: 2020-04-28 Expires: 2020-08-01

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