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CDMA Supplier Relationship Manager

Pleasanton, CA 94588

Posted: 05/24/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Medical Affairs Job Number: 11720 Pay Rate: $40.00 - $55.00 Remote Friendly: Yes

Job Description

Our client manufactures, develops, and supplies a wide array of innovative medical diagnostic products, services, tests, platforms, and technologies.

Job Overview:

The Supplier Relationship Manager works closely with project, people, and functional leaders across Clinical Operations & Biometrics, Procurement, Legal and Suppliers to ensure appropriate governance and oversight of RMS suppliers and maximizes the value obtained from partnerships with external providers of Clinical Trial Services at a study, program or supplier level. This is a two level job requiring a combination of advanced skills and experience in identifying, selecting and managing external suppliers of Clinical Trial Services.

  • Oversee all aspects of outsourcing / external resourcing in support of Clinical Operations and Biometrics (COBM) functions and sub-functions.
  • Effectively manages the relationships with key suppliers and represents RMS at applicable levels within management teams / steering committees.
  • Develops overall RMS COBM outsourcing strategy across functions.
  • Works with COBM leaders to identify and fully document outsourcing needs. Works with Procurement and COBM Subject Matter Experts (SME) to identify and select suppliers.
  • Works with Procurement, Supplier Quality Assurance and SME to qualify.
  • Works with Clinical Contract Administration and Legal to establish Master Services Agreement (MSA) for as many suppliers as possible.
  • Establishes, monitors and reports on Key Performance Indicators for applicable suppliers.
  • Ensures complete and accurate supplier information / records are maintained across applicable systems (e.g., Simple-Buy, CTMS, etc.)
  • Manages staff; provides staff with coaching, training and opportunities to develop skills, and gives ongoing, constructive and timely feedback on performance and progress toward goals and expectations. 

Job Requirements

  • Experience with clinical trial services
  • Experience with vendor management
  • Proficient at contracting master services agreement content and contract negotiations
  • Experience with vendor budgets
  • Knowledge of key performance indicators for clinical trial services
  • Experience with project management softwares
  • Master's degree in business or financeĀ 
  • 7 years of relevant experience required in sponsor / vendor relationship management within Diagnostics and/or Pharmaceutical industry.
  • 4 years of specific RFI, RFP, contracting and/or budget management experience

Meet Your Recruiter

Jay Hite
Recruiter, Account Manager

As a Recruiter at Compass, Jay enjoys meeting job seekers and helping them to find new and exciting opportunities. He enjoys the process of getting to know candidates and learning all about their experience and what their future goals are. Jay feels the excitement of his candidates and is passionate about helping to find a fit both culturally and professionally. 

When Jay isn’t working, he enjoys bike rides, trying out new foods, tequila tasting and watching movies.  

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