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External Posting TitleClinical Program Demand LeadJob DescriptionThe Clinical Program Demand Lead role provides strategic program and study level leadership to ensure a best in class approach with regard to vendor outsourcing for all clinical trials (e.g. SRC & Phase I - IV studies) and program level vendor contracts. This includes developing program and study level outsourcing plans to ensure proactive management of vendor outsourcing needs and identification of new vendor services. Collaborate with study teams to understand/obtain study needs, timelines and specifications to allow for communication to planning & external facing CSP roles. Responsible for providing timely vendor contract statuses to SMT members.1. Provide vendor outsourcing expertise at a program level. Provide program oversight / leadership working in collaboration with the COS Director (COSD) and other relevant functions when planning the vendor outsourcing strategy during the life cycle of a compound. Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:a. Develop a Program Outsourcing Plan (POP) with program team; maximize use of preferred and qualified Biogen vendorsb. Proactively identify new vendor category needs as a result of POP development & collaborate with Vendor Contract Lead(s) (VCLs)/Vendor Contract Manager(s) (VCMs) to identify new vendorc. Understand & confirm pipeline for compound(s) to include Resource Estimation updates in Biogen’s resource management system2. Provide vendor outsourcing expertise at a study level to include, but not limited to:a. Roll-out of POP at the study level & customize it for study requirements while ensuring team maximizes the use of preferred and qualified Biogen vendorsb. Proactively identify new vendor category needs & obtain approval from COSD to deviate from POP. Collaborate with VCLs/VCMs to identify new vendor.3. Collaborate with SMTs or Functional Directors/Heads to communicate the following to the VCM(s) and PPL:a. Study level requirements (e.g. specs, timelines, vendors)b. Operational synergies / nuances that may impact pricing, quality & vendor selectionc. Review study level contract status updates. Identify & understand any potential risks. Proactively communicate status to SMTd. Identify potential vendor contract change in scopes; understand & effectively communicate operational changes that could impact vendor budget &/or contract4. Lead/participate in the creation and maintenance of department processes, tools and templates5. Lead/participate in department and/or GCO/R&D initiatives that have direct impact to role*LI-POT3LocationCambridge, MA, USJob CategorySupply Chain, Global OperationsRequisition Number28246BRQualifications• Minimum of 8+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical /biotechnology industry within R&D clinical, clinical vendor outsourcing• Knowledge of the procure to pay cycle and associated systems (Oracle, SAP, Markview).• Knowledge of the clinical development process (Pharma R&D and Clinical) with a clear understanding of operational and quality (GCP) aspects• Strong Program / Project Management skills using a “hands-on†approach• Experience collaborating across functions, including demonstrated ability to influence without authority• Excellent people and customer service skills demonstrating an ability to work as a team player within matrix teams, interacting with all levels of staff, both within and external to the company to establish good partnerships/alliancesEducation• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience• MBA or other related business experience is a plus (business acumen - translating operations into business benefit)About BiogenBiogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative and rare diseases. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our medicines for multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia.Founded in 1978, Biogen is one of the world’s oldest independent biotechnology companies. Our development pipeline is focused on areas of high unmet medical need, as we pursue new therapies for patients suffering from diseases with few or no treatment options. These include programs for Alzheimer’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s disease, spinal muscular atrophy and neuropathic pain amongst others.With more than 7,000 people worldwide, Biogen is truly a global organization. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is home to our research operations. Our international operations are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world-class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. We offer therapies globally through direct affiliate presence in 30 countries and a network of distribution partners in over 50 additional countries.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.Please be advised that all legitimate correspondence from a Biogen employee will come from "@biogen.com" email accounts..

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