Job Description

Inventory Planning Coordinator
Job Number: 21-16774
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Inventory Planning Coordinator for our client in Lawrenceville, NJ.
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • Provide streamlined inventory planning for R&D clinical supply chain activities including product based and/or program level supply planning, in order to deliver drug supply to depots and sites in preparation for patient treatment for assigned studies across the R&D Portfolio.
  • Works cross-functionally as part of a dynamic matrix team to plan delivery of clinical drug supply to ensure sufficient supply availability for new and ongoing studies.
  • Understands program level assumptions by reviewing the study design, dosing schedule, and high-level assumptions through discussions with the Supply Manager.
  • Creates a Study Planning document for new studies, where applicable.
  • For program level supply planning, provides study level projections to the Supply Manager based on the protocol and planned countries/sites/patients/enrollment duration/shipping lead times and recalculates monthly projections based on actual study progress from study enrollment through study completion.
  • For product level supply planning, the Supply Manager provides the depot planning template, which contains product specific demand required for the established time period.
  • Utilizes this information to plan depot shipments and ensure sufficient supplies are at the local depots.
  • Inventory planning for product and program level management includes responsibility for monitoring expiry dates and ensuring replacement supply is available at the local depots and communicating upcoming inventory concerns to responsible Supply Manager.
  • Responsible for allocation of study drug in the appropriate IRT systems for IRT based studies. Uses FIN allocation tracker, as applicable, to keep track of allocations of supplies in IRT systems as well as for manual allocations.
  • Ensures country/study approval of product for assigned programs/studies as part of depot planning.
  • Provide manual allocations to Supply Managers as requested (e.g. generic labeling form [GLF], investigator sponsored research [ISR] studies).
  • Develops and maintains Drug Provision Plans (DPP), for material movements between warehouses and manual drug order allocations, for assigned projects based on study or product level projections and communicates these plans to the Shipment Shipment Team.
  • Monitors clinical trial activity and the utilization of drug supply vs. forecast at sites and warehouses.
  • Makes necessary changes to the Drug Provision Plans based on various study factors (recruitment/timing/etc.) to enable timely resupply of IMP.
  • Communicates changes to the Shipment Team.
  • Advises Supply Manager of drug supply constraints and recommends alternative strategies to influence the ability of client to meet existing or anticipated demands.
  • Track shipments through MRB date and communicate issues/delays as needed.
  • Utilizes the Use Date Extension Memo SharePoint to upload UDEs.
  • Provides a notice of use date extension to key stakeholders where required.
  • If applicable, for program level supplies, prepares Product Information Listings and batch listing extract files as required for study database locks and regulatory filings.
  • Participates on key task forces for improvement initiatives and procedural updates. Recommends and implements ways to improve the efficiency of clinical supply chain processes.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.
  • Supply chain or Pharma industry related experience is a plus
  • Moderate knowledge of the global drug development process and global regulatory requirements with respect to investigational new drugs.
  • Proficient analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Proficient project management skills and handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient knowledge of Forecasting and Planning, Inventory management and Supply Chain Functionality
  • Proficient knowledge of import / export requirements.
  • Proficient knowledge of industry technology.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (fosters open communication).
  • Proficient teamwork and collaboration skills.
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact: 
Larah Beaniza       

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. 

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