Associate Director - Clinical Study Supply Chain

AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

Associate Director - Clinical Study Supply Chain 

Join our Global Clinical Supply Chain organization as an Associate Director, where you will be responsible for leading, developing, and guiding a team of Clinical Supply Study Leads. This role offers the opportunity to work collaboratively with other managers in the organization to support the delivery of clinical supplies while ensuring global supply chain best practices. 

As an Associate Director, you will provide courageous leadership to your team, acting as a role model and giving clear direction during periods of change and ambiguity. You will manage a team responsible for establishing supply chains for clinical studies, ensuring consistent delivery to time, cost, and quality. You will also be responsible for managing procedures and systems that support these activities. Your role will include contributing to capacity planning of the Clinical Study Supply Chain resources, establishing ways to improve efficiency, flexibility, and productivity within the team and global Supply Chain. 

Essential Skills/Experience:
- Education acc. to CV
- Knowledge of Supply Chain
- People Leadership/Management
- Excellent stakeholder management skills

Desirable Skills/Experience:
- Working knowledge of the Clinical Trial Directive and global regulatory environment impacting the provision of investigational products
- In-depth knowledge of Clinical Manufacturing & Supply and the drug development process
- Lean awareness/practice/qualification
- Supply chain qualification e.g., APICS

At AstraZeneca, we are driven by innovation and our commitment to deliver life-changing medicines. With constant new products and launches, there's never been a better time to join our Supply Chain team. We are a diverse, multigenerational team of experts connected across the globe, interpreting the science and connecting it with the business need to apply manufacturing excellence. We foster an encouraging, positive environment where ideas are welcomed and rewarded. If you are self-driven, thrive at pace, continuously learning, and proactively taking on more, then this is the place for you.

Join us in our Operations business area and thrive with standardised ways of working driven by Lean. Have the freedom to be more creative, dig deep and ask questions, and problem-solve together. Embrace our standardised approach to drive efficiencies through our processes and focus us on the essentials.

Ready to make a big impact? Apply now and join us in delivering innovative medicines all the way until they ultimately reach our patients.

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

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