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Clinical Supply Chain Manager

Hours:  40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Location: Craigavon

Open To:

Internal and external applicants may apply

The Company

Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The role

Almac Clinical Services is a leading global clinical supply chain management company, delivering clinical supply for many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical and biotech firms.  Our diverse client base ranges from small biotech companies to global multi-national pharmaceutical organisations. Guided by extensive supply experience, Almac Clinical Services provides the physical resources and supportive technologies to ensure that a supply of clinical material is delivered across the globe to meet the needs of those patients within the trial. 

The Clinical Supply Chain Manager works has overall responsibility for the successful setup and management of the clinical supply chain to ensure the correct drug is in the right place on time, for dispensing to patients enrolled in a clinical trial. 

Responsibilities for any given Supply Chain Management (SCM) study will vary depending on scope of services contracted by the client. Depending on the support model, the Supply Chain Manager may assume overall responsibility for ensuring their customers projects are successfully delivered on time and to the agreed specifications.  This is achieved by coordinating the tasks of the production and distribution groups, as well as the activities of other departments and divisions delivering aspects of the project.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) OR Proven significant /relevant experience in pharmaceutical supply chain management will be considered in lieu of academic qualifications;
  • Previous experience within a role involving (and proven working knowledge thereof):
    • Pharmaceutical Packaging and/or Distribution
    • Supply Chain Management;
  • Proven Project Management experience;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office packages (to include Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).

Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

Proven experience within:

  • Clinical supply chain management
  • Clinical forecasting
  • Clinical trial design
  • Clinical trial packaging and/or distribution
  • Business to Business Customer Service
  • The use of MRP tools
  • Pharmaceutical Legislation

Proven experience of integrating into, and/or leading, a multidisciplinary team

Additional desirable criteria is outlined in the job description and person specification attached to the online job posting.


  • Competitive salary
  • Family friendly flexible working
  • Learning and development opportunities and support
  • Health promotions
  • Enhanced pension contribution
  • Long service awards
  • 34 days annual leave allowance
  • Marriage leave
  • Free car parking
  • Moving house leave
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Paid medical appointments
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • On site physiotherapist
  • Critical illness policy
  • Perks discount scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Westfield healthcare benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

Closing Date

Tuesday 6 November 2018  at 1700 hours

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