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Associate Director Clinical Supplies Logistics

Date: Apr 17, 2021

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey, US, 07054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!



We offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription coverage starting on the first day.  We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 6% match on the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Tuition Assistance. For more information on Teva, check us out at www.tevapharm.com or www.tevausa.com


While Teva focuses on developing, personalizing and making treatments accessible for patients across a wide range of therapeutic areas, we have several key areas of focus where our specialty research and development concentrates its efforts. There are treatments for respiratory, pain, migraine and headache, movement and neurodegenerative disorders, and oncology.



Job Description

Primary Responsibilities your expertise will bring to the team!


  • Applies comprehensive technical skills and proficiency across multiple disciplines (within Research and Development and with other partners within and outside of Teva).
  • Develops creative solutions to problems of various degrees of complexity and diverse scope where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of tangible variables.
  • nterfaces with many internal and external senior executives and partners, teams, manufacturers, wholesalers, and/or suppliers for complex project requests from ‘inception of request’ to delivery, which requires coordination and negotiation between companies or partners with rigorous demands.
  • Leads efforts in monitoring progress of, reducing lead-times and manages various work streams with key deliverables while working with global Clinical teams and development sites.
  • Develops and implements harmonized Best Practice Guidelines, policy and Standard Operating Procedures that are in-line with the integration of the worldwide RLD Sourcing team and the supply needs of managed clinical studies and analytical testing ensuring continuous improvement of desired outcomes.
  • Guides the successful completion of major programs and will function in a project leadership role. Initiates and drives results that are maintained over a long-term timeframe for various sets of projects.
  • Develops departmental structure, function, and personnel to deliver upon necessary departmental and company key performance indicators (KPIs).  Manages resources by appropriate allocation to achieve and support KPIs.
  • Routinely acts independently to resolve issues.  Assignments are often self-initiated.  Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages difficult to get products and biosimilar products for various markets by interacting with project teams, legal, manufacturers and suppliers to secure access.
  • Manage multiple projects across generics and biosimilar groups, across multiple time zones, countries and international markets.
  • Initiate Corrective and Preventative Action to ensure improvements to Teva’s processes, which are taken to eliminate causes of non-conformities or other undesirable situations.
  • Oversee and direct RLD Sourcing team to maintain and manage licenses in a database to ensure compliance with valid licenses at the suppliers/wholesalers/manufacturers and Teva sites and external partnerships
  •  Implements Industry Best Practices and templates by developing, creating, maintaining and revising processes, SOPs, and Best Practice Guidelines for clinical drug supply and logistical activities. Provides training to end-users.
  • Other duties as defined.


Travel Requirements:  
Travel may be necessary to visit Teva/Actavis development sites and suppliers/wholesalers.


Education Required:  Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 10 plus years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience. Minimum Bachelor of Science or Arts degree.


Experience Required:

  • Ability to work and adapt under tight deadline and fast-paced undefined environment. 
  • To perform effectively in environments with frequent workload changes and competing demands; with frequent interruptions and/or distractions
  • Have strong organizational skills; problem solving, judgment and decision-making skills; solid analytical skills; superior time management, planning, and tracking skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and/or with a team with good interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills; advanced written professional communication skills preferred
  • Interacting with customer contacts at all organizational levels from executives to end-users
  • Ability to multitask and effectively prioritize and complete workload within established timelines, ability to mentor and train other members of the organization
  • Strong client relationship management skills
  •  Proficiency in the use of ERP systems such as SAP, Ariba and JDE to research vendor data, orders, payments in order to deliver concise updates in reports
  • Proficiency in gathering data and then uploading Vendor Master Data for suppliers and vendors to a SharePoint site to facilitate order processing and address queries quickly to drive results
  • Experience with SharePoint platforms, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Viseo, Microsoft Outlook. Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel preferred (pivot tables, macros, etc.)
  • Working Knowledge of Secondary Packaging of Clinical Trial Material preferred
  • Specialized or Technical Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications needed: • GMP and/or GCP knowledge and working knowledge of the drug development process and clinical trials preferred
  • Import/export shipping knowledge desirable




Research & Development

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Clinical Supply Logistics

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Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.


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