Demand And Supply Manager (Remote)

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.
Location/Division Specific Information
We are the Clinical Trials Division (CTD): We Supply the Hope that Changes Lives - US Remote, UK Remote, and Switzerland Remote
CTD partners with pharmaceutical and biotech customers around the world to ensure the right patients get the right therapies in the right doses at the right time - a concept that we internally adopt as "There is a Patient Waiting." Our unique blend of services includes project management, packaging, distribution, transportation management and specialty logistics, ancillary supply management, clinical supply optimization, bio-repository storage and much more. Our more than 4000 employees in over 15 countries work hard every day knowing that what they do matters.
Discover Impactful Work:
As a member of Global Client Services, you are part of One Global Team: Empowered to Act, Make Connections and Get Results for our customers and their patients.
As the Demand and Supply Manager, you are part of a centralized team that provides specialized technical services to clients as part of our enhanced service offerings. Specifically, this role specializes in providing upfront and ongoing demand planning services, including early demand plans, global inventory optimization strategies, proactive inventory management, portfolio management, and IRT set-up consultation.
A Day in the Life:
  • Design, Implement, Interpret and Review inventory management plan to forecast supply plan of study drugs to global and sophisticated clinical trials, using sound supply chain techniques.
  • Provide input into User Requirement Specifications of Interactive Response Technology (IRT) medication management module and complete User Acceptance Testing if required.
  • Review IRT strategy to ensure it supports the strategic supply plans and that IRT settings are adjusted to optimize the supply and demand.
  • Ensures plans are robust and optimizes global and regional supply strategies to ensure continuity of patient supply in the most effective and efficient manner.
  • Develop and provide clients with reports on actual project spend versus budget.
  • Establishes connections between demand planning team and S&OP to ensure the latest forecast information is aggregated and integrated into the divisional S&OP process.
  • Partners with the Enterprise Project Manager, along with global and site project management teams and/or directly with the customer to inform and proactively share key client data necessary to facilitate an effective supply chain planning cycle.
  • Ensure temperature excursion process is performed as required.
  • Establish and maintain financial forecasts and monthly billing processes for assigned client projects.
  • Assist in training and on boarding of new employees (buddy concept)
  • Stay on top of relevant cGMPs, GCPs, and other regulatory requirements and ensure study management activities are aligned.
  • Demonstrate and promote company vision.
  • Conduct activities in a safe and efficient manner.
As Demonstrated By:
Project Management
  • Structures demand plans in line with client strategy —starting from an identified need, sets objectives and specific goals.
  • Speaks and writes in a clear, concise, and organized way. Listens carefully to others to ensure understanding and effective communication.
Technical Knowledge
  • Independently digests data that is applicable to project deliverables and stakeholders.
  • Manages the demand planning part of projects efficiently in different systems and maintains their own as well as the team’s accountability for using Thermo Fisher tools to help the team be successful.
  • Demonstrates comfort with technology and uses innovations to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of work processes, procedures, and outputs.
  • Knowledge of general inventory and billing principles, good documentation practices, and report generation.
Project Management Leadership
  • Works with others to quickly resolve or escalate solutions to problems. Develops a sense of urgency among cross-functional teams to influence project deliverables.
  • Communicates at the proper time, understands boundaries, respects differences, and confronts tension. Ensures that all communications are clear, focused, and based on a solid understanding of needs, using the most appropriate medium.
Keys to Success:
  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, business/operations management preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 4 to 5 years of supply chain and/or planning experience managing global supply chain design and logistics management, preferably as they relate to clinical program design and execution.
  • Understanding of clinical supply requirements, phases of clinical development, and the factors that influence study designs preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Requires strong business acumen including the ability to understand the manufacturing process and how cost impacts the overall business.
  • Requires enhanced PC knowledge and skill sets utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) products.
  • Requires interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and work in teams including client services, technical, planning, and financial disciplines.
  • Requires excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • APICS certification or equivalent preferred.
Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.
Apply today!
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Accessibility/Disability Access
Job Seekers with a Disability: Thermo Fisher Scientific offers accessibility service for job seekers requiring accommodations in the job application process. For example, this may include individuals requiring assistance because of hearing, vision, mobility, or cognitive impairments. If you are a job seeker with a disability, or assisting a person with a disability, and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone at 1-855-471-2255*. Please include your contact information and specific details about your required accommodation to support you during the job application process.
This telephone line is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requiring accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Messages left for other purposes, such as not being able to get into the career website, following up on an application, or other non-disability related technical issues will not receive a response.
Compensation And Benefits
The salary range estimated for this position based in New York is –.
This position may also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our U.S. colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:
  • A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan, including health incentive programs
  • Employee assistance and family support programs, including commuter benefits and tuition reimbursement
  • At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, and short- and long-term disability in accordance with company policy
  • Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan
  • Employees’ Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount
For more information on our benefits, please visit:

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 16, 2024
Company Overview
Thermo Fisher Scientific
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About Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD. For more information, please visit
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