Clearside Biomedical offers a competitive total compensation package including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid time off, and a matching 401(k) program.
We currently have an opening for a Clinical Logistics Associate. This role is the primary point of contact for global disposable and reusable clinical injection training inventory management, procurement of the same, and training coordination (both domestic and international) as it relates to the injection training provided by Clearside Biomedical.
The primary responsibilities are as follows:
Responsible for global disposable and reusable clinical injection training inventory management related to the training sessions that are held at all of the company’s clinical sites (domestic and international) as well as at the company headquarters. This includes the ordering, packing, sending, tracking, and shipping of supplies/product. The shipping and receiving portion of the job involves working with customs agents, freight forwarders, and international freight management as required around the world to ensure all supplies are delivered in a timely fashion.
Responsible for identifying local suppliers of training equipment (both disposable and reusable items) when beneficial to the company.
Responsible for identifying and sourcing local animal ex vivo eyes, ensuing that the right people have what they need to conduct effective training sessions
Responsible for managing / controlling and distributing electronic training content (videos, PowerPoints, etc.)
Responsible for importing/customs licensing for all shipments, as applicable.
Interface with vendors and freight shippers to verify and track addresses if necessary.
Coordinate with external partner/vendor (TMAC) and TMAC Clinical Trial Liaisons (CTL) on logistical items including travel coordination and management of training materials for the CTL’s.
Proactively manage internal inventory including monitoring and forecasting as it relates to our own products (drugs and devices).
Partner with the CRO’s to determine when and where training, conferences, and investigator meetings will be held and ensuring all supplies and training materials are delivered to those sites in a timely manner.
Proactively source and find product locally when necessary, understanding the importance of product (e.g. species and quality of eyes).
Work with stakeholders (internal and external) to develop tools to forecast and manage inventory and training needs.
Report periodic updates to key stakeholders.
Requires a high school degree (or GED). Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Minimum of 2 years related experience. Experience in the pharmaceutical and/or medical device industry preferred. Supply chain or logistics experience preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent problem solving skills required; focused on the details.
Capable of independent work and willing to take initiative.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Responsible and reliable, capable of maturity in handling confidential information.
Excellent computer skills, with experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat applications to prepare charts, table, forms, reports, and presentations. Experience with email and calendar programs and expense reporting/travel platforms.
Ability to maintain a professional, first line impression of the company through interaction with internal and external partners, including written and verbal (both in phone and in person) communication.