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Responsibilities Position Summary:This role will be accountable for activities involved in developing and implementing mid to long term Pfizer supply chain strategies and networks for the Latin America Region. This role will support the Global Clinical Supply Regional Latin America Lead & Clinical Supply Logistics with business growth & execution of new programs or initiatives that include forecast and coordination for key logistics events, monitoring key performance indicators, analyzing cost/performance data, coordinating cross-functional work teams to increase effectiveness of supply chain logistics initiatives.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES ?Serve as the primary point of contact between the CSL organization and strategic partners such as customs brokers, carriers, warehouse, storage, and domestic distribution providers to ensure safe and secure movement of clinical supplies to patients.?Support the development and optimization of import/export processes in Latin America.?Ensure compliant and effective import/export activities by interacting with Pfizer GCS Lines, other strategic Pfizer partner lines, and external partners, to drive strategic import/export initiatives and develop the establishment of clear procedures in the region.?Assist the GCS Regional Latin America Lead in clinical supplies initiatives and supportive projects in the region (e.g. Expanded Access process alignment, Latin America Operations Review meeting, etc).?Drive Regional support for CSL and BRO activities in Latin America.oEnsure that this position is recognized as the Regional Subject Matter Expert (SME) in import/export knowledge and expertise with regard to the above referenced Latin America countries.oSupport the development of strategic initiatives for Pfizer in this region of the world.?Duty/VAT savings through special tariff regimes, intelligence gathering and participation in country regulations/changes.?Continuous Improvement: evaluate current processes on an on-going basis and make recommendations for continuous improvement with regard to the regional operations and import/export operating model.?Process optimization: proactively ensure quality and compliance through risk identification and mitigation plans, by leading and/or identifying strategic and progressive initiatives to support the BRO, CSL, Clinical Supply Operations (CSO) and GCS organization.?Develop and implement key performance indicators (KPI?s) to monitor operational performance and consistency against stated goals for logistics responsibilities in the countries for this region.??Own and advance Pfizer?s Clinical Supply Logistics supplier relationships for the Latin America Region.oManage and enhance the relationship with Pfizer?s preferred customs broker in each of these regional countries.oLiase with Global Clinical Supply?s GMP Distribution Vendors (i.e., Almac, Catalent, Fisher) as well as their country depots to improve logistics operations and resolve any shipment issues that may arise for these regional countries.oLiase with Pfizer?s preferred Study Management Partners (i.e., ICON, Parexel) and their logistics counterparts to improve import license management KPI?s and to resolve any protocol/program issues that may arise for logistics activities associated with these regional countries.?Drive regional operational support for Pfizer?s Clinical Trial Portfolio.oWithin Brazil: Provide guidance regarding valuation and customs clearance regimes/strategies; Continue to develop strategic relationships with Brazil Customs and the Brazil MoH (Anvisa); Continue to develop strong relationships with Customs Brokers and Study Partners to ensure swift and robust import/export activities, Provide guidance and expertise of controlled substance requirements, licensing, cycle times and shipping; and Maintain and enhance appropriate networking relationships with other pharmaceutical companies and trade organizations.oWithin the Latin America Region: Provide the support on the above activities but over the landscape of all the afore mentioned Latin America Countries within scope of this role (i.e., all the regional customs services, Ministries of Health (MoH), etc.); and Implement the regional strategies that Pfizer is initiating in this landscape with regard to import/export, distribution, packaging and supply chain activities.oGlobally: Contribute to global and cross-functional continuous improvement strategies to improve productivity, cost-savings and exceed customer satisfaction; and Ensure patient satisfaction with all clinical trial activity conducted throughout the globe.?Ensure compliance with all legal requirements (e.g., EHS, cGMP, ICH/GCP, import/export, Quality Standards) by creating and maintaining a culture committed to quality; Accountable for maintaining training and compliance required for the role; Enhance quality and compliance on a site and patient basis utilizing risk and mitigation plans; Contribute to global, cross-functional continuous improvement strategies to improve productivity and exceed customer satisfaction. Assess cross functional impact of procedure/ process changes to BRO and CSL processes.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE ?B.S. degree (or equivalent) is required, with 6 years minimum of relevant experience (preferably in the pharmaceutical industries).?Demonstrate interest in Patient Quality and Compliance.?Advanced English language.
PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS ?Role requires a Sao Paulo (Brazil) or Buenos Aires (Argentina) site presence.?While mainly office based, job requires ability to monitor operational logistics / receiving areas (standing, garbing, walking potentially for extended periods of time). ?Ability to travel (domestic and international) up to 15% of the time; must be able to drive and/or fly to vendor locations with advance notice and/ or attend job related training as required.
Tipo de Trabajo: Full-time