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Clinical Outsourcing Manager

Company: Blueprint Medicines
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Blueprint Medicines is a global precision therapy company that invents life-changing therapies for people with cancer and hematologic disorders. Applying an approach that is both precise and agile, we create medicines that selectively target genetic drivers, with the goal of staying one step ahead across stages of disease. Since 2011, we have leveraged our research platform, including expertise in molecular targeting and world-class drug design capabilities, to rapidly and reproducibly translate science into a broad pipeline of precision therapies. Today, we are delivering approved medicines directly to patients in the United States and Europe, and we are globally advancing multiple programs for genomically defined cancers, systemic mastocytosis, and cancer immunotherapy.

Position Notes:

  • Estimated contract duration is 11 months.
  • Must have clinical trials experience.
    Job Summary:

    This position reports into the Director of Clinical Outsourcing. The right candidate will possess an understanding of Clinical Outsourcing activities for successful execution of multiple clinical trials primarily in oncology and hematology indications in various phases of development.

    Role Overview:

    Responsibilities of this position involve the day-to-day management of issuing Request For Proposals (RFPs), review of proposals, selection of key study vendors, and management of change orders, Investigator Grant Fair Market Value (FMV) negotiations for the company's clinical trials in collaboration with a dynamic Clinical Development team.

    Job Responsibilties:

    • Assists teams in the identification of potential vendors and CROs for clinical trial execution
    • Collaboratively creates and issues Request for Proposals (RFPs), compiles responses and facilitates team review of proposals from clinical trial vendors
    • Performs competitive bid analysis and derives recommendation to operational team leads
    • Participates in pricing negotiations for CROs, Investigator Grant Fair Market Value (FMV) assessments with clinical trial sites, Central Laboratories, Imaging, ePRO and other critical study vendors
    • Leads and facilitates cross functional review vendor selection meetings
    • Leads the contracting activities including facilitating the review of MSA and amendments, development of Work Orders, Change Order notifications and Change Orders to ensure appropriate pricing and timely execution
    • Supports the development of Outsourcing processes and tools
    • Leads the facilitation, management of governance meetings for key vendors as assigned
    • Negotiates services descriptions, budgets, and payment schedules
    • Leads the negotiation of rates and vendor discount opportunities with vendors as assigned
    • Assists with benchmarking analysis
    • Collaborates effectively with all key functions including Clinical Operations, Finance, Legal, Biostatistics, PV, QA, Data Management, and Clinical Development to ensure appropriate stakeholder engagement in vendor selection and management.
    • Identifies and seeks efficiency in vendor contracting to ensure improved value for service
    • Assists in maintaining a central database of contract tracking and delivery of metrics
      Miniumum Required Skills

      • CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
      • CRO
      • CLINICAL TRIALS
      • ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS
        EducationRequirements:

        • Bachelor's Degree
          Pay Transparency:

          The pay range that Magnit reasonably expects to pay for this position: $60.00-$80.00/hour. Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K (provided minimum eligibility hours are met).

          Requirement to Remain Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccinations - Fully Vaccinated & Boosted

          As a biotechnology organization, it is our responsibility to do everything we can to safeguard the health and safety of our workforce, our communities, and the patients we serve. That is why we require as a condition of initial and continuing employment that U.S. employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster when eligible. We will provide a reasonable accommodation due to a certified medical or religious contraindication if it does not present an undue hardship to Blueprint Medicines, consistent with applicable law. Accommodation requests for either of these reasons should be made to .

          Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Affirmative Action

          At Blueprint Medicines, we foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion. A proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, we consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. We are also an E-Verify Employer. We will make reasonable accommodations, absent undue hardship, for qualified individuals with known disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who requires an accommodation with the hiring process or to perform any essential functions of the position for which you are applying, please reach out to .

          For more information, please see our EEO-AA-Policy-Statement, the EEO Poster and its Supplement, as well as our Pay Transparency Statement.

          Who we are:

          We don't think in small steps. We think in giant leaps.

          We are driven by the pursuit of new ideas, new innovations, and new ways of thinking.

          We know that what each and every one of us matters and that our success depends on our ability to work together in a diverse community. We believe we are at our best as a company when our employees are thriving and we foster a culture that provides opportunities to grow and develop professionally, while also having fun.

          Requirement to Remain Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccinations - Fully Vaccinated & Boosted

          As a biotechnology organization, it is our responsibility to do everything we can to safeguard the health and safety of our workforce, our communities, and the patients we serve. That is why we require as a condition of initial and continuing employment that U.S. employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster when eligible. We will provide a reasonable accommodation due to a certified medical or religious contraindication if it does not present an undue hardship to Blueprint Medicines, consistent with applicable law. Accommodation requests for either of these reasons should be made to .

          Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Affirmative Action

          At Blueprint Medicines, we foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion. A proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, we consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. We are also an E-Verify Employer. We will make reasonable accommodations, absent undue hardship, for qualified individuals with known disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who requires an accommodation with the hiring process or to perform any essential functions of the position for which you are applying, please reach out to .

          For more information, please see our EEO-AA-Policy-Statement, the EEO Poster and its Supplement, as well as our Pay Transparency Statement.

          Who we are:

          We don't think in small steps. We think in giant leaps.

          We are driven by the pursuit of new ideas, new innovations, and new ways of thinking.

          We know that what each and every one of us matters and that our success depends on our ability to work together in a diverse community. We believe we are at our best as a company when our employees are thriving and we foster a culture that provides opportunities to grow and develop professionally, while also having fun.

Keywords: Blueprint Medicines, Cambridge , Clinical Outsourcing Manager, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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