Manager, Vendor SupportLocation San Rafael, California Workstyle Remote Only Apply
Manager, Clinical Laboratory & Biospecimen Management, Vendor Support
Department / Cost Center:
Clinical Laboratory & Biospecimen Management
Reports to (Job Title):
Executive Director, Clinical Laboratory & Biospecimen Management
Clinical Laboratory & Biospecimen Management (CLBM) is part of BioMarin’s Development Sciences Operations (DSO), which coordinates the execution of the various phases of clinical trials during drug development. CLBM is comprised of four groups: 1.) Study Operations & Sample Request, 2.) Technical Operations, 3.) Vendor & Operational Performance Support and 4.) Vendor Support. The 4 CLBM groups either directly manages or supports the management of the central and specialty laboratories and tracks biospecimens (human) from collection to their final disposition.CLBM accomplishes these activities by ensuring all processes and procedures are efficient, effective, well-documented and align with the protocols, informed consents, testing requirements and protocol timelines.
The Manager reports to the Executive Director of CLBM and is a critical leadership position in CLBM that oversees the Vendor Support group and participates in key CLBM internal initiatives. The Manager demonstrates foundational/advanced level of independence in engaging cross-functional colleagues to assist in sourcing activities, financial reviews anddetermining if there is a need forspecialty lab services and the related scientific and operationalcriteria for laboratory selections. The Manager’s responsibilities also include partnering with other CLBM groups, cross-functional colleagues and cross-functional working groups to develop optimized business processes and workflows to achieve department and corporate goals.
At the Manager level, this individual should demonstrate foundational/advanced abilities across multiple core competencies: Communication, Problem Solving, Planning, Teamwork, and Proactivity. Likewise, the Manager needs technical skills across several key central competencies for CLBM, which include: Project Management, Central and Specialty Lab Vendor Management, Biospecimen Management, Finance and Budget Tracking and Management, and Vendor Sourcing/Selection.
The Manager, CLBM Vendor Support position is a key leader in the CLBM Management Team and participates in strategic and leadership meetings and discussions. A Manager has begun demonstrating foundational/advanced of relevant biospecimen technical content and can be relied on to take on a range of possible roles, including:
•Vendor SupportRoles: The manager will be part of the CLBM team that is involved in various vendor sourcing activities, financial reviews and metric generation along with interfacing with the various scientists to obtain needed vendor information for specialty lab selection.The manager will partner with Biospecimen Operations Managers (BOMs) and Biospecimen Operations Associates (BOAs) to support the management of central and specialty labs as related to sourcing, contract review, analyte and specialty lab selection.
The Manager, CLBM Vendor Support, will also take on leadership roles focused ondeveloping relevant SOPs and WIs in collaboration with CLBM’sVendor & Operational Performance Support group and training of BOMs on pertinent contract financial tracking.
The Manager, CLBM Vendor Support, may manage a small team in the future.
The Manager, CLBM Vendor Support, has demonstrated foundational/advanced skills, at a minimum, in all relevant core competencies and likewise has demonstrated foundational/advancedskills of most technical competencies.
Central Lab/Specialty Labs
The Manager, CLBM Vendor Support, will work closely with the CLBM team and other cross-functional groups such as: Development Sciences Business Operations, Global Strategic Sourcing, Clinical Operations/GMAF Study Management, Clinical Data Management, Legal, Development Sciences Quality, Translational Sciences, and other Development Sciences teams as well as external Labs.
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The Manager, CLBM Vendor Support should demonstrate foundational/advanced skills in Leadership, Problem Solving and Decision Making,and Influencing and Persuasion. In order to be successful in the role, the Manager must be able to:
Individuals in this role are also expected to have foundational/advanced variety of technical competencies, including Biospecimen Management Processes, Vendor Management and Lab Operations, and Good Practices and Compliance. This includes:
COMPETENCIES: LEVEL OF MASTERY EXPECTATIONS
This section is for internal use.
BioMarin has defined core and technical competency expectations for each title within Clinical Laboratory & Biospecimen Management. These expectations are outlined in the Competency Matrices. Please refer to the matrices and detailed levels of mastery descriptions for more detail.
Below is a high-level summary of the core and technical competency expectations:
Mastery: Extensive, expert-level understanding and proven performance in the skill area
Advanced: Comprehensive level of knowledge and skilled execution in the skill area
Foundational: Strong baseline understanding and demonstrable implementation of the skill area
In Development: Early performance of competency and development of the skill area
Core CompetenciesTechnical Competencies
Problem Solving and Decision Making: F/A
Influencing and Persuasion: F/A
Planning, Prioritization, and Organization: F/A
Teamwork and Relationship Building: A
Proactivity and Initiative: F/A
People Management: F/A
Biospecimen Management Processes and Logistics: F/A
Vendor Management and Lab Operations: A
Good Practices and Compliance:A
Drug Development, Study Design, Study Execution and Therapeutic Area:F/A
IT, Biospecimen Systems, and Data Analysis:F/A
Vendor sourcing, contracting and financial review:F/A
Opportunities for Career Development are outlined in the CLBM Career Pathway Overview.
This role may manage up to 2 direct reports at some time in the future.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS / TRAVEL
The employee may frequently be required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.