Operations Pioneer (Logistics)

Nederland Interim

Toegevoegd 14/03/2022

  • A unique opportunity to launch a proven successful business in NL
  • Save lives

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Every day our client is advancing medical breakthroughs. They're uniting standard patient care with cutting-edge treatments and research. The work that they do brings life-changing therapies to those who are in need and paves the way for newer and greater treatments to reach the world. Our client is a leading decentralized research organization (DRO) that breaks down traditional barriers in clinical research for patients, sponsors, and physicians. Its innovative model brings decentralized trials, Sites On Demand, Virtual PIs, and Mobile Sites to previously-unreachable patient populations to expand the impact of clinical research. Supported by top pharmaceutical and biotech partners across 20 different therapeutic areas, our client is scaling and globalizing its new model for clinical trial delivery, where more physicians and patients can engage in life-saving research to develop new therapies faster.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Join at the ground level for the global expansion work and build out the operations for our client's footprint internationally.
  • You are a master logistical conductor; the flow of staff, supplies, and implementation of workflows comes naturally. You have experience working on cross-functional teams.
  • You will find and manage the warehouse/office and help build the team and operation.
  • You are responsible for bringing meaningful workflows and projects to life, while working with internal and external international stakeholders.
  • You know how to identify effective and dedicated team members. You will hire a strong team to support the growth in the region.
  • Clinical research doesn't scare you. You will help to define and execute site operations for global research studies.
  • You feel comfortable setting up clinical research sites as a habit, whether those are at a parking lot or a top-notch medical facility, assembling equipment, and placing supplies in the right spots.
  • Ensure the success of all members and on-time delivery of the mission.
  • This role is the communication link between the deployment team functions and the remote team.
  • You don't always have the answer but you can find the person who can.
  • Project and operational oversight of our clients mobile research activity in the area.
  • Quickly establish processes and solutions that address the changing needs of those on the ground or the needs of the mobile research site or study.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Ensure equipment and supplies are initially sourced at Decentralized Trial (DCT) locations in a timely fashion, considering all logistical implications (e.g. cost, distance, vendors, shippers)
  • Be the point contact for all things related to a Mobile Site Vehicle at a site, ensuring the vehicle is show-ready.
  • Fetch any equipment, supplies or other items needed for DCT locations.
  • Ensure all the work you do has the patient in mind.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English. Another language is a plus.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse team of professionals.
  • Strong organizational skills: Able to prioritize, support, and follow through on assignments.
  • Communication Skills: extremely strong verbal and written communication skills as evidenced by positive interactions with coworkers, management, clients and vendors.
  • Team Collaboration Skills: Work effectively and collaboratively with other team members to accomplish mutual goals. Bring positive and supportive attitude to achieving these goals.
  • Strong computer skills, preferably with demonstrated abilities using clinical trials database, IVR systems, electronic data capture, MS word and excel.
  • Ability to balance tasks with competing priorities.
  • Critical thinker and problem solver.
  • Curiosity and passion to learn, innovate, able to take thoughtful risks and get things done.
  • Friendly, outgoing personality; maintain a positive attitude under pressure.
  • High level of self-motivation and energy.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Must have a client service mentality.


This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to build business operations from scratch and save lives in the process.

Help our client set up their business and expand into the Netherlands, as an interim manager or consultant.

If you are looking for a permanent position, that too is a possibility. This opportunity is a unique challenge that can be filled via contracting (ZZP) or payrolling (beschikbare kandidaten).

Bob van Dyck

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Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Supply Chain Management
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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