Associate Director of R&D Sourcing

  • Location
    Irvine, California
  • Job type
  • Category
    Medical & Science - Pharmaceutical - Clinical

An Associate Director of Strategic Sourcing (Pharma R&D) job is available in Irvine, CA, courtesy of Adecco Medical & Science. This is a 12-month contract opportunity (with potential for extension/conversion) with a very competitive pay rate.

This person must have experience with the hands-on outsourcing support (strategic sourcing) for clinical trials, as well as negotiating and drafting contracts (contract management) for the following services: CRO, Central Lab, ECGs, ePRO, Imaging, and IWRS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Demonstrated ability to lead the development of contract management processes.
- Excellent ability to communicate effectively with executives and senior leaders, both internally and externally.
- Excellent business/financial acumen, proficient in leading and managing cross-functional teams.
- Ability to identify and solve complex contractual, process, operational business challenges, and know when to seek assistance.
- Clear understanding of clinical R&D supplier and sponsor businesses, financial drivers, & competencies.

• Bachelors required (Masters’ preferred) + C.P.M., C.P.I.M., Project Management, or Lean Six Sigma a plus

• 5 - 8 years' experience in biotech/pharm industry.
• At least 3 years of recent direct experience in a R&D clinical pharma
outsourcing/contracts function with direct engagement with CROs and other clinical suppliers.

If you are interested in this role, please email a resume to and call 585.613.3028.

Scott Shuman

Senior Recruiter
AdeccoMedical & Science

O: 585.454.5511
D: 585.613.3028

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