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Supply Chain Manager

Richmond, California, United States
February 21, 2019

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Brian Stanish Clinical Supply Chain Management 650-***-**** South San Francisco, CA 94080

Results-driven, diligent professional with 20 years’ experience managing clinical supply inventory and logistics. Proven track-record of achieving business results through meticulous supply chain strategies; adaptable to quickly changing timelines, budgets, and challenges. Collaborative communicator skilled in working across business lines and with external partners to drive comprehensive change and improve productivity. Areas of Expertise include:

Strategic Planning / Forecasting

Clinical Trials / Studies

Project Management

Cross-Functional Initiatives

CMO Relationships

Regulatory Affairs

Continuous Improvement

Inventory Management

Pharmaceutical Packaging

Professional Experience

THERAVANCE BIOPHARMA, INC. South San Francisco, CA 2017 to Present

Clinical Supply Chain Senior Manager

Successfully plan, coordinate, and manage IVRS setup, First Patient In shipping schedules, inventory strategy, and expiration extension for U.S. and global clinical trials. Engage in collaborative, cross-functional processes including collecting temperature data and developing product labeling. Perform administrative operations functions including auditing the selection of CMOs, writing and reviewing procedures, and approving invoices.

Key Contributions:

Strong aptitude for meeting business objectives within aggressive timelines; currently entrusted with supporting three global Phase III studies.

Expertly enforce precise packaging, labeling, and global distribution of Investigational Product (IP); excelled in clearly communicating expectations and constructive feedback to CMOs.

MULTIPLE EMPLOYERS Various Locations 2016 to 2017

Clinical Supply Chain Management Contractor

Provided expertise across various clinical supply chain functions including developing process improvements, supporting CMC projects and products, and engaging in cross-functional projects.

Key Projects:

Cytomx, Inc.: Key contributor in developing IXRS, a pharmacy manual, and requests for proposals. Proactively engaged business partners to ensure accurate labeling and optimal drug supply for a global program.

Aimmune, Inc.: Adeptly support a global Phase III study by monitoring and maintaining inventory levels in adherence to supply plans and study requirements. Capably managed supply logistics with CROs and CMOs.

FIBROGEN, INC. San Francisco, CA 2014 to 2016

Clinical Supply Chain Senior Manager

Planned and managed global delivery schedules of packaged IMP; coordinated randomization, packaging, labeling, and distribution of clinical supplies. Evaluated supply plans and study requirements to monitor and maintain inventory levels. Collaborate with operations partners to analyze and fulfill supply demands.

Key Contributions:

Played a role in boosting productivity and reducing costs by contributing to the development and implementation of an IXRS supply and drug return strategy.

Gained experience in international supply chain methodologies; coordinated the establishment of international depots for cold chain IMP in the United Kingdom, India, and Singapore.

MULTIPLE EMPLOYERS Various Locations 2012 to 2014

Clinical Supply Chain Management Contractor

Managed and coordinated various clinical supply chain operations such as labeling, inventory control, distribution, and returns. Collected, documented, and monitored supply chain processes ensuring optimal operations.

Key Projects:

Dynavax Technologies: Provided oversight of clinical supply CMOs enforcing appropriate packaging, label, and distribution of IP in accordance to internal standards and regulatory requirements.

Nektar Therapeutics: Designed and managed interactive technology (IXRS) to efficiently control supplies. Established a communications strategy strengthening relationships with internal and external customers.

Cerexa, Inc.: Adeptly manage international depot shipments, inventory, and reconciliation. Communicate with vendors ensuring packaging, labeling, and distribution of materials adheres to all policies.


Clinical Trial Materials Manager

Conducted analyses of business and inventory data to generate global drug supply forecasts for cardiovascular disease and Lupus programs. Performed audit functions on packaging and labeling at vendor sites. Organized global recall and reconciliation of cold chain product. Tactfully negotiated drug distribution depot fees ensuring cost-effective agreements.

Key Contributions:

Spearheaded the establishment and management of global depots in South America and Asia for a Phase II clinical trial for cold chain product.

Fastidiously managed global depots for a Phase III trial involving the distribution of materials to Georgia, Ukraine, Russia, and India.


Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication


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