Specialist, Scheduling and Cell Logistics

Summit, Washington

Job Title: Specialist, Scheduling and Cell Logistics
Location: Summit, NJ (Hybrid)
Duration: 12 Months

Job Description:

  • The Clinical Specialist, Scheduling and Cell Logistics will be responsible for scheduling and monitoring patient treatment schedules for the manufacturing of clinical autologous cellular immunotherapy products. They will serve as cell therapy treatment center’s main point of contact for patient scheduling and will resolve real-time operational issues related to transportation, manufacturing, distribution, and administration
  • The primary duty of the Clinical Specialist, Scheduling and Cell Logistics is to execute day-to-day operations (>= 95% of time). Participation in projects and working groups is growth opportunity as operations permit, considering performance and alignment with the development plan
  • Position is office-based in Summit West, NJ with in-office attendance is required a minimum of 50% of the time. Remote work must be performed at home with consistent office setup and internet access, as extensive work at computers and phones is essential to job function
  • Position shift time is 9am – 6pm local
  • Overtime may occasionally be required as assigned
  • Holiday support is required as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 3 years of work experience
  • Work experience in customer service, call center operations, patient services/navigator, account management, logistics, or supply chain preferred


  • Act as primary scheduling point of contact for clinical trials and healthy donor program as assigned
  • Create and maintain patient schedules in coordination with treatment sites and manufacturing sites
  • Troubleshoot and develop plans of action for issues throughout the patient journey
  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders over the phone and email
  • Ensure a positive end-to-end customer experience
  • Execute exception processes such as product returns, product replacements, and out of spec product
  • Input and maintain transactional data related to patient schedules within  scheduling system
  • Train treatment sites on patient scheduling processes as assigned
  • Document feedback from customers and partners as received
  • Create and maintain master data in account management system
  • Actively participate in tactical and other meetings as assigned
  • Facilitate daily operations activities and meetings including shift turnover on rotating basis
  • Provide real-time scheduling portal support to external users
  • Lead meetings with clinical matrix teams as assigned
  • Raise escalations and execute as assigned
  • Comply with applicable SOPs, work practices, and other documentation
  • Establish and maintain a trusted relationship with clinical internal partners
  • Accountable for individual performance
  • Execute project tasks as assigned
  • Execute working groups tasks as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Highly self-motivated, self-aware, and professional
  • Able to work independently and in groups
  • Flexible in responding to quickly changing business needs
  • Exceptional customer service orientation
  • Skilled at managing tense situations and de-escalation
  • Eager to work with teams from other regions and cultures
  • Able to share workspace for independent and collaborative work
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Fluent reading, speaking, and writing skills required in English

Top Skills:

  • QA Experience
  • Cell Therapy/Pharma Experience
  • Tavlo/Excel/Salesforce Applications Experience
  • Experience speaking with customers on the phone

About SSi People:
With over 25 years of industry experience, SSi People has built its reputation and expertise on putting people first. Everything we do works toward delivering an exceptional experience for our consultants, our clients, and our internal team. Through a genuine commitment to people in everything we do. We have developed refined processes and a stellar internal team to deliver talent quickly. More importantly, we focus on building long-term relationships, not transactions. Putting people first is just what we do well.

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