Senior Director of Supply Chain

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Our client, a leading pharmaceutical company, is currently recruiting a Senior Director of Supply Chain who will infuse the Operations Team with their talent, energy and leadership skills. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a corporate culture that is known for its innovative and growth-oriented vision. Key duties include:

1) Control supply chain within performance and financial objectives for purchasing and ordering by managing product and distribution activities
2) Conduct and supervise product logistics, supplier, 3PL and distributor operations
3) Build and maintain effective relationships with supply and distribution channel partners
4) Integrate planning and operations insights with Finance, Sales, Marketing, Legal and other business development teams
5) Assist and drive effective implementation of EDI and other reporting mechanisms
6) Develop and implement effective corrective and preventative actions as necessary
7) Plan and conduct supply/distribution aspects of new product launches and product changes
8) Retain operational awareness of inventory across production/supply and distribution chain and variance to forecasts
9) Raise and execute forecasting and purchasing techniques, tools and procedures for supply and distribution operations
10) Manage customer and company forecasting and purchase activities
11) Assist the Management with product and vendor assessment and methods to support optimal operational practices and process
12) Assist the Management in the selection and utilization of suppliers, 3PL, distributors and logistics suppliers
13) Assist with sales and marketing to develop and implement plans to improve distributor sales
14) Coordinate with other departments to maintain operational success and awareness


  • 1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the pharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in supply chain management For the right leader, this is a wonderfully rewarding role with tremendous growth prospects. If you are qualified and think you're a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP. We thank all applicants, but only candidates who meet our client's criteria will be contacted.


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Director / VP
  Clinical Research / Affairs,  Manufacturing,  Engineering
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