Associate Director External Supply Chain

An expanding global pharmaceutical have gone through extensive growth and transformation within the global supply chain operations . This established life science organisation has an impressive portfolio of both branded and generic products which they are actively growing through both acquisition and organic growth. As a result  of this growth there has been extensive growth with their global contract manufacturing network . They are now looking to hire a senior supply chain professional to strategically develop this external supply base :

  • This role will report into a global VP Supply Chain and will be primarily focused on strategically managing the delivery of the organisation’s existing contract manufacturers and as the organisation grows through acquisition any additional external suppliers.
  • This position will also be focused on managing a team of supply chain professionals who ensure that S&OP planning processes are robust and agile enough to ensure that there is no disruption to global supply for current and expanding market demands.
  • This position will also require the individual to strategically manage the external supply network to ensure all contract manufacturers are  delivering as per their agreements and that any potential disruptions to market supply are avoided or resolved.
  • This position will also require the individual to work with any contract manufacturers that aren’t delivering to resolve issues and  to potentially source alternative external supplier until supply issues are resolved .

Degree qualifications with 8-10 years supply chain experience ideally within the pharmaceutical sector .

Excellent planning and outsourced supply chain are essential .

Strong people management is required

The Next Step for you: 

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Sarah Mac Mullan from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 6629120. 

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