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Associate Director Global Supply Chain

Associate Director Global Supply Chain

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xciting opportunity with a leading global biopharma company that's expanding its team! We're looking for a talented individual to join us as the Associate Director Supply Chain. If you're passionate about driving global supply planning functions, this role is for you!


  • Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP): Lead the monthly S&OP Supply Planning process, including the Monthly Supply Review meeting.
  • Inventory Management: Ensure risk-based inventory management strategies are defined, justified, and endorsed for materials across the end-to-end network.
  • Scenario Planning: Prepare strategic 'what-if' product scenario analysis to identify risks and opportunities. Confirm manufacturing and supply plans align with commercial demand, inventory strategy, and sourcing strategy.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Develop strong internal collaborative relationships with stakeholders within Operations, Quality, Finance, Commercial, and Business Planning.
  • Team Leadership: Lead, manage, motivate, mentor, and coach direct reports.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify and lead continuous improvement/best practice projects & processes across the External Operations function. Collaborate to implement improvements aligned with the business strategy.

Experience Required:

  • Education: Degree, ideally a masters.
  • Experience: 10-15 years in supply chain within the pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical sector.
  • Expertise: Extensive end-to-end planning experience, ideally at a global or regional level in a virtual supply chain.
  • Management: People management skills are essential.
  • S&OP: Excellent S&OP implementation and/or optimization experience 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 00 353 1662 9120

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