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Supply Chain Executive

  • Posted: 6 days ago
  • Reference: Pharmanovia_1659611761
  • Title: Supply Chain Executive
  • Type: Permanent
  • Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Skills Required: ERP, S&OP, Demand Planning and Forecasting, Inventory, Stock
  • Industry: Pharmaceuticals
  • Location: Mumbai City, Maharashtra, India
  • Salary: Negotiable

Supply Chain Executive


Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus

If you are a supply chain professional with experience in the pharma sector then we want to hear from you!

Join us to help improve peoples' lives and make healthcare better for everyone!

Why Pharmanovia?

Pharmanovia is a dynamic, fast-growing international pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across more than 140 markets. Our mission is to improve patient health globally through the revitalisation of niche, tried-and-trusted medicines.

Since its inception in 2013, Pharmanovia has grown consistently year on year, focusing on delivering high-quality branded prescription medicines to patients, prescribers and healthcare providers across the world. Our growth has enabled the company to reinvest in its products, brands, people, and to give back to its communities. A people business with a strong, supportive culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, our team comprises over 250 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, and South Korea.

We are an agile and imaginative global specialty pharma business and a preferred partner for innovator pharma companies, instigating a paradigm shift in the life cycle management of iconic medicines. We seek to extensively engage with clinical communities to communicate product improvements and prioritise environmental, social, and governance considerations across the business and workforce.

Pharmanovia's therapeutic areas include Cardiovascular, Oncology, Endocrinology and Neurology.

About the role:

As a key member of the Supply Chain team, as the Supply Chain Executive you will execute and support all acquisition-related supply chain activities, improve performance, reduce cost and drive continuous improvement to meet customer demands and supply chain requirements in line with defined business objectives.

This is an office-based role but international travel may be required.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Supply Chain Acquisition Team to do a smooth transition of supply chain of the new products from previous vendors' CMOs to Pharmanovia's own network of CMOs ensuring products are delivered 'Right First Time and 100% on Time'
  • Setting up and validating the master data on the Pharmanovia ERP and coordinate the same in the new CMOs ERP
  • Working closely with the Supply Chain Customer Service Team to ensure the market-by-market demand of the assigned products were obtained correctly
  • Inputting all demand information onto CMO planning systems within the agreed timeframe making sure production slots are secured & deliveries happen 'on time in full' (OTIF)
  • Monitoring the CMO capacities, free capacity and offered capacity regularly and utilise the free slots or prioritise the orders in Pharmanovia's advantage depending on the demand change
  • Building and maintaining the rapport with the assigned CMOs
  • Troubleshooting all issues within the supply chain relevant to API or bulk product availability, production schedule, deviations, serialisation, temper evidence or any other packaging componentry issue whilst ensuring the highest standard of GDP is maintained
  • Understanding all Supply Chain Key Performance Indicator (KPIs), data flows and be able to interrogate data to support improvement
  • Providing reporting support, and inventory and buying support analysis as required and draw insights from data and making recommendations to the business
  • Working closely with the CMOs, Supply Chain Customer Service & Logistics Team, Regulatory, Artwork and IT team to solve issues related to artwork or packaging supply and implement process to continuously improve on efficiency
  • Identifying improvement areas before building business cases and engaging with relevant stakeholders to obtain their engagement and buy-in to develop a new tool and/or propose a plan of action which will contribute towards our innovation, performance or trust priorities
  • Resolving problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports, customs clearance or customer issues
  • Providing early warning of impeding products or stock problems to internal colleagues
  • Identifying and understanding complex supply chain data issues and drive them to solution
  • Automating regular tasks to ensure workflow is more efficient
  • Managing the inventory efficiently for the assigned portfolio
  • Communicating vital market information to relevant channels
  • Dealing promptly and efficiently with report generation, SC model building requests

About you:

You will be experienced in the support of the smooth running of Supply Chain departments, including S&OP, Demand Planning and Demand Forecasting, in a pharmaceutical environment. We are also looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in Pharma, Healthcare, Life Sciences or a related discipline
  • Excellent computing skills: Microsoft Excel at advanced level (e.g., Power Queries, and Power Pivot Tables), ERP systems and PowerPoint at high standard
  • Highly numerate with experience working in an analytical position
  • Ability to work to deadlines with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to handle cold chain products
  • Excellent data management skills
  • Strong networking, planning and project management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus and rewards package including holiday, health & wellbeing program, employee recognition awards, social events, pension scheme and hybrid working.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

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