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  • Location:

    Berkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sasha Porter

  • Contact email:

    sasha@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    13651/001_1579884732

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Perm

  • Expiry date:

    23 Feb 00:00

Position: Head of Supply Chain Projects

Sector: Pharma

Location: Berkshire

Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + bonus + car allowance + other benefits

I am looking for a powerful and extremely analytical Project Manager within Supply Chain for an in incredible pharmaceutical business that Pod proudly has as a client. They are a pioneering medications company with a mission to develop treatments that improve the quality of life for patients.

You will be an experienced Project Manager with a strong team management experience, that has overseen new product launches, portfolio expansions and a lot of process improvement within Supply Chain, such as Demand Planning, S&OP, and practice changes. You will also improve their current processes and ensure accurate delivery of the product through Supply Chain from beginning till the end

In addition to the above, you must be an intuitive and enthusiastic leader, who has previously successfully managed projects and will bring a strong drive of change management to the business.

The general day to day bits:

  • End 2 end Project Management cycle within all the key Supply Chain functions

  • Developing and implementing their current efficiencies, patient supply and reducing the costs

  • Managing and building relationships with all the internal and external stakeholders to ensure smooth execution of the project on the right timeline

  • Ensure that all the key project documentation is obtained, communicated and shared accordingly between all the senior stakeholders

  • Driving change through Supply Chain without any impact on the patient supply

  • Building and improving Supply Chain KPI's, as well as the processes and measures to improve the team's performance

What we're looking for:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in the relevant sector e.g. Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering

  • Extremely strong Supply Chain experience (looking at a minimum of 7 years' experience)

  • Experience in a similar industry with involvement in healthcare or life sciences (preferably pharma or cosmetics)

  • Team management experience required (minimum 2 years)

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Project Management

  • Excellent numerical skills, strong knowledge of SAP & managing data

  • Preferably PRINCE 2/PMP certified

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to easily build relationships with stakeholders across all the functions, such as manufacturing, finance, procurement, etc


If you are interested in discussing this opportunity further, please contact me with your resume today and we will get back to you shortly! Get in touch with me directly at sasha@pod-talent.com!

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.