Supply Chain Distribution Manager, Pharma

Job Title: Supply Chain Distribution Manager, Pharma
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
REF: 123159
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Supply Chain Distribution Manager, Pharma
Our client, a blue-chip multinational pharma company, now seeks a Supply Chain Distribution Manager who will be responsible for all Distribution in Supply Chain, acting as the primary point of contact for 3rd party operations and contracts with inter-company, in accordance with GDP.

The successful candidate will will set up and manage all distribution activities in the market and with third party distributors in collaboration with the regional/global Logistics teams and local resources in each of the markets in scope.

The ideal candidate will have experience and skills in leading, managing and development of teams.

Responsibilities of Supply Chain Distribution Manager:
Manage internal SLAs, provide guidelines for goods flow.
Oversee 3PL operations, including product destructions & service exceptions.
Manage 3PL contracts, ops manuals, SOPs, GDP compliance, and business reviews.
Product introductions and inventory control.
Budgeting, reporting, audits as per company requirements and business process.
Be the reference contact for Logistics operational issues/opportunities in the markets in scope.
Liaises with In-market Logistics Solutions and Regional Logistics role for a robust implementation of GLS directives and models in the market operations.
Ensure the 3PL are managed to the appropriate EHS, GDP and cGMP standards in alignment with their scope of activities.
Responsible for managing distribution analysts and rotationally representing regional distribution manager as a team lead (interim).

Requirements for Supply Chain Distribution Manager:
Bachelors Degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain or similar / relevant discipline.
Logistics expertise and experience: required for executional management of 3PLs.
5+ year experience managing partners in a regulated environment.
Management skills required in similar CMO management role.
Strong communication skills, including presenting to company management level, both internally externally.
Ability to negotiate autonomously a number of contract aspects.
Proven knowledge of the Guidelines on GDP of medicinal products for human use.
Experienced in EU Directives on the wholesale distribution of medicinal products for Human use.

Please contact Larry on +353 1-2302400 /

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.

Key words; Supply Chain Planning, Logistics, CMO Management, Logistics Management, GDP, GMP, Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Biopharma, Leinster, Wicklow, Kildare, Meath, Louth, Dublin.