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Global Inventory Manager & Supply Risk Lead, Interim, 500-800pd

Global Inventory Manager & Supply Risk Lead, Interim, 500-800pd

  • Location

    London, England

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    Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £500 - £800 per day

  • Contact:

    Geoff Hunt

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    6 months ago

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Role: Global Inventory Management & Supply Risk Lead

Interim: 4-month interim placement

Location: Remote working

Salary: £500-800pd (or if you're outside this range, please get in touch and let me know what your day rate requirements are/have been previously)

Exciting opportunity to join a growing pharmaceutical company going through a strategic transformation.

If you're an Inventory Manager with experience in Pharma, ideally have transformation/greenfield experience, are able to manage daily operations while creating processes from scratch, please get in touch.

Responsibilities will cover a range of the following tasks:

Inventory Management

  • Manage inventory modelling tools, systems and processes to synchronize demand and supply around all product categories, alongside definition of Safety Stock, MOQ/EOQ and target setting
  • Collaborate with Global Supply Chain, Global Operations and External Supply Operations in agreeing upon inventory optimization initiatives. Design, implement and continuously improve inventory processes
  • Lead inventory buffer modelling efforts across the network. Responsible for master data integrity and process
  • Ensure the cross-fertilization of Inventory know-how within the organization. Lead effective change management and bi-directional information flow with all relevant stakeholders

Supply Risk Management

  • Lead the Global Supply Risk Management Process including recommendations of strategic and tactical mitigation measures. Liaise with HUBs, Local Hub Planners for CMOs, In-House planning and other relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure the transparency on tactical and strategic supply risks and drive mitigation actions globally
  • Advise and consult with the strategy teams and GSC to ensure supply risks are considered within GSC projects

Your qualification:

  • 10+ years' experience in Inventory Management and planning processes in complex, international organizations
  • Direct experience with process & tools design and implementation in the domain of S&OP and Inventory Management
  • Excellent knowledge of business processes including planning, order fulfilment, capacity and supply planning, master data and life-cycle management
  • Experience in LEAN assessments and implementations as well as in global program and project management, APICS and project management certification preferred
  • Experience within the pharmaceutical industry or similarly regulated environment preferred
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office tools, particularly Excel
  • APO knowledge is advantageous
  • Ability to engage and collaborate cross-functionally and cross-culturally. Can shift gear seamlessly in a rapidly changing business environment and can manage ambiguity
  • Experience in building an organization with a fast-paced environment; experience with leading transformational change as well as in leading development teams across multiple countries and locations
  • Ideally University degree in Supply Chain or Science (Engineering or related fields) or Economics/Finance or equivalent

If interested, please apply online and ideally send your CV to