Supply Chain Operations Manager 100% (f/m/o)

Established in 1985, IPS offers competent and high-quality staff leasing and staff recruitment solutions. With our expert consultants, who have thorough experience in recruiting for the life sciences industry, we count the top global pharmaceutical organisations in Switzerland as our clents.

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For one of our clients, in Basel, we are looking for a:

Supply Chain Operations Manager 100% (f/m/o)


The position will be starting as an Order & Distribution Manager but due to a transition, there is a very high possibility, that the tasks and responsibilities of an Order & Supply Manager will also be part of this position of the Supply Chain Operations Manager.

As an Order & Distribution Manager, you trade and deliver finished pharmaceutical products to a defined range of customers and countries within the CMA region. This includes the on-time and in-full supply of products worldwide starting with a customer order receipt and ending with goods arrival at the final destination. Moreover, you build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders and interfaces, lead discussions, root cause analysis, problem solving efforts and process improvements to ensure that reliable and compliant supply is secured and performance targets and customer requirements are met or exceeded.

As an Order & Supply Manager you source, trade and deliver a defined portfolio of drug substance, drug product and finished products among internal and external manufacturing sites worldwide by actively managing the respective inventory and associated flow of goods and funds via our stock keeping and decoupling point in Switzerland. The prime responsibility as an Order & Supply Manager is ensuring on time and in-full supply of products from the handover of the supply plan until the delivery to the next supply chain node.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Your general accountability is defined by the Roche corporate directives, guidelines and operating principles, as well as by the company's core values and behaviors. In the particular role you will have the following major responsibilities:
  • Trade and delivery of finished pharmaceutical products to define range of customers and countries
  • Ensure products are delivered in quality, on time and in a compliant way
  • Administer effective inventory, order and distribution operations
  • Manage stock replenishment plan to fulfill short- to mid-term supply and avoid obsolescence
  • Drive performance monitoring and assessment to address key issues
  • Maintain effective communication and collaboration across functions
  • Regularly updates plans to reflect changing circumstances

Must haves:

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant field or commercial diploma, preferably in supply chain field
  • Min. 3 years experience in supply chain, preferably in the pharma industry
  • Sound knowledge of SAP SD/MM transactions
  • Experience of working in matrix organizations; effectively working within cross-functional and multi-location teams
  • Good IT skills in MS Office, Google Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English is a must, good verbal German skills is a plus
  • Experience with international stakeholders/customers/suppliers

We expect this person to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Strategic agility and flexibility• Good analytical skills
  • Links own responsibilities with the mission of the whole organization
  • Focuses on activities that provide the most value
  • Achieving Results• Goal-directed, persistent; driven to achieve objectives
  • Self accountable for meeting commitments
  • Recognizes the contributions of peers
  • Feedback and Coaching
  • Seeks candidate feedback on his or her performance
  • Gives appropriate feedback to others
  • Actively manages her or his career to pursue personal goals and priorities


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