API Supply Planning Manager

Posted 19 October 2021
Job type Contract
DisciplineSupply Chain and Operations Leaders & Specialists
ContactCian Breheny

Job description

A global pharmaceutical organisation based in Dublin is due to an increase in demand for the API function, they have created a new position for a Senior Manager within their API planning function. This role is an initial 6-12-month contract.

The Position

  • You will report into the Director for API planning with responsibility for the tracking of all global API demand across the businesses internal and external manufacturing network.
  • Managing all global API inventory policies while evaluating long range demand and current supply capacity to identify any constraints.
  • You will coordinate the allocation of any shortfalls between the manufacturing sites to mitigate any supply risks.
  • Managing key relationships with stakeholders of all levels to ensure transparency throughout the API planning network.
  • Resolving any supply issues that arise while working closely with the team to identify solutions when needed.
  • You will record any major changes to API supply across the network making recommendations to the business of any required changes.
  • Supporting new product introductions and technical transfers to ensure all available sources are in place in line with regulations.
  • You will generate reports across all inventory levels split by WIP and quality status.
  • Supporting all global projects for the function where needed.
  • Working closely with the team to develop KPIs for the function to ensure successful tracking for all API planning.

The Person

  • You will be an experienced global planning professional with the ability to build and maintain long term business relationships with key stakeholders.
  • You will have extensive knowledge of supply chain planning processes and systems in the pharma industry with experience in API being a distinct advantage.
  • A proven track record in problem solving with demonstrated experience identifying areas for improvement within planning operations.
  • You have a proven track record of building and maintaining key relationships with strong conflict management skills.

The Benefits

  • Competitive Day Rate

To learn more, apply online or contact Cian Breheny on +353 1 6321866 or please submit an updated CV