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Global Planner/Buyer - London

Competitive Salary Package - Pharma - Outsourcing
Ref: 87 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Dec 2018
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My global pharmaceutical client, based in London, are going through a major transition journey brought about by the divestment from their parent company.


As part of the new Supply Chain team, they are looking to on-board an experienced Planner/Buyer who will be responsible for all planning and SRM activities for my clients with their international CMOs.

This is an opportunity to be part of the creation of a new global supply chain and have a huge impact on building and embedding new systems, processes and best practice within a growing international business.


Summary of Responsibilities;

  • Act as an integral link between 3rd party customers and external sites
  • Reporting on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis on agreed KPI’s and targets on Supplier Performance and inventory.
  • Maintaining a good relationship between the business, external suppliers and distributors
  • Manage demand forecast process with 3rd party customer and ensure the right demand forecast are placed with suppliers
  • Creating S&OP processes and drive continuous improvement
  • Managing supplier relationships, product life cycle and service design.
  • Identifying best source suppliers, negotiating and best market pricing
  • Ensuring supplier performance and OTIF achieved –expediting when required.


The successful professional must have previous experience within the Life Sciences sector.


If you are interested in this role, please apply online or email your CV to Katy Wallace at