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International Logistics Manager - Cambridgeshire

Competitive Salary + Flex Benefits - Pharma - Supply Chain
Ref: 72 Date Posted: Thursday 25 Oct 2018
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My client is a Global Pharmaceutical/Biotech company with has a presence in 48 countries and employing 4000 people worldwide. They have a turnover of over $3.4bn and are in a period high growth. They have built a strong functional team from scratch over the last 2 ½ years and now the Senior Leadership team are looking to bring in new talent who are driven, thought-leaders and can help them with their continued double-digit growth.

Due to expansion and following an internal restructure, my client is currently looking for an International Logistics Manager to lead the international logistics across their entire pharmaceutical product range.

You would be responsible for defining and managing the international logistics operations, controlling transport budgets and leading a team of 5 people.

This is a very exciting opportunity, where you will have major influence over the long-term strategic direction of the logistics department.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Significant experience in managing an outsourced distribution function, preferably in an industry where product is in a life sciences company
  • Experience of contract negotiation with freight forwarders and 3PL’s
  • Demonstrable record of delivering freight savings
  • Familiarity with import /export customs procedures and compliance
  • Exposure to working internationally with a good understanding of cultural differences