Basildon UK or EU - Hybrid role – (3 days office, 2 days WFH)

Supply Chain Demand Planner – Global Demand & Order Management

Hybrid role – (3 days office, 2 days WFH)

International travel may be required

Applicants can be based in the UK or EU

Are you passionate about optimizing supply chain operations on a global scale? We’re seeking a dedicated Supply Chain Demand Planner to join our dynamic team. In this role, you’ll take charge of overseeing critical aspects of demand planning, forecasting, and inventory management, including stock reconciliation. You’ll also have the exciting opportunity to manage a small European market portfolio. If you’re ready to make a significant impact in the world of supply chain management, we want to hear from you!

Join us to help improve peoples’ lives and make healthcare better for everyone!

Why Pharmanovia?

Pharmanovia is a dynamic, fast-growing international pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across more than 160 markets. Our mission is to improve patient health globally through the revitalisation of niche, tried-and-trusted medicines.

Our core behaviours are:

  • We act decisively but we never compromise on quality.
  • We keep our promises and do as we say.
  • We value our heritage and foster an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We reinvest in our future – in our products, our brands, and our people.
  • We give back to our communities.

Since its inception in 2013, Pharmanovia has grown consistently year on year, focusing on delivering high-quality branded prescription medicines to patients, prescribers, and healthcare providers across the world. Our growth has enabled the company to reinvest in its products, brands, people, and to give back to its communities. A people business with a strong, supportive culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, our team comprises over 300 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, Spain, and South Korea.

We are an agile, committed, and innovative global specialty pharma business and a preferred partner for innovator pharma companies, instigating a paradigm shift in the life cycle management of iconic medicines. We seek to extensively engage with clinical communities to communicate product improvements and prioritise environmental, social, and governance considerations across the business and workforce.

Pharmanovia’s therapeutic areas include Cardiovascular, Oncology, Endocrinology and Neurology.

About the role:

  • Management of customer orders and related enquiries.
  • Leading and managing the S&OP planning for the assigned portfolio markets.
  • Weekly and Monthly Stock Reconciliation.
  • Performing regular stock reconciliations to ensure accuracy between physical inventory and system records.
  • Days Inventory Outstanding (DIO).
  • Monitoring and analysing the DIO metric to assess inventory turnover efficiency.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce DIO by implementing strategies such as demand forecasting, safety stock optimization and efficient order management.
  • Managing the process of inventory returns from customer or distribution channels.
  • Evaluate returned inventory.
  • Monitoring stock and inventory levels of key customers and consignment Distributors.
  • Providing early warning of impending stock out situations and report significant issues to management team.
  • Supporting warehousing and distribution teams by producing a variety of daily / weekly / monthly reports & tools/dashboards.
  • Troubleshooting all issues within the supply chain process relevant to bridging stock.
  • Reporting support and inventory & buying support analysis as required and draw insights from data in order to make recommendations to the business.
  • Identifying improvement areas before building business cases and engaging with relevant stakeholders to obtain their engagement and buy-in to develop a new tool and/or propose a plan of action which will contribute towards our innovation, performance or trust priorities.

About you:

  • Strong educational background, ideally a degree in a relevant subject.
  • Experience gained working within Supply Chain (preferred Pharma industry)
  • S&OP, Demand Planning, Demand Forecasting experience.             
  • Excellent Computing skills: Microsoft Excel and Power point at high standard.         
  • Proven experience in inventory management, preferably within a global or multi-site environmental.                     
  • Knowledge of inventory valuation methods, inventory methods, inventory control principles, and best practice.               
  • Familiar with inventory control systems and proficiency in using inventory management software.
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated with sound people and organisational skills.  Self-starter and able to work on own initiative as well as able to work as part of a team in a commercial driven, result orientated environment. 
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus and rewards package including holiday, health & wellbeing program, employee recognition awards, social events, pension scheme and hybrid working.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

Apply now and become part of our team

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