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Supply Chain Manager - Pharmaceuticals

Job in Tema - Ghana
Company: Best Search International - via Gigajob
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-05-20
Job specializations:
  • Business
  • Management
    Area Manager, Program Manager
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Purpose
• Coordination, Support and Supervision of supply chain processes for country.
• Improve operational excellence and performance of Coy’s supply chain on op-erational level between 3rd party customers/agents and sites. Drive this per-formance through delivery of support and training in key processes, facilita-tion of key supply chain parameters and performance management.
• Implement Global SCM and Regional SCM strategy to improve service, supply and cost effectiveness for the country/region.
• To coordinate effective demand forecasting and inventory management for the business, and develop sales and operation planning processes to meet the demand.
• Manage all pricing issues for the individual country products within the country/region.
• Manage any NGO business for Coy in region if applicable.

Major Accountabilities
Your primary responsibilities would include:
• Leading the demand and supply management processes and ensuring that they are in line with the agreed business targets.
• Ensure effective inventory management in the local organizations.
• Inventory and write off management of the country/region.
• Ensuring commercial/site team compliance of the invoicing policy.
• Negotiation of supply plan with suppliers.
• Ensuring demand forecasting data generated in finance, marketing and sales with support of the Country Head.
• Ensuring demand analysis and consumption tracking is carried out on behalf of the business.
• Support launches and new products supply set ups
• Pricing negotiations for (TPC, SPR requests) private and tenders pricing
• Provide link between 3rd party customer and sites, payment and LC follow-up
• Support site registration processes in countries
• Support new markets development
• Responsible for measuring forecasting accuracy and feeding trends to marketing.
• Drive improvements in working capital management.
• Facilitate best practice sharing/standardized processes.
• Monitor and improve Global SCM KPI’s for country/region (such as PA, Sales Forecast Accuracy, stock out, write-off).
• Identify, kick-off and support SC projects to improve the regional perform-ance.
• Implementation, support as well as training of new tools within the region (e.g. NRC). Ensure proper tool usage in operational environment.
• Process owner and Expert of dedicated supply chain and forecasting processes to ensure process adherence within supply chain and related functions.

• Obtain transfer price from Finance Departments
• Prepare and submit pricing documentation to relevant authorities
• Establish target prices for products in the country/region
• Establish target prices for tender businesses in the country/region
• Establish rules for rebates, discounts and tenders.

Key Performance Indicators
• Stock out avoidance, Product Availability
• Inventory management and gap analysis , write off management
• Clear process definition, documentation, implementation and adherence
• Efficiency of supply processes across the country/region.
• Cost efficiencies achieved for country/region.
• Price efficiency

Ideal Background
• University degree in business, finance, statistics, economics, or related degree

Languages: English

Experience/Professional Requirement:
• Proven ability to communicate and collaborate effec-tively across a global, matrixed company
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Excellent analytical ability
• Good understanding of pricing environment in the region
• Strong sense of responsibility and dedication
• Strong ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization
• Adaptability, ability to work under pressure
• Pharmaceutical sector experience
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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