Supply Chain and Planning Manager

Michael Page
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-633
Michael Page

The Role


The Role


This leading global pharmaceutical company is seeking to a recruit a Saudi Arabian national Supply Chain and Planning Manager. The role will be based in Riyadh and report to the Head of Supply Chain for the region. The key responsibility of the role will be to manage the S&OP, forecasting, planning, warehouse and customer service, ensuring the processes are clearly defined, optimized, and well integrated between the different functions/divisions. The position will be responsible for planning the supply chain for existing products and to help support and execute the launch of new products. Strong IT skills will be required to ensure processes are optimised via the systems and that processes are in compliance with all internal and external rules.

As Supply Chain and Planning Manager you will drive the monthly activity for the S&OP processes, planning the requirements for the imported products based on the forecasts and inventory. The incumbent would be placing demand with suppliers and coordinating all inbound shipments with distributors. The position is key in ensuring that the strategy for sourcing, importing and distributing of products throughout region is met, ensuring the warehouse is optimised and costs are kept down. It's expected that the successful applicant will bring best in class processes and improve the customer services levels, forecasting and inventory.

Requirements


Requirements


This role is ONLY OPEN TO SAUDI ARABIAN NATIONALS. Other nationalities will be rejected. The successful profile must possess a Bachelor's degree in a related business field. A professional qualification would be an advantage. The ideal candidate will also have circa 10 years supply chain experience, with at least 5 years in a pharmaceutical or FMCG environment. Excellent English is a must and you should be a first class communicator (verbal and written) who can effectively manage relationships. A hands on management style is required with the ability to manage in an ambiguous environment. The ideal profile will be a passionate and driven individual, who is perseverant and resilient in the pursuit of objectives, willing to take on new challenges and works to resolve tough issues. The successful profile should be a team player with high levels of professionalism, integrity and enthusiasm. Applications open to both male & female applicants.

My client is a worldwide leading pharmaceutical organisation that has transformed their industry by developing and introducing advanced innovation to the medical field. They are seeking an experienced Supply Chain and Planning Manager who reflects the outstanding performance the organization is renown for, and in turn they reward talent with strong career progression opportunities at a regional or even international scale if desired. This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding global business with outstanding career opportunities.

About the Company


About the Company


Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting
Banking & Financial Services
Procurement
Property & Construction
Engineering & Supply Chain
Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering
Human Resources
Sales
Marketing
Technology
Secretarial
Executive Search
Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.
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