Senior Supply Chain Manager

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-7006

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Senior Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for overseeing and optimizing all aspects of the supply chain operations. The expertise in pharmaceutical supply chain management will play a crucial role in ensuring the timely and efficient delivery of products while maintaining the highest standards of quality and compliance.

Client Details

Our client is a leading pharmaceutical company with regional exposure and operations across the GCC, Middle East, Europe and North America.


* Strategic Planning: Develop and execute supply chain strategies aligned with the company's overall business objectives, ensuring the availability and timely delivery of pharmaceutical products to meet customer demands.
* Inventory Management: Manage inventory levels, forecasting, and demand planning to optimize product availability, minimize stockouts, and reduce excess inventory.
* Supplier Management: Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, negotiate contracts, and manage supplier performance to ensure the highest quality materials, on-time delivery, and cost-effectiveness.
* Distribution and Logistics: Oversee the distribution network, transportation, and logistics activities, including selection of logistics partners, route optimization, and compliance with regulatory requirements.
* Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvement across the supply chain, implement best practices, and lead continuous improvement initiatives to enhance operational efficiency, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction.
* Compliance and Risk Management: Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, industry standards, and quality management systems (e.g., Good Manufacturing Practices). Develop risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans to address potential supply chain disruptions.
* Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including procurement, manufacturing, quality assurance, and regulatory affairs, to align supply chain activities, drive synergies, and support new product launches.
* Performance Monitoring: Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to monitor supply chain performance. Conduct regular analysis, prepare reports, and present findings to senior management, identifying areas for improvement and implementing corrective actions as needed.
* Team Leadership: Lead and develop a team of supply chain professionals, providing guidance, coaching, and mentorship to foster a high-performing and collaborative work environment.Job Offer

* Attractive salary and benefits package
* Opportunity for career progression with a growing business and market


* Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
* Extensive experience (8+ years) in supply chain management, specifically within the pharmaceutical or life sciences industry.
* Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical supply chain processes, regulations, and best practices.

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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Supply Chain Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 24,000

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience