Senior Associate EMEA Global Distribution Operations

Posted 08 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameBeatriz Olmedo

Job description

Orion Group are sourcing a Senior Associate EMEA Global Distribution Operations on behalf of our Multinational Biotechnology Client on an initial 12-month contract located in South Dublin with huge potential to extend.


* Ensure inventory alignment between the ERP and third parties;

* Ensure efficient and effective distribution requirements planning and execution for Finished Drug Product in EMEA

* Drive Continuous Improvement initiatives and deliver on productivity targets;

* Ensures compliance with SOX & GMP regulations;

* Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with order management and specific projects or activities within the team or department related to order management.

Responsibilities Stock Management and DRP:

* Act as business process owner for stock reconciliation;

* Perform stock reconciliation between 3rd party inventory and the inventory levels and find root causes of any discrepancies;

* Monitor stock comparison and resolve stock related issues as part of SOX regulations;

* Coordinate and conduct physical stock counts, periodic scrapping & executes stock reconciliation, and complete related documentation;

* Communicate stock related topics with Local Service Providers (LSPs);

* Schedule Finished Drug Product (FDP) inventory against set levels while optimizing distribution efficiency; Coordinate timely shipment & delivery of FDP with external groups (Warehouse, Planning, Global Distribution, and third parties);

* Ensures distribution of pharmaceutical product globally;

* Handling of export- and import documentation;

* Booking and monitoring of shipments and pro-actively respond on potential issues;

* Support with the third-party logistics service providers logging distribution complaints;

* Support with execution of daily track and trace of FDP shipments into the EMEA market;

* Support inventory alignment between the ERP and third parties;

* Perform daily analysis of Alerts received from the National Medicines Verification Organization (NMVO);

* Develop and maintain good relationship with LSPs;

* Provide input for the monthly (country) KPIs;


* Represent Global Distribution in cross functional project teams;

* Identify and initiate process and system improvements; Minimum Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in in Supply Chain or related area;

* 3 or more years of Supply Chain experience in a GMP and/or GDP regulated industry; Fluency in English, both in oral and written communication;


* Process and system oriented;

* Accurate and attention to detail;

* Analytical skills and problem solving;

* Communicates effectively;

* Continuous improvement mindset and open to change.

For more information on this role, call Beatriz Olmedo on +353 21 235 2900 or email for a completely confidential chat about this role and other opportunities.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.