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Supply Chain Senior Associate

Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

Job Title – Supply Chain Senior Associate

Location – Cambridge – Adhoc Visits around 4 times on average per month

Pay Rate – Salary Up To £47,860 Per Annum

Contract Duration – 12 Months


• Ensure Finished Drug Product inventory levels at UK and IE Wholesalers.

• Preparation and reconciliation of monthly reports.

• Liaise with 3rd parties to support clients stakeholders with deviations, distribution complaints and returns.

• Drive Continuous Improvement initiatives and deliver on productivity targets.


• Daily monitoring of stock levels at UK and IE wholesalers.

• Escalation to Wholesaler Supply Chain Team and Supply Chain Managers if required stock levels are not met.

• Reconciliation of the monthly wholesaler rebate reports and liaising with UK Commercial team to ensure timely rebate processing.

• Weekly and monthly reporting on deviations, complaints and returns

• Support to Distribution Operations and Regional Planning with stock management at LSP.

• Actively partner with 3rd party counterparts and stakeholders to facilitate investigation and timely closure of complaints and deviations.

• Support UK/IE Supply Chain Manager with operational and project tasks.

• Acting backup during temporary absence of Supply Chain Manager UK/IE.

• Support change management and operational excellence initiatives to improve process performance.

• Develop and maintain effective partnering relationships with third parties and internal stakeholders.

• Build internal network within affiliates and corporate functions and participate in projects to achieve results in line with Global Distribution priorities and key initiatives.


• Independently monitors stock levels at wholesalers and expedites re-ordering when necessary.

• Escalate to third party Management if performance targets are not met

• Independently determine continuous improvement project execution


• Sufficient stock levels at wholesalers to avoid omits.

• Timely follow up and closure of distribution complaints, deviations and returns.

• Contribution to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects or activities within own department or as business process owner.

• Weekly & monthly LSP and wholesaler performance reports.

Qualifications - Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree preferably in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or Business Analytics.

• 3 years relevant working experience in a supply chain environment.

• Experience in working in an international environment, ability to liaise/communicate effectively with cross-functional teams.

• Fluency in English, in both oral and written communication.

• Ability to analyze abstract and complex problems requiring evaluation of large data sets and multiple variables.

Preferred Requirements

• Solid understanding of GDP and pharmaceutical regulations and awareness of biopharmaceutical commercial and supply chain trends and developments

• Proficiency with Excel and / or Smartsheet


• Issue resolution impacting service delivery including appropriate escalation

• Analytical and conceptual thinking

• Works under general direction

• Deliver results through negotiation and influencing skills and being organizationally savvy

• Screens, categorizes, evaluates, reconciles, reports and resolves data integrity issues

• Interprets generally defined practices and methods

• Estimate and set project timeframes and priorities based on project objectives and ongoing

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Reference: JO-2309-522690
  • Posted: 13th September 2023
  • Expires: 11th October 2023

Cpl Life Sciences

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