Supply Chain Manager - Lisbon

Location: Portugal - Amadora

Function: Technical Operations

Company: Vifor Pharma

Brenda Nauli

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+41 58 851 83 69

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OM Pharma is looking for an experienced Supply Chain Manager to lead and supervise our Supply Chain in Lisbon.
In this role the candidate will report to the Site Head and will have full responsibility over the planning process, control, measure and report all operations ensuring the correct allocation of human and material resources, complying with both GDP/ GMP and internal procedures.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry, with a University degree in Management or in Life Sciences degree/ Pharmaceutical Sciences.

  • Significant and relevant management and leadership experience of 3 to 5 years in responsible positions in a supply chain based environment is required.
  • Fluency in English is required and knowledge of other languages it will be an advantage.
  • Experience of ERP systems is mandatory namely Sage X3 and / or SAP.
  • Experience with management systems, health and safety regulations, public safety and security
  • Relevant experience with production, processing, risk management,
  • Project management and lean management experience 
  • International experience is also considered an asset.

The identified professional will perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Plan, develop, organize, direct, manage and evaluate the personnel, operations and budget of an organization’s supply chain or a supply chain services company
  • Lead and manage production planning, customer service
  • Collaborate with staff, other departments, senior management, and decision makers to share information, problem solve, and to clarify management objectives
  • Oversee organization wide management of the strategic sourcing, procurement, contracting, and evaluation of services
  • Manage / coordinate the operations planning process including supply / demand forecasting, inventory management, and on time in full delivery
  • Develop annual plans with prioritization and resourcing
  • Establish key performance indicators, monitor ongoing performance, and improve performance against set goals
  • Resolve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
  • Communicate values, business goals, and represent the organization to internal and external stakeholders

Some or all of the following abilities are important to the role of Supply Chain Manager: leadership, adaptability, flexibility, accountability, integrity, creativity, oral expression and comprehension and problem solving.

About Us

Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global specialty pharmaceuticals company that researches, develops, produces and markets its own pharmaceutical products and is the partner of choice for innovative, patient-focused solutions. The company’s goal is to be a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies and strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives. Vifor Pharma Group has production sites in Switzerland and Portugal as well as a dynamic network of affiliates and partners offering broad market coverage all over the world. The company has an ever-growing global presence while at the same time remaining firmly rooted in its home market, Switzerland.

Vifor Pharma Group consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma.

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