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Job TitleExecutive Director-Logistics / 15+ years of exp / Dubai,UAE / 15,25,400 AED Base Salary + Benefits
Job Description
  • The Company - Our client is a global, integrated speciality pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing, and distributing generic and branded products
  • The highly regarded organisation is one of the world's fastest growing pharmaceutical manufacturers
  • Our client's UAE business is rapidly expanding and is one of the organisation's most successful and profitable operations
  • It manufactures and markets generic, branded generic, legacy brands, and Over-the-Counter (OTC) products

  • This is a particularly exciting time for the business as it continues to build on its success, diversifies its product range and extends into more complex product development
  • There are significant opportunities for the business to further develop its strong customer relationships, capabilities, services and continue to lead in its marketplace

  • The Role - This new and exciting executive appointment will have accountability for leadership and management of the supply chain function in the Middle East and North Africa

    Responsibilities
  • Leadership and management of the areas of responsibility including Planning, Demand Planning, Customer Services, Logistics and Procurement
  • Leadership of the Sales & Operations Planning Process
  • Shape, manage and motivate a management team of the highest calibre and collective ambition
  • Define a clear strategic and operating supply chain plan for Middle East and North Africa that supports the business models and positions supply chain as a competitive differentiator for Key Accounts
  • Implementation of Global policies and systems at the individual locations, working closely with Global colleagues to share best practice
  • Manage inventory optimization
  • Lead the evaluation of current processes and set the improvement agenda
  • Drive the customer service agenda both internationally and locally
  • Drive competitive costs for service provision
  • Deliver on compliance responsibilities (Quality, Legal, Financial, and Legislative) across the area of responsibility

    Skills and Experience
    Essential
  • Extensive experience within a Logistics leadership role
  • Strategic outlook
  • Experience of partnership initiatives at Board level with Key Customers/Suppliers
  • Good Knowledge of SOP and Procurement
  • Strong project management and project delivery capabilities
  • Energetic and determined team player, results orientated with a strong work ethic
  • Credibility and authority to provide strong leadership in a dynamic culture
  • Commercially aware with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to define and implement process improvement strategies and integration of technological solutions
  • Flexible interpersonal skills to build strong internal networks at all levels win trust and break down barriers quickly

    Background
    Personal Characteristics
  • Entrepreneurial flair and drive combined with a structured and analytical approach
  • Someone who is able to challenge, improve and develop existing practices
  • Strong commercial management skills, detail orientated
  • Proven strategic skills to assess priorities, developing and implementing effective long term plans
  • Numerate, with strong financial and commercial awareness - strong on the detail
  • Able to develop business relationships in the customer base at the highest level and can manage growth
  • Enlightened, progressive, results orientated management style
  • "Hands on" operator with evidence of strong leadership and personal authority, as well as communication and people management skills
  • A team player and developer, providing constructive interpersonal relationships within the business
  • High degree of integrity
  • An enthusiastic outlook, charismatic and with a good sense of humour
Skills RequiredSupply Chain, Customer Service ,Project Management ,Logistics ,Logistics Management ,Pharmaceutical, Procurement, Logistics Operations ,Commercial Management,Leadership, C Level
Job IndustryPharmaceuticals/ Life Sciences/ Clinical Research
Functional AreaSenior Management-Logistics/Procurement/SCM
City/CountryDubai/United Arab Emirates ( UAE)
Job typeFull Time
Experience15+ years
Salary15,25,400 AED Base Salary + Benefits