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Covering the following locations: Birmingham, Derby, Leicester, Oxford

As Head of Operation, you will be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring our overall supply chain strategy in order to maximize efficiency and productivity.

In addition you will be responsible for the management of 3rd party manufacturer relationships and seeking opportunities to relocate manufacturing where appropriate.


· Plan and implement the overall supply chain strategy
· Collaborate with Sales & Quality teams
· Determine key supply chain KPIs
· Suggest solutions for process improvements
· Identify process bottleneck and implement solutions in a timely manner
· Work with commercial, finance & sales teams to determine best manufacturing options
· Build and maintain good relationships with API suppliers & manufacturers
· Manage contract relationship with logistics company
· Formulate business strategy with others in the executive team
· Design policies that align with overall strategy
· Implement efficient processes and standards
· Coordinate customer service operations and find ways to ensure customer retention
· Ensure compliance with local and international laws (e.g. data protection)
· Oversee the implementation of technology solutions throughout the organisation
· Manage contracts and relations with customers, distributors, partners and other stakeholders
· Evaluate risk and lead quality assurance efforts
· Report on operational performance and suggest improvements

What my client are looking for:

· Pharmaceutical industry experience preferable - due to knowledge of quality control
· Exposure to dealing with manufacturers or API suppliers
· Extensive supply chain management experience
· Interpersonal management skills
· Experience engaging with colleagues out of the country (i.e head office global)

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