looking for a City Lead - Inventory Planning and Procurement (IPP)
Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Pharma/related field
Having his own distibution and vendor list
Previous exp in Hospital of pharmacy
7 to 10 years of experience in a Pharma Procurement operations with a minimum of 2 years' experience in a Manager level role at regional/national level with proven advancement and increasing levels of responsibility.
Passion to deliver a delightful customer experience
This role is designed to facilitate for the high demanding, fast-paced procurement operations of pharma products in an e-commerce environment. This role demands to work closely with Fulfilment Operations, Customer Support and Finance & Marketing teams. The role is expected to drive operational efficiency at regional level and ensure the right supply chain is established to meet customer demands.
Role is expected to have an extensive and hands-on understanding of the pharma supply chain in the specific region. Ability to build and manage partnerships will be a key aspect. Candidate with good vendor knowledge (regional & national) communication skills, detail oriented approach, passion towards customer service and experience in managing teams (both internal and external) to drive region wide procurement will be preferred.
Establish a supplier network to help the company get 100% fill rates for all its pharma product requirements in the region.
Manage, track the inventory and be responsible for the regional stock.
Ability to source the products from different distributors.
Evaluate Suppliers / Pharma Distributors from time to time and aggressively drive higher margins.
Ability to build strong relationships with partners and vendors. Enforce KPIs and improve SOPs
Set regular audit process and report any inventory variances and take corrective measures.
Ensure accurate product inventory at all times.
Develop and implement inventory control procedures and best practices.
Vendor Relationship & Management Skills.
Sound subject Knowledge in Pharma, Pharma procurement and its practises.
Ability to handle the fast paced and changing priorities with required urgency
Managing escalations and crisis with exceptional problem-solving skills
Ability to multi-task.