Did you know that your Internet Explorer is out of date?

To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend that you upgrade to a newer version or download another web browser.
A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below. Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Google Chrome
Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox

Your browser will need to close to complete the installation and you will need to manually reload the site when finished
Apply for this job






Salary Expectations:



Current Location:

Notice Period:

Write here your cover note:

If you would like us to create a jobseeker account for you, giving you access to
account management, job alerts and one-click applications, then please tick this box

If you are having difficulty you can always email your cv to

Supply Chain Associate Director

Reference:POR283561 Location: Cork
Qualification:DegreeExperience:10+ Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Supply Chain Manager

A Supply Chain Associate Director is required to join a leading Biopharmaceutical business in Cork. This position will play an important role in developing and realizing the Supply Chain capabilities roadmap. The position will ensure process and system user requirements are properly defined and met, and tasks are accomplished on-time, on-quality, with attention to detail and scalability. In addition, this position will be responsible for ensuring the process and system solutions delivered actually adds value to the business and will manage all satisfaction, utilization, and ROI calculations of the solutions.

The Role

  • Support the business on standardisation of E2E supply chain processes, with a focus on cross functional integration & supporting technology
    • Forecasting, Planning, S&OP and IBP
    • Master Data & analytics
    • Network & site capacities
    • Inventory management
    • Quality planning
    • Sales, Warehousing & Distribution
    • Procurement & CMO management

  • Project management of future state processes & implementation activities: ability to organise, define objectives and scope, identify tasks and milestones, build project schedules, identify resource needs, track project execution, & manage risks
  • Identify areas of improvement with a focus on business process and systems and translate these opportunities into deliverable solutions
  • Strategy, roadmap management & process mapping to support future state supply chain models and strategic decisions
  • Create business cases for identified process improvements and solutions
  • Build processes and structures on how to utilise supply chain data analytics & KPI measurements to drive root cause analysis, solve problems and identify improvement opportunities
  • Training structures to support supply chain capabilities & build competency roadmaps
  • Focus on the technical platforms supporting supply chain, single source of data, integrated applications and integrated business processes

The Person

  • BS/BA in related discipline, (MA preferred) • Lean/Six Sigma Black-Belt active certification • APICS CPIM and CSCP active certification
  • Extensive experience in project/portfolio management role and Supply Chain Planning gained within the Biopharmaceutical or Pharmaceutical industry sector
  • Excellent verbal and written communication including strong presentation and group speaking skills
  • Competent organizational skills and project management skills
  • Strategic mindset and must have an understanding of technologies that support supply chain
  • Experience and command of coordinating contract staff