Leading Search Partners

VP Supply Chain & Manufacturing (f/m)

Pharma, Graz

Our client is a GLOBAL HEALTHCARE COMPANY that develops, produces and distributes pharmaceutical and medical devices to improve the quality of lives of critically and chronically ill patients. As one of the LEADING PHARMACEUTICAL GROUPS worldwide, the company is following the path of continuous investments in the capacities, high level of modernity and innovation at its facilities and is now looking for a leading executive role that decisively contributes to further growth and the expansion of the product portfolio.

In this position, you are accountable for driving the integration of manufacturing and supply activities aligned with the strategy in the field of BIOSIMILARS. With P&L RESPONSIBILITY for the business at the production unit, you are leading and developing a team of international experts – through a combination of matrix management as well as directly dedicated employees. Furthermore, you are responsible for the proactive control of the CAPACITY MANAGEMENT of the manufacturing network, the production planning and costs as well as the optimization of inventory. You also proactively anticipate and communicate capacity growth requirements to support the strategy. Besides continuously IDENTIFYING AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT; you will further strengthen the relationships of the leadership teams of the different sites to ensure the successful cooperation within the business area. If, moreover, supporting commercial and production teams in a matrix organization and maintaining EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION within the areas of responsibility sounds great to you, we should talk in any case.

We address people with an advanced degree in a scientific discipline or a degree in supply chain management and/or logistic and at least 10 years of professional management experience in the area of manufacturing and/or supply chain within the PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY. Moreover, the ideal candidate has a proven track record of complex global project management experiences and is able to manage and influence constructive interactions with pertinent functions and external stakeholders – across MULITPLE CULTURES IN A DYNAMIC MATRIX ENVIRONMENT  Besides that, the ability to communicate effectively at a senior level and negotiate at all levels in and outside the organisation as well as a customer-service oriented personality and an entrepreneurial mind-set will be essential.

Providing the appropriate qualification and working experiences our client offers beside attractive career opportunities and personal development an annual gross salary starting from EUR 110.000,- plus bonus components. Within an intercultural and pleasant team-working atmosphere a broad and VARIED AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY in a challenging but also exciting environment is waiting for you. Interested? Then please send your written application with regard to the reference number 22198 to application@leadingsearchpartners.com. Absolute discretion and confidentiality are guaranteed.