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Senior Director S & Op Planning

Executive Management
Jill Madden
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Job Reference: JO-2004-65161_1588157364


A superb new opportunity has arisen for a Senior Director of Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) with a leading Biopharma M/N in Cork.

Reporting to the Global Head of Integrated Planning you will be accountable for developing and directing the overall strategy of the S&OP process across the organisation, collaborating closely with Regional Commercial leadership and key stakeholders to tailor the process to meet organisational objectives.

Establishing the governance and effectiveness of the S & Op function for the organisation, the successful candidate will oversee the efficient implementation of the function at both global and site supply chain level to ensure effective mid - long range improvements & optimisations in business processes.


· Accountable for the architecture of the S&OP process and for the successful global roll-out and implementation

· Key point of contact for Senior Regional Commercial and Site leaderships to communicate and support the implementation of supply chain strategy

· Coordinate the activities of department management, and provides direction and assistance on resolution of complex issues and potential problems related to production planning and demand management

· Form a company wide strategic road map to improve S&OP maturity, enable process design and adoption through technology and analytics.

· Align strategic road map with key stakeholders across the organisation

· Accountable to define key metrics of S&OP and track benefits and improvements to the business

· Align resources, prioritise strategies, establish targets, and implement cost-out initiatives for S&OP and Global SC efforts.

· Channel continuous improvement ideas to the Leadership Team and identify viable opportunities


· Expertise in pharmaceutical or biotech industries, US, EU and international cGMPs is essential

· 15+ years of relevant experience.

· Masters Level of education preferred.

· Expert leader with a proven track record of building and managing high performing teams & mentoring and developing people

· Expert in standing up a formal S&OP process

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with technical and nontechnical audiences.

· Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills, as well as strong skills as a negotiator to reach consensus, alignment and commitment.

Fastnet has a strict confidentiality policy - please be assured that your details will never be forwarded to any third party without your consent.

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