Supply Chain Analyst at a Multinational Pharmaceutical Company – Stresert Services Limited

  • Stresert Services Limited – Our client, a Multinational Pharmaceutical organization is recruiting to fill the position below:

    Supply Chain Analyst


    Job Ref: SCA-1YC
    Location: Lagos
    Job Type: Contract (One year)

    Job Purpose

    • Coordination, Support and Supervision of supply chain processes for country.
    • Improve operational excellence and performance of the organization’s supply chain on operational level between 3rd party customers/agents and sites. Drive this performance through delivery of support and training in key processes, facilitation of key supply chain parameters and performance management.
    • Implement Global SCM and Regional SCM strategy to improve service, supply and cost effectiveness for the country/region.
    • To coordinate effective demand forecasting and inventory management for the business, and develop sales and operation planning processes to meet the demand.
    • Manage all pricing issues for the individual country products within the country/region.
    • Manage any NGO business for the organization in region if applicable.

    Major Accountabilities
    Your primary responsibilities would include:

    • Leading the demand and supply management processes and ensuring that they are in line with the agreed business targets.
    • Ensure effective inventory management in the local organizations.
    • Inventory and write off management of the country/region.
    • Ensuring commercial/site team compliance of the invoicing policy.
    • Negotiation of supply plan with suppliers.
    • Ensuring demand forecasting data generated in finance, marketing and sales with support of the Country Head.
    • Ensuring demand analysis and consumption tracking is carried out on behalf of the business.
    • Support launches and new products supply set ups
    • Pricing negotiations for (TPC, SPR requests) private and tenders pricing
    • Provide link between 3rd party customer and sites, payment and LC follow-up
    • Support site registration processes in countries
    • Support new markets development
    • Responsible for measuring forecasting accuracy and feeding trends to marketing.
    • Drive improvements in working capital management.
    • Facilitate best practice sharing/standardized processes.
    • Monitor and improve Global SCM KPI’s for country/region (such as PA, Sales Forecast Accuracy, stock out, write-off).
    • Identify, kick-off and support SC projects to improve the regional performance.
    • Implementation, support as well as training of new tools within the region (e.g. NRC). Ensure proper tool usage in operational environment.
    • Process owner and Expert of dedicated supply chain and forecasting processes to ensure process adherence within supply chain and related functions.


    • Obtain transfer price from Finance Departments
    • Prepare and submit pricing documentation to relevant authorities
    • Establish target prices for products in the country/region
    • Establish target prices for tender businesses in the country/region
    • Establish rules for rebates, discounts and tenders.

    Key Performance Indicators:

    • Stock out avoidance, Product Availability
    • Inventory management and gap analysis , write off management
    • Clear process definition, documentation, implementation and adherence
    • Efficiency of supply processes across the country/region.
    • Cost efficiencies achieved for country/region.
    • Price efficiency

    Ideal Background

    • University degree in Business, Finance, Statistics, Economics or related degree
    • 3 – 5 years work experience in a similar position; must be a hands-on person (ready to roll up sleeves and be involved in the distribution
    • Proven ability to communicate and collaborate effectively across a global, matrixed company
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Excellent analytical ability
    • Good understanding of pricing environment in the region
    • Strong sense of responsibility and dedication
    • Strong ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization
    • Adaptability, ability to work under pressure
    • Pharmaceutical & distributorship sector experience is high desired.


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using “SCA-1YC” as the subject of the mail.


    • Candidates with similar background who do not hold permanent employments should forward their CV
    • Applicants without the aforementioned background and experience need not apply.
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