Demand Planner Cencora Weybridge

Cencora

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Job type

  • Full-time

Location

Weybridge

Full job description

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!
What you will be doing
To support the Head of Sourcing and Supply Chain and the local and central Almus and Alvita teams with the ongoing management of the Almus and Alvita supply chains for both new and existing products. To work with supplier partners and the wholesale operations teams to identify opportunities to improve both the efficiency and commercial benefits through improved supply chain systems and solutions.
To support with the management of supplier relationships with regards a supply chain perspective. Working with the local teams to ensure forecasting, ordering and stock management for both pre-wholesale and wholesale are managed efficiently and effectively in order to meet and support the commercial needs of the business.
To ensure that the necessary supply chain processes and systems are in place in all local markets. To contribute to the team responsible for managing the launch of new products across the two ranges, in accordance with agreed plans.
JOB CONTEXT
Almus is the generic brand of medicines owned by Alliance Healthcare. Almus is marketed in 4 European markets and has approx. 450 products within the range. Alvita is a range includes over 650 Alvita branded products, including medical devices, cosmetics and biocides and marketed in 7 markets. These products are supplied by over 80 suppliers.
The Almus and Alvita businesses are supported by the central team, which includes Sourcing and Supply Chain. The Supply Chain Planner is responsible under the leadership of the Head of Sourcing and Supply Chain to support the management of supply chain in markets, ensuring new products are launched as planned and existing products are maintained on the market to avoid any loss to the business. The co-ordination by this role is essential particularly where a large proportion of products within both the Almus and Alvita ranges are multi market.
This role will work in partnership with local market colleagues to build up expertise, improve processes and efficiencies to ensure Almus and Alvita products remain in stock and available to the market, without building excessive inventory costs, contributing to the delivery of the Almus and Alvita budgets and 5 year growth plans.
This role requires an individual who can be flexible, deliver at pace, deal with ambiguity and who demonstrates a strong capability for developing productive internal and external cross functional working relationships.
This role will need to develop strong and productive working relationships with key suppliers to facilitate successful maintenance of the Alvita and Almus product ranges.
This role will work collaboratively with colleagues across other key functions within Alliance Healthcare, both within the divisional team and local teams. This includes brand, commercial, supply chain, quality and regulatory teams
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for working with the local Almus and Alvita teams to ensure efficient systems and processes are in place for the entire planning process for all existing and new products.Working closely with the Commercial, Regulatory and Sourcing Managers for effective product forecasting to ensure ongoing product availability to avoid any lost sales opportunities, but mitigating against obsolete stock risk.
  • Oversee forecasting, ordering, stock management, and approvals. Work with Alliance Healthcare replenishment teams to ensure effective replenishment with the sole goal of minimising stockouts. Manage central order approvals in line with delegated authorities.
  • Coordinating and managing supply chain elements associated with new product launches (Purchase Order coordination, supplier and product setup).
  • Act as department champion in ensuring adherence to Group policies and procedures for record keeping and contractual compliance, managing Group compliance compliance records; review and maintenance of Supply Agreement Logs and Master Price Lists
  • Develop strong working relationships with supplier partners to optimise the supply of product to the Group ensuring continuity of supply.
  • Ongoing control of central and local processes to ensure effective and efficient stock management and ensure continuous process and service improvement.
  • Working in collaboration with the regulatory colleagues, to be responsible for minimising the requirement to re-pack existing products and avoid unnecessary costs.
  • Monitor and measure supplier performance/service levels in line with contractual obligations and internal requirements.
  • Support the management of the relationship and contract renewal with the third party service provider, responsible for transporting Almus products from contract manufacturing facilities to the markets.
What your background should look like
SPECIFIC SKILLS (e.g. Languages, software)
  • Self-motivated, with the ability and desire to work proactively.
  • Proven track record of working effectively under pressure.
  • Competent in Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to assimilate, interpret and present data.
  • Keen to learn and flexible in approach.
  • Good interpersonal skills. Proven ability to work in a multi-functional team and develop strong working relationships.
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload and react to the changing needs of the business.
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and logically, both orally and in written form.
  • Appreciation of the commercial goals of the organisation and the desire to contribute to the successful fulfilment of these goals.
  • Good commercial acumen.
TRAVEL
  • Not expected.
What Cencora offers
We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.
To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.
For details, visit https://www.virtualfairhub.com/amerisourcebergen
Schedule

Full time

Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies: Alliance Healthcare Management Services Limited

Equal Employment Opportunity
Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.
The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.
Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email

hrsc@amerisourcebergen.com

. We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned

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Author

Ethan Anderson

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