Senior Supply Chain Manager

Celesio UK
Competitive salary plus package
29 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Supply Chain Manager

37.5 hours – Full Time


Coventry, CV2


Celesio UK, a pioneering provider of integrated healthcare services, have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Supply Chain Manager to join our growing Supply & Inventory division. This team are at the heart of the action through ensuring we have great product availability to ensure our customers get their healthcare needs met right first time.

Based at our recently renovated Support Centre in Walsgrave Triangle, Coventry, the Senior Supply Chain Manager will act as the deputy for the Head of Supply & Inventory, where he/she will be accountable for leading, coaching and developing a team of supply chain managers and supply assistants in pursuit of these outcomes.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the delivery of product availability and inventory management goals for all ethical suppliers. The Senior Supply Chain Manager will be expected to develop and manage the relationships with key contracted suppliers, whilst providing supply chain subject matter expertise to support our PharmaCo and Business Development teams in winning, growing and keeping contracted business.

Key Responsibilities:

• Act as the custodian of the end customer experience for ethical manufacturers

• Improve product availability in the AAH branch network. Deliver industry leading levels of right first time customer order fulfilment

• Performance manage suppliers to deliver improved levels of on time in full delivery

• Develop and deliver best in class supply and inventory management processes and ways of working.

• Deliver “inventory days” targets to ensure working capital goals are met

• Lead, coach and develop a high performing supply team

• Develop and manage strategic relationships with contracted suppliers, understanding needs and delivering against these.

• Support the development of bespoke supply chain solutions for contracted manufacturers


The ideal candidate will have proven success in leading a high performing team, with hands on experience of managing supply chain and inventory in a retail / wholesale environment. To succeed in this role, he/she will possess a proven track record of delivering performance improvement and process change; with the ability to create impact and deliver results through internal and external strategic relationships. High degree of customer focus and commercial acumen is to be expected.

Celesio UK

Celesio UK, is an inspired and inspiring career choice. A pioneering provider of integrated healthcare services, we are unique and innovative, with career options that are found nowhere else. No other organisation in our sector provides the end-to-end offering that we do… from the buying of pharmaceuticals from manufacturers, right through the whole supply and distribution chain to dispensing. We’re one team with one purpose… to effectively, efficiently and passionately deliver innovative healthcare services that equip and inspire more positive lives.

Rewards and benefits

Wherever you work with Celesio, you will enjoy a uniquely rewarding career. You will be challenged but well remunerated, assume real responsibility but be well trained and developed to undertake it. You’ll work hard but be recognised for your contribution and be able to keep a healthy work/life balance. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a valuable benefits package which includes generous holiday, pension scheme, professional support and relevant training, childcare vouchers, option to buy additional holiday and an employee discount scheme. What’s more, we regularly review our rewards package and it is improving all the time.

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