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Distribution Specialist- ANZ

Location Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia Job ID R-148338 Date posted 19/09/2022

Distribution Specialist - ANZ

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our distribution service team as a Distribution Specialist and support with all relevant steps regarding to the process of supply chain.

  • An exciting Permanent full-time opportunity.
  • Opportunity to be involved in improvement of 3PL distribution service providers’ performance satisfaction
  • Be part of a culture which protects the safety and well-being of self, others, and the environment

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

AstraZeneca in Australia has been formally recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). As an organisation we stand with confidence on our gender equality initiatives including pay equity, leadership development programs, and zero tolerance for gender-based harassment. This achievement exemplifies our commitment to building high performing, inclusive and diverse teams that collaborate across our enterprise, aligned to our values and strategic priority of being a Great Place to Work.

What you’ll do

As a Distribution Specialist you will be contributing to the planning and ongoing delivery of investigational products by managing the supply chain, supporting the execution of studies and changes to the plans, including carrying out risk assessments and contingency planning where necessary, your responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor the Distribution, Logistics & Customer Service processes performed by 3PL distribution service providers to be in line with contract & SLA's
  • Handle the internal customers' complaint and follow up to close the service gap with service provider timely
  • Monitor the stock movement according system interface
  • Reconcile monthly ending stock balance between SAP system and distribution service provider's system, driving the variance / gap closure Process purchase to pay activities
  • Manage 3PL distribution service providers to ensure the provision of contractual services meet customer requirements
  • Monitor Secondary Distribution monthly cost and find the root cause for the variances comparing with budget
  • Proactive support for any supply related project and initiatives
  • Ensures that Country`s of responsibility is compliant with all relevant local legal requirements, such as GDP, Safety, personal rights)
  • Ensures that Country`s of responsibility is compliant and fulfil all relevant AZ compliance requirements (DoA, BCP, IRM, RRA, GDP)

Essential for the role

  • Minimum 6 years of working experience in the logistics space
  • Team leadership experience
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships between key stakeholders
  • Functional mastery of written and spoken English
  • Computer literate (Microsoft applications: Word, Excel)

Desirables for the role

  • Professional qualification in distribution
  • Sound problem-solving skills
  • Sound project management, prioritisation and multitasking skills

So, what’s next?

  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.
  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have a seat available, and we hope it’s yours.
  • Please note that all internal applications must be accompanied with a Talent Card. Please see link to assist you with creating your Talent Card - https://nucleusvideo.astrazeneca.com/media/t/1_ul5bvxgy/67879971. Please attach this as part of your supporting document.
  • If you’re curious to know more then please reach out to Dia Dutta. Internal applications close Tuesday 4th October 2022.

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity.  We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills.  We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.  We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics.  We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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