Execution of reporting, technical issue resolution, and exception-based inventory management. Should be responsible of proper on-
time stock representation in all enterprise systems and ensure communication between our partners and BMS systems is properly functioning
Ownership of functionality of distribution interfaces with the 3PL
Reporting and assessing KPIs / metrics
Resolving stock issues, write-offs, reconciliations
Primary accountable of managing inventory accuracy in the market and all stock exceptions on behalf of managers
Supporting budgeting, reporting, audits as per BMS requirements and business process as required providing the appropriate analyses to Distribution Managers
Review detailed items in 3PL contracts, ops manuals, SOPs, GDP compliance, and business reviews to provide comprehensive overviews across regions on specific topics
Liaises with In-market Logistics Solutions and Regional Logistics role for providing relevant analyses and data to support their initiatives and evaluate scenarios
Can act as SME in cross-functional forums in relation to their scope of responsibility
Can act as back of for certain Distribution Managers during their absence in order to enable periodic processes or represent the GLS organization in different forums
Professional experience and qualifications
Language (English + Portuguese) and travel flexibility
Logistics expertise and experience : required for executional management of 3PLs
Must have 1-3 years experience in dealing with systems implementations, interface maintenance and follow up and inventory control related activities
Must have excellent communication skills and foster open communication within the organization : particular focus on team collaboration and knowledge sharing
Preferable to have 1-3 year experience of interaction with external partners in technically specific topics
Preferable to have good knowledge of the Guidelines on GDP.
Additional professional and personal requirements include :
Business Acumen : Has a strong understanding of the key business drivers of the industry / organization. Persuades others with fact-
based judgments of the business situation.
Executing for Results : Maintains high standards of performance for himself / herself and others, and follows through on commitments.
Demonstrates integrity, and sticks to core values and principles. Takes the long view, and when faced with challenging obstacles, persists over a significant period of time to achieve his / her agenda.
Conveys a sense of urgency, and drives issues to closure. Makes timely decisions when a quick response is required and a number of possible alternatives are available.
Building Relationships and Using Influence : Establishes credibility and earns respect with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders including senior executives, manufacturing and other functional leaders, regulatory professionals, contractors and other partners.
Is highly articulate, and makes arguments in a clear and compelling manner. Is able to get things done without compromising principles.
Has excellent negotiating skills, and achieves win-win outcomes in difficult situations.