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Associate Director, Distribution US Operations

Company: Alexion
Location: New Haven
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Associate Director, Distribution US OperationsAlexion Pharmaceuticals,Inc. - New Haven, CT (Downtown area). Some opportunities happen only once in a lifetime - like a job where you have the chance to change lives. At Alexion, people living with rare and devastating diseases are our Guiding Star. We are driven to continuously innovate and create meaningful value in all we do to help patients and families fully live their best lives. We value the uniqueness and diversity of our employees and recognize that nurturing the diverse perspectives and strengths of our people translates into innovative breakthroughs for patients.. This position will be based from either the Alexion site in Boston, MA, or New Haven, CT, and may require up to 10% travel.. Position Summary. The Associate Director, US Distribution Operations will ensure that Alexion has a world class Global Logistics service & capability for the shipment & delivery of time and temperature sensitive finished products.. They will be responsible for the continuous development and management of our robust and responsive distribution network.. Ensure supply continuity through Global collaboration, network design, capacity planning, risk management as required, compliance, quality, service, KPI reporting and management including budget performance to support and align with Global Logistics strategy.. Analyze, review, and recommend business requirements. Monitor logistics and distributor partner and global industry trends. Collaborate effectively with key stakeholders to ensure strategic and service level objectives are met.. The successful candidate will maintain and develop clear operating procedures to ensure business scalability & agility to ensure we continuously meet the needs of patients.. Lead key distribution network projects including integration of new products and network readiness for scaleup of launches.. Job Duties & Responsibilities. Lead & manage the distribution team & activity within Alexion across the US market against the GDP guidelines. Ensure uninterrupted product supply to customers from Alexion external distribution centres and delivery partners. Clear risk assessment and mitigation process aligned to supply continuity program. Develop, continuously improve, and implement standardized GL processes and procedures addressing compliance with operating procedures, laws and regulations applicable to Alexion Distribution activities.. Develop and manage the business relationship, engagement models and key performance indicators (KPI's) measures with global logistics partners through our Strategic Logistics Partner process. Additional activities to include: -. Lead Quarterly Business Reviews. Cold chain control & adherence. Rapid response network functionality. Emergency order management infrastructure oversight. Participate in contract reviews and development of new contracts. US Distribution lead and alignment for NPI strategies. SME for distribution related inspections. Act as a key point of contact and escalation for both internal teams to resolve issues referred by internal or external stakeholders. Essential Qualifications. Minimum of 5 years Pharmaceutical Industry. Distribution partner management. Bachelor's in supply chain, Business, Finance or similar.. Experience with 3PL & 4PL performance standards. Experience within life science supply chain models, preferably rare disease model. Cold chain management quality requirements. Import/Export regulations within Life Science Industry. Knowledge and understanding of Trade Compliance. Contract Structure, T&Cs. Preferred Qualifications. APICS certification. MBA. Import/Export brokerage license. LI-MB1. Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases and devastating conditions through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing medicines. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Alexion has offices around the globe and serves patients in more than 50 countries. Further information about Alexion can be found at: www.alexion.com.. Alexion is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where every single person can belong because of their uniqueness. The Company will not make decisions about employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, religion, creed or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, marital status, parental status (including adoption or surrogacy), pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), military status, protected veteran status, disability, medical condition, gender identity or expression, genetic information, mental illness or other characteristics protected by law. Alexion provides reasonable accommodations to meet the needs of candidates and employees. To begin an interactive dialogue with Alexion regarding an accommodation, please contact accommodations@Alexion.com. Alexion participates in E-Verify.. As a leading employer in our industry, Alexion offers a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more.. AstraZeneca completed its acquisition of Alexion, marking the creation of Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease. If you're interested in career opportunities with AstraZeneca, click here.. Thousands of employers search for candidates on Indeed. Yes. -. I plan to apply. -. No, I don't intend to applyAPICS certified, desirable

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