Head of Planning & Logistics - Pharma

GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum + benefits
06 Mar 2018
05 Apr 2018
Thomas Haynes
Specialist Area
Logistics, Supply chain
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you have extensive experience across Logistics, Planning (Supply/Production/Materials) and S&OP? Do you have a strong background in delivering change and improvement in a collaborative way? Do you want to work for a market-leading business, with exciting plans for the next few years?

Client Details

Our client is a well-established, market-leading Pharma/Health brand, based in London. They have a strong position in the market and a very successful range of products, and are now looking to appoint a Head of Planning & Logistics to drive improvements across their Supply Chain, to get them fighting fit to support the wider business strategy.


The Head of Planning & Logistics is an absolutely critical role for the company, and will be responsible for:

  • Leading the Planning and Logistics teams
  • Conducting an end to end review of current Logistics processes (as well as future planning)
  • Optimising supply/production/materials planning
  • Collaborating closely with other key stakeholders to embed and drive the S&OP process
  • Delivering change and process improvement projects in a collaborative and impactful manner


The successful candidate will:

  • Have a broad Supply Chain background, covering Planning, Logistics and S&OP
  • Ideally come from a sector like Pharma/Health, Cosmetics or FMCG
  • Be an engaging and effective leader of people
  • Possess strong technical skills (including high SAP proficiency)
  • Have the ability to craft (and deliver) a broad strategy, while also being prepared to roll up the sleeves and get stuck into the detail

Job Offer

The Head of Planning & Logistics will be based in London, and earn £70k-£80k plus benefits.

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