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Supply Chain Analyst

Aspen Global Inc. is the Mauritian subsidiary of Aspen Pharmacare Holdings (Aspen), the world’s fifth largest supplier of branded and generic pharmaceutical products. Aspen is the largest pharmaceutical company listed on the South African stock exchange as well as one of the top 20 companies listed on this exchange. A few other interesting facts about us are:

  • We supply more than 150 countries around the world
  • We have supplied more 500 million packs of medicine worldwide
  • We employ over 225 people in Mauritius
  • We have over 24 nationalities speaking 20 languages working in our offices
  • We have closed more than 20 global deals since inception in 2008
  • We are the international holding company for more than 60 subsidiaries
  • Our portfolio compromises of over 100 products and 5000 trademarks
  • We manage more than 3500 SKUs, from 60 Manufacturing sites and 25 active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturers.

We are now recruiting for a Supply Chain Analyst who will report into the Associate Manager - Supply Chain Controlling.

Overview of Role        

This role sits in in the Supply Chain Analytics team and report on Supply Chain key metrics performance /control / audits.

Your Responsibilities

  • You will contribute to the budgeting and forecasting process for the assigned product category from an end-to-end SC perspective in collaboration with the Finance department.
  • You will monitor and communicate to the Supply Chain leadership team the variances between existing forecasts, plans and actuals (operational) and ensuring that all comments are accurate and validated.
  • You will ensure continuous alignment on order book and key controls with the order management teams.
  • You will manage and report on inventory levels and values
  • You will run Internal dashboard meetings
  • You will prepare and report on the Rolling Financial Forecast, identifying the variance from between budget and actuals and giving accurate and pertinent explanation for the variances
  • You will prepare the Sales Variance analysis
  • You will prepare and run the reports on Working Capital ie Accounts Payable/ Accounts Receivable / Inventory and Loss of Sales. Highlight discrepancies and follow up on Corrective and Preventive Actions
  • You will prepare and Report on OTIF, DOTIF and other pre-defined KPIs within the scope of the reporting team.
  • You will consistently be liaising with Supply Chain Planners to ensure that financial information are properly passed on to Reporting team to be reported on-time to Finance department
  • You will closely monitor the Stock Outs situation with Supply Chain Planners and ensure mitigation actions are provided
  • You will be involved in the preparation of the SC management Performance report and other reports as required by the line manager.

Job requirements: 

What you will need to be considered

  • Degree or post-graduate degree in Finance or Mathematics or related field.
  • Highly energetic individual with at least 3 years Financial / statistical reporting or equivalent
  • Excellent Excel Proficiency.
  • ERP exposure preferable
  • Proven leadership with Inventory Planning, Purchasing, Demand Planning or Inventory Control preferred

Applicants must demonstrate in their application how they meet the above criteria in order to be successful for interview selection.

Closing date for internal applications is Wednesday 13th March 2019.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. 

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Reference Number: 

AGISCA002

Company: 

Aspen

City: 

Mauritius

Country: 

ZA

Salary: 

Market Related

Job Type: 

fulltime

Industry: 

Pharmaceutical And Medical/Healthcare