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Operational Excellence Project Manager

i-Pharm Consulting
North Brabant, Breda, Netherlands
EUR77000 - EUR78000 per annum + Travel Allowance, Relocation bonus
Start date
26 Sep 2022
Closing date
10 Oct 2022

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Operations, Supply Chain Management
Full Time
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Job Details

Job Title: Operational Excellence Project Manager

Location: Breda, NL

Contract: 12 months

Hours: 40 hours p/w

Salary: on request

Please note: this role does not offer any VISA sponsorship, to be eligible for the role you must be an EU Citizen

If you feel like you're part of something bigger, it's because you are. I-pharm consulting is working with one of the world's leading biotechnology companies whose shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that they do. They are global collaborators who achieve together-researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It's time for a career you can be proud of. Join them as a Operational Excellence Project Manager at their site in Breda.

We are looking for an Operational Excellence Project Manager overseeing and executing various projects and/or programs within the OE strategy of the Global Distribution, including the company's current LEAN transformation. The position will report into the Senior Manager Supply Chain Global Distribution.

* Accountable for key project deliverables per timelines

* Manage and execute on established projects/programs within OE strategy
* Facilitate root cause analysis and problem-solving sessions (fishbone / 5-why)
* Defines, plans and prioritizes tasks and follow up on results in complex situations
* Support and guide yellow/green belt project implementations
* Use a variety of data sources to blend and join data for efficient delivery.
* Leveraging advanced visualization techniques including Tableau, Smartsheet or equivalent
* Act as part of Global Distribution Operational Excellence team and LEAN transformation project team

The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of this position are typically acquired through the following combination of education, experience and knowledge, or the equivalent.
Minimum Requirements
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent related to Engineering, Supply Chain / Logistics or Business Administration
* 3-4 years of relevant experience
* Understanding of Operational Excellence and LEAN principles
* Experience in working in an international environment, ability to liaise/communicate effectively with cross-functional teams
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a data-driven mindset
* Fluency in English, in both oral and written communication

Preferred Requirements
* Proven track record in LEAN management (Green Belt certified)
* Good understanding of GDP and pharmaceutical regulations
* Solid understanding of warehouse operations and supply chain concepts

* High learning agility, self-directed and results-oriented
* Analytical and strong conceptual thinking
* Hands-on and pragmatic
* Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, for multiple levels in organization, including presentations
* Demonstrated capability to influence others to deliver results

If you're interested in finding out more about this role or others, please contact Manpreet Bhullar at or call +44020 7551 0802.


i-Pharm Consulting provides Talent Solutions for the global Life Sciences sector.

We are an award-winning international life sciences recruitment company with offices in London, Munich, Frankfurt, Sydney, New York, Charlotte, and Los Angeles. In a highly competitive marketplace, we connect top talent with the very best opportunities.

Since 2008, i-Pharm’s independent, expert, and ethical approach to procuring talent has helped power the pioneering progress made by Pharmaceutical, Biotech and MedTech companies around the world. 

With offices across 3 continents, we have teams servicing the major global life science hubs. We combine local knowledge, with a global network of contacts that allows us to bring together talent and opportunity when it matters most.

For candidates, we become “career partners”. We know them as people, not CVs, learning about their aims, motivations and personal situation. We build open dialogue, provide honest advice and offer ongoing support, whether or not we’re currently working with them. ​

As a result, we have supported many specialists in this focused field throughout their careers, helping them plan their path through life sciences by identifying the right roles for them, not just any roles to suit us.

We change the lives and trajectory of our candidates' careers by offering incredible opportunities with the best clients in the sector.


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