Last Mile Expert

Rotterdam | Last Mile Expert | Life Science | Biotech | EU Pharma | International |Supply chain | 3PL 1045330
Your new role

As a Last Mile Expert, you will gather critical supply chain and setting-specific product use information to support designing and building the Supply Chain & Operations infrastructure for our clients. Essential for supply chain design is having insight in the “last mile,” which is the description of the combined activities and the materials & information flow relating to the processes used to prescribe, order, store, prepare, dispense, reimburse and deliver the product at the point of use. The assessments you will execute will describe the role of the hospital physician and/or private practice physician and potentially the General Managers as well as the hospital and/or retail pharmacist. It also will reveal whether or not there is a need for additional services at home yes or no and more. This information is typically gathered by interviewing healthcare professionals about analogue products and the way these products are being handled. Additional desk research may be needed to complete the findings from the interviews.

What you need to succeed

The ideal candidate has a Master’s degree in Pharmacy, Medicines, or other healthcare field; 5-10 years practical pharmacy or healthcare profession experience; 5-10 years of (bio) pharma industry experience in Sales, Business Development or Technical Product support; Is a strong communicator, who can explain, ask and listen well. The required areas of expertise span from healthcare product administration methods and settings, pharmacy processes and functions, prescription drugs specifically related to oncology and rare diseases, knowledge about Logistic Service Providers/Wholesalers/Distributors supplying hospitals and about patient distribution processes to insight into (hospital) ordering processes and invoice settlement.

Your new company

Our client is a specialist Management Consultancy and professional services provider for supply chain topics with the life sciences industry. They are part of a larger US based group with offices around the world. For their (beautiful historic) office in Rotterdam, they’re looking for a Last Mile Expert. Our client mostly works for US based Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Life Sciences companies to design, build and improve effective supply chains. For most of their clients this is the final step in what is typically a long journey and for some this is an essential step in the further development of their commercial success. If you’re driven by a desire to build and improve effective supply chains in the life science industry, then read further!

What you get in return

Our client always seeks out what’s best for our clients. The same is true when it comes to their team members. They have assembled—and are expanding—a highly motivated team of the leading experts on life science supply chains. They offer a very competitive compensation and benefit package. Just as important, they focus on doing interesting work with some of the world’s most innovative companies, and they foster a collaborative and stimulating company culture, making our client a great place to work!

What you need to do now

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Job type
Supply Chain & Logistics
Supply Chain
Based on experience

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Alex Broekmeulen, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Amsterdam
Hays Amsterdam, H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 210

Telephone: 0611425547