we deliver medicines that have a positive impact on patients' lives - the supply chain operations team ensures on-time and in-full delivery of products, documents and data along the global end-toend supply chain network of roche pharma. we provide right first time order, inventory and logistics management services by effectively collaborating with different partners, suppliers and customers across the network. perfect candidate as an order & distribution manager you trade and deliver finished pharmaceutical products to a defined range of customers and countries within the cma region. this includes the on-time and infull supply of products worldwide starting with an customer order receipt and ending with goods arrival at the final destination. moreover, you build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders and interfaces, lead discussions, root cause analysis, problem solving efforts and process improvements to ensure that reliable and compliant supply is secured and performance targets and customer requirements are met or exceeded. tasks and responsibilities: your general accountability is defined by the roche corporate directives, guidelines and operating principles, as well as by the company's core values and behaviors. in the particular role you will have the following major responsibilities: - ensure products are delivered in quality, on time and in a compliant way - administer effective inventory, order and distribution operations - manage stock replenishment plan to fulfill short- to mid-term supply and avoid obsolescence - drive performance monitoring and assessment to address key issues - maintain effective communication and collaboration across functions skills & mindset: we have high expectations around end-to-end thinking and cross functional collaboration in a global network by taking ownership and delegating decisions to the appropriate level. we value an entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to constantly change or adapt in a dynamic environment. we expect you to focus on the most impactful and value adding work by prioritizing your efforts with a clear focus on creating value for the patient. you will be willing to explore new opportunities, be comfortable with ambiguity and taking smart risks, while complying with the latest regulations. for this position we are looking for someone with: - minimum 5 years of supply chain experience, preferable in the pharma industry - sound knowledge of sap sd transactions - excellent verbal and written communication skills in english - bachelor degree in a relevant field or commercial diploma with relevant experience in supply chain and logistics - good verbal german skills is a plus - logistics background is a plus - experience with international stakeholders/customers competencies: we expect this person to demonstrate the following competencies - strategic agility - links his/her responsibilities with the mission of the whole organization. - regularly updates plans to reflect changing circumstances. - focuses on activities that provide the most value. - achieving results - is goal-directed, persistent; driven to achieve objectives. - self accountable for meeting commitments. - recognizes the contributions of peers. - feedback and coaching - seeks candid feedback on his or her performance. - gives appropriate feedback to others. - actively manages her or his career to pursue personal goals and priorities.