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Sanofi Group Manager Customer Supply Chain, Walgreens - CHC in Chicago, Illinois

POSITION OVERVIEW

Job Title: Manager, Supply Chain – Walgreens - CHC

The Manager, Supply Chain, Walgreens, is the primary supply chain planning and logistics strategic thought leader for the Walgreens Boots Alliance sales team. This role will lead the key supply chain elements of the joint business plan and will have a direct and vital impact on driving innovation and scale for our portfolio while significantly broadening the awareness, trial potential, and efficiency for the overall business. This role is a critical partner to the Team Leader / NAMs and will personally develop strong relationships with the supply chain, operations and logistics leaders at key customers. The customer supply chain organization will play a critical role in helping the customer teams in delivering against their shared goals and objectives.

The Manager, Walgreens Customer Supply Chain has the following objectives:

  • Play a key leadership role with the customer team leader to deliver against the overall Joint Business Plan and ensure strong integration of planning and supply chain solutions/capabilities to grow the business and create value, both in-store and on-line

  • Influence and secure Sanofi investment in supply chain tools and solutions to deliver better planning and execution results

  • Develop methodologies to monitor trade inventory and retail in-stocks at WBA, and identify ways to improve projections and performance

  • Build and foster relationships with supply chain and store operations leadership at WBA

  • Provide process guidance and functional expertise to the field-level planning and forecasting processes and ensure strong alignment to the overall S&OP process at Sanofi CHC.

  • Establish and manage robust supply chain scorecards that represent mutually defined annual goals and achieve the critical on-time/in-full, on-shelf availability, cash/inventory, as well as other key metrics

  • Ensure forecasting capabilities for the business are delivering expected accuracy results and key opportunities identified monthly

  • Create a culture in which the customer supply chain resources partner with sales to drive sustainable growth at WBA

  • Anticipate and resolve customer, supply chain or commercial issues

  • Serves as the supply chain though leader for Rx-to-OTC Switch for WBA

Qual i fic a tio n s

  • B.A. / B.S. degree required; MBA preferred

Exper i en c e

  • 7+ years of experience across multiple areas of the supply chain, including roles involving direct customer interactions

  • Supply / demand planning experience preferred

  • Direct supervisory experience preferred (1-5 employees)

Skills/Knowledge

  • A demonstrated track-record for delivering results, developing capabilities, exceeding goals and is recognized as an expert in delivering breakthrough and innovative solutions

  • Ability to develop organizational capabilities while influencing others

  • Lead and inspire others when facing highly ambiguous, complex situations

  • Eager to improve oneself, the immediate team, and the greater community

  • Extremely organized, dependable and self-motivated with the ability to leverage Excel and other planning tools in a fast-paced environment

  • Utilizes effective, professional communications to cultivate strong working relationships with both internal and external colleagues; displays flexibility in your approach to people and situation

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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