Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Associate Director, Supply Chain

3 weeks ago
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Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.

Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology – areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.

We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team.  If you’re looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients’ lives and being a great place to work, we hope you’ll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals. 

Position Profile

The Associate Director, Supply Chain, will be responsible for identifying, implementing, managing and contributing to supply chain and related projects


  • Leading supply chain colleagues, other functions and external partners on supply chain product, process and systems projects to ensure project and business objectives are achieved
  • Leading and supporting new product launch projects
  • Representing supply chain on cross-functional business projects
  • Monitoring and managing supply chain partner project performance
  • Ensuring project compliance with GxP, trade, financial and other regulations
  • Modelling technical, planning, communication, interpersonal, leading, judgment skills

Key Competencies:

  • Leading the Organization: Develops/communicates a compelling vision and sense of purpose for the function/organization; works collaboratively to formulate long-range and mid-term strategies; demonstrates courage in advancing new, innovative ideas; champions change initiatives to enhance organizational performance.
  • Collaboration: Works with others and builds effective relationships to accomplish common goals and objectives. Shares information, ideas and solutions with others. Recognises when compromise is necessary while working towards consensus with a focus on outcomes which reflect the collective need.
  • Influence and Impact: Develops effective influence strategies based on an understanding of the motivations and needs of others; effectively represents one’s own perspective and communicates in a manner that generates support and commitment for proposals/recommendations to enhance the organization’s performance.
  • Integrity:  Displays honesty, truthfulness, trustworthy, principled actions and leadership, business ethics and compliance. Demonstrates consistency between words and actions. Direct and honest in communication and feedback. Honours commitments to others. Handles confidential and sensitive information appropriately.
  • Pursuit of Excellence: Continually improves and adds value. Is committed to high quality and standards. Is proactive in addressing issues that might cause problems or processes needing improvement.
  • Innovation: Approaches problems with curiosity and open-mindedness. Takes educated risks. Is willing to explore new ideas and methods. Is willing to embrace and lead change. Is passionate about quality.


  • Primary degree in supply chain, business, engineering, manufacturing, or a related discipline
  • Master’s degree in a business or numerate discipline
  • > 10 years relevant experience in pharmaceutical supply chain with familiarity with orphan drug products, contract manufacturing and global new product introduction
  • Strong experience of initiating and successfully managing complex supply chain projects
  • High level of customer orientation and attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to positively influence internal and external partners
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to travel globally up to 25%, as needed

Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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