Merck is a global science and technology company with a passion for forward-thinking discoveries. We want to develop products and solutions for a better life. That's why we take a closer look at things, ask questions and think ahead. We've been around for almost 350 years, yet the great majority of our shares are still held by the descendants of Friedrich Jacob Merck, the man who founded our company in Darmstadt in 1668.
A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.
A multi-facetted role in a young region for Merck Consumer Health with a 2-digit growth rate and a focus to build a sustainable business in Africa: Driving all areas of supply chain and managing all customers and partners (internal and external) from a demand and supply perspective to achieve overall business objectives. Ownership of operational flows key, including optimization projects (such as forecast and demand planning, inventory control, inbound- and outbound processes, customs clearance, product roll-out etc.) to ensure product availability to match sales growth.
Profound-excellent knowledge (6-8 years) and understanding of Supply Chain, Customer Service, Warehousing and Distribution processes
Exposure to and experience in African markets - Main countries covered in the short-term would include Kenya and surrounding east african countries
Degree in business or other technical discipline with experience in Supply Chain
Fluent in English and Swahili, French is a plus
What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
Interested and qualified? Go to Merck Group career website on career5.successfactors.eu to apply