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At STADA we pursue our purpose “Caring for people‘s health as a trusted partner” worldwide. Originally founded by pharmacists, we are a leading manufacturer of high-quality pharmaceuticals. More than 12,300 employees around the globe live our values Integrity, Entrepreneurship, Agility and One STADA to achieve ambitious goals and shape the successful future of STADA.


Britannia Pharmaceuticals, part of the STADA Arzneimittel AG group of companies, is a UK based pharmaceutical company specialising in the neurology market. Britannia focuses on innovative products for chronic and serious medical conditions, and in particular, the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. We are highly committed to improving the quality of life for People with Parkinson's disease.


Senior Supply Chain Demand Planner   

Reading | United Kingdom (GB) | Full-time | Fix-term 



To work with Customers to create the best possible forecast for all products within all markets. This will be achieved through engagement with the markets and a thorough understanding of their demand so that you can provide the business with key insights that will drive effective Supply Chain Planning. 



  • Develop a roadmap / strategy for the initiation of Demand Planning Processes
  • Creation of standard best in class SOPs for all Demand planning processes.
  • Identifies issues from Centralised Planning meetings and works with all countries to create effective resolution.
  • Develop statistical forecasts for all products and markets
  • Develop and introduce effective processes & Tools to drive forecast generation and demand management for the Portfolio
  • Ensures market/sales intelligence data added to the statistical forecasts is substantiated by business expectations and reconciled to overall business plans
  • Works closely with regional/country marketing managers and other stakeholders to understand requirements of new product introductions
  • Provides planning inputs to country product phase-in/phase-out plans
  • Manages country supply plan that meets anticipated customer demand at optimal inventory level
  • Manages exposure to excess and obsolete stocks.
  • Resolves supply issues by communicating and coordinating with country management; draws up a joint action and contingency plan for the resolutions of such issues
  • Communicates supply issues to the region and co-ordinates allocation priorities for the countries working with Supply planning.
  • Provide key insights into budgetary cycle and latest financial outlook. 
  • Translate Country ambitions into meaningful product outcomes to drive Supply Chain discussions
  • Is responsible for working in accordance with our compliance procedures, legislation and regulatory requirements at all times.  This includes, but not limited to, directives and guidance such as PMCPA, NMC, APBI Code of Practice, GMDP and other GxP



  • This role will be offce based but will require an element of overseas travel as required.
  • Educated to degree level or CIPS/APICS,BPICS qualification or working towards
  • Excellent spoken and written communication 
  • Planning and organisation
  • Problem solving 
  • Interpersonal skills, relationship building with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure in a progressive and changing environment
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft packages, Advanced Excel level
  • Sound knowledge of SAP or similar ERP system desirable
  • Experience of the end to end planning cycle
  • Understanding of Sales and Marketing dynamics and the need for scenario planning.
  • Pharma Industry experience would be an advantage, including GxP experience 



VALUES - Actively embraces and positively demonstrates Company Values

Integrity - Each and every one of us acts ethically in line with the company's internal and external standards. Our actions are led by speaking up and respect.

Entrepreneurship - Each and every one of us drives new ideas and actions, creating future growth and value.

Agility - Each and every one of us leads change with flexibility and decisiveness as part of our ongoing journey of personal development.

One STADA - Each and every one of us acts in the best interests of the company as a whole rather than our business unit or function in order to build one successful STADA.



Personal Excellence

Plans, coordinates and manages internal and external resources to accomplish assignments and deadlines, identifying any difficulties and potential solutions

Identifies any needs for improvement and develops solutions


Delivering Results

Consistently works to exceed set targets, responding positively to challenges that arise by showing renewed determination and drive to overcome problems and improve performance.

Sets challenging new targets for self and others to achieve.


Relationship Building and Communication

Initiates collaboration with others and where necessary assists in the delivery of their work. Supporting others in taking independent action.

Adds technical expertise to discussions and relays constructive knowledge to others.

Tailors communication to diverse audiences and ensures understanding.


Decision Making and Analytical Thinking

Makes clear decisions on straightforward day-to-day issues by seeking and recognising individual contributions.

Takes decisions with less well-defined options requiring investigation of large and varied amounts of information, within own framework of accountability and responsibility.




Supply Chain planning

International Logistics

Quality Assurance




International Partners


Are you looking for new challenges where you can make a difference for people’s health? We are looking for candidates with positive attitude, expert knowledge and an entrepreneurial spirit that enjoy friendly working environment in a global team. We would be pleased to get to know you. Please use our online job portal to submit your application:

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