Regional Operations Sr Associate

Location Breda
Discipline: Pharmaceutical
Contact name: Isla Littlewood

Contact email:
Job ref: 19604
Published: about 1 month ago

We are searching for a Regional Operations Senior Associate for a TOP Biopharma client in Breda, NL!

At this client, medicines are labelled, assembled, stored and eventually shipped to various countries worldwide. Every day more than 1000 people with 38 different nationalities are working on supply chain processes, manufacturing, marketing and sales of their medicines and clinical research into new medicines.

The role: As Regional Operations Leaders we are accountable for launching, managing variations and life cycle strategies of products in the EMEA markets. We develop a 3 – 5-year product portfolio outlook with a strong emphasis on good and safe product delivery ensuring every patient every time. We are the linking pin between EMEA Commercial partners, Regulatory, the relevant Global Supply Chain and Operations stakeholders. In the EMEA Commit-to-File and Commit-to-Launch process that balances customer value and cost of creation, we represent Operations.


Your responsibilities:

  • Facilitate cross-functional activities between Supply Chain, Operations, Regulatory Affairs and Marketing.
  • Collect all relevant information enabling Customer Facing SKU Change Record progression.
  • Execute product lifecycle changes per Regional Variation Master Plan.
  • Keep RVMP up to date and implement improvements.
  • Perform LEXA assessments, complete checklists.
  • Support Commit to Launch creation/approval.
  • Manage SSA process on behalf of ROL team.
  • Use and analyze metrics to support supply chain function improvements.
  • Maintain contact with key stakeholders (e.g. regional and local Regulatory Affairs contacts) to keep Regional Variation Master Plan up-to-date..
  • Facilitate Master Data requests and activities
  • Execute Registration samples or Product Demo requests..
  • Identify and implement opportunities to streamline departmental activities
  • Drive process improvements or suggest standardized methods/templates within own sphere of influence.


Your profile:

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years directly related experience.
  • Pharmaceutical or Supply Chain (APICS, CPIM or CIRM certification) experience.
  • Experience in multi-disciplinary projects & change management.
  • Customer focused, strong facilitator, action oriented and tech savvy.
    • Able to build strong customer relationships and deliver customer-centric solution.
    • Facilitates and support crucial communication between key stakeholder groups.
    • Consistently achieving results even under tough circumstances.
    • Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.
    • Anticipating and adopting innovations in business, building digital and technology applications.
  • Experience in working in an international environment.


  • Location: Breda, NL.
  • Duration: 1 year, high possibility for extension.
  • Full time – 40 hours per week.
  • Start date: ASAP.

If interested, please send your CV and contact number to Isla Littlewood at