Senior Associate Global Transportation

Location Netherlands
Discipline: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical
Contact name: Sayf Idais

Contact email:
Job ref: 16323
Published: 9 months ago

For one of the biggest multinational biopharma companies worldwide, we are looking for a Senior Associate Global Distribution who will be responsible for all the operational and tactical transportation processes. It is a remote position, but you need to be willing to travel for 10%. The company offers a one-year contract with extension. Read the description below!


  • Accountable for execution and improvements for the operational and tactical transportation performance, using appropriate key performance indicators for the Global Supply Hub
  • Maintain transportation related performance metrics
  • Identify areas of improvement related to transportation
  • Plan, build and manage distribution lanes using existing shipping solutions
  • Initiate and owns deviations/ CAPA's/ SOP revisions
  • Maintain close relationship with Quality to ensure compliance
  • Maintain operational relationship with transportation service providers
  • Complete change impact assessments
  • Participate as Subject Matter expert in cross functional projects that lead to improvement of  supply performance
  • Implement agreed transportation process change initiatives in close collaboration with stakeholders
  • Collaborates with corporate stakeholders on projects and process improvements
  • Build and run Good Distribution Practices



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in logistics, business, and economics
  • Typically, 3 or more years of related professional experience
  • Fluency in English, both in oral and written communication
  • Working knowledge and understanding of GMP regulations and GDP requirement
  • Excellence in working with MS Office and experience with ERP system
  • Experience in working across various cultures
  • Quick process understanding, insight and visualizing
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to deal with conflicting interest
  • Availability outside office hours on an ad hoc basis
  • Pro-active behavior
  • Reporting skills
  • Preferred Requirements
  • Biotech cold chain distribution compliance.
  • Willing to travel 10%


Location: Breda

Start date: ASAP

Duration: 1 year + extension



You will join growing and innovative organization and will be involved in successful projects with customers all over the world. You are part of a multi-disciplinary team that is continuously creating value for their clients. This is a unique opportunity to develop yourself and to grow within the company. You can expect an attractive salary, benefits, and a lot of growth within this organization.


INTERESTED? Reach out to Sayf Idais for more information by contacting +31 (0)20 20 44 502 or