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Senior Manager Distribution

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
20 May, 2021

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Senior Manager Distribution on behalf of a client. Working with a growing life sciences business, we are seeking to engage with a Distribution expert to lead the customer distribution for multiple product launches.

This is a significantly expanding life sciences business, with a strong pipeline of products offering life-saving treatment to patients. This is a new key role in the Logistics team, focussing on 3PL management and ensuring customer service is paramount to the business.


Senior Manager Distribution, Geneva, Switzerland 


Our client is currently experiencing growth and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. The Senior Manager Distribution will therefore be tasked with ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in the distribution to new customers. You will need to be experienced in managing 3PL relationships, setting up SOPs and KPIs, and delivering best-in-class customer service.


Located in the Geneva region, the Senior Manager Distribution will have full responsibility for ensuring distribution and customer service KPIs are met for numerous launches across Europe, and will work cross-functionally with other business units, such as Finance and Planning.


The Senior Manager Distribution will play a key role in the future success of the business within Europe and other regions. With such business growth, there will be opportunities to grow a team and progress into other functions. You will bring a continuous improvement mindset, have led relationships with 3PLs and ideally have some exposure to customer service.


As a Distribution Leader, we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skillsets:

  • 5+ years' experience in Logistics or Distribution Management
  • Previous experience in managing 3PL providers and distribution direct to customers
  • Understanding of customer service metrics
  • An understanding of cold chain Logistics within the life sciences industry
  • Creation and implementation of strategies, policies, procedures, ideally for last mile Logistics
  • Fluency in English, German or other European languages a significant advantage
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally with global commercial, quality, finance, and regulatory stakeholders 
  • Project Management experience and a proven track record in delivering projects to successful conclusion
  • Travel will be necessary to various European countries  


If you are interested in applying for this Senior Manager Distribution role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007