Distribution & Logistic Teamleader


Basel Area - Allschwil, BL, CH



About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.

In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical company, with a strong scientific core.

Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.

Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 600 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


Job Responsibilities


You will be leading the execution of the global Distribution & Logistics strategy including the setup and implementation of the respective structure, processes and KPIs and will have the opportunity to actively participate in the setup of the global Supply Chain for Idorsia products in development and for our future commercial products.


  • Selection and implementation of the new central warehouses and distribution centers according to the commercial strategy
  • Coordination, Management and execution of all shipment activities under the responsibility of Pharmaceutical Development & Commerical Supplies
  • Support technical project leaders to ensure product deliveries according to the project timelines
  • Ensure proper customs and tax settings for international imports and exports (e.g. adhere to applicable finance relevant policies and operating procedures)
  • Ensure security of shipments regarding transporting conditions (e.g. cold chain, valuable)
  • Develop new optimized processes and procedures in the new ERP system (SAP)
  • Ensure compliance to the international trade, GMP/GDP and Idorsia internal set of rules and regulations
  • Foster development of compliance and audit awareness/participation and promote cross- functional communications
  • Set-up, management and monitoring of forwarders



Candidate’s Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Distribution, or job relevant long-term working experience
  • Min. 7 year working experience in Pharmaceutical Distribution & Logistics
  • Experience in setting up a complex cross boarder supply chain
  • Proven record of managing projects in a matrix environment
  • Strong knowledge of international import/export processes and regulation (Incoterms, customs, taxes)
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical regulations within GxP environment
  • Experience with computerized systems (ERP, Word, Excel), preferably SAP
  • Process and solution oriented with a strong customer focus
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with competing priorities
  • Good communication, planning and organization skills
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)



What Idorsia offers

  • Exciting opportunities  for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization
  • A collaborative and solution oriented enviroment where you can make a difference
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits



Work  Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Pharmaceutical Development & Commercial Supplies

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 1059


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-employment background screening process, of which you would be informed in greater detail in due course.

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