Transportation & Distribution Manager (remote-based)

  1. Interim/Contract
Basel, Switzerland
  1. Technical Operations, Engineering, Process Engineer
Posted: 21/09/2023

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Hobson Prior are currently looking for a Transportation & Distribution Manager to join a brilliant pharmaceutical organisation on a contract basis with the ability to work remotely from anywhere within the EMEA region. Our client is focused on saving and improving the lives of many.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Key Responsibilities:

  • For this role, you will handle transportation oversight from origin to destination, which involves tracking and tracing for shipments in allocated lanes.
  • Accountable for assisting and collaborating cross-functionally with clinical supply planning, master planning, clinical operations, country clinical operations, CMOs/CROs, logistics, security and trade compliance.
  • Cooperate with GCS, logistics, trade operations and country operations to handle and expedite shipments, customs clearance, and aid in developing process improvement programs for international distribution warehouse.
  • Supervise carrier performance and acknowledge transportation-linked concerns, which involves documenting transportation investigations.
  • Any other assigned duties.


  • Educated to a degree level in a BA/BS field.
  • Demonstrated experience in transportation, ideally air.
  • Experience with global shipping paperwork, global shipments and customs agents.
  • Acquaintance with global supply chain constituents such as brokers, freight forwarders, freight providers, carriers, CMOs/CROs, and depot/warehouse providers.
  • Prior involvement with global shipping and the comprehension of global delivery channels and methods, such as country/regional depots vs. direct-to-site.

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If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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