(Senior) Demand and Supply Manager (m/f/o)

(Senior) Demand and Supply Manager (m/f/o)

Generics are effective medicines that enable the healthcare system to use the savings to invest in the development of new, innovative therapies. Under ZENTIVA brand, patients are given access to high-quality, safe and effective medicines at an affordable price. With over 80 million boxes sold per year, we are No. 1 on the German generics market.

Currently we are looking for a (Senior) Demand and Supply Manager to join our growing team.


  • Develop and summarize forecasts of expected demand using historical data, statistical techniques, sales trends, business plans, service forecasts, sales forecasts, and customer forecast
  • Contribute to Demand and Supply Reviews as part of the S&OP process
  • Create and maintain partnership and business relationship with the stakeholders, internal and external production sites, customers, focusing on excellent and proactive communication, transparency and pro-active and tactical problem-solving
  • Responsible for what-if simulations and analyses in the area of demand and inventory management
  • Management of the obsolescence process: evaluation of stocks with a short shelf life and blocked supplies, analysis of the reasons for provisions and destruction, anticipation of action plans to avoid defeat
  • Manage and resolve supply plan exceptions with demand and production planning that matches demand with supply weekly
  • Initiate and Manage Repacking Activities to secure product availability
  • Contribution to the improvement of Zentiva's profit and loss statement by optimizing SC processes in the areas of forecasting, transport, distribution, complaints, and returns
  • Creation and maintenance of product master data in SAP


  • Successfully completed academic studies focusing on Supply Chain Management or a comparable course
  • Demonstrates a high level of drive, energy and passion for optimal business results
  • Confidence, patience, politeness, tact and diplomacy, when dealing with difficult situations
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Act priority-oriented and can work precisely under pressure and to deadlines even under time constraints
  • Fluency in English and German, other languages are welcome
  • Ideally - experienced working within a pharmaceutical/biotech or highly regulated environment


  • We have the stability of a large company and live the culture of a start-up
  • Permanent employment in a growing market of the future
  • Daily challenges as well as a steep learning curve for individual development
  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • Great colleagues in an international work environment
  • Strong team spirit and transparent communication
  • A modern office in the heart of Berlin
  • A flat hierarchical structure
  • Company pension plan
  • Job ticket
  • A subsidized fitness program
  • E-learning program
  • Smart home office/mobile office arrangement
  • 30 days vacation plus days off between Christmas and New Year's Eve

Take your chance to actively shape ZENTIVA!

Bitte bewerben Sie sich über das jeweilige online Formular oder senden Sie Ihre aussagekräftige Bewerbung direkt an: jobs_de@zentiva.com

About Zentiva

At Zentiva, people are at the centre of our thoughts and actions.
With high quality generics and non-prescription products for the needs of all people.
Together with our partners, we serve the health of 7 billion people.
With passion.
With perspectives.
With You.