IBL - Supply Chain Associate (Auckland)

Basic qualifications:

You must be in your penultimate year of a Bachelors Degree in Business/Commerce, Supply Chain or related field.

Preferred qualifications:

You must be in your penultimate year of a Bachelors Degree in Business/Commerce, Supply Chain or related field.


IBL - Supply Chain Associate (Auckland)

  • 12 month paid role commencing in Jan 2018
  • Gain invaluable industry experience
  • Work in an organisation that makes a difference

The IBL Associate will work within the Customer Service and Logistics Team in GSK, New Zealand, learning key fundamentals of supply chain including building an understanding of logistics, manufacturing, forecasting, stock management, customer support and communication to external and internal customers and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have a mentor appointed from within the team, to guide them through the daily logistics activities and projects. This will encompass all Supply Chain activities such as Customer Service, Warehousing and Logistics. Crucial to this role, is the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team and demonstrate your strong interpersonal skills.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Co-ordinate the forecast process with Brand Mangers on a cyclical basis and regional supply chain managers with forecasting support and insight.
  • Communicate inventory positions on assigned portfolio and work with the business to put in place mitigation plans (if needed) to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Negotiate supply plans with regional supply chain managers.
  • Work with Government, to ensure all regulatory permits are maintained.
  • Pro-actively work with all business teams to resolve challenges and minimize impact to GSK.
  • Responsibility for Invoicing from local suppliers.

What we're looking for in a candidate?

  • You must be in your penultimate year of a Bachelors Degree in Business/Commerce, Supply Chain or related field
  • An interest in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry is favourable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Customer focus
  • High attention to detail, rigor and process
  • Excellent project management, in order to manage and prioritise multiple ongoing projects
  • Strategic thinking and problem solving skills

How can you apply?

  1. Click Apply Now

  2. In your application you must include your New Zealand work right status, University name, Bachelor Degree, expected completion date and current stage of degree. Applications without this information will not be considered.

  3. Please note, eligibility criteria states you must be in the penultimate year of your Bachelor degree, in the relevant discipline. Only students from our partner universities will be considered. Full New Zealand working rights are required prior to application.

  4. You must also be able to commit to full-time employment during this 12-month program.

  5. Visit http://au.gsk.com/en-au/careers/students/ to find out more about GSK program.

Any specific questions can be made directly to Sarah Wilde at GSK at [email protected]

Applications close 25 August 2017.

Contact information:

You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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