Medicine Category Manager Job in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at Professional Recruitment

Job Description

Responsibilities and duties: 
Plan, develop and is accountable for sales, gross-profit level, inventory control, and merchandise-turnover objectives for the medicines, vitamins & supplements.▪ Develop and determines merchandising, display, advertising (OTC), distribution, and sales plans by store by clusters.▪ Negotiate buying contracts and obtains the most advantageous pricing. Manage day-to-day vendor relationships and growth opportunities.▪ Build and maintains an updated database for original and generic brands (brands, scientific terms, side effects, etc.)▪ Build long term partnerships/relationships with related suppliers, distributors, scientific offices of all major related entities▪ Stay updated and act promptly regarding anticipated shortages/discontinuation of related supplies to ensure resolving in a proactive manner▪ Contribute, participate, and work closely with related stakeholders to ensure efficient and effective inventory planning by SKU by Store and proper allocation/transfer to stores in a timely manner.▪ Ensure proper drafting and great utilization of contract terms including but not limited to delivery, treatment of damages/expiries, rationalization of not/slow-moving items … etc.▪ Maintain and maximize medicines availability thru constant reviewing of sales report, potential sales calculation by SKU and by Store … etc. to reach aggregate demand and conduct frequent store visits across the Kingdom▪ Work closely with all related stakeholders such as E-Commerce and Marketing teams to help deliver a more compelling Omni-Channel experience to our Guests▪ Remain fully aware of the new healthcare ecosystem in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and constantly work on creating an environment that is able to always play a vital role in systems such as- Medical Insurance Systems and medicines sales with such service provider- Waste System, including leading the optimization of such initiatives with NUBCO and other suppliers through social media campaigns regarding these services to attract/divert the attention of patients- Leading and aligning with other related internal/external stakeholders to obtain further licenses from related authorities such as dispensing Psychiatry medications▪ Provide monthly analytical reports of – including but not limited to – sales, profits, availabilities, overstocks, understocks, expiries … etc. with recommendations and proposals toward overcoming any shortcomings and toward the sustainability in growing the business. 


Qualifications, experience, and skills:
▪ Bachelor’s in Pharmacy, Pharm-D or equivalent▪ Minimum of 6 years of experience in a similar role▪ 3+ years of management experience▪ Strong quantitative, analytical, and presentation skills▪ Excellent verbal/written communication skills▪ Excellent negotiation skills▪ Strategical thinking skills▪ Leadership skills▪ Project management skills▪ Problem-solving with a Doer mentality

Job Details

Job Location
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company Industry

Company Type
Recruitment Agency

Job Role

Employment Type
Full Time Employee

Monthly Salary Range

Number of Vacancies

Preferred Candidate

Career Level

Years of Experience
Min: 6

Residence Location
Saudi Arabia

Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma

About Company

Company: Professional Recruitment

Company Location:  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Category: Pharmacies

About Professional Recruitment