Senior Supply & Fulfilment Manager

Category:  Supply Chain and Procurement

İstanbul, Marmara Region, TR


Senior Supply and Fulfilment Manager


Are you ready to make the next step in your professional development in a global expanding company? Does your motivation come from challenges and from working in a dynamic environment? Then seize the opportunity and become our new Senior Supply and Fulfilment Manager You will report to Demand Planning and Fulfilment Senior Director and the role is based in Istanbul, Turkey.


The position

As a Senior Supply and Fulfilment Manager, you will be responsible for managing Supply Chain Planners team, to secure effective management of allocation and fulfilment process, to secure patient availability. You will also drive process improvement initiatives in collaboration with Product Supply Team and ensure that short and mid-term constraints are monitored and proactively communicated across the organization. Besides you will be responsible to evaluate the risks and escalations from markets and/or regions, ensure that financial, reputational, and patient risk identified clearly.

Your responsibilities will also include

  • To coordinate structured communication with Region Supply Chain Teams through Supply & Fulfilment Meetings and other channels. You will work closely with Region Crisis response teams to ensure seamless coordination related to constrained supply.
  • To analyse inventory levels in major International Operations countries, to ensure optimum distribution of limited inventory in case of supply issues and flag low/high inventory levels risking scrap or stock out.
  • To interact closely with stakeholders in finance, supply chain and Product Supply to ensure close collaboration for an efficient and supply coordination and to secure allocation management minimising shortage on market or patient level



You have a relevant academic degree such as MSA, MSC or MBA, preferably in Economics, Business Administration, Engineering, Supply Chain Management or equivalent with minimum 7 years of working experience within supply chain planning functions and 2 years of experience in managing teams in leadership roles. Further sought-after skills are:

  • You have excellent command over both written and spoken English
  • You have an excellent communication and stakeholder management capabilities and effective time management skills
  • You have experience of working in cross cultural teams and cross organisational stakeholder management
  • You have proven record of successful performance under pressure
  • You are good at project/operational management and performance tracking, processes optimisation.
  • You have a high energy level and demonstrate can-do-approach, agile mindset, strong analytical skills to bring the organisation towards the defined goals.


About Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat obesity, hemophilia, growth disorders, and other serious chronic diseases. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs over 45,000 people in 80 countries and markets its products in more than 169 countries.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear and balancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That’s why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.



To submit your application, please upload your CV and motivational letter online (click on Apply and follow the instructions).

Internal candidates are kindly requested to inform their Line Manager before applying.



February 8th, 2023


We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.