Demand & Supply Planner to Astellas Pharma

Poolia is recruiting an analytical Demand & Supply Planner to Astellas Pharma in Copenhagen (Kastrup). The position is full-time. Preferably, you could start within two months or as soon as possible.


You are offered a challenging and developing position in an international environment. You will work with a professional and dedicated team.

Supply Chain Nordics manage all distribution and transport of products for Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

The Demand & Supply Planner for the Nordic region will focus on:

1. Demand planning
2. Supply planning
3. Support activities
4. Projects and continuous improvement
5. Management information/reporting

Examples of core tasks and activities in the position are:

• Responsible for product availability
• Responsible for monthly, mid-term and long-term forecasts
• Manage daily business activities such as order processing, documentation, transports, invoice and credit handling
• Oversee service levels at central warehouse
• Manage supplier relations with central supply chain and manufacturing sites
• Responsible for planning parameters and inventory maintenance in SAP
• Support implementation of SAP S4
• Support the colleagues within the affiliates, answer questions of colleagues and third parties regarding market intelligence
• Manage the continuous improvement of our collaboration with internal stakeholders
• Manage continuously improvement efforts of our collaboration with external stakeholders

You will report to the Senior Supply Chain Manager.

You will internally work closely to Country and Product managers, Finance Department, Quality Management, Regulatory Department and Drug Safety. You will also collaborate with Supply Chain Europe and manufacturing sites. Externally you will cooperate with the third-party Distributors and Wholesalers.


You probably have a Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or other relevant fields.

We believe you have 2-5 years of relevant experience after graduation. Experience from the pharmaceutical industry, preferably within a multinational organization, is an advantage.

Previous experience in a demand planning/forecasting role is a merit. It will most valuable if you have a solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.

The position also requires understanding of principles of accounting and finance.

Fluency in speaking and writing English is a prerequisite for the position. It is an advantage if you also are fluent in one of the Scandinavian languages.

You have good skills in Excel. It is an advantage if you have experience of the ERP-system SAP or similar.

In order to be successful in the position we believe that you have an analytical mind-set and excellent communication skills. You can translate complex scenarios/data sets into executable actions. You also have the capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and you have a strong problem-solving ability. We value ownership, team spirit, dedication and an adaptable mindset. As a person, you are proactive, structured business oriented and goal-oriented.


Astellas Pharma is a global company, originating in Japan, focusing on improving human health around the world by providing innovative and reliable drugs. We are mainly active in the fields of urology, oncology, transplantation, immunology and nephrology. Astellas vision is to always be on the forefront of health development and create added value for patients through innovative research and science.

Astellas Pharma is represented throughout the Nordic region and has its Nordic office in Copenhagen. We are approx. 150 dedicated employees and market prescription drugs in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland.

Astellas need honest and tolerant people who dare to be themselves. People who value diversity and who feel at home in a company that prioritizes ethical behavior and social and environmental responsibility. We all have the responsibility to develop a culture that we can thrive in – and we believe that people thrive best when they are allowed to be themselves. We are a workplace with all kinds of people and our strength is that we do not resemble each other. Common to all of us is that we help each other and do not give up.

CHANGING TOMORROWTM is the heart of our culture – from Tokyo to Reykjavik. In practice, this means that all employees, regardless of where they are in the organization, should work to ensure a better tomorrow for patients worldwide. For more information, visit our website http://www.astellas.eu

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9 januari
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