Inbound Logistics Specialist at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is a British multinational pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines and consumer healthcare company which has its headquarters in Brentford, London. As of March 2014, it was the world’s sixth-largest pharmaceutical company after Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, Hoffmann-La Roche, Pfizer, and Sanofi, measured by 2013 revenue.

Inbound Logistics Specialist

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 2 – 5 years
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field Logistics 

Ref Id: 251370
Location: Ilupeju, Lagos
Categories: Supply Chain & Logistics

Job Purpose

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  • Responsible for Inbound logistics management processing to support the sales operations through effective utilization and maximization of human, regulatory and system resources to deliver sustainable results, client satisfaction and retention to meet Pharma business objectives.
  • Responsible for all Import documentation and compliance to all Import requirements and Regulations.
  • Responsible for Distribution Risk Assessment (DRA) for route to market.
  • Manages Customs brokers and customs clearing process including query resolutions.
  • Oversees inbound logistics process of temperature control shipments in a manager that protects product integrity and timely delivery.
  • Responsible for first level interface with all relevant regulatory and government authorities to resolve any disputes
  • Manages all Third-Party Logistics Service Providers’ contract and ensure KPIs are met.
  • Responsible for Management Monitoring of government phasing service providers on ABAC.
  • Accountable for all quality assurance compliance procedures within supply chain department
  • Develops and manages tracker that captures all shipments from site to warehouse delivery
  • Responsible for Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and CAPA for all deviations within the end to end supply chain process.
  • Accountable for all goods receipts and outbound shipments for all Base products and Vaccine consignments
  • Receives Vaccines and ensures proper storage into cold chamber.
  • Responsible for periodic qualification of vaccine pallet shipper boxes.

Job Factors

  • Large number of Brands/SKUs
  • Large number of internal and external customers
  • Monthly OTIF report
  • KPI Reporting, Analysis and CAPA
  • Performance management of 3PL and LSP
  • Cold chain management
  • Periodic qualification of vaccine pallet shipper boxes
  • Operations administration
  • Regulatory obligation.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification with 2-5 years related work experience.
  • Analytical Ability / Skill
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work independently within the scope of the position.
  • Strong financial acumen.

knowledge – (Give examples of professional knowledge required):

  • General administrative experience
  • Excellent knowledge of import/sipping documentation and customs clearance
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Basic accounting principles
  • Flexibility
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of customs tariff and product classification
  • Excellent knowledge of cold chain management
  • Understanding end to end of supply chain processes
  • Cross functional engagement
  • Good understanding of temperature control procedures and deviation handling.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to GlaxoSmithKline on to apply

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