Specialist - Life Cycle Management

Sep 30, 2021

Job Description

365 days a year, our global manufacturing and supply network works to ensure our patients have the treatments they need to live longer, healthier lives.

Position Purpose:

Support the NTO Lifecycle Implementation team in the leading and managing implementation product lifecycle projects such launch, transfer, change, divestment and pruning etc. in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) & Regulatory requirements while creating value for our internal customers across all Novartis divisions across geographies Collaborates with stakeholders from different functions in alignment with the Project Lead and as per set project plan, to ensure timely implementation of all Life Cycle Projects and is responsible for Regulatory approval & implementation tracking, planning and execution of change-over activities.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Lead and manage implementation of assigned implementation projects / activities as per the relevant SOPs , business matrix and SLA time lines.

• Good understanding of all forecasting models and Demand Planning Cycle along with practical knowledge. Effective management of supply planning.

• Good understanding of pharma operations and material planning, ability to breakdown operational activities to aid creation operation plans.

• Ability to evaluate the changes and design setup for life cycle event. Well versed with all the aspects of pharma supply chain. Understanding of various SAP transaction.

• Ability to read and interpret MM, PIR, SL, BOM & CMA, MRP, PO, SO etc. Good understanding of advanced concepts like Warehousing, Distribution and Strategies for optimization.

• Advanced Excel knowledge with all formulas. Advanced Project Management, project planning and execution and tracking using project management tool (e.g. MS Project).

• Pharma product import- export, custom clearance and import license co-ordination.

• Lead new project set-up and maintenance with vendor.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• University degree in science (chemistry, pharmacy or chemical engineering), and/or business administration.

• Minimum 3+years experience in various pharmaceutical functions e.g. supply chain / production and/or technical development.

• Experience in project management, leading cross-functional global teams. Good understanding of pharmaceutical supply chain processes.

• Intercultural experience and ability to act in a sophisticated and rapidly changing business environment.

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

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Specialist - Life Cycle Management

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