Solution Design Expert - Supply Chain

Solution Design Expert - Supply Chain

Job Description

• Represent IT to the business or IT groups receiving services, ensuring that expectations for IT services are met.
• Identify and qualify new demand with overall responsibility for steering proposals through the early phases of approval; participate in establishment of budgets and investment proposals and obtain sponsorship and funding.
• Ensure the introduction of new / modified services happens in a planned, controlled and timely manner to minimize disruption and maximize benefit.
• Create the detailed IT solution/service design, based on functional specifications, to meet quality and performance requirements and technical constraints.
• Develop, build, configure, customize and unit test solutions based on the functional and technical specifications to meet quality and performance requirements.
• Hold end to end accountability for business processes, integrate services horizontally across organizational units, and handle interfaces between Service Delivery projects.
• Senior stakeholder management - Lead projects or big functional teams in strategic programs. Govern processes and solutions in the area of supply chain planning. Mentoring, coaching and direction setting to junior team members. Financial management in the area of responsibility.

Minimum requirements

• Graduation / post-graduation in the relevant domain
• 10+ years of experience in consultancy or corporation in the Supply Chain area or pharmaceutical industry. 7+ years of experience in Implementation of complex IT systems.
• Strategic planning and big thinking. Agile and entrepreneurial mindset. Experience in Sales and operations planning (S&OP), sales and/or financial forecasting, statistical and data driven models.
• Experience in how to best apply latest technology as Advanced Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics and Internet of Things to advance our Supply Chain and solve complex challenges (e.g. inventory optimization, S&OP simplification, others).
• Business processes re-engineering. Ability to collaborate within and across companies, cultures, functions and geographies to drive change and action. Business Process transformation capabilities & GxP process
• Technical competencies: Kinaxis Rapid Response - SAP APO, SAP ECC MM, SD, PP. S4HANA, JDE, IBP is a plus


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!
Hyderabad, AP
Nov Hltcr Shared Services Ind
Information Technology
Full Time