Specialist (SCM)

Oct 08, 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 Novartis Technical Operations Center– Supply Operations team in the coordination of various
Supply Operations activities in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) & Regulatory
requirements while creating value for our internal customers across all Novartis divisions across

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1) Overall 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.
2) 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.
3) Good understanding of advanced concepts like Warehousing, Distribution and Strategies for
4) Advanced Excel knowledge with all formulas. Ability to identify continuous improvement opportunities. Advanced Project Management, project planning and execution and tracking using project management tool (e.g. MS Project).
5) Pharma product import- export, custom clearance and import license co-ordination. Basic understanding pharma products registration and labeling requirements. Manage new project set-up and maintenance with vendor. Awareness of GxP.
7) Processing and managing IPRs, Global Cohort / PSDS MAP requests in coordination with ESP/NTOSC/GCS. End to end tracking of MAP requests to ensure timely delivery of drug to the MAP patients. Coordination with CMR for availability of all required approvals and documents pre and post shipment (Import license, temperature data logger, etc.).
8) Archival of all MAP supplies related documents in GXP SharePoint as per defined nomenclature
and timelines and support audit readiness for MAP. • Timely updating of MAP and CR tracker for all assigned requests.

9)Preparation of monthly dashboard / MAP performance report. Inventory Management – Tracking of Inventory and timely highlighting the need of replenishment. Ensure maximum utilization of inventory and stock reconciliation. Plan and coordinate destruction activities at ESP.

• Common Accountabilities:
1) Proactively report all deviations through timely escalations. Implement continuous process improvement projects to enhance quality & productivity. Ensure that the service dashboard, order management framework & time sheet are always kept updated.
2) Regularly communicate with customers & partners to collect feedback on support services, report deliverable status and continuously acquire process knowledge.
3) Ensure Training on relevant procedures before taking up any GxP activities. Report deliverable status and continuously acquire process knowledge.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Graduate/Postgraduate in Pharmacy/ Life Science/ Engineering/Commerce/Economics with min 3+ yrs of exp.
• 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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Novartis Technical Operations
Hyderabad, AP
Technical Operations
Full Time
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Specialist (SCM)

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