E2E Planning Manager (Ophtha Supply)

Oct 11, 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:
The End‐to‐End Planning Manager drives network supply, optimizes inventory, and ensures demand completeness,
accuracy, and stability within the tactical (0‐3 years) and strategic (3‐10 years) horizon for finished product through
strategic raw materials.

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

• Implement and maintain product parameters across network to drive replenishment and resulting inventory at decoupling points and in markets based on product segmentation and configuration guidance. Defines and ensures global consistency of planning master data and optimal use of SAP for demand and supply planning: Yield, production losses, minimum order quantities, safety stocks at decoupling points, campaign strategy, order frequency, STD vs. MTP and DS equivalent.
• Ensures the integration of life‐cycle planning assumptions within the tactical planning horizon, 0‐3 years. Responsible for defining the bridging stock required to support a life cycle event as a member of the Supply Support Teams. Responsible for completeness, accuracy, and stability of finished product net requirements across portfolio.
• Ensure that the complete independent demand from all forecasting entities and the resulting ret requirements is passed to all NTO sites. Responsible for consolidation of the FP, DS and DP demand based on independent demand input from the markets and customers in the tactical horizon and respective commercial groups for the strategic horizon. Defines, implements and monitors supply and capacity performance across the network of technology assets assigned to them, within the tactical horizon. Coordinates site tactical planners in creation of the site supply plans across the network for assigned product portfolio, drives alignment of decoupled production and dual/multiple product sourcing networks.
• Owns supply plans across network and monthly monitors deviations versus budget, for both volumes and inventory at site and network level. Leads supply scenario analysis across the supply network within the tactical horizon, makes proposals for decisions on GPs versus inventory assessments, for decision in the Technology Platform and NTP S&OP Processes.
• Responsible for projecting and controlling inventory across the entire supply network within the overall “cradle to grave” SCM.
• Optimizes supply and inventory plans throughout the supply network in collaboration with the Site Tactical Planners and Master Schedulers to support the agreed service levels and supply strategies by technology and brand. Responsible for supply escalation management, and supply risk analysis within assigned product portfolio.

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:

• Minimum 7 years relevant professional experience ideally gained in the pharmaceutical, Bio‐Pharma or similar industries across various disciplines
• Basic, working knowledge of pharmaceutical regulatory requirements and current expectations. People management experience including leading cross‐functional team preferred
• Self‐starter with excellent time management and organization skills, Strong written and verbal communication skills, including strong presentation development skills
• Ability to facilitate conversations and drive towards decisions, Some level of change and project management experience. Advantage of having exposure to IQP improvement initiatives
• Ability to work and thrive in highly ambiguous environments with ever‐changing priorities. Intercultural experience and ability to lead in a complex and rapidly changing environment
• Ability to quickly establish and maintain credibility.
• Excellent knowledge of supply chain business processes within the pharma industry.

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
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E2E Planning Manager (Ophtha Supply)

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