Mar 14, 2022

Job Description

Take end-to-end responsibility for an assigned portfolio of approx. 20 suppliers site-to-site technology transfers and alternate source projects from ideation, evaluation, through SPC to final implementation of key markets within META region.
• Ensure technology transfers and new alternate source projects are scored for impact, prioritized and approved according to established governance
• Ensure that alternate source program is executed as per plan
• Prepare milestone plans for assigned projects including activities at Novartis and 3rdparty suppliers, track milestone completion (approx 5-7 milestones) and ensure adherence to the plan
• Ensure timely escalation to the respective governance boards in cases where project execution will deviate from plan
• Provide guidance to respective project team consisting of Novartis and 3rdparty suppliers team members and set priorities for projects according STO governance
• Highlight potential impacts on overall project timelines, demand and supply. Make sure that issues are investigated, solutions are found and implemented.
• Ensure that all project activities at Novartis and 3rdparty suppliers follow global and local GMP regulations and adequate HSE standards.
• Follow up with teams on timely availability of manufacturing processes, analytical methods, validation documents, source data and documents for registration.
• Follow up with teams on timely availability of information from 3rdparty suppliers to enable assessment according the M7 guideline
• Attend governance and project meetings on platform and / or site level and present the project status, or project issues, if appropriate.
• Contribute to process improvement and optimization initiatives (transfer projects, implementation of
alternate sources etc.)

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

Education (minimum/desirable):
University level or above, engineering, economics or scientific degree
Project Management certification is a plus
Languages: Good command of English written and spoken – Local language written and
Relevant Experiences: • 6-8 years project management, planning and Supply Chain experience in
an industrial operations environment.
• Strong communication, stakeholders management skills.
• Knowledge of pharmaceutical operations principles and supply chain
• Negotiations and project governance skills

Novartis Technical Operations
Technical Operations
Full Time
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