Mar 23, 2022

Job Description

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Creates and maintains the end-to-end supply plan from CFG to DS, Harmonizes the supply strategy within GCS and contributes to the supply strategy of CHAD/PHAD/Biologics
•Leads the Clinical Demand Planning Meeting (CDPM) ensuring alignment between demand and supply, ensures demand fulfillment and coverage of supply and regulatory aspects by contributing to GCS agenda at TRD Sub team CMC meeting. Represent GCS at TRD Sub-team on supply chain aspects.
•Optimizes the inventory strategy at PP and CFG level together with CTSM, actively contributes to the portfolio manufacturing schedule alignment (from DS to CFG)
•Defines most cost-efficient ordering levels from CFG to DS, minimizing waste and allowing flexibility to accommodate demand variability
•Drives Long term demand and capacity planning (LTDCP) coordinating with the CSPL, DPPL, DSPL and TPL, Adheres to SCM KPI for project and unit
•Data and Digital savviness in SC domain. Manages Ordering and master data requirements in SAP within the scope of the role
•Drive the Change control strategy for clinical supplies from GCS perspective. Provides impact assessment on clinical supplies and contribute to the regulatory submission strategy
•Integrates Comparator supply strategy into the TRD procurement, blinding & release planning

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

•2 years of practical experience in chemical / pharmaceutical industry or > 3 years of experience in field of expertise
•Apprenticeship or formal education in a logistical, technical or related business area
•Basic project management, good organization and planning skills
•Good knowledge of HSE/GMP standards and processes
•Problem-solving and idea generation skills
•Good presentation skills, Fundamental Leadership skills.
•Good communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills. Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams


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!

Global Drug Development
Hyderabad, AP
Research & Development
Full Time
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Associate Supply Chain Manager

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