Jul 20, 2022

Job Description

With 64 manufacturing sites in 26 countries, our aspiration is to become the top manufacturer of innovative and generic medicines in the industry.

Position Purpose:
Supervise and govern alternate source projects for external APIs within STO, closely coordinating with site and/or Platform for NTO technical / manufacturing. Track/monitor project achievements for the assigned projects from SPC approval, until submission and implementation of major markets. Responsible for successful implementation of alternate sources to improve supply, quality, resilience and deliver savings.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Support the Senior Program Manager for an assigned portfolio of approx. 150 of API alternate source projects from conceptualization, evaluation, through SPC to final implementation of key markets.
• Ensure new alternate source projects are scored for impact, prioritized, and approved according to established governance. Ensure that alternate source program is carried out as per plan
• Prepare breakthrough plans for assigned projects including activities at Novartis and 3rdparty suppliers, supervise achievement completion (approx. 5-7 milestones) and ensure adherence to the plan.
• Ensure timely critical issue 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.
• 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

What you’ll bring to the role:
• University level or above, engineering, economics or scientific degree Project Management certification is a plus.
• Min 5+ years of project management and planning experience in an industrial operations environment is a must
• Strong communication, collaborators management skills.
• Knowledge of pharmaceutical operations principles and supply chain practices is added advantage.
• Negotiations and project governance skills.

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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Why Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, 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!
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Novartis Technical Operations
Hyderabad, AP
Technical Operations
Full Time
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