Mar 08, 2023

Job Description

Through the partnership with more than 1000 external suppliers, our network of 7 technology platforms provides our customers and patients in more than 150 countries with innovative, high-quality and affordable products –on time, every time, safely & efficiently.

Your key responsibilities

As a part of Supply Chain and External Supply Operations team in Novartis Technical Operations, you can contribute among different teams.

Working as a Supply Chain Manager, you are responsible for developing the “Supply Plan” for the tactical horizon (3/4 to 24-36 months) ensuring the adequate balancing between supply and demand in line with the expected service level and inventory at the next point of the supply chain for the ESO TP/Region.
Working as an End-2-End Planner, your role is to drive the End-to-End Supply Network Planning Manager (SNP) 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.
Working as a Strategic Product Lead, you develop and drive the Novartis Operations Product strategy to realize the Commercial Brand Strategy and optimize performance along the Novartis Operations value chain by managing complexity, driving product strategic decisions with senior management and Operations to ensure cost-effective, reliable supply across lifecycle of a product. Has end-to-end accountability for all product related aspects and can make / propose the right enterprise tradeoffs. Single Point of contact for the Product for the robust, timely, high-quality supply, issue resolution and crisis management and ultimately lead in the cost evolution of the Brand with Novartis Manufacturing Sites.
Working as a Technical Manager, you act as a product technology or process expert, responsible within the External Supplier Relationship team for the management of products throughout their lifecycle, oversight of processes by data trending and statistical analysis of critical parameters, and for ensuring product robustness, proper validation status, and continuous process improvements.
Working as a Life Cycle Manager, your responsibility is leadership, development and execution of the entire product lifecycle activities to third parties, from launching through to discontinuation, in accordance with internal regulations, Good Practices, and business objectives.

Imagine what you could experience at Novartis and learn more at Careers in Manufacturing and Supply | Novartis.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Job Sourcing Statement

You are applying to be part of the Novartis Talent Pool. We are not currently recruiting for this role but we are building a pipeline for future opportunities. If you would like to be considered for a similar position in future, then please submit your CV.

Minimum Requirements

What you will bring to the role:
• Minimum university degree in Natural sciences, Technical sciences or Economics.
• From 5 to 10 years of relevant professional experience (depending on the role) ideally gained in the pharmaceutical industry across various disciplines.
• Excellent command of English, with a second language preferred.
• Experiences/knowledge in project management and leading project teams to ensure realization of product strategy.
• Ability to continuously foster holistic view over the project activities with strong risk awareness.

Desirable Requirements:
• Intercultural experiences and strong learning agility to work in complex and rapidly changing business environment. Excellent communication and organizational skills with ability to interpret and communicate complex information.
• Kinaxis – Rapid Response Planning tool knowledge is a plus.

You’ll receive
Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Flexible working schedule, tailored to your needs, possibility to work from home, Pension scheme, Employee Recognition Scheme, Expanded program for the promotion of health in the field of physical, mental and social well-being (Energized for Life), employment at Top SI Employer, Unlimited learning and development opportunities.
We offer permanent employment, with probation period.

You are kindly invited to submit your application in English language, including CV.

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!

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.

Novartis is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

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Novartis Technical Operations
Technical Operations
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