Mag 27, 2024


The End-to-End Supply Network Planning Manager (SNP) 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 from strategic raw materials. This is a highly visible position that will require strategic thinking, communication, negotiation and influence abilities, presentation skills, and knowledge of the business.

About the Role

E2E Supply Network Planning Manager

Location – Hyderabad #LI Hybrid

About the Role:

Responsible for developing the “Demand & 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. Manage key supply chain processes in monthly / quarterly / yearly cycles, such as Integrated Business Planning (IBP), Supply & Operations Planning (S&OP) and financial controls

Key Responsibilities:

• 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. 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.

• Coordinate’s 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.


Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: :

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

Role Requirements :

Essential Requirements:

• BS/BA in life science, engineering, business or relevant experience. Master of Business Administration (MBA) preferred. Good command of English written and spoken –another language (written and spoken) are of advantage
• Work experience in any of the fields of supply chain management, planning, logistics and inventory management
• 12+yrs of experience in Pharma industry supply chain, experience working with CMO, ESO is preferred.
• Strong communication skills, managing complex internal & external stakeholder landscape. Structured way of working

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