70+ billion! That’s the number of units Novartis Technical Operations (NTO) supplied to over 150 countries in 2019. Our 26,000+ associates from 100 different countries are working hard to build an inspired, curious and unbossed culture in which everyone is enabled to be their best.
We are unleashing the power of our people and putting data and digital at the heart of our transformation that is enabling us to reach more patients, on time, across the world.
Efficient and collaborative partnering and management of third party operations is of critical importance for continued Novartis’ success.
Do you want to be part of the team?
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to :
Within Supplier Relationship Teams drive detailed planning, scheduling and order management to assure agreed delivery performance level.
Develop and manage the relationship with External Suppliers and to customers for all supply related matters, such as demand / supply planning and analysis and order management to guarantee high customers service levels including stock management for free of charge customer-supplied components.
Cross-functional leaders of Supplier Relationship Teams (SRTs), who manage overall performance of the suppliers and SRTs, including Quality issues.
Manages complex Sourcing project, including definition and identification of Strategic Preferred Suppliers for Novartis
Lead Supplier Relationship Team based on technologies, comprised of quality, supply chain, sourcing, technical functions inc.
validation, GMP, HSE to ensure Novartis standards are met.
Organize business review meetings, where key stakeholders and technical experts meet to discuss joint opportunities, potential roadblocks to collaboration, activities and resources required, and share strategies and relevant market trends.
Implement and drive projects to improve supplier performance, manage performance of the suppliers and SRT’s, set targets for the suppliers’ KPI dashboards, set goals for SRT members with functional heads, review KPIs with suppliers and internal teams and serve as primary point of escalation for issues / KPIs -Communicate changes and issues with suppliers
Write 3-5 year strategic plans for accounts, create and follow Project and account plans (capacity, saving, changes) and set resource plans and budgets for the SRT
Provide technical expertise in area of responsibility, coordinate across functions and leadership teams and assure the SRT has one voice to third parties 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 for the ESO TP / Region.
Establish one common Demand Plan for the entire product portfolio in collaboration with the relevant functions in the Platform and Global Supply Chain for the tactical horizon from 3 / 4 to 24-36 months
Support and collaborate with SRTs and TP / Region SC Head to establish optimal Supply Plan and monitor deviations versus budget for the tactical horizon (from 3 / 4 to 24-36 months including : a) Supply volumes / based on demand b) Operational cost, supply performance and Inventory projection at platform / region and at external suppliers.
Support SRTs the to get accurate overview of capacity and resources for the assigned External Suppliers in order to highlight early warning signals in terms of unbalanced supply vs demand (i.e Supplier S&Op)
Responsible for driving the execution of write-off process in collaboration with ESO TP / Region key players
Optimize key supply chain processes according to the NOSSCE standards for the assigned ESO TP / Region (i.e. Demand Control and Demand Review, Supply Review, IBP, transportation / material flow,.
and relevant parameters in order to increase the processes effectiveness and compliance to the defined standards
What you’ll bring to the role :
Medium to high education in a technical, economics or scientific degree that contains supply chain management, logistics and / or planning including an APICS CPIM or APICS CSCP certification
Work experience in any of the fields of supply chain management, planning, logistics and inventory management
Spanish fluent and English language skills, written and spoken are required.
You’ll receive : Company Pension Plan; Life and Accidental Insurance; Meals Allowance or Canteen in the office; Flexible working hours
Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this : how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment.
Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.
Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion :
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
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