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New Product Introduction Lead, Senior Manager Saint-Prex Switzerland,  

Posted on : 08 May 2017

Project Description

Job ID 322BR Job Title New Product Introduction Lead, Senior Manager Division Product Supply Department Product Supply General Management Group Product Supply General Management Country Switzerland Location Saint-Prex About Us Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group active in global markets. The company identifies, develops and markets innovative products in the areas of reproductive health, urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and orthopaedics. Ferring has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries. Role Accountable & responsible to develop and implement an efficient, robust and compliant end to end supply chain for new products, ensuring transition phase to routine operation.The NPIL is the key contact to coordinate global supply chain design and to execute launch activities with various stakeholders such as: GMO, RA, Manufacturing sites (and TPM), GQA, Affiliates, BD, etc.Proactively managed risks, scenarios planning and processes developed to guarantee an efficient, cost effective and sustainable supply chain. The NPIL is playing as key player in supply chain design and is able to challenge regulatory, commercial, manufacturing and affiliate requirements in order to come to a cost-efficient, lean and flexible supply chain. Main Responsibilities - Support the design/develop and set up the supply chain for Ferring s new products by involving multifunctional teams to establish and ensure the overall flows (physical, quality and financial).- Act as PS representative in the developing, maintaining Global Launch Strategy . In order to plan requirements for API, bulk, finish product, packaging and inventory. - Develops and recommends strategies to support a rapid launch and lean supply chain by proactively manage risk-based mitigation/improvement plans.- Influences and monitors decisions on secondary packaging development and manages SKU rationalization within the product mix strategy as per commercial requirements and based on regulatory compliance while balancing cost.-  Forms & leads launch teams to execute global launches plans per approval timelines  requires, ability to lead multiple teams and global launches simultaneously.- Proactively works to understand and convert demand requirements into a feasible supply plan. Then, closely monitor first delivery to the launching markets and ensure follow up supplies until stability has been achieved  once there, hand over to routine operation.- Lead & ensure end to end distribution strategy as per regulatory requirements, quality & trade compliance.- Communicates effectively across disciplines and companies to keep management and key stakeholders informed.- Participate and facilitate decisions during launch phase, which are not always dictated by guidelines, but comes due to the uniqueness of the product launch and the organizational/industry broad-based experience.- Support PS representative to various committees to ensure Product Supply needs are been discussed and considered.- Actively contributes to the further deployment and growth of the Supply Chain Processes department.- Per organization needs, may act as line manager to direct reports. Required Experience & Skills - University degree in Business Administration/ Supply Chain/ Industrial engineering or equivalent technical.- Min. 10 years  experience pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, or similar industry is required.- Experience in launching new products and leading multifunctional global teams is a must as well as the ability to manage complex supply chains and manage several projects in parallel within a matrix.- Preferably experience in Manufacturing, Planning, Customer Service, Distribution, and/or Technical Service Support.- Familiar with, master production scheduling, inventory management, supply chain management, scenario analysis, change control, risk management, pharmaceutical product development, pharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, regulatory process, logistics, sales and operation planning.- Excellent analytical skills and a process-oriented mindset are a must.- Good communication skills in English are required.- Proven to be able to manage by influence rather than by direct authority.- Shows attention for detail without losing the high-level view.- Proven skills in mediating a common ground for opposing viewpoints- Proven record of delivering business results and assuring customer focus is maintained Contract Type Permanent Role Type Full Time


1162 Saint Prex Switzerland

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