Job Description

Principal Responsibilities
• Provides short and long term planning oversight and optimization of inventories of working cell bank, drug substance, drug product and finished product in the relevant suppliers, countries and distribution centers, including New Product Introduction
• To perform key scenario planning analysis based on supply chain challenges for GSC Leadership team review
• Drives the commercial demand review process with relevant commercial stakeholders
• Supports reconciliations for all stock locations and provides end of month data/reporting to Corporate Finance and External Audit Partners
• Work closely with regional commercial partners to understand sales forecasts, both performance against plan and anticipated changes, insuring inventory levels and production schedules can support market requirements
• Monitors compliance to the plan across the entire supply network
• Ensures data accuracy in all aspects of planning, as well as in the global planning ERP system
• Support the design and implementation of Supply planning metrics
• Ensuring compliance to Standard Operating Procedures and Good Distribution Practices


Requirements

Desired Skills and Experience
• Third Level Degree qualification in a relevant discipline is desired
• 6 years+ in Supply Planning or associated experience
• Advanced level in MS Excel and intermediate level in other MS applications essential
• OMP Plus Planning Software Experience essential  
• Advanced analytical skills and high attention to detail essential
• Strong knowledge of Supply Chain Planning concepts and strategies
• Prior experience with Advanced Supply Chain Planning Systems essential
• Knowledge of planning processes and distribution planning principles
• Ability to cope with fast-paced and dynamic business environment
• Prior SAP functional skills are preferred but not essential
• Familiarity with concepts of cGMP
• Ability to communicate and lead cross functional projects 

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