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**Job Description Summary**

Responsible for ensuring successful performance of the supply and delivery chain for assigned portfolio of products within the region. Participate in Global and Regional forums as regional point of contact for assigned portfolio. Drive improvement initiatives related to supply & inventory management to support achievement of commercial goals for the region and markets in scope.

Accountable for Supply Assurance of assigned product portfolio (typically larger and/or more complex portfolio than Supply Planners)

Accountable for Inventory planning and coordination of inventory deployment for assigned product portfolio

Support completion of Product change lifecycle management activities requiring supply input

Develop and maintain relationships with Manufacturing Sites, serving as point of contact to clarify any queries or action plans related to assigned products

Represent region in forums (global, regional) for assigned portfolio of products

Drive completion of supply-related or other assigned improvement initiatives

Share accountability with AMP Team Lead to drive resolution of escalated issues

**Supply Assurance (for assigned product portfolio)**

+ Continuously monitor and ensure product supply of assigned product portfolio to represented markets

+ Proactively identify supply risks by updating supply outlook

+ Drive communication and resolution of supply issues with stakeholders using standard processes (e.g. e-alerts, weekly calls with market/plants)

+ Escalate risks to AMP Team Lead as needed (based on urgency, impact, complexity...)

+ Proactively understand demand drivers and supply implications from forecast changes

+ Partner with AMP Team Lead to drive:

+ Resolution of escalated risks with stakeholders

+ Resolution of escalated issues in Supply chain agreement (SCA)

+ Changes in transportation model **Inventory management and deployment (for assigned product portfolio)**

+ Develop inventory targets and budget for assigned products

+ Drive continuous optimization of inventory and working capital

+ Analyze inventory performance versus budget and develop action plans to achieve targets

+ Perform root cause analysis of inventory deviations vs. targets and of inventory drivers and define improvement plans

+ Minimize inventory write-offs. Monitor and manage inventory shelf-life/expiry dates, and actively improve processes to avoid obsolescence write-offs

+ Ensure in market inventory is actively managed and expired or short dated stock is appropriately, securely, compliantly and expeditiously disposed of on a physical and financial level

+ Develop and negotiate SCA (supply chain agreement) with stakeholders

+ Coordinate pre-shipment and support post-shipment issue resolution with Intercompany Operations(I/O) or market teams as required **Product change management (for assigned product portfolio)**

+ Proactively and continuously support product change activities (new launches, line extensions, Artwork changes, discontinuations, loss of exclusivity etc) securing achievement of business objectives, service levels, costs and working capital requirements **Represent region in global and regional forums (for assigned product portfolio)** Serve as region's representative in global / regional forums to provide input and share expertise on supply related topics for assigned product portfolio **Improvement initiatives** Own and drive completion of supply or other improvement initiatives **Q ualifications:** Relevant experience required in Supply and logistics management, ideally in pharmaceutical industry or other industries where it is required to align customer requirements with sales, marketing and finance:2 to 5 years of relevant experience for Supply PlannerFluency in English required **Technical skills:** Understanding of pharmaceutical industry commercial dynamics, trends and regulatory processesUnderstanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing operations and end to end global product flowsUnderstanding of Sales/Commercial/Marketing functional areasContinuous improvement: Leadership of cost, operations and business improvement projects for Logistics & Supply processes ERP/System implementationsImplementation of New business/distribution modelsLocal Logistics market knowledge (LSPs, transport)Exposure to business finance

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

Logistics & Supply Chain Mgmt
Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-13
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