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Upjohn Supply Chain Alliance Markets Specialist

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**Job purpose:**

+ Responsible for demand planning process of trade finished goods for the Alliance (non split) Markets: The purpose is to assure supply of all products sold in market supporting local business strategies, objectives and customers' satisfaction targets, and by developing and implementing required solutions in alignment with Upjohn Supply Chain functions in a compliant and cost effective manner.

+ Accountable to ensure that the short, medium to long term sales operations, and demand/supply objectives are achieved.

+ Accountable for the efficient and smooth distribution operations of finished goods of all local businesses within the agreed performance standards in a well-planned, secure, cost appropriate and compliant manner.

+ The incumbent should propose and spearhead key projects/strategies to achieve operational excellence.

+ As part of the broader Upjohn Supply Chain team, accountable for department objectives to achieve company objectives.

+ Secure good coordination for the function with different parties i.e. Business Unit colleagues, AMP Hub, Regional Supply Chain, Logistics Service Providers (LSP), Regulatory, AQO, Finance, Health & Value team, UGS Intercompany Operations.

+ Represent UGS in the local operational business (key accountabilities) and participate in regular meetings with key Market stakeholders **Key Accountabilities** :

+ **Demand Planning & Forecasting:**

+ Ensure robust demand planning processes are in place with monthly brand forecast reviews with cross functional participation of Sales, Marketing and Finance.

+ Liaise with regulatory and marketing team on new product launches and updates made to existing forecast accordingly.

+ Forecast Reconciliation for budgeting and forecasting purposes.

+ Repackaging/Relabeling: support the BUs on having sufficient stock of Donations (if applicable).

+ Ensure data integrity within and throughout the entire SC Ecosystem (e.g. SAP ECC, APO, SCIM, etc.) including regular weekly and monthly controls.

+ Continuously develop and increase adoption of Statistical forecasting capabilities.

+ Support Market to Market (M2M) transfers to increase supply reliability.

+ **Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP):**

+ Embed a monthly S&OP process and conduct meeting with cross functional participation from Business Units, Regulatory and Finance with the objective of continuously improving supply chain metrics and meeting financial targets.

+ Ensure a robust AMP-to-Market S&OP process, i.e. alignment with the AMP team and Intercompany Operations.

+ Follow-up on action items and escalate to regional S&OP team as required.

+ Preparation of Logistics and Supply Reports, as well as Mitigation Control Reports (Segregation of Duties, SOX, etc.) upon request.

+ **Supply and Inventory Planning:**

+ Manage relations with AMP Hub colleagues, while proactively improving quality of cooperation and information exchange processes.

+ Proactively follow-up on global, regional or local supply issues to be aware of timely resolution by AMP and Regional Supply Chain and to be able to manage proper communication with all stakeholders, also taking into account potential implications on local Emergency Systems where applicable (e.g. Slovakia).

+ Ensure accurate Inventory visibility at the Distribution Centres (e.g. consignment stock locations, replenishment hub, etc.).

+ Slow-moving & Obsolete reports: ensure effective inventory management with MOH (months on hand), aging by different shelf lives and write-off reports.

+ Timely and accurate management of product destruction and returns to Supply Point as needed.

+ **Product Change Management:**

+ Responsible for the planning and coordination of sourcing changes, new product launches, loss of exclusivities, artwork changes and registration timelines with supply points, regulatory, sales and marketing departments.

+ Ensure timely product supply is aligned with registrations and regulatory changes.

+ Ensure proper systems and control processes are in place to manage product change management (e.g. SOP and/or Work Instructions including Responsibility Matrix and Process Flowchart).

+ **Systems and Performance:**

+ Establish appropriate service level agreements, performance requirements and monitor metrics and issue management and resolution with local, regional or global teams.

+ Coordinate monthly Operational Review Meetings with upper management.

+ **Operational Excellence:**

+ Support the implementation of Upjohn Supply Chain Digitisation, Improvement and Operating strategies/tools.

+ Monitor and achieve efficient operations by assuring proper system interfaces between Upjohn, Logistics Service Providers (LSPs), Distributors and any other required parties (interface checks).

+ Ensure proper internal control environment in line with legal and corporate guidance: regular updates of local SOPs, training, reporting, master data management, mitigating controls as relevant; ensure support for controls and for internal and external audits in the Supply Chain area.

+ Ensure development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of relevant performance metrics (KPIs) in compliance with established Upjohn Supply Chain guidelines.

+ Monitor accuracy and completeness of Supply Chain systems and arrange corrective actions where applicable .

+ Work with other local and regional logistics/supply colleagues and the LSPs to maintain appropriate focus on continuous improvement of the operations with the development and implementation of new strategies, projects and initiatives.

+ Bring logistics and supply expertise and knowledge to local Business teams and to the key initiatives in the market and lead the analysis and coordination of cross-functional teams to identify potential improvement areas, and support Internal Audits for own area of responsibility.

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: 2020-02-26 Expires: 2020-08-02
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