Opportunity for candidates with Degree in Pharmacy as Senior Manager Contract Manufacturing in Pfizer
Founded in 1849, Pfizer is the world's premier biopharmaceutical company taking new approaches to better health. We discover, develop, manufacture and deliver quality, safe and effective prescription medicines to treat and help prevent disease for both people and animals. We also partner with healthcare providers, governments and local communities around the world to expand access to our medicines and to provide better quality health care and health system support. At Pfizer, colleagues in more than 90 countries work every day to help people stay happier and healthier longer and to reduce the human and economic burden of disease worldwide.
Post: Senior Manager Contract Manufacturing
-Managing Product Supply through Contract Manufacturing and In-licensing of Pharmaceuticals.
-Leveraging and enhancing strategic partnering with a value based culture.
-Identify and Develop new Contract Manufacturers to meet business need and regulatory compliance.
-Lead execution and delivery process.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES :
-Developing new sites to meet Future business demands, Regulatory and Quality Compliance.
-Establish minimum acceptance criteria (MAC) for Contract Manufacturers to ensure compliance at all times.
-Improve performance evaluation matrix of Contract Manufacturers to ensure compliance and timely supplies. Periodically consolidate operations to contain and manage spends.
-Keeps abreast of current and future trends, policies, technology impacting contract manufacturing operations.
-Anticipate and mitigate supply risks to business in the outsourcing space.
-Manage the operational deliverables of Contract Manufacturers, ensure product supply as per norms, maintaining desired Customer Service Level’s within budgeted spend.
-Organise, participate in Techno / Commercial / Governance audits (MSQA, EHS, MAPP, Financial, etc.) and ensure compliance to the recommendations and findings.
-Ensure documentation, data and standards for products / sites are compliant with Regulatory standards.
-Plan and lead product transfer / technology transfer exercise and ensure continuity of supplies.
-Monitor monopolistic supply situations and initiate risk mitigation plans to de-risk operations and contribute in formulating a robust Business Continuity Plan.
-Identify and develop new vendors for specific technical, commercial needs.
-Develop / upgrade existing vendors – facility, capability, technology to meet product specific needs or general compliance to cGMP / EHS, Regulatory requirements.
-Support Cost improvement projects.
-Plan and access by organising general and specific trainings in areas of advancement in technologies, manufacturing standards, regulatory compliance and legal expectations and implications, audit expectations and follow-up actions for closure of action items, findings and gaps.
-Manage and motivate by co-ordinating with internal and external stakeholders, namely, contract manufacturing team, colleagues from Supply chain, Manufacturing Plants, Quality, Finance, Legal, Regulatory and Business Units to create an environment of inclusion, mutual trust, commitment and agility in action.
-Coach and mentor fellow team members on specific issues / overall development of function / individual. Provide assistance through experts within the organisation / industry as required.
-Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and manage healthy relationships with Contract Manufacturers and internal customers by proactive involvement, participation and constructive feedbacks.
-Interact with people across all hierarchies within organisation (viz:- Entire Pfizer Global Supplies (PGS), functions from Finance, Business Unit Leads, Regulatory and Legal) and large number of Contract Manufacturing sites.
RESOURCES MANAGED :
-Responsible for preparation of manufacturing spend budgets.
-Responsible for driving manufacturing cost efficiencies
-Commercial negotiations with Contract Manufacturers.
-Support other functions (finance, taxation, excise, etc.) for implementation of regulatory changes, audits, etc.
Will be responsible for oversight, functioning and development of
- direct report – Manager Contract Manufacturing Operations
-2 – 3 Indirect reports – Asst. Manager, Executives
-Degree in Pharmacy or Bio-Chemistry or Microbiolgy or B.Tech in pharmaceuticals
- Business Administration degree will be a preference in addition to the above
-10 - 12 years experience in manufacturing, supply chain operations with exposure to outsourced manufacturing in pharmaceutical / chemical industry.
-Must possess indepth knowledge of manufacturing and quality operations
-Demonstrated flair and diplomacy in vendor / customer interactions
2.Special Skills & Knowledge:
-Knowledge of pharmaceutical process equipments
-Trouble shoot techno-commercial aspects
-Ability to work in teams / matrix set up.
-Exposure to Brown / Green field pharmaceutical projects
-Proficient in computer systems and applications.
1.Demonstrates Business Acumen:- Knows how businesses work, knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, trends, practices, technology effecting business organization, knows competition and aware of how strategies and tactics work in the market place.
2.Conflict Management:-Sees conflicts as opportunities, reads situations quickly, good at focused listening, can hammer tough agreements and settle disputes, can find common ground and get cooperation.
3.Timely Decision Making:- Makes decisions in a timely manner under tight deadlines and pressure.
4.Interpersonal Savvy:- Relates well to all kinds of people, builds appropriate rapport and effective relationships, uses tact, can defuse high tension situations.
5.Negotiating:- Can negotiate skillfully, can settle differences without damaging relationships, gains trusts quickly of other parties, has a good sense of timing.
6.Builds effective teams:- Blends people into teams, creates strong morale, shares wins and successes, fosters open dialogue, defines success in terms of team and creates a feeling of belonging.
Experience: 10-12 Years
Education: B.Pharm, M.Pharm
Job ID: 1024441
Functional Area: Production
Last Date: 30th December, 2015
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