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• Degree level or equivalent.
• Experience of Pharmaceuticals supply chain management and analytics
• Knowledge of the supply chain optimization techniques for late life cycle brands and the Emerging Markets environment
• Knowledge of Supply Network Planning, Consensus Forecasting & Core Commercial Cycle is essential
• Experience in using single and multi echelon modelling tools (e.g. Supply Chain Guru)
• Experience of complex inventory management and optimization processes across cross functional teams and performance management of plans
• Proficient knowledge of ERP (SAP)
• Broad ranging business experience gained over a number of years at a management level and covering a number of areas/functions.
• Able to manage multifunctional, broad-based/diverse teams
• Adept at learning and applying new technologies; Possess analytic curiosity to seek out and develop potential solutions and drive continuous improvement; motivated by challenging, complex problem
• Knowledge of BI technologies; to include Business Objects and Qlik, in order to develop practical business solutions.
• Experience of the Pharmaceutical Industry
• Knowledge of VBA macro programming
• Job title – Supply Chain Analytics Manager
• Location - Brentford, London UK
• Competitive salary with benefits
• Closing date for applications: midnight on 7th December 2017
GlaxoSmithKline is a science-led, global healthcare company that produces innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.
Our global manufacturing and supply (GMS) teams are responsible for making and shipping the products that help people do more, feel better, live longer. We have more than 27,000 people in GMS, across 86 sites in 36 countries. Together, these people help to produce 4 billion packs of medicine, nearly 900 million doses of vaccine and more than 18 billion packs of consumer healthcare products every year
The Key responsibilities are as follows:
• To partner with Global Supply Chain Planning Director/Managers in the Classic and Established products Franchise to deliver effective analytics and Business Insight support to Therapy area(s) to ensure delivery of the requirements to the agreed standards and timeframes
• Deliver recommendations to supply chain regarding, inventory and revenue uplift opportunities, reducing working capital, implement identified benefits, achieving execution excellence and ensuring appropriate governance models are followed.
• To transform, simplify and communicate business information in an effective manner that suit various levels of management.
• Drives an ever increasing capability in end to end supply chain analytics and the principles of inventory management.
• Collaborate with offshore resource contracted to support the provision of analytics data to the appropriate Therapy area.
• Manage access to and manipulate large complex data sets, ensuring security of the data are maintained in line with GSK Policies and Code of Conduct.
• Deliver tools and process improvements to enhance supply chain processes / analytics
• Contribute to key supply chain projects or Business Intelligence solutions as required. Examples could include integration of performance tracking with other areas; therapy level/site deep dives, deploying new supply chain systems, participating in informal / formal systems testing, and highlighting business continuity risks / issues in a proactive and timely manner.
• Championing change within Planning Teams and providing Subject Matter Expertise on systems and data provisioning
• Global Planning CCC data collation and analysis to support Global Demand Management; Supply Chain Review and Sales and Operational Planning meetings across the Core Commercial Cycle
• Routine reports to support insight into the supply chain management cycle
• The role is responsible for data provisioning and analysis within the scope of Pharma Global Planning teams.
• The role will collaborate with sites and regional hubs to enable data provisioning, ensure accurate data interpretation and understanding and support implementation of processes to support the above.
• The role will be expected to interact with Service Teams responsible for data access and IT to support report development and delivery
• The role will be expected to collaborate with Process Owners and SMEs centrally and at sites to undertake analysis for specific problems/issues
• This role reports to the Supply Chain Analytics Director
• Proficient knowledge Experience of supply chain systems, data models, data management
• Problem diagnosis and resolving skills, developing options and implementing solutions
• Adept at learning and applying new technologies; Possess analytic curiosity to seek out and develop potential solutions and drive continuous improvement; motivated by challenging, complex problems
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