1+ months

Sr Manager / Team Leader


(title reflected in Outlook and Pfizer Org Chart)

Sr. Manager External Supply

**REPORTS TO:** (Manager's Name)

Adeyemi Adeyemo




Upjohn Global Supply


Global Supply Chain


Planning Processes & Operations

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**NOTE: The following information must be included in the Create Job Requisition process in Workday; all fields can be copied simultaneously and pasted into the Job Description section**

Please provide definitions for all acro nyms. For US/PR, unless otherwise noted, all fields must be completed.


Summarize the primary purpose & key accountabilities of the role, including geographical scope (i.e. Global vs. Country/Region).

Summary should be concise and include strategic information that would attract candidates to the role. It may be helpful to complete this section after you have finished the other sections of the document.


+ Supply Chain Leader responsible for overseeing all Supply Chain management activities at Third Parties globally for Upjohn Global Supply (UGS), reporting into the Global Supply Chain (GSC) Operating Unit with responsibility for representing the Supply Chain enabling function on the ES Virtual Site Leadership Team (VSLT), supporting $1.9B in annual spend

+ Lead the Global Internal and External Supply Planning organization

+ Direct Reports (7-10) - Supply Chain Managers, Supply chain Planners, and Supply chain Specialist

+ Member of External Ops Virtual Site Leadership Team, representing Supply Chain enabling function


In order of importance, indicate the primary responsibilities critical to the performance of the role. It is recommended not to list actual tasks but focus on 5-8 essential responsibilities that highlight accountability and level of judgment required.


+ Lead Global External Supply Chain Planning team, executes the organizational vision, owns supply chain management into and out of Contract Manufacturer, ensures "system-based planning" (SAP and other supported ERP tools / processes) through the use of "standard work" / globally aligned processes & solutions, and effectively identifies and escalates issues concerning "supply chain health".

+ Provide excellent, hands-on support to improve planning capabilities for plants and External Supply. Drive this through transformational programs, e.g., Integrated Manufacturing Excellence (IMEx), Highly Orchestrated Supply Network (HOSuN), and Digitalization (UGS Whiteboard).

+ Deploy, sustain and improve HOSuN At-Site programs of work. Ensure processes are tightly integrated with IMEx Materials Supply Ecosystem

+ Ensure information architecture supporting the Supply Chain Planning, Master Data and Analytics processes is robust and integrated across the UGS global network.

+ Responsible for the design and deployment of the integrated Supply Planning Processes leveraging the SAP architecture

+ Collaborate with Virtual Site Operation Teams (VSOT's), Contract Manufacturers' supply chain management, Brand Supply Leaders (BSL's) / API Supply Leaders (ASL's), ES Operations & respective ES Operations Leads, Intercompany Operations, Regional Supply Chain Teams (RSL's), AMP Hubs and other stakeholders

+ Incumbent will lead a team that will be responsible for the management of Production Planning/ Scheduling, Materials Planning & Scheduling, Customer Service, Product Lifecycle and Change Management (including Pfizer Connect / New Modalities commercialization), Shipping, Procurement, SC systems and data/ specifications management with 3rd-party contactors.

+ The colleague will co-develop/support global initiatives and ES Operations in the implementation of strategic and tactical plans to secure timely product supply and achieve cost & other targets of ES and GSC Balanced Scorecard (BSC); customer service, Months On Hand (MOH) inventory targets, Intersite Service Level (ISL), etc.

+ Partner with 3rd-party contractors to execute site capacity modeling, provide inputs to the S&OP process, review leading indicators for proactive issue identification, manage metrics to drive to continuous improvement projects to deliver supply chain efficiencies, escalate issues / concerns to appropriate stakeholders / levels of leadership.

+ Accountability of Inventory management of consigned materials:

+ Planning for the right stock levels of mainly API and Bulk supporting the manufacturing and packaging of Pfizer products

+ Reconciliation of consigned materials on a periodic basis

+ Assuring full SOX compliance for inventory management and accounts payable

+ In collaboration with Network Strategy & Management and Direct and Indirect Tax, design the Supply Chain to ensure that model is implemented in support of Pfizer strategy. This relates to integrating new business through Acquisitions, divestments and other business development activities.


Indicate basic and preferred qualifications:

+ **Basic Qualifications** are job related, consistent with business requirements and necessary for the performance of an essential function of this role including: education/licenses/certifications, location, relevant experience, technical and/or other job-related skills. Basic qualifications determine minimum requirements that applicants must possess to be qualified for the role; anyone who does not meet basic qualifications for the role will not be interviewed or eligible for hire.

+ **Preferred Qualifications** are job-related qualifications that may be indicated in addition to basic qualifications; they are not absolutely required for performance of the job but are desired and further describe the education/skills/experience sought for the position. Preferred qualifications enhance a candidate's ability to perform the job.


+ Bachelor's degree in Operations management, engineering and or supply chain required; advanced degree preferred.

+ 10+ years of experience in Supply Chain / Materials Management, operations management or Commercial Operations in the pharmaceutical industry. Broad understanding of the supply chain environment. Strong, demonstrated Project management experience required, supply chain or project management certifications preferred (CPIM, CSCP, PMP, etc). Demonstrated ability to manage large scale strategic projects.

+ Ability to work in a complex matrix organization with strong team work orientation required. Ability to work effectively in an environment of competing priorities, ambiguity and deadlines. Proven experience in providing innovative solutions to unusually complex projects while managing colleagues across multiple time-zones / geographies / cultures.

+ Must have demonstrated consultative, influencing, analytical, strategic thinking/planning, and problem-solving skills. Strong leadership skills and communication skills, and presentation, business analysis, PC, and project management skills are required. Ability to interact, build effective relationships, and influence leaders at all levels of the organization is imperative. Excellent targeted messaging skills are a requirement.

+ Demonstrated understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, and the major strategic productivity challenges facing the industry.

+ Travel requirements (international/domestic) ~20%


+ Global leadership experience, leading operational and or functional teams with high level of diversity (thought, culture, experience)

+ Understanding of Virtual Site environment, Pfizer supply chain, financial and physical legal entity structures and transactional processing.

+ Experience and strong skillset with Advanced Planning Systems, SAP functionality and processes, Business Intelligence systems and master data management.

+ Relevant operational experience across diverse business portfolio a plus (e.g., BioPharmaceuticals, Consumer Products, other industries). Proven analytical skills, including technical skills with Business Intelligence platforms (e.g., SAP BI/BOBJ, Tableau) preferred.


(not all roles will have physical or mental requirements)

Indicate any physical or mental requirements necessary for the performance of an essential function of this particular role. Requirements should be unique to the work being performed in this role and consistent with business necessity.

Examples: Lifting, sitting, standing, walking, bending, ability to perform mathematical calculations and ability to perform complex data analysis

Note: Do not include requirements of the role that are generally applicable to most or all jobs at Pfizer, such as "ability to communicate," "ability to work on teams", "office job involving use of computer", etc.



(not all roles will have non-standard work schedule travel, or environment requirements)

Include any work schedule, travel or environment requirements necessary for the performance of the role. Types of requirements might include ability to work particular hours (shift, overtime), travel or adhere to safe work practices and procedures such as aseptic gowning. Any criteria indicated must be job-related, consistent with business necessity, and specific to this role.


+ Expect 'off-hours' conference calls to accommodate time zone differences.

+ International travel - based on supply chain management requirements


The following information, if applicable, must be manually inserted into the job description for transparency:

+ Relocation eligible

+ Internal candidate identified

+ Eligible for employee referral bonus

+ Posting expiration date (if determined)

This can be edited or added after the requisition has been created


+ Relocation not available.


Provide the primary groups or key role(s) that this role will have interaction with as a regular part of the role responsibilities. Include any external interactions as appropriate.

Virtual Site Operating teams (VSOTs), Regional/BU ES Ops Leads & Managers, Supply Chain Leaders, Business Technology, 3rd party contractors, internal site Plant Planning teams, local (Zaventem) Site Leadership Team (SLT), local Works Council, various project teams.


**Financial Accountability**

Indicate the Average Budget or Revenue accountability, as applicable.

Responsible for leading the planning / procurement / receipt of products with an approx. spend of $1.9B in Revenue, 1800 SKU's across 100 suppliers globally.

Accountable for managing and achieving operating budget objectives, i.e., salary & expense, travel, projects. Accountable for inventory, service goals and other Balanced ScoreCard metrics.


Indicate the typical number of Colleagues managed; include direct & indirect reports and matrix responsibility. Note if direct reports are people managers or individual contributors. Indicate additional resources (i.e. contingent workers) managed, as applicable.

+ Direct Reports (7-10) - Supply Chain Managers, Supply chain Planners, and Supply chain Specialist

This description indicates the general nature and level of work expected. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.


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: 2020-02-18 Expires: 2020-04-22

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