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Project Manager, Supply Chain

Company: GlaxoSmithKline
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Site Name: Cambridge Binney StreetPosted Date: Feb 28 2023Join us to make millions of lives betterWe make and supply medicines and vaccines all around the globe and our teams own every production stage, from creating quality products at our manufacturing sites to designing effective supply forecasting and regulatory inspections; all powered by digital, data and analytics. We operate at impressive scale, producing over 1.7 billion packs of medicine and 767 vaccine doses in 2021.We continue to modernise, so we can launch even more new products at speed whilst turbo-charging delivery across our entire portfolio through our relentless focus on quality, safety, and service. The way we work will change. For some, the shift in technology and products will be revolutionary. Our R&D pipeline demands a new kind of supply chain, and we need the very best minds and capability to help us on our journey to make more complex products, harnessing the power of automation and robotics so we can work smarter together.We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Manager of Supply Chain Projects to join our team. The role is accountable for managing day to day supply chain projects and initiatives throughout the E2E value stream. Scope includes all product stages and such activities as systems implementations, new product launches, process improvements, risk management, budgeting, supporting long-term planning. This role will interface with several cross-functional teams including Finance, Manufacturing, Quality, and other functional groups as required to support supply continuity.Key Responsibilities

  • Develop tools and processes to drive continuous improvement throughout the E2E supply chain.
  • Create Cross-Functional teams that drive Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Quality improvements.
  • Manage deliverables that support supply chain budgeting and financial performance metrics.
  • Develop and implement project management tools and techniques to help manage several supply chain related projects and initiatives.
  • Track Project milestones against key deliverables, communicate and escalate where appropriate.
  • Contribute to establishment of Supply Chain systems through a project management focus.
  • Track key milestones and critical path activities ensuring on-time deliverables are met.
  • Identify key risks and mitigation steps to ensure project completion.
  • Establish relationships with internal stakeholders and external vendor partners.
  • Provide support for new product activities within the supply chain function.
  • Provide support for new vendors on-boarding within the supply chain function.
  • Contribute to creation of procedures throughout the Supply Organization which will ensure compliance with GMP regulations such as CAPA, Deviations, Change Controls, SOP, Validation, etc.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.Why you?Basic Qualifications:
    • 5+ years' experience in Biologics/Vaccine Operations or support related functions, 4+ years' experience in supply chain management.
    • PMP certification not mandatory but preferred.
    • Project management/interdisciplinary, cross-functional informal leadership.
    • Communicate project status effectively across a matrixed organization.
    • Cost management, budgeting, and ability to understand financial performance in terms of P&L.
    • Experience with Lean and/or Six Sigma processes and tools.
    • Experience with Project management methodology.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Experience with supply chain systems implementation.
    • Contribute to establishment of long-terms supply plans.
    • Knowledgeable with risk assessments and planning.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, or equivalent software.Preferred Qualifications:
      • BSc in biotech, pharma or supply chain related fields, MBA not mandatory but preferred.#GSKBinneyStreet#LI-GSK#GSKAffinivax Why GSK?We want GSK to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive. We're committed to being more proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities we work and hire in, and our GSK leadership reflects our GSK workforce. GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose - to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together - so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns - as an organisation where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it's also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Treatment of Employees policy. We're committed to being more proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities we work and hire in, and our GSK leadership reflects our GSK workforce.If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US).GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.At GSK, the health and safety of our employees are of paramount importance. As a science-led healthcare company on a mission to get ahead of disease together, we believe that supporting vaccination against COVID-19 is the single best thing we can do in the US to ensure the health and safety of our employees, complementary workers, workplaces, customers, consumers, communities, and the patients we serve.GSK has made the decision to require all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowed by state or local law and where vaccine supply is readily available. The only exceptions to this requirement are employees who are approved for an accommodation for religious, medical or disability-related reasons.Important notice to Employment businesses/ AgenciesGSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK's compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK's Transparency Reporting site.

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