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Associate Expert- Drug Supply

Hyderabad, India
Closing date
Jun 6, 2023

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Millions! Novartis made a decision to pursue early discovery research internally to allow us to quickly translate the most impactful discoveries into therapeutics for millions of patients.

Job Purpose:

• Accountable for supporting and creating PHAD global DP/PP MARS number activities as a SPOC.
• Coordination with TRD MDM/NOCC Master data team for DP/PP MARS creation and master data related activities.
• Coordination with PHAD global FPL/DPPL (Project team) for timely MARS request.
• Close collaboration within PHAD global supply team.
• Project management related work for supply and SAP.
• Willing to take any additional task and role within supply team, whenever needed.
• Coordination with PHAD Global Project Team/EPM/DP supply/SPP and SAP business lead for implement process (SAP/supply activities) improvement to serve business needs.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• SPOC for PHAD global SAP master related activities.
• Create MARS request for DP/PP materials code in MDM SharePoint
• Manage/ Archive customers or project team request for audit trail.
• Timely work on request and support to Project team with active MARS number.
• Closely monitoring of MARS data status in SAP.
• Timely response to MDM query in MARS ticket/SP for MARS extension.
• Check BoM status in SAP before PIR request.
• Coordinate with Project team to have BoM request on time in I-supply SharePoint.
• In case BoM or any related data are missing coordinate with respective SPoC or Project team.
• Create PIR form for external batches DP/PP for L2 extension.
• Coordination with TRD/NOCC MDM and SAP super user.
• Project management work, like IQP, process simplification etc.
• Supports internal/external inspections and audits.
• Close collaboration with TRD MDM BPM for any process changes or SOP updates.
• Timely communication to the requester/project team for any changes in MARS or MDM process.
• Actively contributes to SOP creation, revision, and update.
• Periodically SAP master data review and deactivation of unwanted MARS/Data.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements


• Degree in science/commerce, engineering, business administration or equivalent. With 2 to 5 years of relevant experience in business support role with related areas of business (e.g. Supply Chain, SAP master data, pharmaceutical development or manufacturing organization) desirable and > 2 years of experience in technical domain of expertise (i.e. SAP application know-how).

• Advanced degree including IT system expertise like SAP recommended. SAP Key user experience, ideally MM module (Material Management), PP (Production Planning) or WM (Warehousing)
• Proven track record in project management/implementation management, good organization, and planning skills

Why consider Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!
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