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Associate Director, Value Chain Management




Lucerne Weystrasse, Lucerne, Switzerland

Job Description

As Product Manager Value Chain Management, you are the architect of the Value Chain design and continuous improvement. In this position, you are responsible for influencing and managing the end-to-end design and execution aligned with the Commercial Strategies. Product scope includes new and in-line products within an assigned portfolio of brands.

The Value Chain Management work is strategic, spanning the entire life cycle of products, stabilizing the ongoing business through appropriate risk management, and designing the supply chain for the future. This is a highly integrative position, and it requires excellent leadership skills to create the vision that guides and inspires the team and stakeholders. The role also requires excellent talent management and team-building skills and exceptional strength in communications.

Kindly note, we would like your resume/C.V. to be sent in English language when you apply to this job. This role is posted in Lucerne, CH and Jersey City, USA but all global locations can apply.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead Global end-to-end value chain management in the long-term time horizon to establish the strategic direction and key areas of focus for assigned products.

  • Identify, prioritize, and drive portfolio/network value creation opportunities to maximize brand assets.

  • Identify external trends and orchestrate innovations that achieve creating enhanced customer value.

  • Develop Product Master Plans which define comprehensive global product strategies, including lifecycle management, for each product in the assigned portfolio.

  • Guide prioritization and execution of these strategies.

  • Represent Value Chain Management on strategic cross-functional teams (e.g., New Product Commercialization (IDST), Regional Business Operations, Network Strategy, Capital Project, etc.)

  • Act as the primary in our Manufacturing Division partner with Global Franchise Business brand leadership for assigned products with a focus on broad, strategic, long-term issues along with significant event planning and management.

  • Direct supply chain design teams for new products, including drug substance, drug product, and packaging source decisions. Manage launch execution.

  • Direct Value Chain Management Teams composed of cross-functional representation from end-to-end functions including Commercial, Manufacturing, Planning, Quality, Technical Operations, Finance, Procurement, Logistics, External Manufacturing, and other related groups as appropriate.

  • Steer integrated risk management for assigned products, including risk assessments, identification & prioritization of mitigation strategies, development of recommendations, and alignment of sponsorship to execute.

  • Engage in Manufacturing Network initiatives by providing brand-specific product and supply chain insights into the planning phase and contributes to strategic decision-making.

  • Engage in the resolution of global product disruptions where long-term strategic supply chain alternatives need to be established. Develop and implement action plans with appropriate escalation and sponsorship.

Education Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Supply Chain Management or a relevant Scientific discipline and-or Master’s Degree (MBA) preferred

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of ten (10) years having worked in international and multi-sector environments.

  • Broad cross-functional skills and business/management/operations expertise, knowledge of the functions that support the business, including Supply Chain (best practices), Finance, Regulatory, Technology, Quality, Compliance, Manufacturing Operations, and Commercial Operations with experience in Global roles and working with diverse culture.

  • Strategic thinking and the ability to assimilate highly complicated and multi-factored inputs into an integrated strategy that links to business objectives.

  • Demonstrated ability to make timely decisions and influence direction in ambiguous situations.

  • Horizontal and vertical leadership skills that enable maximizing both the individual contributor and cross-functional team accomplishments. Foundational to this is the strength of character with the ability to persuade and influence decisions along with driving accountability through measured accomplishments.

  • Proactive mindset and ability to look outside the assigned role with an eagerness to identify and engage in opportunities to improve value chains and related business processes within the organization.

  • Cross-functional / cross-divisional project management with geographically diverse teams driving high-impact results and influencing processes along with behaviors.

  • Demonstrated mindset of viewing new experiences as learning opportunities that strengthen management capabilities and the ability to guide others.

  • Lean Six Sigma Certification.

What we offer

We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic, and challenging environment with excellent personal development opportunities. Our benefits are very competitive, and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect.

  • Competitive salary.

  • Attractive collective health care and insurance packages.

  • Solid Pension Plan.

  • Annual bonus based on company performance.

  • Travel allowance for commuting.

  • Numerous training, coaching, and e-learning modules for long term job opportunities and development.

Who We Are:

Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions. Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from candidates with a diverse background. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our applicants.

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No relocation

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Travel Requirements: Organon employees must be able to satisfy all applicable travel and credentialing requirements, including associated vaccination prerequisites


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Flex Time, Remote Work


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Requisition ID:R518846