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Director Launches & Manufacturing Sites Coordination Medis

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Hafnarfjordur, IS, 211

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Your role:


  • Defining, reviewing and monitoring Customer Launch Strategy within the Medis team, establishing dedicated Launch teams and cross-functional support to ensure all projects are tracking towards on time. 
  • Building and maintaining Launch Plans and continue to develop and refine the Medis Launch Plan. Identifying and closely managing project interdependencies.
  • Advising and managing of Launch Team members on roles, responsibilities and core deliverables.
  • Facilitating the development of monthly pre-launch and following up the order with dashboards for Leadership and the Commercial Team as well as dashboards for Launch Teams and Management Meetings.
  • Performing post-launch project evaluations to develop launch excellence best practices. Contributing to the continuous improvement of the launch excellence process and tools.
  • Facilitating the development of risk assessments to include mitigation and contingency plans and actively manage progress.
  • Conducting an end-to-end supply chain risk assessment to stress test the supply chain, identifying critical risk scenarios and defining potential responses.
  • Supporting the team when transitioning process from internal to external manufacturing sites.
  • Drive/Accountable to meet critical AOP targets On Time in Full (OTIF), Backorder/OOS, EDDs, Order confirmation and Inventory.
  • Working with the Teva TPO Organization to ensure that suppliers are aligned to the Customer Service Metrics and respect the quality agreements with Medis.
  • Support on preparing documentation on Service Levels, Mitigation Plan, escalation issues for the Business Review Meetings with the customers. 
  • Managing new projects as agreed with Senior Management to transform and improve the supply chains processes to gain operational effectiveness.
  • Working with TPO on CMO manufacturing/packaging sites, highlighting supply opportunities and risks. Focusing on continuous improvement objectives.
  • Being Partner with Commercial Team to assess lead times and product availability for new business opportunities and bids.


Your profile:


  • 10+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in an operations role (working in manufacturing site 3+ years),
  • 5+ years of experience in launch management,
  • Excellent managerial skills (4+ years of experience in leading a team’s),
  • Master’s Degree in Pharma/Project Management,
  • Proven project management skills. Ability to manage multiple, complex projects,
  • Written and verbal proficiency in English language is required,
  • Experience in continuous improvement initiatives -Green Belt or higher/PMP certification,
  • Ability to travel regularly,
  • Good analytical, planning skills and flexibility to adapt to changes,
  • Strong business partnering and excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Ability to work well in high pressure situations in order to meet deadline,
  • Process-oriented person with the ability to develop a robust process,
  • Ability to develop and successfully execute strategy.



Sub Function

Strategic Marketing

Reports To:

Sr. Dir. Supply Chain Medis

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