The GPO S&T Global Supply Business Development (GSBD) Manager provides technical support as part of Business Development (BD) deals / projects in EMEA to drive growth through a wide range of BD deals including local production, licensing-
in / out, divestiture & acquisition.
The GPO S&T GSBD Manager will focus mostly on the deal evaluation / validation, implementation and alliance management phases of the BD process.
She / He is the primary GSBD technical point of contact for technical transfer of new products, process change request management and problem solving at external partners.
She / He must develop advanced collaborative relations with external partners and internal customers / stakeholders across divisions to execute her / his responsibilities in assigned projects as detailed below.
Key Responsibilities :
Leads technical assessment at new potential partner sites during pre-Due Diligence and Due Diligence, identifies capability and technology gaps and develops remediation plans.
Leads multiple complex technology transfers to and between licensee and Contract Manufacturing Organisation (CMO) partners and the demonstration of inline products for major process changes.
Activities include project and capital planning, process development, validation and regulatory filing preparation.
Participates to our Manufacturing Division strategy by leading technical assessment for the localization strategy of any new Global Supply Business Development (GSBD) project (Ideation / evaluation) at market team level.
Innovates within local market regulatory and compliance frameworks to ensure lean, lowest cost technology transfers and process changes while maintaining compliance to MSD standards.
Define technical objectives and priorities for licensee and CMO partner in line with our Manufacturing Division strategy and priorities.
Leveraging internal and local resources, manage in-line partners as part of market and sub-region team(s). Provide technical and problem solving expertise, procure SME support where appropriate and coach and promote continuous partner improvement.
Acts as the technical subject matter expert and / or leverage internal network for significant investigation and complex technical trouble shooting that have a significant impact on the business.
Provides Lean Six Sigma support to GPO S&T GSBD and market teams.
Elaborate communication plan and timely communicate with internal MSD stakeholder including our manufacturing division management, Marketing, Sales and Research & Development.
Participate in Environment Health & Safety (EHS), Business Compliance, cGMP and all other compliance-related matters, where applicable.
Any other tasks and Global initiatives as and when assigned by Managers.
Support / lead GSBD or GPO S&T initiatives