Senior Sales & Operations Planning Process Manager

Category:  Supply Chain and Procurement
Location: 

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK

   

Are you passionate about supply chain management and do you want to combine strong business understanding with an analytical mind-set to drive process management and improvements to the end-to-end supply chain? Are you looking for a place where you can bring your ideas to live and sharpen your consultant and project management toolbox? In that case this might just be the position for you! Apply now!

 

The Position 

As a Senior Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) Process Manager you will be responsible for defining overall process management requirements, standardization and governance around one/more of the core elements in the S&OP Process. This could either be within supply, demand, inventory or risk and financial process management – all linked directly to support the overall decision-making processes our S&OP Business Partners and E2E Planners are facilitating. Ensuring the visibility and transparency across the designated area of yours will be key to success.  

 

As success does not come single-handedly, the ambition is through close collaboration with our S&OP Business Partners and E2E Planners to develop clear processes and metrics to follow as well as securing clear outcome of each process step. Furthermore, as the department interacts with a wide range of stakeholders, you can expect to drive the process- and expectations alignment across the supply chain as well as being able to communicate business- and process need to develop solutions in close collaboration with our developers in the Business Intelligence team.

 

As our business- and thereby process complexity increases, you will be driving:

  • The review of the process, through monitoring, identifying and executing on process improvement initiatives and projects
  • The development of recommendation through close collaboration with S&OP Business Partner and BI Partners and present to management for endorsement and anchoring
  • Insights and intelligence across functions and business areas to senior management when needed.

 

The aim is to ensure reliable and transparent processes and outputs to secure uninterrupted supply to patients globally at competitive cost, efficient asset utilisation, including optimum inventory levels, while supporting the environmental agenda and without comprising on quality and compliance. 

 

 

Qualifications 

You have a master’s degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering, Supply Chain, or similar that is supplemented with: 

  • Minimum of 4+ years relevant work experience from an industry leading company or a top consultancy 
  • Solid business understanding combined with hands-on experience from problem solving, ideally from Supply Chain or Operations 

 

Our ideal candidate is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with an innovative approach to problem solving and outside-the-box thinking. Yet you have a sharp eye for details, a strong analytical mind and appreciate a firm and consistent structure. 

 

You are known for your strong drive, ability to create results and you have an international mind-set. You have excellent collaboration skills, and you communicate clearly and concisely. You can adapt your approach quickly depending on the situation as you will work and communicate with people from across the organisation from planners to senior management. Finally, you are fluent in English. 

 

About the Department 

The department is part of the Supply Chain Mid-term Planning anchored in the central Supply Chain unit. We are responsible for launches of new products and tactical/strategic S&OP, where we ensure supply chain resilience & network optimisation for Novo Nordisk. We are a diverse group of around 40 colleagues from seven different nationalities with various educational backgrounds. 

 

We are on an exciting journey to take the global S&OP process to the next level. You will be part of a newly established team driving the process excellence and standardisation of the core elements going into our tactical planning process. The ambition is to ensure robust and clear processes to drive transparency and support the increasing 

 

Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk we recognise that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.  

 

Contact 

For further information or questions, please contact Masih Nazari at +45 3075 1153. 

 

For any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Talent Acquisition Consultant, Andreas Gersel, on +45 3448 2559.

 

Deadline 

7th of February 2023.

 

You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are applying in your resume or CV. To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV.

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 

 

At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.