We are seeking a Business Manager, Tissue Diagnostics Asia Pacific (APAC) who is capable to act as an interface between global and countries for optimization of required support and information and contribute to the global strategic direction and tactical plans.
You will identify opportunities, develop and execute strategies, programs and other business activities across APAC that will drive revenue growth, in line with the growth plan for the region. You formulate and fully implement strategic business and marketing plans for APAC. You are also responsible for guiding and leading the Tissue Diagnostics team.
You provide ongoing analysis of key markets, products, customers and competitors and work in collaboration with regional marketing and field staff to translate market insight into compelling positioning and competitive selling strategies.
You drive excellence in pre- and post-sales support; assess local training needs and coordinate training opportunities and develop strategic marketing programs to build awareness, educate prospects, create demand and retain customers.
Around 30% travel within the region will be required for this role.
For a given segment of products manage and perform supply chain activities by playing the role of Supply Manager:
Work in close collaboration with planners, master data, artworks and quality team members of the APAC hub organization to ensure reliable, agile and efficient supply of products from the hub.
Interface with global Packaging Centers (based in Europe) to create and send replenishment orders of semi-finished or common make-up products and ensure their final delivery to support the subsequent hub operations.
Check that appropriate batches are being allocated by FHLR and manage the exceptions
Monitor the shipping/transportation of materials to CMO sites and coordinate with Logistics/Transportation functions to ensure successful and on-time delivery
Manage deviations and damages of incoming shipments
Interface with Contract Manufacturer to transmit redressing or secondary packaging orders and follow up completion.
Perform inventory management of common makeup/semi-finished product.
Own (and manage) scheduling and planning of production at the CMO. Send sub-contracting orders to CMO
Assign component batches that can be used for each subcontracting order after performing TRIC/ACN checks
Work with CMO to confirm feasibility of requested delivery dates ensuring availability of capacity, materials and resources
Lead planning meetings and discussions with CMOs to review forecasts and ensure CMO’s capacity to meet Roche requirements
Monitor status of work in progress to ensure on time delivery to customers and/or address impact of any delays or other schedule changes; provide direction and prioritization for such changes
Consolidate and validate Forecast for CMO