Supply Chain Strategic Program Manager

Posted 14 Jul 2021

Singapore, Singapore - Singapore

Req Id 224817



A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.




Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain – APAC, this exciting position is responsible for planning and developing the strategic and long-term direction for the Life Science supply chain network in APAC. Leader that is responsible for driving projects from ideas to execution. As an essential part of the role, candidate will make strategic recommendations based on emerging trends, competitive threats, viability of outside business partners, and evolving internal business requirements.




  • Strategic Planning – Candidate is responsible for assessing strengths and weakness of the current Supply chain network and developing five-year plans to address. In addition, alongside Head of Supply Chain, will support the strategic planning process to ensure the process is timely, focused, and value add.
  • Innovation – Candidate can apply creative solutions to network needs while minimizing investments and optimizing capabilities.
  • Analytical Skills - Suitable candidate will also demonstrate exceptionally good analytical skills and ability to translate raw information into actionable strategies and initiatives.
  • Collaboration - Candidate plays a highly collaborative role and will routinely work with the senior leaders in setting the vision and agenda of the distribution network and work with the local teams in developing clear roadmaps. Able to utilize a strong toolbox of influence skills to effectively manage across a matrixed organization.
  • Communication Skills – Candidate must additionally be a strong communicator, both verbally and in written form. This is a highly collaborative role across multiple levels of the organization. As such, candidate must have the ability to clearly convey complex information and topics in a simple and informative method. As the future of the distribution strategy affects many aspects of the business, candidate must effectively integrate cross-functional stakeholders into the decision making and execution processes.





  • BS degree in a scientific, technical, or management
  • APICS Certification’s like CSCP, CPIM will be an advantage
  • Black Belt or Green Belt and / or PMP Certification will also be an advantage

Critical Experience:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience, preferably in a strategic or supply chain & distribution role
  • Experience with frequent visibility and interaction with senior level managers
  • Strong understanding of biotech and pharmaceutical customer expectations of Life Science suppliers a plus

Critical Skills & Knowledge:

  • Understanding of supply chain planning software applications, ERP’s and Analytical Tools
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with various disciplines within the business
  • Strong business acumen, analytical, problem solving, decision-making, influencing, Time management skill



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