The Alinity Program Manager is responsible for driving best-in class assumption based commercial planning processes, tools and behaviors for the New Product Activity (Alinity) and compliance to profitability guidance. By utilizing available data sets, the role will support Marketing and Commercial Teams on the Development, Implementation and Effectiveness Monitoring of relevant ADD Marketing Plans and Financial Commitments.
Facilitate the Commercial Business Planning activities for New Product Introductions & ensure oversight of the effective execution of the local commercial launch activities to deliver Financial / Business Plan & Division Strategy for the respective elements of the Product Portfolio.
Ownership for the Monthly Integrated Business Planning (IBP) New Product Planning Process. Drive process on a Monthly basis to ensure establishment of "One set of numbers". Ensure clear transparency to New Product and Retirement Demand Management Statement which will enable sustainable and predictable delivery on IBP / LBE Commitment at Country, Region, Area and Division Level.
Accountable to deliver an accurate Demand Plan for prospective sales and service equipment for an 18 Month prospective Horizon. Plan to be based on assignable documented assumptions.
Collaborate with R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Operations & Marketing, to access Month to Month changes and identification of potential Opportunities and Vulnerabilities on Commercial Revenue, Margin and Cashflow. Working with the relevant Commercial Stakeholders, establish cross-functional contingency plans to exploit Opportunities and mitigate Vulnerabilities. In turn ensure timely and effective communication and close-out of Key Decisions Made, Elevations and Action Items arising from the relevant Review Processes.
Responsible for Division Alinity ci & Alinity h Pricing and Profitability governance and approval process.
Collaborates with Global and Area Profitability Stakeholders to drive revenue, margin and cashflow optimization in Compliance with Division Alinity ci & Alinity h Guidance.
Ensure full alignment with the assigned Commercial key point contact for Regulatory Affairs relative to In-Country registration processes for all New Product and Retirement planning activities.
Primary lead for Commercial Planning activities relative to the New Product Forecast by Country (Demand Management Statement)
Primary partner with Supply Chain (Operations) Demand Planning Organization to ensure
Full alignment on New Product Forecast / Plan being developed for Ramp Up / Ramp Down
Alignment to New Product Ramp Up / Ramp Down Execution
Full close out of all Variances
Oversight of Adjustments to be made to plans, to ensure alignment, between Global Supply Chain and Marketing / Commercial
Lessons Learnt are being applied to the Process
Enable aforce as the System of record for Prospective Business Opportunities relative to Product Transition (New Product & Retirement).
Working with Commercial Operations Excellence Team at Area and Sales Excellence Teams at Country / Region Level to identify Process or Learning Gaps and implement improvement plans Establish appropriate metrics to monitor and support Flawless Execution.
Responsible for aforce adoption / usage completeness & accuracy relative to Product Transition Opportunities and IBP forecast accuracy.
Key Commercial partner with both Marketing and Finance Teams to establish Business Cases for all active product projects throughout the Product Lifecycle Stage and Gate Process.
6+ years of total business experience
Demonstrated experience in program management ether in commercial or supply chain organizations.
Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional teams.
Superior analytical skills and strategic thinking mindset.
Demonstrated ability to interface with all levels of management and to influence change.
2+ years of experience integrating information from multiple sources to prepare analysis and recommendation for senior manager review and approval.
Internal Number: ABLAUS30952910ENUSEXTERNAL
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