General Manager - CTD India

Jobleads (Ahmedabad, GJ, India) 1 day ago

Job Title: Director, General Manager (GM)

Reports to: Senior Director and General Manager, CTD APJ

Fisher Clinical Services (FCS) is a part of the Clinical Trial Division/Pharma Services Group of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Fisher Clinical Services is the world leader in clinical supply chain management and related support services. It has a global network of packaging and distribution facilities.

Responsible for FCS India facility including day to day operations. Ensure systems and capacities are sufficient to meet FCS s storage needs. Independently develop strategies and tactics for improving operation efficiencies while improving service levels and profitability.

Provide leadership and assume responsibility for the functional and financial control the facility including development and management of an annual business plan budget.

Essential Duties and Responsibility:

  • Manage, develop and expand current FCS facility located in Ahmedabad, India. Implement plans for the FCS facility including staffing levels and ambient, cold and frozen storage and equipment capacity
  • Manage the internal India supply chain to ensure service levels are met
  • Implement training programs for employees
  • Develop and maintain systems and procedures that ensure standards relating Good Distribution Practice (GDP) and Environment, Health & Safety (EHS)
  • Develop and maintain systems to measure performance against establishes standards
  • Monitor performance according to agreed standards and take necessary action to meet the agreed performance levels
  • Manage country performance against agreed Annual Operating Plan (AOP)
  • Explore, implement and set up efficient distribution/delivery services in meeting business needs
  • Authorize staff/organization structure alignment in agreement with APJ Director for Network Facilities
  • Financial accountability as detailed in the Thermo Fisher Authorization Matrix
  • Responsible for the strategic business decision in relation to new business opportunities
  • Staff recruitment of authorized vacancies/headcount in conjunction with HR


  • Degree Level or equivalent in relevant subject
  • Business management training especially in business processes analysis/process improvement


  • Senior level management in pharmaceutical or broad healthcare environment for 10 years or more


  • Extensive knowledge of GMP/GDP environments
  • Knowledge of the clinical trial supply chain process
  • Commercial acumen
  • Teamwork especially in matrix management organization
  • Ability to influence across functions, across Fisher sites and across companies to achieve objectives
  • Proven networking skills must be able to network internally and externally with client organizations and other service providers
  • Significant experience gained at a senior level within a pharmaceutical environment
  • Process analysis skill suitable to collect/analyze data leading to proposed process improvement with quantifiable business benefit
  • Flexible and adaptable, with strong customer management skills
  • Must be highly responsible whilst maintaining strategic direction
  • Need to be comfortable with ambiguity
  • Capable of contributing to the strategic direction of the business and able to work with FCS distribution department across the globe to achieve business objectives
  • Ability to recruit and manage staff to achieve business objectives
  • Able to prioritize team workload and to ensure others meet timescales
  • Knowledge of Materials Management Systems
  • Able to analyze problems and define solutions
  • Able to work under pressure and to support others within the team
  • Good communication skills both internally and externally
  • Ability to understand the clients requirements and to be able to devise and articulate the most appropriate solutions
  • Creativity ability to be confident and convincing at highest level within the client organizations
  • Company Name: Thermo Fisher Scientific India Pvt Ltd
  • Company Description:
    Thermo Fisher Scientific India Pvt Ltd
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