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Senior Director Global OpEx Strategic Program

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Who we are

Together, we’re on a mission to make good health more affordable and accessible, to help millions around the world enjoy healthier lives. It’s a mission that bonds our people across nearly 60 countries and a rich, diverse variety of nationalities and backgrounds. Working here means working with the world’s leading manufacturer of generic medicines, and the proud producer of many of the products on the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines List. Today, at least 200 million people around the world take one of our medicines every single day. An amazing number, but we’re always looking for new ways to continue making a difference, and new people to make a difference with.

Location of the role

Preferred location is our EU HQ in Amsterdam, this office will move to Haarlem later this year.
This role will also be available at one of our other European Teva offices.

The opportunity

The purpose of the position is to design a world class OpEx program fit for purpose for Teva to achieve short term and long term ambition. You will ensure that program is piloted, rolled out based on segments priorities. You will ensure toolbox is maintained and continuously improved incl. tools methods and playbooks plus you ensure capability building within TGO including pillar / comms of practices activation.

How you’ll spend your day

  • Designing the New Teva OpEx Program in strong collaboration with the PMO
  • Piloting the new OpEx program in a selected site demonstrating results
  • Ensure capability is build within the organization touching the full TGO population and beyond
  • Own , maintain and improve OpEx program content, method material and playbooks
  • Install Pillars / Community of practices to ensure continuous capability building and sharing of best practices.
  • Ensure shop floor presence and hands on support
  • Establish maturity model and process to assess sites along the results / capability building development journey
  • Ensure full buy in from OLT and SGMs on the newly designed program
  • Activate and Lead leadership pillar
  • Own Tier process standard and ensure improvement toward best in class

Your experience and qualifications

  • Relevant university degree plus at least 15 years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to connect business results and OPEX
  • Track of records in delivering results through OpEx and capability building
  • Experience in running manufacturing operations as a production director in FMCG/Pharma Generics/OTC leading companies
  • Experience in implementing OpEx program for FMCG leading companies in other companies with lower level of maturity
  • Hands-on approach and ability to speak with large range of people in organization (from shopfloor to executive management)
  • Experience in hands on consulting is a plus

Reports To

Vice President - Global Head of Operational Excellence

Contact person

Vincent van Straten - Team Lead Recruitment

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Pre employment screening

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Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

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