Manager Clinical Supply Chain Systems

Auris Health

Auris Health

Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023


At Janssen we are an R&D focused organization striving to improve life and medical outcomes for millions of patients worldwide. If you want to be a true pioneer and advance the use of data to lead our journey towards the development of innovative therapeutics, then seize this opportunity and join our team!

In the Clinical Supply Chain (CSC) department of Therapeutics Development & Supply (TDS) we combine clinical expertise, planning excellence and digital technology to deliver ‘Hope In A Box’ for our patients. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated colleague who shares our ambition to become a data-led organization developing break-through therapeutics to join us as Manager Clinical Supply Chain Systems, located in Beerse, Belgium.

Our Digital Solutions team has responsibility for developing and implementing systems and data strategies for the clinical supply chain, in support of planning, manufacturing, purchasing and delivering clinical supplies as well system lifecycle management in close collaboration with clinical supply functions, our commercial supply chain and IT partners.

As a key member of the Digital Solutions team, the candidate will drive the strategy and implementation of SAP and manufacturing system capabilities in the internal and external clinical supply chain, for synthetic and biologic therapies but also for novel modalities like CAR-T. The clinical pack & label plants play a pivotal role in bringing new medicines to our patients across the globe.

The successful candidate will be a proactive and effective problem solver who is intellectually curious and has a proven track record of implementation of SAP and manufacturing systems in life sciences, based in Beerse (Belgium).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Together with functional business leaders and IT, define future state process and systems landscape for manufacturing and SAP platforms in the clinical supply chain, ensure systems support and governance.
  • Define multi-year capability, technology and investment roadmaps and influence roadmaps of supply chain systems owned by partner organizations to ensure CSC requirements are covered.
  • Lead or participate in multi-functional implementation teams to implement new systems in the clinical supply chain. Partner effectively with TDS business partners, IT, commercial supply chain functions, Quality and relevant systems vendors.
  • Drive adoption and business value realization of systems and data.
  • Act as business owner of systems in scope, ensure robust governance processes (support/incident, change request and training management) for relevant systems are in place and ensure validated state of the systems.
  • Actively network within the industry and enterprise supply chain to proactively benchmark, exchange knowledge and bring in standard methodologies. Build a culture of collaboration, flexibility, and competitiveness by growing business insight, industry knowledge and skills.



  • Bachelor or master’s degree in Business Studies, Engineering, Bio-Engineering, Chemistry or Information Technology, or comparable by experience.
  • Experience in data management is an asset.
  • PMI or equivalent certification is an asset.
  • APICS CSCP certification is an asset.

Experience and Skills:


  • Minimum of 7Y experience in implementation or advanced use of SAP (planning, manufacturing, logistics) and manufacturing systems (MES) in life sciences (R&D or commercial).
  • Hands-on experience with SAP, MES, labeling systems in manufacturing environments.
  • Organizational and project management skills, capable of balancing multiple sophisticated projects with effective stakeholder management.
  • Ability to work in a creative and innovative development organization, that requires short timelines and high flexibility in combination with high accuracy.
  • Experience in GxP, data integrity and system/tools validation approach (SDLC).


  • End-to-end supply chain competence.
  • Experience in clinical or cell therapies environment.
  • Strong interest in digitization, Industry 4.0, data science.
  • Effective in working in a sophisticated matrix environment.


  • Proficiency in English required
  • Limited (<10%) travel
  • Result and performance oriented
  • Strong collaboration and teaming skills
  • Global, end-to-end mentality
  • Proficient in MS Office tools

Our Offer

  • An exciting position in an international and dynamic environment with continuous learning and growth opportunities
  • A competitive salary, on-site sport accommodations, health/energy programs and other benefits for you and your family.
  • Flexible working hours (40 h/week), no fixed holiday planning with 39 holidays.
  • An inclusive team environment where diversity and different opinions are respected and valued, and the importance of a good work-life balance is recognized.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit www.careers.jnj.com .