BeerseIFarmaceutische industrie I Andere industrieën


For one of our pharmaceutical clients we are currently looking for a PROJECT PLANNER.

As project planner you will work within the Product Transfer Project and be responsible for:

  •  Managing all supply chain aspects of a product transfer. This includes the development and implementation of a compliant end to end supply chain for the product being transferred – including its successful launch by the new plant to the global commercial markets.
  • Be key contact to drive global supply chain activities of a product transfer, with various stakeholders – such as Operating Companies, Regulatory Affairs, Manufacturing Plants, Graphic Services, Affiliate Services, etc. – and provides regular updates on the status of these transfer activities.
  • Proactively manage the transfer risks and identifies scenarios to guarantee sustainable supply during the transfer phase. 

  • Implement the new supply chain for the product to be transferred. Represents supply chain as active core team member in the Project Core Team, ensuring the supply chain requirements are developed and implemented properly.
  • Develop and drive the implementation of a supply chain transfer plan, and coordinates the supply chain activities during the transfer phase by managing the overall flows (physical, QA/QC and financial)
  • Influence and collaborate with Operating Companies, Manufacturing and Technical Operations, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and Compliance to develop a transfer strategy that balances the customer requirements and plant capacity while meeting the regulatory, compliance and quality requirements
  • Provide transparency and clear goal setting within the functional teams to ensure transfer readiness and continuity of supply in the global markets
  • Develop and recommend strategies to support a smooth and lean transfer by proactively developing risk-based mitigation/improvement plans
  • Lead supply meetings with both sending and receiving plant
  • Agree on the final transfer plan with each site, including a clear definition of the stop (last order sending site) and start (first order receiving site) dates
  • Own the flawless supply chain implementation of the transfer plan
  • Trigger and follow up artwork creation in line with the transfer timeline
  • Follow up on regulatory approval status of the countries involved and assesses impact on the transfer plan
  • Build and lead communication to affiliates and plants to keep them informed about the project execution
  • Escalate issues in case transfer timelines are at risk, and drives decision making
  • Manage stock-build planning if required, based on transfer timelines, taking into account customer requirements, regulatory approval timelines and plant capacity
  • Manage the supply and demand of transferring products until the first order from the new site has been delivered
  • Communicate effectively and periodically across disciplines to keep management and key stakeholders informed of the status of all ongoing transfer projects managed by the Supply Chain Transfer team, about possible issues or conflicts that arise with each of these projects, and mitigation actions taken

As project planner you have the following competences:

  • You have a bachelor’s or master degree
  • You have 5 years' work experience in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and/or Logistics in the Health Care
  • You are proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • You possess experience with ERP (SAP/APO/SNP/BW)
  • You understand the End to End Supply Chain flow and interdependencies across functions
  • You have experience in a multi-echelon supply chain is preferred
  • You are able to build strong collaborative teams and relationships, leading cross functional/virtual teams where required
  • You can communicate clearly, making the complex clear and compelling to all levels of the organization in both written & oral forms
  • You partner with and influence others without direct authority; build consensus and look for collaboration with people from different departments and all levels
  • You use in-depth knowledge of project management tools and practices
  • You have strong analytical and quantitative skills
Organisatie- en afdelingomschrijving

Select Projects is part of the Select group, a collection of HR companies that put people first because Quality is Performance by Genuine People. Select Projects provides technical support to clients on a project basis. Our 220 employees in Belgium and the Netherlands support companies with their projects in various domains: Life Sciences, (petro) chemical, Construction and Rail. From our offices in Antwerp and Rotterdam we optimally support our experienced specialists so that they can deliver high quality to our customers at all times.


You get an attractive salary package with interesting fringe benefits. A company car, meal vouchers, group insurance and mobile phone subscription are possible. We ensure that you end up in a pleasant working environment with nice colleagues and opportunities to develop and further develop. Together with you, we map out a training course tailored to your future plans and needs.

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Marlies Collart Consultant Life Sciences Select Projects +32 3 203 50 80
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