Celgene Key Account Manager in BOUDRY, NebraskaSwitzerland


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

The Key account Manageris responsible for coordinating international projects within Global External Manufacturing.The focus will be on our Russian business partners and contract manufacturers.Additional responsibility will be on non-Russian business and projects (e.g.new product launches).


Operational Management of GPDO’s Russian Partners

  • Be the operational point of contact for Celgene’s key suppliers and partners.

  • Ensure that partners follow contractual terms.

  • Implement and coordinate annual performance reviews with partners.

  • Lead process improvement opportunities internally and with partners.

  • Support planning and forecasting for commercial orders.

  • Support launches of new products in the market.

Special Projects

  • Coordinate project activities between Celgene and our Russian partners.

  • Support contract negotiations with Celgene’s Russian partners.

  • Organize internal team meetings, create the agenda, and ensure activities are completed on time.

  • Work with sub-teams to ensure alignment of timing and objectives with the overall project goals.

  • Monthly reporting of project status and potential risks to management and stakeholders.

  • Maintain share point and documentation.

  • Track project spend versus budget.



  • Minimum 8 years of business experience, including management of business partners

  • Key-account-management experience in an international setting (ideally Pharmaceuticals)

  • Fluent in English & Russian is a must

  • Proven track record of accomplishments

  • Manage project budget and expenses

  • Understanding of supply contracts

  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams

  • Organization of team meetings and presentations

  • Ability to work effectively with groups in other geographical locations, especially Russia

  • Regular communication and reporting to management and stakeholders

  • Monitor suppliers’ performance and lead improvement activities

  • Maintain documentation

  • Key-account management

  • Results-driven personality

  • Process (i.e. work flow) analysis and improvement

  • Ability to coordinate project milestones and timelines

  • Pro-active style

  • Good communication skills

  • Prepared and accurate

  • Team player

  • Reliable

  • Ability to travel on business trips occasionally

Key Account Manager

Location: BOUDRY, NE, CH

Job ID: 17001520