Nov 21, 2022

Job Description

Head Finance GDPD (f/m/d), Schaftenau/Kundl, Tyrol, Austria

180! The Head Finance GDPD role includes business partnering on strategic and operational aspects in a unit with ~180 FTE and ~$70m costs. TRD GDPD (Technical Research & Development, Global Device & Packaging Development) develop primary packaging, medical devices and drug-device combination products to enable delivery of the diverse Novartis drug portfolio.

Your key responsibilities:
• As a member of the GDPD LT contribute to strategic planning and to setting of overall policy and direction; assist the GDPD LT in the execution of strategy
• Provide expert financial counsel on topics such as resource allocation, footprint strategy and investment decisions, with the objective to generate enterprise value
• Proactively identify areas of opportunity (speed, quality or cost driven), and drive / support initiatives to materialize the value-adding potential of those opportunities
• Lead and coordinate the financial planning processes for GDPD; support simplification and automation of processes while ensuring accuracy of forecasts
• As a member of the TRD Finance LT contribute to the strategic and operational leadership of the TRD Finance function
• Provide BPA support for the newly integrated TRD Radioligand Therapy (RLT) development unit, thereby closely working with the TRD RLT leadership and the TRD NCE (New Chemical Entities) Finance team
• Drive process adherence and ensure high levels of integrity and compliance respecting laws and Novartis control frameworks

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Advanced university degree in Business Administration/Finance or comparable qualification
• Minimum of five years of working experience in a similar position, ideally in the pharmaceutical industry
• Proficient in English (oral and written)
• Strong analytical skills, highly collaborative mindset, ability to manage complexity
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-national, matrix organization

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

In addition to a market-competitive base salary, we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning and development options as well as worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. In accordance with Austrian law, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary as stated in the collective bargaining agreement. For this position the minimum salary is € 66.526,88/year (on a full time basis). The actual salary will be significantly higher, as we strive to maintain a competitive position in the market and consider your previous experience, qualifications and individual competencies.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.
Our recruitment decisions are based on selecting the best person for the job, regardless of gender, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.

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Head Finance GDPD (f/m/d)

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