Director, Operations -Oncology

Director, Operations -Oncology
927 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2017. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks. And where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine.

Drives the strategy processes for the Global Franchise Leadership Teams. Leads operational planning and performance monitoring. Project manages key cross-franchise projects and initiatives as well as provides ongoing thought leadership to the Franchise Leadership Team leaders.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

*Serve as core member of global Franchise Leadership Teams
*Drives process for DAS & IDAPS at Franchise level, coordinating with Fran-chise teams
*Serve as in-house advisor and consultant on all strategic key Franchise deci-sions & project manages key franchise initiatives
*Manage global operational activities for Franchise Leadership team meetings (2x or 3x per month for ~2 hours per) – invites, agendas, document prepara-tion, minutes, & key follow-ups
*Coordinates with manager of DSC to include relevant franchise agenda items and drive preparation of Franchises for these meetings.
*Monitors & reports on Franchise cross-functional performance (monthly per-formance scorecard and IDAPS tactical execution) & key customer insights
*Works together with other Strategy & Operations lead to develop and share best practices and ensure FLT operational excellence
*Key interfaces include FLT members from: Global Marketing, Global Value & Access, GDD, OMA, ECS, Regions, etc.
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
: University degree with an advance degree in science and/or business pre-ferred - MBA/ PhD
 Languages: Fluency in any other international language would be advantageous
 5-10 years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry
 Experience in Consulting or in related fields, with focus on Pharma
 Strong project management skills, experience at driving global projects at the Business Unit level, preferred.
 Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
 Excellent analytical ability
 International Experience preferred
 Proven ability to drive, collaborate, influence and operate across, functions, cultures and geographies
 Proven Leadership ability, strategic thinking and project management skills
 10% travel requirement
East Hanover, NJ
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
BD&L & Strategic Planning
Full Time