Head P&O Novartis Pharma Switzerland & Rotkreuz

Head P&O Novartis Pharma Switzerland & Rotkreuz

Job Description

!125,000 unique individuals work at Novartis, all with different needs and aspirations, aligned to a single inspirational purpose: to Reimagine Medicine for millions of patients around the world.

The Novartis Pharma Schweiz AG & Rotkreuz Site P&O Head leads the P&O Organization supporting the Swiss local organizations of Pharmaceuticals and Oncology as well as the local teams in GDD, NBS and NTO Units in Rotkreuz site. The role acts also a site P&O Head driving alignment with Sandoz. The role partners with the Division & Unit Heads to help craft and translate business plans into P&O strategy, to be responsible for managing P&O processes and achieving high standards of service delivery, to be a key influencer at all levels and to be involved in Global and Regional/Cluster P&O projects.

Job description

Your responsibilities will include:
• The incumbent works closely with the CPO Head/OGM/Unit Heads and respective Leadership Team members in the development and implementation of the Business plan, highlighting potential P&O-related business opportunities or weaknesses
• Proactively applies organizational diagnostic expertise to analyze and identify potential design improvements, providing change management support to transformation and restructuring efforts
• Ensures adherence to relevant labor and employment law and, when necessary, manage labor relations, including relations with external labor organizations
• Coaches/drives leadership team members on key P&O processes, e.g. Performance Management, OTR and succession planning, and talent management for predefined population, in close cooperation with the respective TODI expert
• Leverages a strong understanding of the relationship between P&O and the Business requirements and ensures that this is reflected in all P&O activities which affect the Talent sourcing, customer related and market related activities of the Rotkreuz site and all Divisions and Units.
• Represents the Rotkreuz site at the Swiss P&O Board
• Fosters diversity for the country and to ensure that the aspired to levels of diversity focuses on maximizing the inclusion provided by this diversity in order to benefit the business and our external customers, payers and government bodies
• Provides vision, leadership, planning, project coordination, and management for the development of cross divisional synergies and alignments
• Supports larger Novartis wide P&O initiatives by ensuring continuity and successful delivery of operational functional services

Minimum requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or other University degree required.
• 8-10 years of operational and leadership experience in the central areas of P&O required: e.g. P&O BP, Compensation and Benefits, Talent Management and Learning
•Commercial background experience would be considered
• Established track record in People Management
• Strong business acumen
• Fluency in English written and spoken

Desirable requirements:
• In-country experience
• Fluency in French
•Conversational in German

799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. 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.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Novartis Pharma Schweiz AG
Human Resources
Full Time