Third Party Labor Rights Manager, Prague

Mar 29, 2021
Czech Republic

Job Description

Third Party Labor Rights Manager, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

Novartis engages with a network of suppliers worldwide and their contributions are crucial to our success. With global reach, ensuring that our goods and services are ethically sourced is paramount.

Purpose of the position is to establish and maintain effective measures to supervise and ensure that the global process is fully and consistently implemented across the regions and within the countries. Lead operations and continuous improvement reviews to define and implement actions and projects to continuously improve the process effectiveness and efficiency.

The TPRM Labor Rights Team is growing and seeks to hire an extra specialist, with potential to grow, who will cover the Labor Rights risks for third parties throughout the full life-cycle from initial assessment through onboarding, ongoing monitoring and periodical compliance refreshments and where needed off-boarding.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Supporting across Third Party Labor Rights’ clusters, over time may take over a cluster (several countries) and responsibility by its own; supports responsibilities of TPRM risk management activities for Third Party Labor Rights & Human Rights
• Assessing the outcomes once the third party has completed the third party Labor Rights questionnaire, reviews the responses and assesses whether the third party can be engaged, maintained or whether a more extensive due diligence is required
• Involving appropriate specialists (e.g. from Legal, Health Safety Environment, Ethics Risk& Compliance and Human Rights) to perform suitable due diligence in cases where the outcome of the more extensive due diligence still leaves open important questions
• Preparing reporting outlining the outcomes of the Labor Rights risk assessment activities identifying any risk indicators and the recommended actions resulting from the gaps identified and working closely with the third party and local business stakeholders. Facilitating discussions between these functions when / where required. Understanding the cause of overdue actions and escalates to appropriate people to help resolve issues
• Supporting, as necessary, third parties during development of appropriate action plans for Labor Rights
• Revising, verifying and confirming the adequacy of remediation actions carried out by third parties. Performing direct and indirect monitoring activities defined by the TPRM program
• Recording outcomes in the TPRM technology and maintains documents collected as part of the due diligence process (e.g. questionnaire, reports, evidence of any additional inquiry, internet search etc.)
• Preparing and leading third party Labor Rights audits, assessing whether third parties are acting in compliance with Novartis’ Labor rights’ requirements and international/local labor laws

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Czech Republic
Human Resources
Full Time

Third Party Labor Rights Manager, Prague

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