Lead Consultant - Change Management

Jun 02, 2021

Job Description

105,000 people reimagining medicine for more than 750 million people globally. That’s also the number of people in Novartis you may impact as our new Internal Consultant. Part of a team that enable, support and deliver major transformation initiatives globally.

Are you a leader in delivering change successfully in large, global organizations? Are you passionate about helping people adapt to organizational and systems changes? As part of the Novartis CTS Conexts Consulting (Dublin) leadership team, the Lead Consultant role will focus on the people side of change, including changes to organisation structures, business processes, systems, and technologies, with an emphasis on human centered change and the design and delivery of complex organizational change programs. You’ll create and deliver strategies and plans to help our Associates to maximise the adoption of new programs and ways of working by honing methods of effective and sustained behavior change. This is a great opportunity for someone who’s looking to play a key role in implementing fast and effective change across a world-class global pharmaceutical company.

Major Accountabilities

- Lead and implement change initiatives related to assigned change programs in Novartis
- Drive adoption and proficiency of changes within the organization in compliance with Novartis Change Management methodologies.
- Develop project strategies and plans, including stakeholder assessment, communications, leadership alignment, organization transition, change readiness, capability transfer, and end-user training as required
- Oversee team execution in accordance with project plans, tools, and methods, and support resource planning and acquisition.
- Lead/facilitate meetings with colleagues to ensure an understanding of the Novartis culture, and become a role model for these values through your behaviors and actions.
- Provide direct support and coaching to front-line program colleagues as they help their direct reports through transitions.
- Facilitate change management activities with cross-functional team members and stakeholders to understand and ensure successful adoption of the enterprise business transformation ‘making change stick’.
- Prepare program sessions independently, ensure transparent and timely communication with your program teams and with third parties, ensure deliverables are ready, in high quality and delivered timely to the right stakeholders.
- Programme, Project and Team management and Coordination. The role holder will be responsible for business and change coordination within assigned programs e.g. managing workstreams, providing project execution and planning support, following up on action items.

Minimum Requirements

Ideal Background

- 10-15 years experience including significant consultancy experience
- Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in science, engineering, business administration or economics; Master’s degree in change related subject matter, behavioural economics, psychology, (change) digital analytics preferred.
- Further qualifications is a recognised change methodology and practice is preferred e.g. Bridges' Change Management Framework, Kotter's OCM Methodology, Lewin Change Model, McKinsey 7-S Change Model, Prosci Change Management Methodology (ADKAR)
- Experience, and proven ability to manage, team with and motivate stakeholders of widely varying backgrounds across a dispersed and matrixed organization

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.

Why consider Novartis?
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!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

Join our Novartis Network:
If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network

Novartis Ireland Ltd. has been certified as a Top Employer 2020 by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings!

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