Mar 14, 2022

Job Description

20 petabytes of data across 30 data domainsacross the whole bio-pharma value chain waiting for you to unlock the next breakthrough in medicine.

This role drives the digital transformation of the Global Business Planning & Analysis (BPA)/ Digital Finance function of the Onco and Pharma Business Units into an ad-vanced analytics and value-creation powerhouse. The Global Senior Manager Digital Finance (GSMDF) will shape our future finance/BPA organization and the way we sup-port our business using AI, ML & digital. This includes project management, process and organizational design and identifying and managing interdependencies with other digital initiatives throughout the company (e.g. commercial functions, the corporate dig-ital office, finance in other Novartis units incl. NBS, NTO, etc.) The GSMDF takes an active part in orchestrating the development and implementation of AI/ML-powered components for financial forecasting and planning and owns the execution of assigned projects, including transformational activities, working independently and with exten-sive autonomy.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Co-develop vision and supports prioritization of new AI-/decision-making tools in close alignment with the BPA/Finance function of the Onco & Pharma business units
• Own selected AI/ML products and heads their design, development and implementation by orchestrating the right resources across data science and visualization experts. Ensures successful roll-out and adoption across IM.
• Connect newly designed solutions and processes with operational links and leverages her/his operations acumen to pragmatically implement in the NVS environment
• Identify areas of inefficiencies in the application of AI/ML/digital and implements improvements towards a highly efficient, “industrialized” approach in planning and forecasting
• Liaise with other digital/AI initiatives (e.g. commercial, other Novartis units), identifies potential overlaps/ synergies, and co-creates holistic digitalization roadmap
• Work closely with broader Digital Finance team to define data requirements for next generation AI tools to further improve decision-making and efficiencies
• Identify proactively industry benchmarks that trigger/sparkle change initiatives. Proposes innovative approaches to operations and owns their realization from presentation to top management to execution and delivery of results

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• 5-8 years of experience in a multinational compa-ny, consulting or advisory in areas relevant to the position.
• English Fluent, Spanish preferably
• Have a degree in Finance, Economics (or similar), MBA or equivalent preferred
•Knowledge of finance processes, especially plan-ning and forecasting, performance management, management reporting
•Ideally country and/or regional experience within the Novartis commercial BPA function
•Strong analytical skills (applicable to financial analyses and process, governance & organiza-tional design)
•Strong project management skills; project man-agement certification (PMP, etc.) is an asset
•Good communication and stakeholder manage- ment skills applied in complex environments (e.g. matrix/divisional organizations)
•Innovative, digital, and agile mindset
•Pharma industry and digital/data science experi-ence is preferred, but not mandatory.

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary, annual bonus, pension scheme, health insurance, flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme.

Why consider Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. 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!

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