Enterprise Architect – Commercial

Aug 06, 2021
Czech Republic

Job Description

+75 is the number of associates that will be part of Lead Digital Core (LDC) spanning across all units and functions globally at Novartis Group.

LDC will simplify the way we work and allow us to leverage data for digital innovation at scale. We will achieve this through a focus on high quality data at the core, supported by end-to-end enterprise processes and new technologies, including the transformation of our ERP backbone to S/4HANA and integrated digital solutions around it.

As a key player in our program, this role will be accountable for the architecture of SAP S/4HANA and integrated digital solutions in the area of Commercial Operations and will be part of our “Technology Strategy and Architecture (TSA)” team in Technology Transformation Organization in Novartis

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Own and drive the enterprise architecture for the Commercial area through addressing all business requirements and opportunities while following Novartis architectural standards, quality and information security principles
• Collaborate closely with the Global Process Owners (GPOs) and Enterprise Process Leads (EPLs) to suggest standardized and simplified integrated solutions
• Champion the standardization and simplification of the architecture, minimizing the custom solutions only for cases where Novartis makes a difference in the market serving customers/patients
• Identify critical integration points and dependencies, propose solutions for key gaps, provide effort estimations while ensuring alignment with business and other teams
• Assure consistency and traceability of the architecture, functional specifications, Agile ways of working and adapting to DevSecOps, architectural roadmaps and strategic vendor alignment, regulatory/control requirements, and smooth transition of solutions to operations
• Deliver assigned project work as per agreed timeline within budget and on-quality adhering to the release calendars

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:

• Bachelor’s degree in business/technical domains
• Ideally SAP certifications / trainings in specified module(s)/process areas
• > 8 years of relevant professional IT experience in the related functional area
• Proven experience as enterprise architect for end to end processes in SAP ECC / S4 HANA and eco-system applications/processes in the area of Commercial
• Strong knowledge in the area of process and data integration scenarios
• Proven track record of broad industry experience and excellent understanding of complex enterprise IT landscapes and relationships
• Experience and knowledge with CRM & Master Data Management
• Experience in process automation and digitalization technologies (RPA, ML/AI)
• Proven experience in developing enterprise architecture models, roadmaps (founded on TOGAF) using enterprise architecture methods and tools (e.g. ADOIT, ADONIS).
• Experience in Agile project delivery and general management in an international environment
• Excellent knowledge of business processes, experience in regulated system environment and ability to “speak the business language” when talking about IT subjects
• Experience in advising peers and senior stakeholders on complex issues and provide complex, contextual guidance to influence actions of internal and/or external partners
• Experience in managing internal and external experts in different locations and time zones

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, adventurous 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 seek 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.

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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
Czech Republic
Information Technology
Full Time
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