Quality Innovation Manager

Oct 08, 2021

Job Description

How would you like to be a part of a brand new team and project at one of the biggest names in the pharmaceutical world?

As Quality Innovation Manager at Novartis, your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Implementing Digital Strategy for Global Quality through end-to-end Innovation process across all Quality function, focusing on digital innovation, act as a central point of contact and decision making body for innovation (innovation board), and be the link to business especially serving in the digital boards of business partners.
• Strengthen innovation culture in Quality through a network of innovation agents promoting and supporting digital innovation in Quality. Implement and govern the oversight and coordination of digital innovation projects, thereby ensuring avoidance of duplication and missed opportunities.
• Champion adoption of new, innovative & data-driven of digital innovation projects within Quality. Support and prepare business cases.
• Drive execution and expansion of Innovation Hub’s portfolio in collaboration with rest of the team e.g. QANTO, [email protected]
• Foster culture of innovation in Quality in close collaboration with OpEx teams
• Implementation of end-to-end Innovation Management Process for digital innovation, including review of ideation platform, pitching events, technology research
• Implementing governance structure (Quality Innovation Board) incl. alignment with existing bodies
• Developing and implementing Quality Value Propositions to guide Quality/Business interactions in innovation
• Identifying key projects and innovation opportunities, start and/or lead key projects
• Prepare funding requests (i.e. Innovation CARs - Capital Appropriation Requests) as necessary for piloting or other needs
• Drive and support alignment with IT strategy
• Serve and act as a key member in the business Digital Boards, where applicable

Minimum Requirements

- University degree or higher in Life Sciences / Engineering / Computer Sci-ences / Information Technology / Strategy & Management / Natural Sciences
- Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry, emerging technology, innovation methodology is highly desirable
- Fluent spoken and written English; additional languages desirable
- 5+ years of experience delivering results in a matrix environment, within the pharmaceutical industry or in a major consulting firm.
- In-depth knowledge of Pharma industry with a proven understanding of role of Quality, GxP processes and requirements
- Technology competence and Innovation mindset to own and drive data and digital initiatives with good understanding of the potential areas in Quality that could benefit
- Energetic, self-organizing, self-directing, bold and entrepreneurial, curious to experiment

You’ll receive: Company Pension Plan; Life and Accidental Insurance; Meals Allowance or Canteen in the office; Flexible working hours

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.

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