Cyber Security Strategic Planning and Business Operations Head

Sep 30, 2021

Job Description

Cyber Security Strategic Planning and Business Operations Head

180000 users in 118 countries and you will lead development of the organization's overall IT strategy to support the business strategy. Oversee implementation of the IT strategy-and all IT governance and innovation efforts -and advise IT unit leaders on strategy and innovation opportunities.

Your key responsibilities :
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Develop and maintain the Novartis Information Security Strategy and contribute to the NBS IT Strategic 5 Year Plan.
• Define strategic overview of cyber program to articulate current state and vision to corporate Board of Directors and executive operating committee. Influence business strategic themes with information security insights
• Proactively scan and analyze the impact of new trends in information security or how information security impacts new technology trends and pharma trends
• Develop IT Function strategy deep-dives in partnership with the IT Function leadership
• Develop recommendations on IT performance improvement from benchmarking specifically around information security
• Develop and operate an effective decision making (governance) environment in NBS IT.
• Drive development of and maximize return on IT’s portfolio of information and technology innovation initiatives – disruptive and incremental opportunities.
• Successfully deliver select innovation and/or strategic change projects Security Strategy Executive Stakeholder Management Strategic Presentation Design specific to information security

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:
• At least 4 years’ experience in leadership positions in a matrix organization
• Proven experience in driving information security strategy in matrix organization and outstanding communication skills across global teams
• Very strong technical know-how (Subject Matter Expert) in the security area as well as in the technical domain. High level of negotiations required to articulate security needs
• High level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and exude the appropriate level of judgment and maturity.
• Good mediation and facilitation skills and proficient English (oral and written)

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?
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 here 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.

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Novartis Ireland Ltd. has been certified as a Top Employer 2021 by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings!

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Cyber Security Strategic Planning and Business Operations Head

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