Operational Excellence Expert

Oct 08, 2021

Job Description

365 days a year, our global manufacturing and supply network works to ensure our patients have the treatments they need to live longer, healthier lives.

Position Purpose:
The person will be responsible for process design & Governance across functions in NTO and if required help in the implementation of the same. The role will require working with functional leadership, sites and Global Operation Centres to identify opportunities and to deliver on them.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Drive Business Process design & definition in conjunction with Global Process owners to capture current and desired Process maps using tools like Adonis.

• Support the Process Owners in governing the process changes and adherence to process documentation requirements.

• Support Opex BP in driving performance improvement initiatives by facilitating the implementation of best practices and drive standardization across sites.

• Support OpEx capability building trainings and coaching’s.
o Drive OpEx Awareness / Culture building within NTO
o Support Preparation / standardization / execution of OpEx trainings based on customer needs
o Support in mentoring Lean/Continuous improvement project ideas.

• Assist project teams in establishing process performance indicators/metrics to ensure that projects are operating optimally and meeting customer requirements and internal goals of cost reduction and increased efficiency, effectiveness and regulatory performance.

• Work within the organization at all levels utilizing a very "hands-on" approach for creating value and buy-in as a lead change driver.

• Foster an environment that enables the most efficient and effective work processes to achieve continuous quality and productivity improvements for NTO.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Graduate Degree in business, finance, or economics & Six Sigma Certification (Black Belt) from an institute or company of repute. Fluency in English is prerequisite, while knowledge European languages would be an advantage.

• Extensive experience (5-8 years) in managing multi-functional Projects, Programs & change Management with internal and external stake holders . Experience in Business Process Design, Documentation & Governance.

• Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills as well as solid presentation skills. Experience in working in large / MNC companies with global stakeholders preferably in a Consultant role.

• Excellent communication, people management, stake holders management and leadership skills.

• Thorough understanding of Lean Six Sigma methods required. Experienced in facilitating workshops, Data analysis, driving continuous improvement making a significant impact to the Process.

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

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

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