Senior Consultant - PMO

Jan 13, 2022
Czech Republic

Job Description

Senior Consultant - PMO, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

4! number of worldwide locations where we are building our Global PMO Services organization.
PMO as a Service provides Project Management consulting and expertise to maintain high PM standards in line with program/portfolio complexity.

The organization’s primary responsibility is to drive and support strategic business projects for the Novartis Group. We create enterprise value by developing strong partnerships with our colleagues and building competitive advantages through innovation, standardization, scale-up and productivity improvements.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Plan, develop and lead projects around key Novartis products in major markets or within large scale business transformation areas. Create detailed project management plan, and set strategic direction for projects.
• Establish governance and ensure effective communication across the divisional Strategy teams, align closely with stakeholders at regional, functional and/or global level per project or initiative requirements.
• Proactively apply and drive adoption of project management methodologies, provide organizational change support and appropriate communications for project implementation.
• As a PM/PMO, own a complete Project Life Cycle and ensure deliverable completion. Independently supervise project breakthroughs and drive their resolution.
• Co-ordinate risk & issue management with key stakeholders in all relevant business areas and establish a level of control consistency.
• Lead additional smaller projects or initiatives, including project scoping, crafting content and managing stakeholders to generate insights and prepare outputs for informed decisions.
• Coach and mentor junior team members on project management methodologies and best practices

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:
• 5+ years of project work experience in the capacity of a PM/PMO
• Stakeholder management and communication at different levels and across multiple geographies
• Proven track record of project planning and resource management
• Strong written / verbal communication and presentation skills
• Analytical, process-oriented and data-driven approach
• Proficient English (knowledge of a second major European language is an advantage)

Desirable requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering or IT, alternatively an MBA (or equivalent)
• PMP/PRINCE 2 certification

You’ll receive:
Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis); 5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report; Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Edenred CZ in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 90 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company); MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services:

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!

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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Czech Republic
BD&L & Strategic Planning
Full Time
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Senior Consultant - PMO

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