Lead Consultant - PMO

Nov 04, 2021

Job Description

+3000 People in the Novartis CONEXTS team, a global network of internal specialists providing high quality commercial, scientific, legal, digital and consulting services and solutions across the entire Novartis organization, with a focus on key markets, product launches and strategic initiatives. We create enterprise value by developing strong partnerships with our colleagues and building competitive advantages through innovation, standardization and scale-up, and productivity improvements.

Your key responsibilities:

• Support strategic business projects for Novartis Group, with the aim of improving economic value and securing future competitive advantage. The role is the functional leader of service delivery and governance across the organisation.
• Provide advise and mentoring, monitoring and assurance, advocacy in assigned Novartis programs to key program stakeholders, program leads and senior leadership.
• Program management: Own the implementation and management of portfolio, program and project governance frameworks and development of appropriate reporting tools which deliver value.
• Establish organisation wide program reporting with a focus on valuable advice and early identification and resolution of risk and issues.
• Coach and mentor project sponsors and managers. Developing and improving templates and checklists
• People Management: Provide encouraging leadership, motivating and advising staff as they work. Mentoring and supporting team members to drive projects in line with outcomes “playbook”
• The role will lead a small team of associates within PMOaaS and develop them to support programs across Novartis. Provide mentoring support for other Program managers and Project managers.

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

• Bachelor's in either a Science, Engineering, or IT with and MBA.
• Proficient English
• 12+ Years' of proven experience in Program Management, Project Management, Major Change initiatives and Financial Management.
• Collaborating across boundaries, Global Scope, Industry/ Business Exposure
• Strategic Thinking and Planning, Understanding of Client needs, Developing and Delivering Story Flows and Presentations.
• Knowledge of Current and Future Global Business Trends

Desirable Requirements:

• PMP/PRINCE 2 certification is highly desirable

Why consider 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!

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Distrito Federal
BD&L & Strategic Planning
Full Time
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Lead Consultant - PMO

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