Senior Consultant - PMO

Nov 06, 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.
As a Senior Consultant in the PMOaaS you will be able to be part of Strategic Projects and support the achievement/objectives of the Region.

Your key responsibilities:

• Support strategic business programs/projects for Novartis Group, with the aim of improving economic value and securing future driven advantage. Ensure visible communication across the divisional Strategy teams. Align closely with stakeholders at country, functional and global level as defined by the requirements of the different projects.
• Support program / project managers during planning to build and manage coordinated plans across programs. Support review of dependencies and achievements at program or portfolio level and provide mentoring, monitoring and control to program team.
• Support the managers and directors in project work and provide experienced consultation during all project phases. Independently supervise milestones of the projects as well as completion.
• Governance management: Proactively apply project management methodologies, provide organizational change support and appropriate communications for the implementation of projects and initiatives.
• Provide mentoring on adherence to "handbooks" across program or projects. Supervising compliance with project management standards, policies, procedures, and templates by means of project audits
• Risk management: Co-ordinate risk & issue activity in all relevant business areas and establish a level of control consistency. Work with key business partners, project managers and program team to identify Risk & Issues and drive the project/program managers to effectively manage those risks and issues within their own projects.
• Providing high level and effective risk management practices, advice to support the decision making of both the transformation program team and its Steering Committee.
• Provide mentoring and coaching to junior team members on program 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

Minimum requirements :
• Bachelor's in either a Science, Engineering, or IT with and MBA.
• +6 years of solid experience in Operations Management and Execution, Project Management, Major Change, Collaborating across boundaries, Global Scope
• PMP/PRINCE 2 certification
• English proficiency

Desirable Requirements:

• Agile, Scrum, Six Sigma certifications
• Experience working in Data & Digital domains, Pharma / Life Sciences industry.
• Previous experience in Consulting Companies

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

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