APMA People Partner Head

Jan 20, 2022

Job Description

769 million! That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. Join us as the our APMA Head of People’s Partner and be a part of our journey to continue bringing impact to help improve and extend people’s lives.

This role will be responsible to lead the Regional cross-divisional People Partner teams in APMA, delivering a consistent end-to-end P&O experience, focusing on the moments that matter for leaders, managers and associates, also establishing harmonized People Partner processes and ways of working globally / regionally to provide a P&O experience that meets both customer (leaders, managers and associates) and stakeholder expectations (Country P&O Board, Business Partners and COEs) now and in the future.

Key Responsibilities

• Accountable for credible P&O People Partnering to leaders, managers and associates, offering advice and guidance on the moments that matter.
• Accountable for the execution of local implementation of large-scale organizational and day-to-day organizational structure changes, in line with country regulations / policies. Accountable for the overall performance of the People Partnering Teams to ensure successful partnering to all Novartis divisions across a large country, cluster or region.
• Act as a diplomat, negotiator and coach to align the agendas of the business, NBS and the P&O function.
• Activate business ownership and accountability of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.
• Clarify People Partner team priorities linked to purpose and strategy, helping collaborate with other teams, manage across the matrix, remove obstacles and overcome silos.
• Collaborates with other P&O People Partner Heads in other countries, regions and clusters to maintain a consistent standard globally.
• Leads alignment and harmonization of local regulations with P&O Board; monitors compliance, risk management and review P&O controls (as part of the NFCM framework) working with People Partner team.
• Leads the People Partner team to ensure successful country transitions and integrations including effective change management and business continuity.
• Champions culture and supports implementation of corporate initiatives (e.g., CwR, Evolve, Go Big on Learning) hampions culture and supports implementation of corporate initiatives (e.g., CwR, Evolve, Go Big on Learning).

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
• Bachelors Degree in any related field. Master’s degree of Postgraduate would be an advantage.
• Minimum 15 years of working experience with at least 5 years in a senior leadership role in a regional capacity.
• Experience building cross-functional partnerships and influencing stakeholders across the organization
• Experience with leading and implementation of large transformational initiatives in MNC setup.
• Demonstrated strong leadership with a pragmatic mindset and is able to provide integrated solutions according to business needs.

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 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.

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