Jun 23, 2022

Job Description

With 53 manufacturing sites in 26 countries! Our aspiration is to become the top manufacturer of innovative and generic medicines in the industry.

We are expanding our internal Operational Excellence team with talented candidates coming from consulting firms with project and program management experience. This role provides a unique opportunity to be part of our journey!

Your key responsibilities:
• Lead and drive performance improvement initiatives by facilitating the implementation of best practices through a rigorous approach of standardization.
• Identify best practices through performance and data analysis.
• Facilitate workshops and provide coaching to identify process improvement opportunities.
• Lead and drive Standardization / Operational Excellence projects execution.
• Coordinate business performance and program/project performance tracking.
• Ensure quality and consistency in process standardization activities by ensuring the maintenance and improvement of tools and templates.
• Drive Operational Excellence Awareness / Culture building within Novartis Technical Operations.
• Work within the organization at all levels utilizing a very "hands-on" approach for creating value and buy-in as a lead change driver.

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:
• University degree in Engineering or Business discipline.
• Experience in supporting process improvement and/or sustainable excellence.
• >4 years manufacturing/operations management experience.
• Proficiency in English language. Basic knowledge of German language is an advantage.
• Proven change management skills and strong communication skills.
• Ability to influence others: advise, convince and persuade others to action on key initiatives.
• Proficiency with MS Excel and MS Powerpoint.
• Ability to be flexible and adapt to change and ability to work in an ambiguous environment.

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Flexible working schedule, tailored to your needs, possibility to work from home, Pension scheme, Employee Recognition Scheme, Sports Club Membership, employment at Top SI Employer, Learning and development opportunities.

Possible job locations: Slovenia, Italy and Spain.

We offer permanent employment, with 6 months of probation period.

You are kindly encouraged to submit your application in English or Slovene language, including CV by 7th of July 2022.

Why Novartis?

750 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Novartis Technical Operations
Technical Operations
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