May 05, 2022

Job Description

105,000 people reimagining medicine for more than 769 million people globally. The role will have cross-franchise/ cross-functional impact to generate growth opportunities for current portfolio and drive future business beyond the current business model. Some of these initiatives are transformational in nature.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to

• Primary responsibility is to support strategic business projects for Novartis Group, the CEO and the Executive Committee, with the aim of maximizing economic value and securing future competitive advantage. Support Senior Strategy Managers and Directors in projects around key Novartis products in major markets, that Deliver substantially greater outcome improvement than from the product alone -Deliver substantially greater financial rewards for Novartis based on this.

• Manage Novartis Strategy Community-The project manager maintains the contact with the divisional strategy teams and plans/organizes regular update meetings. In addition, the project manager also leads small projects at any time from project scoping, creating content and managing of stakeholders to generate insights and prepare outputs which enable informed decisions.

• Prepare regular exchange between community members, e.g. independent organization of the annual Strategy offsite meeting (including agenda, speakers, etc). Ensure transparent communication across the divisional Strategy teams. -Support the managers and directors in project work and provide expert consultation during all project phases.

• Align closely with stakeholders at country, functional and global level as defined by the requirements of the different projects and initiatives. -Independently monitor milestones of the projects as well as completion. -Assists Head of Strategy on larger strategy projects across units and functions as well as countries. Take ownership for subparts of the overall project and ensure completion of these.

• Proactively apply project management methodologies. Provide change management support and appropriate communications for the implementation of projects and initiatives. Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Novartis products within 24 hours of receipt -Distribution of marketing samples (where applicable)

• Successfully lead a small project to final output -Feedback from internal and external stakeholders on quality of deliverable, Performance against annual objectives and milestones as in workplan -Feedback from internal and external partners regarding interaction, prioritization, time management.

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


• Masters in either a Science, Engineering, or IT with and MBA (or equivalent)

• Operations Management and Execution Project Management Collaborating across boundaries Geographic Scope Major Change English Communicating with different customer groups Managing resources Organizing and planning Analyzing stakeholder requirements.

Why 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!

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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BD&L & Strategic Planning
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Manager - Strategy

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