Apr 19, 2022

Job Description

28,000 associates of more than 100 nationalities deliver high quality and affordable medicine on time, every time, safely and efficiently.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Closely collaborates with all global CMO functions (Commercial, Operations, Development) on evaluation, selection, allocation and execution of projects in order to facilitate timely project decisions and improve the efficiency in overall process.
• Leading the compilation of a strategic Master Plan for the newly established CMO business
• Tracks and reports all active projects from time, cost and scope point of view, from initiation to execution.
• Manages the preparation, compilation and reporting of timelines, project budgets and priorities for all active projects; scrutinizes project schedules and costs with the individual stakeholders; ensures management of timelines through critical analysis.
• Leads individual business critical projects, e.g. related to Network Transformation activities or IT implementation projects
• Drives continuous improvements by providing forward looking data analysis and reports which allow relevant functions to monitor and improve their performance (incl. competitive intelligence and benchmarking as requested).

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• University degree (or equivalent) in business administration with 5+ years experience in pharmaceutical industry in project management or related areas (e.g. portfolio management, product development, in-licensing) with exposure to senior management.
• Thorough understanding of project cost estimation, timelines, budgeting process, constraints, opportunities and risks.
• Competitive intelligence and ability to use and interpret databases and public domain information.
• Ability to liaise with people at all levels of the organization.
• Strategic thinking with strong communication skills.
• Excellent team playing skills.

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!

In addition to a market-competitive base salary, we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning and development options as well as worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. In accordance with Austrian law, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary as stated in the collective bargaining agreement. For this position the minimum salary is 63388.92 € / year (on a full-time basis). In most cases, the actual salary will be higher, as we strive to maintain a competitive position in the market and consider your previous experience, qualifications and individual competencies.
We are open for part-time and job-sharing models and support flexible and remote working where possible.

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.
Our recruitment decisions are based on selecting the best person for the job, regardless of gender, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.

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