Mar 28, 2022

Job Description

400 million! That's how many people worldwide cannot access essential health services and more than 2 billion cannot afford to buy the medicines they need. At Sandoz, we discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives. We pioneer novel approaches to help people around the world access high-quality medicine
Defines and drives scientifically sound and business driven project strategy. Reviews, manages, proactively challenges, and controls status of projects operations of the programs and budgets; manages schedules and may prepares status reports. Guides and leads the team in achieving the goals of the program including issue identification, resolution and contingency planning. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and stakeholders goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with team members and line managers. Acts as liaison with alliance partners and thought leaders external to the company. Interfaces with stakeholders to ensure requirements are met.
Your Key Responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
-Responsible for planning and execution of product development projects. Plans and directs schedules and monitors budget/spending.
-Ensures consistent practices throughout all phases of the project life cycle. Drives the development and manages the execution of high quality, integrated cross-functional plans for projects.
-Applies project management best practices in the development, initiation, planning, execution, control & closing of projects. Provides clear direction on product development requirements to meet expectations of external customers and business stakeholders. Interacts with research and development, marketing, manufacturing, and regulatory departments and with external stakeholders.
-Responsible for project performance, risk management, administration, financial management and issue resolution for functional group. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
-Participates with other senior level to establish strategic plans and objectives. Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensure operations effective achievement of objectives. Regularly interacts with senior management and/or major customers (internal or external).
-Participates in corporate development of methods, techniques & evaluation criteria for projects, programs and people. Contributes to and often leads the development of departmental and functional/business unit goals and objectives.
-Represents area as core member in the Global Project Teams for defining global scientific strategy for development up to submission and approval in major markets of assigned product(s).
-Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Novartis products within 24 hours of receipt -Distribution of marketing samples (where applicable)

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:
-Strategy Development
-People Leadership and Project Management
-Collaborating across boundaries. Functional Breadth
-R&D Program Management
-Program Strategy and Life Cycle Management
-Finance Management
Why consider Sandoz?
Our number 1 priority is to pioneer patient access to better healthcare. We are a company of firsts. 1st to develop an oral penicillin antibiotic. 1st to develop and launch biosimilars. 1st to launch an FDA-cleared digital therapeutic. And we never stop asking: how can we continue to pioneer access in an ever-more digital and global world?

The answers come when curious, courageous and collaborative people are empowered to ask new questions, make bold decisions and take smart risks.

Sandoz, a Novartis division, is a leader in generic and biosimilar medicines and a pioneer in digital therapeutics.

Imagine what you could do at Sandoz!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Sandoz, a Novartis company, embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

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BioPharma SZ
Research & Development
Full Time
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Global Program Team Director

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