Jun 14, 2022

Job Description

15 Petabyte of data hosted, 49 countries supported, 15000 servers and thousands of devices to connect locations and businesses.
Information is clearly one of Novartis` most valuable asset.
In ISRM (Information Security and Risk Management), we implement and maintain solutions that secure the Novartis environment, protect our data and provide the necessary control framework to enable compliance with the various regulations associated with the healthcare industry.
105,000 outstanding individuals work with Novartis all with different needs and aspirations. Aligned to a single inspirational purpose to reimagine medicine for millions of patients across the world.
Join us and directly contribute to Novartis’ vision to Reimagine Medicine.

Your Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

• Provide governance/ risk advise and support for an IT functional team’s service towers that includes core infrastructure services (e.g., compute, storage, backup, and recovery, etc.), public cloud services, and platform services and lead all aspects of a specific governance/ risk area globally.

• Certify risks are managed in line with ISRM strategy, the policy framework, laws and regulations and outstanding industry standards.

• Safeguard implementation of the information governance framework to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information owned, controlled, or processed by Novartis. Ensure that the organization leads and processes data in the most secure and efficient way.

• Make Sure monitoring of information risk and proactive mitigation of issues -May deliver global information governance programs, e.g., risk management processes, information security awareness programs, data classification, storage and transmission guidelines, audit coordination and management, or development and maintenance of the Information Management Policy Framework.

• Ensure good communication and collaboration with the service owners of the IT Function. Manage an ISRM functional engagement and partnership organization that can identify service and business demands, advise business and IT services (whether in projects or operationally) on information security, IT compliance and/ or information risk management matters.

• Ensure role, accountability, and responsibility of ISRM is known and understood within the services. Vice versa, establishes clear accountability of the “first layer of defense” with services and business, such that security and IT compliance accountability is not abdicated to ISRM (which should have a “2nd layer of defense” role).

• Provide governance and pushes for remediation of threats, vulnerabilities, and risks within the services.

• Identifies points of improvement or gaps in the service delivery of the central ISRM teams (in particular, the Information Security and Compliance Services) and works together with the central teams to resolve them. Reviews ongoing improvements and the feasibility of enhancements to global processes for ISRM.

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:

• 15 years and above experience in the areas of IT, IT infrastructure and IT risk management.
• University master level degree in business/ technical/ scientific area or comparable education/experience.
• Experience with Good Practice quality guidelines and regulations (GxP)
• Professional information security certification, such as CISSP, CISM or ISO 27001 auditor/ practitioner.
• Professional (information system) risk or audit certification such as CIA, CISA or CRISC.
• Experience with Cloud Solutions like AWS, Azur, GCP etc., Hosting service like Compute, Backup, DB, Virtualization etc.

Why Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, 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!

Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to hear more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
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Hyderabad, AP
Information Technology
Full Time
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