Apr 05, 2022

Job Description

Sandoz has embraced a bold strategy to drive a company-wide digital transformation. This includes the development and implementation of the Sandoz enterprise-wide digital strategy that leverages data and digital to develop and manage a strategic digital portfolio that delivers $500M of value to Sandoz within 3 years.
This will drive deployment of digital and data technologies and ways of working to achieve enterprise-wide strategic objectives across Portfolio and Pipeline, Customer Engagement and Sales Operations. The Sandoz Digital Strategy is led by the Sandoz Chief Digital Officer and co-owned with the Sandoz Executive Committee (SEC)

The Digital Strategy Manager reports into the Head Digital Strategy & Program Ops. The role will support operational execution for the Sandoz Digital team. The role supports the Head Digital Strategy & Program Ops in validating internal and external digital innovation opportunities and will be heavily involved in the management of the overall portfolio of digital initiatives across the division.

In this regard, the role will drive business case validation, tracking of projects actuals and benefit realization to allow for re-occurring re-prioritization across projects in an agile matter. The role will engage with the Digital leadership team and working with senior leaders across regions and functions.

The role holder will need a proven track record for delivering results, thriving in a high demand, performance-driven environment and navigating complex and far-reaching data & digital strategic topics.

• Drive monitoring and tracking of the portfolio of digital priority roadmap
• Co-develop KPIs and milestones for digital programs, centrally monitor progress, and highlight challenges
• Work closely with Finance to ensure project spend is in line with expectations and benefits can be identified
• Play active role in facilitating planning, budgeting and benefits planning activities, in order to gain required approvals to proceed with execution.
• Work with Program Leads to monitor/track performance of portfolio against key KPIs and to ensure projects progress according to plan and drive toward significant, tangible business results

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:

• 3-5 years of experience in project management, consulting, finance or similar
• Experience in top strategy consulting firm or similar (e.g. VC, IB, PE)
• Know-how on key financial metrics (e.g. NPV, ROI), experience in (project) controlling
• Experience is healthcare, pharmaceuticals or Generics is a big plus
• Excellent analytical skills (problem structuring and problem solving), able to handle complex analysis
• Project management skills; experience with global cross-functional projects at Business Unit Level preferred.

Why Sandoz?

Our number one priority is giving patients access to etter health care. We are pioneers and were the first.

• in the development of an orally administered penicillin antibiotic
• in the development of a biosimilar and its introduction on the market
• when introducing an FDA-approved digital therapy form.

In addition, we never stop asking ourselves how we can continue to be successful pioneers in creating access to medical care in an increasingly globalized and digitized world. Answers can be found when curious people work closely together, ask questions, make bold decisions and take smart risks.

Sandoz is a division of Novartis, which is a leader in the field of generic and biosimilar medicine and a pioneer in the field of digital therapies.

Imagine what you could do at Sandoz!

Commitment to diversity and inclusion:

Sandoz is committed to diversity, equal opportunities and inclusion. We strive to assemble diverse teams that are representative of the patients and communities we serve. We strive to create an inclusive workplace that works together to encourage bold innovation and empower our people to reach their full potential.

Hiring decisions are based solely on qualifications for the position, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability.

The law provides for severely disabled applicants / applicants with equal status to involve the local SBV in the application process. If this is what you want, please let us know in advance as a note on your résumé.

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Digital SZ
Holzkirchen (near Munich)
Full Time
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Digital Strategy Manager

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