May 02, 2022

Job Description

21,000. That’s how many people Novartis hires globally every year. We want curious, courageous and collaborative people like you to join our inspiring environment. Here you’re given opportunities to make a genuine impact on our patient driven mission. Here you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges !

As a member of the Global Technical Talent Acquisition (TA) organization, these positions will be responsible for attracting and hiring top talent for all Novartis companies which it supports. This role will be functionally aligned with a focus on building functional depth and talent market knowledge for a particular guild within technical hiring in areas such as Data Science & Analytics, Cybersecurity and IT.

We are Novartis.
Join us and help reimagine medicine!

What if your IT/Tech/Digital recruitment experience could help us reimagine medicine?

The purpose of the role is to translate business needs into effective and efficient talent acquisition strategies.

This role requires working with Technical/IT cross-functional, cross-divisional and cross-geographies teams in evolving the technology offerings to ensure that the solution meets the business outcomes.

This opportunity is ideally located in New Jersey and/or Massachusetts and may not have the ability to be located fully remotely.

What you will be responsible for (non-exhaustive list) ?

• Full end-to-end responsibility for management and drive of appropriate sourcing, assessment, selection and pre-on boarding strategies for US-based IT roles
• Partner with IT leaders to deeply understand their hiring needs and consequently develop recruiting strategies in alignment with their divisional (global and/or US) unit goals
• Conduct preliminary interviews with passive and/or active candidates to gauge interest, skills and salary requirements
• Act as champion for crafting exceptional candidate and hiring manager experiences
• Reflect and iterate on the hiring process to improve efficiency, quality of assessment, and ability to close candidates
• Run all aspects of the Applicant Tracking System, including, but not limited to: entering requisitions, posting jobs, managing candidate flow, submitting offers and closing out all jobs and candidates as needed.
• Pro-actively participate in campaigns (D&I events, career fairs, talent engagement etc...) promoting and developing the Novartis Brand
• Participate in ad-hoc HR/TA projects

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 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.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role ?
• 5+ years of experience recruiting technology and IT professionals in a fast-paced innovative environment (agency or corporate environments)
• Proven track record of sourcing and recruiting technical talent
• Takes a problem-solving approach when faced with challenging or difficult situations
• Experienced in establishing and cultivating relationships; able to collaborate effectively with key stakeholders and partners across the organization
• Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and handle multiple projects and tasks
• Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions and implement recommendations for resolution
• Uses diverse and varied approaches to persuade, negotiate and influence operational decisions

• Experience using applicant tracking systems (Brassring and Avature)
• Cross-divisional, cross-geographies and/or cross-functional TA experience
• Previous experience in designing D&I talent acquisition strategies
• International/Domestic Relocation support is not available. Ideally, candidate will be located in NJ/NY/PA tristate area and/or Massachusetts if needs to commute to site in future. Hybrid work flexibility is on offer however if applying from outside these states, we cannot guarantee at present that full remote setup may be available.

What you will receive in return?
Competitive salary, annual bonus, long term incentive for select levels, health insurance, paid vacation/holidays, potential flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme.

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!

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East Hanover, NJ
Human Resources
Full Time
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Technical Talent Acquisition Business Partner/ Recruiter

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