Apr 22, 2022

Job Description

>500 new materials introduced every year! Our External Supplier Operations (ESO) Team partnering with 100 Suppliers worldwide supports our growing business all over the globe.
Being part of the ESO team you will be working in a very dynamic business environment with a lot of global interaction and attractive tasks.

As Life Cycle Manager you will act as a project lead at Site and/or Platform for Novartis Technical Operations - technical/manufacturing/engineering projects during the Life Cycle of a given product, e. g. product launches, changes, transfers, pruning, divestment and other special projects like e.g. SPT, ensuring coordination across global and local functions in alignment with Global / regional functions as appropriate

This role can be executed within Germany or Spain. We offer the possibility to work remotely.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Represent the site in cross-functional project teams led from global / regional functions, e.g. Product Launches, Program Management Teams to ensure the coordination of all activities at site level
• Setup and lead local and/or global cross-functional project teams to ensure time to market / implementation of all on-going life-cycle activities
• Drive the Evaluation, and define the scope and objectives of projects
• Support preparation of business cases incl. financial evaluation, provide -reports/updates, to facilitate Management decision-making on life cycle activities
• Managing of the cross-functional project teams
• Define and establish the submission and implementation strategy with all responsible stakeholders
• Drive the agreement on the change request strategy and ensure that the project related change requests in the corresponding change control system are maintained in an adequate status as required by the processes
• Define and establish the master data strategy together with MDG to ensure an early master data modelling for all Life Cycle Projects

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:
• University degree in science (chemistry, pharmacy, chemical engineering or business administration)
• Fluent English
• 5 years of experience in various pharmaceutical functions (e.g. supply chain, production or technical development)
• Experience in project management leading cross-functional global teams
• Good understanding of pharmaceutical or food industry supply chain processes and Lean philosophy

Desirable Requirements:
• Intercultural experience
• Good analytical skills

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!

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.

Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability.
The law provides for severely disabled / equal applicants the opportunity to involve the local representative body for disabled employees (SBV) in the application process. If you would like to request this, please let us know in advance as a note on your CV.

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Novartis Technical Operations
Technical Operations
Full Time
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Life Cycle Manager (m/f/d)

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