May 13, 2022

Job Description

Life Cycle Program Manager (f/m/d), Schaftenau, Tyrol, Austria

2-5! This is the number of Supply Chain Life Cycle programs that you are going to manage. There is a great opportunity to join the Global Life Cycle Program Manager team. You drive the program strategy, provide oversight and governance of life cycle events. Are you willing to support NTO to ensure that project teams are aligned, connected and on time with deliverables. Are you an experienced project manager in leading cross-functional global teams? If you are ready to take on a challenge, do not miss out on applying.

Your key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Plan and deliver the program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization
• Develop and implement long-term goals, key milestone planning and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program
• Work closely with project managers to track progress and provide updates on any changes in strategy or priorities
• Drive program-related communication, stakeholder management and facilitate across functions to ensure awareness, alignment and buy-in
• Report to senior management on the progress of individual projects and the overall program
• Support and coach global and local project managers and acts as first escalation body

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 (chemistry, pharmacy or chemical engineering) and/or business administration advantageous
• English - fluent, German - desirable, third language - a plus
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience, including at least 2 years in various pharmaceutical functions e.g. supply chain / production and/or technical development
• Experience in project management and in leading cross-functional global teams

Desirable requirements:
• Good understanding of pharmaceutical or food industry supply chain processes and lean philosophy
• Intercultural experience and ability to act in a complex and rapidly changing business environment

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!

In addition to a market-competitive base salary, we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning and development options as well as worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. In accordance with Austrian law, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary as stated in the collective bargaining agreement. For this position the minimum salary is €63,388.92 per year (on a full-time basis). The actual salary will be significantly higher, as we strive to maintain a competitive position in the market and consider your previous experience, qualifications and individual competencies.

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. Our recruitment decisions are based on selecting the best person for the job, regardless of gender, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.

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Life Cycle Program Manager (f/m/d)

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