May 19, 2022

Job Description

100% revenue growth, that is our ambition for the Biopharmaceuticals business unit for the next 5 years. To broaden access to affordable biologics for patients, this is our purpose at Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals.

Sandoz, a division of Novartis, is a global leader in Generic and Biosimilar medicines. We are committed to building on that leadership to drive access to medicine worldwide and are doubling down to build on our already rich pipeline of 15+ biosimilars.

Purpose of the role:
The Director of Operations Biopharmaceuticals will support the Head of Biopharmaceuticals in driving and implementing governance within the Business Unit, as well as their presentation/interactions with internal and external stakeholders.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Organizing and moderating monthly Biopharma Executive Committee (BEC) meetings
• Managing the BEC Bold and Near-Term objectives including quarterly progress tracking
• Structuring presentation content for the Bio BU Head representation at the Sandoz Executive Committee meeting and other key internal forums
• Managing and moderating topics for weekly General Management meetings
• Leading the content preparation process for quarterly IR & meet the management events
• Organizing and managing the Enterprise Risk Management process for the Bio unit
• Managing the amalgamation of key Bio policy positions emerging across regions
• Ownership of the Governance model for Bio with annual health checks on effectiveness/simplification
• Ad hoc operations work for general management purposes

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:
• Business and/or science background and degree is required. MD, science PhD or MBA with a focus in consultancy, marketing or equivalent experience is desirable
• Minimum 10yrs pharma industry expertise, preferably in specialty
• Experience in complex matrix environments
• Mature matrix leadership skills
• Strong project management skills
• Ability to align interests of multiple parties, and to be adaptable in a new and evolving area of the business
• Strong written and verbal communication skills in English

Why Sandoz?
500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2020 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

How will we do this? 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 Sandoz!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Sandoz 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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BioPharma SZ
Holzkirchen (near Munich)
BD&L & Strategic Planning
Full Time
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Director Operations Biopharma (d/f/m)

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