Jun 08, 2022

Job Description

2022 is an exciting year for Novartis as we accelerate our growth in the Technology Transformation (TT) space to support our Sandoz business !

At Novartis, we are reimagining medicine powered by data science to make the world a healthier place to live.

Are you passionate about technology transformation and motivated to operate in an ‘unbossed’ culture? Are you curious to see how your technical skills and experience can impact breakthrough life-changing medicine and have a positive impact on the lives of everyday people?

• The Strategic Business Partner for Clinical / Global Medical Affairs / Safety / Digital drives and ensures that TT global and local (where applicable) demand is captured from business and collaborates with other CTS TT functions to ensure quality services are delivered to stakeholders as per agreed service descriptions.
• This role contributes to creating, evolving, and driving the organization's strategy, aligning objectives with technology strategy development, solution discovery, service, risk and relationship management.

• Strategic business partner to proactively shape change portfolio and technology roadmap (3-5y horizon)
• Drive forward thinking and innovation within business w.r.to tech driven business capabilities and processes, leading conversation with consulting mindset together with other TT functions
• Accountable for Program, project & product delivery to the business
• Partner with Business to drive Business transformation Programs enabled by technology, co-own transformation outcomes
• Measure and drive business value of transformation initiatives underpinned by Programs, Projects, Products
• Develop knowledge above silos across business functions and ensure business accountabilities are executed
• Improve the ‘ease of engagement’ with TT for the business
• TT budget accountability to the business. Help business to understand their choices to manage technology costs
• Partner with Countries or Sites (where applicable) in respect to country/site roadmaps balancing global and local investments and business needs
• Risk ownership for investment and operations portfolio. Key business partner for business continuity
• Ensure our journey to Technology Transformation supports Business objectives in a fast, simple, efficient way
• Contributes to and interprets business and TT strategy to shape strategy and future direction for the Novartis Clinical / Global Medical Affairs / Safety / Digital
• Serves as point of escalation, review and approval for key issues and decisions
• Fully accountable for determining the operational objectives and medium-term planning according to the long-term plans established by the TT Strategy

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

Additional education & qualification requirements

• University Degree in business/technical or adequate equivalent
• 5 or more years’ experience with proven track record in Pharmaceutical Industry, preferred in Biosimilars, in the area of Clinical Development, Global Medical Affairs and Safety
• Experience in digital solutions for Clinical is beneficial
• Experienced in working cross divisional
• Strong leadership skills to facilitate conversations and drive strategic alignments in the Clinical area with senior Business stakeholders
• Ability to drive innovation and establish new best practices in alignment with business strategy
• Motivated and a hands-on team player, persistent, and results oriented
• Very good organization, presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal.

Why Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

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Holzkirchen (near Munich)
Information Technology
Full Time
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Director Strategic Business Partner Biosimilars Clinical / Med Affairs

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