Jun 14, 2022

Job Description

Millions! Novartis made a decision to pursue early discovery research internally to allow us to quickly translate the most impactful discoveries into therapeutics for millions of patients.

Lead the PHAD IN organization. Drive people development/growth of PHAD IN associates, in line with Line Function Global Heads and Diversity and Inclusion goals. Promote the site culture, identity and climate. Foster cross-functional collaboration between PHAD, TRD and GDD IN teams. Ensure local execution of global initiatives, priorities, and objectives.
Foster a culture of innovation, empowerment, trust, learning, diversity & inclusion, and high perfor-mance.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Prominently contributes to the creation & implementation of the PHAD India strategy, in line with global PHAD. Based on this definition, gives directions and KPI's for PHAD India Organiza-tion, in line with global PHAD strategy and global strategies of the PDUs
• Leads PHAD IN LT. Drive people development/growth of PHAD IN associates, in line with Global PHAD ambitions, D&I goals, and the site culture and climate
• Ensures local execution of global initiatives, priorities, and objectives
• Balances costs vs. risks and ensures aligned supply and demand planning, optimizing usage of available resources, in line with PDUs and Global PHAD
• Accountable for PHAD IN budget. In alignment with the global functions, ensures overall finan-cial and business performance
• Ensures best practice sharing, knowledge exchange and cross functional support within the PHAD & ARD India Organizations across all units/departments
• Effectively manages interfaces with other partnering functions/units as well as stakeholders
• Represent the PHAD function in external affairs as appropriate
• Achieves a true culture of empowerment and innovation, diversity and inclusion, trust, high per-formance, and continuous improvement mindset
• Ensures alignment with all required regulation and guidelines in Operations and Projects to guarantee permanent regulatory readiness
• Guest to Global PHAD LT meetings for specific topics
• Influences/persuades others and work according to appropriate SOP's. GLP, GMP, OQM, HSE, ISEC and Novartis Guideline

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


• Minimum: Advanced degree in scientific or relevant discipline (Ph.D. or equivalent) Desirable: Ph.D. in scientific or relevant discipline or equivalent.
• Good knowledge of English (oral and written). Desirable knowledge of site language leadership position with successful performance and track record.
• Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; minimum of 3 years in a role of line/people manager in TRD, or a related industrial area (e.g., TechOps, specialty chemicals) and Proven track record of successfully managing interfaces to other functions.

Why consider Novartis?

799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. 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!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusion workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.
Global Drug Development
Hyderabad, AP
Research & Development
Full Time
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