Jun 15, 2022

Job Description

Project Manager S&OE, Novartis, Basel, Switzerland

The Project Manager proactively manages assigned projects through cross-functional project teams, de-fining and coordinating all aspects of the projects, setting deadlines, ensuring appropriate monitoring and transparency progress. He/she serves as the first point of contact for functional team members to ensure on time and compliant realization of GCS strategy. As a key member of the Project Management Office (PMO), defines and develops best practices that are key to the success of the process and project gov-ernance.
Execute and monitor timely activities related to assigned area of responsibility under the guidance and accountability of more senior associates.

This role is limited for 12 months.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Leads or contributes to selected cross-functional and high priority projects in alignment to GCS strategy, from start to completion.
• Responsible to deliver assigned projects on time, within scope, within budget and with quality (e.g. timely execution of cross-functional plans, accurate monitoring and tracking of defined activities).
• Ensures efficient and transparent allocation of project team resources to accomplish project tasks.
• Acts as point of contact and establishes appropriate channels to communicate projects progress and performance on a regular basis to internal and external stakeholders (e.g. communication to Steering Committees).
• Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation, including the project charter and project plan.
• Provides the necessary training, coaching and tools to project team members to facilitate effective and efficient project management.
• Ensures compliance to Novartis and other relevant regulations and quality standards, shares best practices and lessons learned.

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:
• Degree in science, engineering or equivalent.
• Fluent in English
• > 2 years of practical experience in chemical /
pharmaceutical industry or > 3 years of experience in
field of expertise
• Apprenticeship or formal education in a logistical,
technical or related business area
• Basic project management , good organization and
planning skills
• Good knowledge of HSE/GMP standards and
• Problem-solving and idea generation skills
• Good communication, negotiation and interpersonal
skills. Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams

Desirable requirements:
• Good presentation skills
• Fundamental Leadership skills.

Why consider Novartis?

769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, 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.

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
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Global Drug Development
Research & Development
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Project Manager S&OE

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