Jul 26, 2022

Job Description

With 64 manufacturing sites in 26 countries, our aspiration is to become the top manufacturer of innovative and generic medicines in the industry.
Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Project Management Office:
1. Driving new projects and initiatives at the site, in line with the big bold objective of site and department.
2. To support and facilitate any new upcoming projects at site like but not limited to product transfer, in time execution of new product planning and delivery etc.
3. To collect and analyse data from collaborators, compile reports and drive management information system for resource utilization, production, quality overview and financial reports for site head and site.
4. To facilitate driving and monitoring projects of Alternate Vendor Development of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient in coordination with MS&T Head and in collaboration with site QA head.
5. Think Novartis Site Administrator: As a site administrator for Think Novartis, drive, supervise and promote idea generation at the site.
• Manager Operations
6. Operations Manager own the site operations journey to improve the performance, productivity, quality in order to ensure the site competitiveness
7. Facilitates the search for alignment at site level in the case of divergent proposals concerning the use of the site's capacities in the medium and long term, by identifying in particular slots available in production and by facilitating the sharing of resources.

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:
• Graduate / Post Graduate in Engineering, Lifesciences, Pharmaceuticals, operations management, Business management.
• Extensive experience (9+ years) working in Pharma Industry & handling multi-functional Projects, Programs, Operations & Organizational Change with internal and external partners. Demonstrated ability to handle budgets, operational metrics and cross-divisional coordination.
• Exposure to production/ manufacturing environment / GxP processes
• Excellent communication, people management, partners management and leadership skills. Ability to ensure service focus across a complex person intensive and functionally-dispersed organization.
• Comfortable using project management tools (such as MS Project) and Agile toolkit - JIRA, Confluence etc. High level of proficiency in creating Excel dashboards/score cards and impactful Power point presentations. Out-of-the-box problem solver with EXCELLENT verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong and proactive business results-focus, and consistent track record to provide insights that increase efficiency
• Languages (English, Hindi & preferably Marathi)
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.
Join our Novartis Group Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to hear more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network

Why Sandoz?
500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2021 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!
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