Jul 04, 2022

Job Description

1400 - The number of associates you will help enable on our Data and Digital Journey within Technical Research & Development Biologics and Cell & Gene Therapy.

As our Business Continuity Specialist, Technology Transformation (TT), you will be part of the Business Continuity Management and Governance Technology Transformation team. This role contributes within a cross-tower team to correlate the Novartis Key Business Processes and the underlying IT assets and ensure agreement on the IT Business Continuity requirements with the different Business Units and the correct IT classification. It will also ensure operational and service excellence within the IT Business Continuity organization.

In this role you’ll impact upon the continuity of our business operations, supporting our organisation will recover in the case of large-scale events.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Support implementation by the TT functions of the Novartis BCM & NEM framework in TT, in line with the BCM & Novartis Emergency Management (NEM)Guideline and Handbook
• Support coordination of the BCM inputs from all relevant TT functions based on scope and defined Critical IT Services
• Supporting implementation of TT BCM & NEM tools, processes and controls
• Supporting TT BCM & NEM team to comply with once and IMF controls
• Supporting CIS Managers with the creation of Service Continuity plans and annual testing
• Act as an ambassador for the Global BCM & NEM team in TT and ensure a first line of Support for questions and queries from the different TT functions
• Support TT functions in their annual testing, deficiencies remediation, and re-testing
• Support TT functions and BUs with the correlation of KBPs and underlying IT assets
• Influence overall business continuity strategy & decisions within Novartis and key stakeholders and proactively recommend adjustments
• Collect and maintenance of different data required from Application Managers, CIS Managers and TT BCM Communities and ensure prompt communication to those communities

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 need:

• Prior experience of leading organisational and change management at scale in complex matrix environments and through globally dispersed teams
• Solid prior experience of leading large, diverse and multi-functional teams
• Bachelor’s Degree in a Business, IT or Engineering field, or equivalent experience in a related field
• Experience in Business Continuity Management or Corporate Resilience or related field is preferred
• Strong understand of risk management concepts and principles
• Solid ability to connect with senior leadership up to board level
• Proficiency in English (written and oral)
Nice to have:
• Member Business Continuity Institute (MBCI) qualification
• Prior exposure working in the Pharmaceutical or Healthcare industry

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.

Why consider 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 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.
Our recruitment decisions are based on selecting the best person for the job, regardless of gender, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.
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Czech Republic
Information Technology
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Business Continuity Specialist, Technology Transformation

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