Jul 12, 2022

Job Description

Novartis protects 750 million patients and employs more than 100,000 employees in over 140 countries.

Job Purpose
Ensure and enable the delivery of high-quality communications, learning options and internal and external engagement opportunities for the local NIBR San Diego organization. Design, collaborate and implement programs for the San Diego sites, including multiple Disease Areas, Functional Areas and support functions, to promote an engaged, inspired, curious and unbossed culture across NIBR San Diego.

Major Accountabilities
• Serve as a knowledge expert, partner and the primary contact for all internal NIBR San Diego communications and channels. Work across DA/FA and support functions on appropriate communication channels and target audiences for maximum impact and engagement of each message to improve employee understanding of content. Communications specialist onsite with the Novartis Emergency Management team.
• Perform the writing, editing, design and delivery of communications targeted to events and site-level information to be customized in partnership with appropriate functional leadership
• Ensure all communication projects, messages and requests are within the overall strategy and aligned with company-wide messaging. Ensure the development and maintenance of content and layout for the NIBR San Diego Intranet, providing targeted and easy-access in-formation for relevant audiences. Townhall organization / content & coordination
Learning and Culture;
• Developing the NIBR San Diego strategy and roadmap for employee events and programs to support organizational initiatives and promote engagement, connections, productivity, and purpose. Pull trends for suggested programs for the overall site / drive overall site culture movement
• Directing the work of our planning support groups to implement and manage engagement events locally. This includes NIBR San Diego social celebrations, family events, work/life balance programs, and community/volunteering opportunities, etc.
• Learning content curation and identified learning opportunities. Work with individual leadership on needs / content development. Partnering closely with the Global Inclusion & Diversity team on events and programs to foster inclusivity and belonging across NIBR San Diego
• Collaborate with NIBR Communications groups to improve local external branding/messaging to increase external awareness for the organization and drive engagement.
• Collaborate with Corporate and NIBR learning teams to identify areas for individuals and teams to upskill and learn from each other and improve collaboration within and across teams

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor's required; Communications preferred or Science Major

• Minimum 5+ years working in Communications and/or learning required, preferably in the context of early drug discovery of Technology development
• Customer and strategy focus; ability to build and maintain relationships with internal customers to help them achieve their strategic objectives in terms of Learning, Culture and Communications
• Innovation & creativity; propose innovating initiatives, events and materials to support NIBR’s mission and vision. Ability to design and deliver efficient communications materials
• Leadership capabilities; strategic and operational partner for topics related to Learning, Culture and Communications for all groups at NIBR San Diego
• Communications; ability to design and deliver efficient communications materials

• Fluency in English required with excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, presentation skills. Proven track record in developing content
Why Novartis?

766million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, 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 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.
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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
Accessibility and reasonable accommodations:

The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call +1(877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.
San Diego, CA
Research & Development
Full Time
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Manager Learning, Culture & Communications

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