Jul 25, 2022

Job Description

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.

As Senior Process Governance Manager you will develop and implement strategies across Novartis Divisions, in line with operational strategy, to maximize efficiency in the processes used to review, approve and track process changes and procedural document modifications within CMO&PS. You will collaborate with business leads to ensure assigned processes are compliant with worldwide regulatory requirements and Novartis group policies and that procedural documents are of a high quality.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Drive simplification and improvements in efficiency in the processes used to review, approve, and track process changes and procedural document modifications within CMO&PS
• Lead CMO&PS projects related to the process governance and represent CMO&PS on cross functional projects.
• Implement operational strategy, including outsourcing strategies, as agreed with the Head Process Governance.
• Lead integration workstreams during mergers, spin-off, and acquisitions as the Process Governance representative.
• Drive compliance to CMO&PS standards with regards to process change management and procedural document quality through.
• Developing and implementing training and communication strategies on process governance standards and change management processes.
• Work with process change leads when required prior to presentation to Process Management Committee and, post approval from the committee and , review project plans,
• Act as a subject matter expert on process governance and change management during audits and inspections (e.g. FDA and EMA), lead the preparation of responses to findings and the development and implementation of corrective and preventative actions.

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:

• Education: PharmD, MSc degree in life sciences or equivalent.
• Minimum 7 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, particularly pharmacovigilance
• Leadership and (matrix) management experience.
• Ability to lead and deliver cross-functional initiatives in a matrix environment.
• Fluent English, other languages are a plus.
• Strong organizational and project management skills.
• Strong negotiation and communication skills and abilityto operate effectively in an international, matrix environ- ment
• Ability to lead global and cross-functional work groups; deal and interact with a wide variety of people at all levels. Excellent document writing skills

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, annual bonus, pension scheme, health insurance, flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme.

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 at Novartis!

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Global Drug Development
Barcelona Gran Vía
Research & Development
Full Time
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Senior Process Governance Manager

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