Jul 22, 2022
Czech Republic

Job Description

This role is accountable for leading the business solutions/services delivery vertical at an enterprise level for Sandoz Innovative Medicines business unit. You will define the technology direction, strategy and roadmap in alignment with the domain strategic priorities alongside our architecture team and Technology Transformation (TT) strategic business partner teams.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Partner with business stakeholders and TT Strategic Business Partners for demand analysis, solution proposal/evaluation, and funding estimates.
• Partner with relevant Technology Service/Solutions Delivery teams to ensure that the product and platform strategy balances the sophisticated needs of Sandoz key market needs for reuse across other priority markets and cost effectively scale at speed to remaining midsize/small markets
• Ensure on time, within budget, compliant, secure, and quality delivery of portfolio. Ensure services, solutions, platforms, products are fit for purpose and achieve the desired business value and impact. Follow industry trends and emerging practices to drive agility, speed, efficiency, and effectiveness
• Run efficient DevOps for digital platforms, products, or systems ensuring availability and optimal performance for domains. Drive communication in close collaboration with Service Operations team when critical issues arise.
• Establish governance structure for projects, operations, etc. with right collaborator representation. Track, report, and deliver against agreed success factors and critical metrics for various partners in TT and business
• Responsibly define, plan and execute the Sandoz Data & Analytics roadmap following the Novartis principles of going big on data & digital including advisory to senior stakeholders
• Drive enablement of innovative Analytics Insights and other digital capabilities for the Commercial Domain in close partnership with Strategic Business Partners and Digital Business department.
• Act as a Technical lead to drive Sandoz digital initiatives in close alignment with other global PPDD delivery units. Focus on DARWIN program digital deliverables including integration with other/supporting streams as priority.

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 will bring to the role:

• Solid educational background, MBA or advanced degree in Information Technology or Business Administration preferred.
• 10+ years’ experience in multiple assignments in IT, preferably relating to Marketing & Sales, in large, multi-national companies.
• Excellent leadership and management skills shown in complex organizational environments (e.g. matrix organizations).
• Outstanding communication and stakeholder management skills applied in complex environments (e.g. matrix/divisional organizations).
• Broad knowledge of innovative IT technologies and best practices around Reporting, Visualization (like e.g. QlikSense) and AI & Advanced Analytics (like e.g. Python)
• Background / experience on big data technologies and related capabilities for data ingestion, storage, data quality framework, exploratory, DevOps tools etc. (like but not limited to: AWS storage, ETL tools Streamsets, Airflow, Databirks, SnowFlake)
• Sound understanding of business & backend processes across commercial platforms. Experienced related to IT controls/audit requirements.
• Thought leader level experience in preparing and using data for (advanced) analytics & generating business insights.
• Healthcare industry including FMCG experience & understanding commercial business process is a plus
• Fluency in English and German (written and spoken).

Why Novartis?

766 million 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!
Czech Republic
Full Time
careers default image

Associate Director, Digital Solution Delivery for Sandoz

Apply to Job Access Job Account