Jul 21, 2022

Job Description

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

Job Purpose
The Head Global Security US is the most senior security representative in the region and sits on the Global Security Leadership Team, reporting directly to the Head Global Security. The key purpose of this role is to implement and drive the Global Security strategy in the region. Central to this strategy is the leadership and coordination of impartial, fact-based investigations into 'high risk’ allegations of internal fraud and misconduct and local Compliance investigations, and further, to drive proactive and reactive security initiatives across the region to protect Novartis associates, estate, products, patients, proprietary information and reputation.

Major Accountabilities
• Responsible for implementing the Global Security strategy in the US and lead a wide diverse team in that geography. Prioritize, lead and direct impartial, fact-based investigations assigned by the SpeakUp Office (SUO) into “Central matter” / high-risk (including FCPA) allegations of internal misconduct, including policy violations and/or criminal wrongdoing, across all business functions and at all levels of seniority.
• Prioritize, lead and direct impartial, fact-based investigations into local matter cases as assigned by the Ethics Risk & Compliance and/or the SUO functions, across all business functions and at all levels of seniority.
• Drive Global Security programs to advance data access, data analytics and data processing systems and further develop a remote investigations capabilities in the region.
• Direct and manage investigations into other internal and external security threats which involve or could impact upon Novartis (e.g., extortion, blackmail, bribery, extremism). First responder to a Kidnap for Ransom incident in the region and regional contact for global event notification or other security incidents.
• Organize and oversee executive protection for the Executive Committee of Novartis and Board of Directors when at meeting venues across the region. Drive collaboration with key internal business stakeholders (e.g. Litigation and other legal functions, SUO, ERC, Quality, Novartis Operations, Public Affairs) and relevant external competent authorities and legal entities, for enforcement action and capacity-building.
• Set exemplary professional standards and adhere to governance protocols for investigations and security operations, in accordance with SUO and Global Security guidance. Champion professional investigation training across the region and deliver modular training courses and mentoring in conjunction with the SUO, using a proprietary Global Security investigation training syllabus (i.e. for associates assigned misconduct cases).
• Position Global Security as best-in-class for investigations operational excellence and expand established networks across a range of competent authorities. Promote the department through championing the Novartis culture, representing Global Security as a dependable, authentic business partner that provides essential, value-added services.
• Record and track all casework in line with Global Security protocols and measure performance of the region by way of qualitative impact and return on investment for the business. Support anti-falsified medicines activities in the region as required.

While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to [email protected].

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 degree required.
• Master’s degree preferred.

Work Experience
• At minimum 10+ years’ relevant experience is required. Proven senior leadership and management with extensive experience in Fraud/Misconduct Investigations (i.e. FCPA, Anti-bribery); exemplary report-writing (in English) is essential.

• Security, Risk and Emergency Management; Incident response; Intelligence processing and dissemination, Anti-Bribery and Corruption due diligence; Crisis and Risk management; physical/protective/technical security. Digital/technical experience and vision.
• Background in Regulatory Authorities, DoJ / SEC, Finance, Tech, Commercial or Law enforcement Investigations, Corporate Security, Military Investigations, other industry investigations of Fraud/Criminal activity/misconduct.
• Background in Ethics Risk and Compliance and/or Legal is a plus. A network within relevant external competent authorities is desirable.

• Fluency in English required, both excellent oral and written communications skills. Strong collaborative and communicative skills to engage with senior leaders and stakeholders across the organization.
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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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.
East Hanover, NJ
Legal & Intellectual Property & Compl.
Full Time
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Head, Global Security US

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