Sep 12, 2022
Czech Republic

Job Description

Solution Delivery Functional Design - Associate Director, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

+500 is the number of associates that will be part of Lead Digital Core (LDC) project spanning across all units and functions globally at Novartis Group!
LDC will simplify the way we work and allow us to leverage data for digital innovation at scale. We will achieve this through a focus on high quality data at the core, supported by end-to-end enterprise processes and new technologies, including the transformation of our ERP backbone to S/4HANA and integrated digital solutions around it.
As a key player in our program, this role will be accountable for the design, build and deployment of SAP S/4HANA and integrated digital solutions in the area of Revenue Accounting and Revenue Management and will be part of our “Product & Platform Delivery – Core” team in Technology Transformation Organization in Novartis

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Own and drive Solution Design in the area of Records to Reports especially for Revenue Accounting through addressing all business requirements and opportunities while following Novartis architectural standards, quality, and information security principles
• Collaborate closely with the Global Process Owners (GPOs) and Enterprise Process Leads (EPLs) to suggest standardized and simplified integrated solutions
• Champion the standardization and simplification of design, minimizing the custom solutions only for cases where Novartis makes a difference in the market serving customers/patients
• Prepare and run design workshops in the assigned “Products”, identify critical integration points and dependencies, propose solutions for key gaps, provide effort estimations while ensuring alignment with business and other teams
• Assure consistency and traceability between user requirements, functional specifications, Agile ways of working and adapting to DevSecOps, architectural roadmaps, regulatory/control requirements, and smooth transition of solutions to operations
• Deliver assigned project work as per agreed timeline within budget and on-quality adhering to following the release calendars
• Please, note the role will collaborate closely with the US colleagues (US time zone)

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:
• Bachelor’s degree in business/technical domains
• SAP certifications / trainings in specified module(s)/process areas
• > 8 years of relevant professional IT experience in the related functional area
• Proven experience in SAP S/4HANA and eco-system applications in the following areas for the Pharma and/or Food & Beverage industry
– Revenue Management
– Finance
• Very good knowledge of S/4HANA Finance setup including Revenue Management
• Very good knowledge of all integration topic with Sales and Distribution Module.
• Excellent knowledge of business processes in the area of Finance and ability to “speak the business language” when talking about IT subjects, to be able to discuss and guide our business partners on a Revenue Management concept using S/4HANA functionalities and tools like Vistex, Model N or RAR from SAP.
• Proven track record of broad industry experience and excellent understanding of complex enterprise IT landscapes and relationships
• Experience in Agile project delivery and general management in an international environment
• Experience in advising peers and senior stakeholders on complex issues and provide complex, contextual guidance to influence actions of internal and/or external partners
• Experience in managing internal and external experts in different locations and time zones

Why consider Novartis?
769 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 at Novartis!

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Czech Republic
Full Time
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Solution Delivery Functional Design - Associate Director

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