Nov 10, 2022

Job Description

799 million. That’s how many lives are touched by Novartis products globally.

Advanced Accelerator Applications, a Novartis company, is an innovative radiopharmaceutical company developing, producing and commercializing molecular nuclear medicine diagnostics and therapeutics. AAA offers professionals the opportunity to face new challenges and pursue a career in a fast growing, technology driven healthcare company. We are passionate about improving patient health by leading innovation in nuclear medicine.

At Advanced Accelerator Applications, we believe the answers are found when highly agile and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you are given opportunities to explore transformative innovation. Where you are empowered to push boundaries/create innovation/challenge assumptions by taking smart risks, and where people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges surround you. Imagine what you could do at AAA! Start your career conversation today.

The Director, Business Excellence will be responsible for providing ongoing strategic, operational, and business planning recommendations/plans to the Product Strategy Lead that will increase impact of our product(s). This unique role will integrate product and portfolio insights & analytics across functions; and distill the most important insights and actions that drive impact. The Director, Business Excellence role will lead cross functional team impact reviews to assess progress against KPIs that are integrated across all functions.

The ideal candidate is passionate about both strategy, insights & analytics and operational specificity required to translate strategy to impact. This individual will play an integral role in driving excellence in execution across the business.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Lead strategic, operational, and business planning recommendations/plans in partnership with Franchise Lead. Partner with Finance and Insights & Analytics to identify criteria for, and measure resource allocation decisions
• Lead integration of product insights from multiple functions to prioritize the most impactful actions
• Lead preparations for impact reviews, critical performance reviews, investor relations and business reviews with various stakeholders and leadership teams across the local and global landscape.
• Lead large cross-functional strategic projects that aim to improve operational efficiency and/or result in significant customer impact
• Lead creation of investor relations package and narrative for assigned product(s)
• Run the Product Core Team leadership including the setting of priorities, agendas, action items, and follow-ups
• Lead strategic core initiatives across the product/portfolio that will have long lasting impact for patients in need of, or treated with, our products

This is a US based position. No international relocation will be provided for this position.

This position will be located at the East Hanover, NJ site and will not have the ability to be located remotely. This position will require 10-20% travel as defined by the business (domestic and/ or international).

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

What you’ll bring to the role:
Education: Bachelor's Degree is required in relevant area, MBA or Health Policy Degree preferred

Required Experience:
• 7+ years in pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare, or healthcare consulting industry inclusive of experience in at least 2 different types of cross-functional roles including marketing, market access, sales delivery, and/or insights/analytics
• 2+ years in project management and translation of strategy into execution
• 2+ years leading complex projects requiring global and local alignment
• Prostrate cancer disease area experience

• 2+ years within a significant consultancy group (e.g. McKinsey, BCG, Bain)


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!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or 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.

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $183,200 and $274,800 annually; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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East Hanover, NJ
Full Time
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