Mar 22, 2023
Russian Fed.

Job Description

99 million! That’s how many lives our products touch. At Novartis we are reimagining medicine to address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible. Join Novartis IM as ERC Head to be responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing an effective ERC program, in alignment with the strategy and priorities from the Company and Function.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Persuade and engage the leaders to continually monitor effectiveness of the ERC program, including cultural drivers of ethical decisions and integrity, for continuous improvement
• Provide comprehensive, contextual advice in order to influence actions regarding local business-owned implementation of ERC Policies and Guidelines
• Operational management of local ERC team. Ensure that the local ERC Team is adequately resourced, Develop Associates within the local ERC Team, with a special focus on key talents
• Actively engage with local external and internal ERC networks, including the local industry association, to shape and influence the environment, and build trust around Novartis reputation
• Lead in developing, refining, and adapting standards related to ERC to meet evolving requirements; promote consistently high standards and operational excellence
• Conduct local communication, training, and monitoring activities to support ERC awareness, risk identification and prevention goals
• Find solutions to existing and new Ethics, Risk & Compliance issues and develop appropriate and innovative practices and guidelines

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 Degree in Business, Law, Finance or other relevant subjects is required. Postgraduate degree is preferred. Legal background is an asset
• Minimum 5 years of work in pharmaceutical, device or healthcare industries with relevant exposure to Ethics, Risk and Compliance function or related components preferred
• Prior experience managing the ERC program at Country or Cluster level
• Proven ability to lead complex projects and collaborate with different Therapy Areas, in a matrix environment
• Crisis management
• Fluency in English required in addition to local language

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary and annual bonus level
Medical insurance (for the employee and children, additional discount given for close relatives)
Life insurance, meal allowance, mobile compensation
Flexible working hours
Internal and external educational courses and trainings
Additional 3 additional days of paid vacation
Professional and career development opportunities (locally as well as worldwide).

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!
Russian Fed.
Legal & Intellectual Property & Compl.
Full Time
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Head ERC Innovative Medicine

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