Jun 18, 2024
Czech Republic


Novartis is able to offer relocation support for this role. Supports the Director – Public Cloud Platform Engineering in representing IES - Cloud Platform towards the Functional IT organizations, ensuring that products delivered in AWS & Azure are fulfilling business requirements and provided value. Represents business & functional IT in the agile ceremonies and release delivery.

About the Role

Your key responsibilities:
  • Act as the primary contact between Public Cloud service delivery, Functional IT (enabling Functions) and business for AWS & Azure product and cloud footprint expansion.
  • Ensure IT services are aligned with business strategy, business objectives, business requirements, standards and regulations.
  • Understand the processes, plans, objectives, drivers, and issues related to the business capability, as well as the appropriate external policies and regulations to correctly prioritize release delivery.
  • Identify and qualify new demand with overall responsibility for providing input to the AWS & Azure product backlog and SCRUM teams.
  • Provide IT consulting to the stakeholders, educate them on IT & Public Cloud processes and methodologies.
  • Educate stakeholders on Public Cloud specifics,
  • Enforce Public Cloud engagement model to provide a uniform approach on handling requirements and delivery.
  • Create and maintain the Public Cloud Release Plan in line with the requirements from the APD/NON-APD organizations & IES. Use it as input to the Public Cloud Service Strategy.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: :

We are committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

What you’ll bring to the role:

  • Certification for Scrum Master role is desired from affiliation such as Scrum.org, (PSM) Scrumalliance.org (CSM), Scaledagile.com, PMP etc.
  • Overall, 10 + years of experience in Product/Program Management with focus on Platform Infrastructure
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in guiding cross-functional teams and driving product success.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively convey ideas and collaborate with diverse teams.
  • Understanding of Cloud technologies, including IAAS, PAAS & SAAS

You’ll receive:
Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis); 5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report; Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Benefit Plus Cafeteria in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 105 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company); Car Allowance; MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services: https://www.novartis.cz/

Why Novartis?
Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us! Learn more here: https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

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Accessibility and accommodation:
Novartis is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to all individuals. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, or in order to receive more detailed information about the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

Why Novartis: Helping people with disease and their families takes more than innovative science. It takes a community of smart, passionate people like you. Collaborating, supporting and inspiring each other. Combining to achieve breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Ready to create a brighter future together? https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

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Czech Republic
Full time
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Assoc. Dir. DDIT IES Cloud Engineering

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