Jun 05, 2024


This position is part of Business Transformation Solutions (BTS) team within Global Business Solution (GBS) organization , with focus on transformation and execution – bringing strategy to life. We work supporting strategic programs across the whole company. Our aspiration is to make the highest impact to help Novartis reimagine medicine. We blend different transformation capabilities in support of these programs. These capabilities include General Management Consulting, Project management, Change management, Integration & Separation support, Data and Digital, Product Management and Operating model design support

About the Role

Responsible to facilitate discussions with the senior stakeholders to elaborate on the areas of proposed improvements, supports them to define the problem concisely and develop solution hypothesis.

Plans and owns the program from discovery to deployment phase (which may include large scale implementation, process optimization, technology platform development, change management).

Leads discussions to help understand possible benefits and risks of execution frameworks and develop suitable governance mechanism to mitigate the risk.

Senior Consultant assumes overall responsibility of project workstream quality and ensures suitable alignment with the partners.

Assist project teams in planning, resourcing, managing transformation programs by sharing successful standard methodologies so that they achieve successful outcomes.

Senior Consultant is encouraged to take a leading role on delivering internal critical initiatives e.g., seeing opportunities to expand consulting solutions, developing consulting tools and developing the teams’ professional skills.

Responsible to support development of the project portfolio through being an active member of a Business Unit or Group aligned team e.g., providing regular status reporting and partner management updates

Job Requirements:

  • 10 years of experience in management consulting, leading small to medium complexity projects

  • Demonstrated core consulting skills of analysis, top-down thinking, and presentation

  • Ability to learn and develop new concepts/frameworks and adapt ways of working accordingly

  • Excellence in soft skills to optimally work with diverse set of senior stakeholders in the organization

  • Previous work experience in areas of Change Management, Project and Program Management, Operating Model Design, M&A support (diligence, post-merger integration) (preferred)

  • Work experience of supporting projects in Pharma, Healthcare, and Life Sciences (preferred)

  • Drug development: Clinical development, Clinical Operations, Technical Research, Portfolio management
    Desirable requirements:
    • We are planning to strengthen our team to provide coverage to US based internal clients and are seeking applications from the candidates who are comfortable to accept challenges working with US client

Desired Requirements

  •   To provide consulting support to our clinical trial operations & procurement R&D teams by bringing in expertise around improving operational excellence in clinical operations, M&A experience in Pharma domain,  vendor management,  & procurement best practices

  • Experience in organization design, change management, technology implementation across multiple countries, stakeholder management & program management

  • Digital product management, customer preference management, marketing automation

  • 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:’ll receive: You can find everything you need to know about our benefits and rewards in the Novartis Life Handbook.
    Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams' representative of the patients and communities we serve.
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Hyderabad (Office)
BD&L & Strategic Planning
Full time

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