May 24, 2022

Job Description

105,000 people re-imagining medicine for more than 766 million people globally. That is the number of people you may impact in this role.

We are looking for a Senior Manager for Internal Audit in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) team to be a trusted partner who keeps Novartis’ patients, associates, customers, assets, and reputation safe, and who helps Novartis be successful in reimagining medicine.

You will have opportunities to help improve governance, risk management, processes and our culture, and to engage with senior leaders of Novartis Corporate functions and country organizations. You will also be able to further develop your skills and strengths to help you to reach new heights and to find professional fulfillment in an inspired, curious and unbossed organization.

Your responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Plan, deliver and follow up on assurance and advisory projects in the EMEA markets and at the corporate level either as a team lead or team member.
• Identify the root causes of audit findings and investigate, analyze and recommend practical solutions to prevent re-occurrence.
• Support the EMEA audit team by providing peer-to-peer coaching and training, as well as, on-boarding new team members.
• Manage knowledge and drive innovation to ensure high-quality, value-adding and digitally enabled audit execution.
• Contribute to the digital transformation of the audit function to leverage the opportunities presented by current and new technologies and data across the organizations.
• Contribute to or lead regional or global Internal Audit methodology projects and continuous improvement initiatives.
• Act as a cultural change agent who supports the creation of an inspired, curious and unbossed organization.

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:
• Postgraduate degree preferably in business administration (accounting, finance, economics, marketing)
• 4 to 8 years of relevant working experience within internal audit/advisory departments in a Big 4, IA boutique or consulting firm. A focus on Pharma or the healthcare sector is desirable.
• OR 4-8 years of working experience in an internal audit department of an international company preferably in Pharma, medical devices, or Biotech sector
• OR a minimum of 10 years of experience in the business (e.g. commercial, general management, Finance) with a strong interest in internal audit
• Good knowledge of SAP FI and CO modules, ACL, Tableau, or other audit tool
• Profound business acumen and knowledge of process management and/or business process optimization
• Team-player with excellent communication and project management skills, ability to collaborate effectively across a matrix
• Fluent in English, at least one other language is desirable - Russian, French, German, Spanish, or any Eastern European
• Willingness to travel (up to 35%)

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.

Why consider Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network

Novartis Ireland Ltd. has been certified as a Top Employer 2021 by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings!

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Senior Manager Internal Audit (EMEA)

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