May 26, 2022

Job Description

Novartis continues to accelerate its growth in the digital space. As part of this digital growth, our People Analytics Centre of Excellence is looking for a People Analytics Manager to join our rapidly growing team.

Our People Analytics Manager will work on the implementation of sophisticated People Analytics solutions that will enable the use of advanced analytics to improve productivity, drive culture change and engagement.

You'll be part of a team uniquely positioned to redefine the world of HR by using these solutions across our internal community, influencing at all levels. If you are passionate about working in a dedicated People Analytics environment where you'll nurture project support, obtain feedback from business partners, and enable global strategies, then why not consider making an application today!

Your responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Bringing critical thinking and excellent problem-solving skills to a range of challenging business questions.
• Communicating insights to key partners and influencing teams to take action based on your recommendations and aligning and integrating with other relevant People & Organisation initiatives and processes.
• Partnering with People & Organisation on building relevant people analytics value.
• Ensuring relevant partner engagement, involvement, communication, and trans-formations for all People Analytics Programs while ensuring programs are endorsed by Data Privacy, Works Councils, and other relevant bodies.
• Performing data-driven experiments and operating in an agile environment.

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:
What you'll need:

• Degree in a relevant field (MBA, I/O Psychology, statistics, or social science) or equivalent meaningful experience.
• Experience in the People Analytics space with inferential statistics and research methods (correlations, regressions, t-tests, research design).
• Strong demonstrated ability to navigate a sophisticated organisation, understand business needs, and interact with senior-level business partners.
• Understanding of Advanced Analytics; translation of ambiguous problems into structured questions and hypotheses, identifications of key drivers, and creation of robust business cases.
• Ability and eagerness to learn new tools and skills without direction.
• Proficiency in English (oral and written).

Desirable requirements:
Nice to have:

• Experience with Data Analytics tools (R, excel) – Python is a plus.
• Candidates with Workforce Planning Analytics or Organisation Network Analytics experience are especially encouraged to apply.

Why consider 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 the 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 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.
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. 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.

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