Apr 07, 2022
United Kingdom

Job Description

More than 350 000 unique materials and over 1 million derivatives! Join us in our product stewardship mission to protect people and the environment as a part of the Global Health, Safety, and Environment team.

In alignment with Novartis company strategy to ‘Embrace Operational Excellence’, the purpose of this role is to maintain an efficient and effective program for the management of material and product hazard information, minimizing hazard-related risks to acceptable levels, as well as prevention of future material hazard-related liabilities.

This includes management / support of an end-to-end process, inclusive of material / product initialization, study management, classification, labelling, safety data sheet (SDS) generation, transport classification, and related process ownership of enabling HSE IT systems.

This role can be based remotely within the UK, with alternative locations as Slovenia, and Ireland.

Your responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Manage and conduct daily activities in support of an efficient and effective end-to-end HSE chemical product safety / product stewardship process.
• Specializes in one or more core elements of the process, which may include product initialization, study management, Safety Data Sheet (SDS) generation / distribution, product classification, and transport classification.
• Collaborate, support and provide process / technical expertise to relevant business units, supporting functions and sites with respect to material and product compliance, facilitating business continuity and protecting the reputation of Novartis across the value chain.
• Collaborate with other Global HSE functions, Legal, relevant business units, and other functions to support the identification, impact and risk assessment, action planning and communication with regards to current and emerging laws and regulations (e.g. SDS Management, Transportation of Dangerous Goods and related).
• Support the HSE Leadership Team in identifying, developing and maintaining relevant GOPs and above- site SOPs in connection with the HSE Management System. Provide information and participate in management system activities such as annual planning, conformance reviews and audits, management review, etc., as appropriate.

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:

• Minimal requirement is a university degree in chemistry, toxicology, life sciences, or related field
• Circa 5 years of professional experience in GHS classification, labelling of materials, SDS creation, etc.
• Experience in HSE data management (HSE Management Systems; HSE IT Systems, including enterprise approaches to product initialization, SDS management and related; HSE hazard identification, risk assessment and control; Product registration and product regulatory classifications Supply Chain management)
• Demonstrated ability to influence without authority and operate in a highly matrixed environment. Has advanced knowledge and competence in several functional areas in HSE
• Excellent communication and team skills
• Proficiency in oral and written English. Working knowledge of further languages desirable

Desirable Requirements:
• IATA, IMDG, or ADR certification
• Advanced Degree in chemistry, toxicology, life sciences, or related field

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?
766 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2021. 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!

For the Ninth consecutive year, Novartis been certified a ‘Top Employer’ in the UK (2014-2022)!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
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.

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

We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine.

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United Kingdom
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HSE Chemical Product Safety Manager

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