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May 10, 2021
Czech Republic

Job Description

10 major new medicines planned for launch over the next few years creating new career opportunities for those who want to make a direct impact on patients at scale. Novartis is looking for new highly engaged team members who will shape future commercialization of brands for Novartis and help improve the lives of patients. Do you want to be part of a team that puts patients first and shapes the future of new products? We'd love to hear from you.

The Novartis CONEXTS is an internal consulting organization providing business services to all of Novartis. CONEXTS has created a new team – Launch Execution – dedicated to enabling Novartis to become a launch machine!

In this global role as part of Novartis’ internal consulting practice, you will have the opportunity to shape, deliver and improve how we execute launches. In collaboration with the Brand Lead, you will have full oversight of the execution of the launch. Your span of oversight may be Global or US depending on the asset.

You will ensure that our internal customer relationship is proactively led and the highest levels of customer satisfaction are maintained throughout the Launch lifecycle. Together with the CONEXTS Business Partners, you will also proactively identify areas of need within brand / launch teams that can be supported by other CONEXTS services (e.g., Insights & Analytics, Creative & Digital, Market Research, etc.).

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Tailors, coordinates, and executes Global Launch Excellence Roadmap across brand, global, and region from early development to Post-Launch.
• Implements / integrates into standard governance structures across global, regional, and in-country teams.
• Partners with global Brand Lead to define launch governance, develop global launch plan and priorities.
• Identifies, manages, and tracks launch critical path and dependencies.
• Fosters collaboration amongst launch Leads and Project Managers to enable collaborative ways of working, knowledge sharing, and consistency in delivery of identified strategies

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• BS or BA required, MBA / Master’s Degree preferred
• 10+ years Portfolio & Program Management experience in large, complex initiatives, including product launches
• 5+ years in Launch / Pre-Launch functions, with experience in both domestic and international launches
• 5+ years Lifesciences industry experience (Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Biopharma, MedDevice, MedTech, etc.)
• PMP certified and / or certified Agile professional credentials (or equivalent professional project experience)

Desirable requirements:

• PMP and/or Agile Certification are desired for this role.

Why consider Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. 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!

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. 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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Czech Republic
BD&L & Strategic Planning
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