The Senior Manager Life Cycle Program oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of an ongoing program of related Life Cycle Projects and is accountable to lead, plan and organize program activities and to establish priorities within the program to achieve strategic objectives.
Your Responsibilities :
Is accountable to plan and deliver the program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization
Develop and implement long-term goals, key milestone planning and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program
Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization
Ensure that program activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards
Develop forms and records to document program activities
Work with individual project managers to establish plans and goals for each project.
Work closely with project managers to track progress and provide updates on any changes in strategy or priorities.
Owns project dashboard. Ensures completeness and accuracy of all projects and current status including KPI tracking and resource management.
Drives program related communication, stakeholder management, facilitates across functions to ensure awareness, alignment and buy-in.
Report to senior management and Brand Leads on the progress of individual projects and the overall program
Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks
Defining and proceeding corrective actions
Minimize waste and reduce costs, by identifying tasks that are common to a number of projects and ensure that teams do not duplicate work.
Supports and coaches global and local Project Manager and acts as first escalation body for Project Manager.
Assesses needs and ensures appropriate training and support of new project managers.
Leads interrelated projects that comprise a program
Initiates, Drives and Supports Life Cycle process improvement initiatives.
Ensure compliance with GMP and regulatory requirements (including record management) and continuous improvement of quality relevant processes within area of responsibility
Orchestrates project teams that contribute to the program.
What you’ll bring to the role :
Degree in Science or Business Administration English fluent written and spoken, other languages - preferred 5-10 years within similar role and complexity Strong leadership capabilities (decision making, result oriented, challenge capability, negotiation, support others, stakeholder mgt) Superior knowledge about Supply Chain LCM processes Experience in Supply Chain Management in Pharmaceutical Industry Extensive Project Management experience Intercultural experience and ability to act in a complex and rapidly changing business environment Basic understanding of the cGxP’s.
Why consider Novartis?
750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. 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.
We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.
Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.