Assoc Dir Func Dsgn Arch- Commercial(SAP SD, S4/HANA innovations)
Hyderabad, AP
2d ago

Job Description

500 is the number of associates that will be part of Lead Digital Core (LDC) spanning across all units and functions globally at Novartis Group

LDC will simplify the way we work and allow us to leverage data for digital innovation at scale. We will achieve this through a focus on high quality data at the core, supported by end-to-end enterprise processes and new technologies, including the transformation of our ERP backbone to S / 4HANA and integrated digital solutions around it

As a key player in our program, this role will be accountable for the design, build and deployment of SAP S / 4HANA and integrated digital solutions (, Cx Portal, e-commerce, PLM, AI / ML) in the area of Commercial Sales & Distribution and will be part of our Product & Platform Delivery Core team in Technology Transformation Organization in Novartis

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to :

  • Own and drive Solution Design for Sales & Distribution area through addressing all business requirements and opportunities while following Novartis architectural standards, quality and information security principles
  • Collaborate closely with the Global Process Owners (GPOs) and Enterprise Process Leads (EPLs) to suggest standardized and simplified integrated solutions
  • Champion the standardization and simplification of design, minimizing the custom solutions only for cases where Novartis makes a difference in the market serving customers / patients
  • Prepare and run design workshops in the assigned Products , identify critical integration points and dependencies, propose solutions for key gaps, provide effort estimations while ensuring alignment with business and other teams
  • Assure consistency and traceability between user requirements, functional specifications, Agile ways of working and adapting to DevSecOps, architectural roadmaps, regulatory / control requirements, and smooth transition of solutions to operations
  • Deliver assigned project work as per agreed timeline within budget and on-quality adhering to following the release calendars
  • Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

    Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business / technical domains. SAP certifications / trainings in specified module(s) / process areas
  • 10 years of relevant professional IT experience in the related functional area. Experience in S / 4 HANA Sales Process and Pricing setup is must

  • Proven experience in SAP S4 / HANA and S4 HANA innovations like aATP, Condition Contract Management, Advanced returns, Embedded Analytics offerings in S / 4 HANA
  • Experience and knowledge about key architecture changes in S / 4 HANA with focus on User experience for commercial processes based on Fiori Apps and innovations from SAP CX offerings.
  • Knowledge of eco-system applications in the following areas for the Pharma and / or Food & Beverage industry : Cx Portal, Order Management / E-commerce

  • Exposure to other key Commercial tools like on SFDC platform (Order management, CLM tools in market based on cloud) and / or working with Customer portal for B2B / E-Commerce / OCR tools like Esker / Opentext will be highly appreciated
  • Proven track record of broad industry experience and excellent understanding of complex enterprise IT landscapes and relationships
  • Experience in Agile project delivery and general management in an international environment. Excellent knowledge of business processes, experience in regulated system environment and ability to speak the business language when talking about IT subjects
  • Experience in advising peers and senior stakeholders on complex issues and provide complex, contextual guidance to influence actions of internal and / or external partners.
  • Experience in managing internal and external experts in different locations and time zones


    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 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 here at Novartis!

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