Director, Global Pharma. Strategy
- East Hanover, NJ
Job Description :
799 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 reimagine medicine.
-Lead / manage strategic projects for Novartis Pharma as defined by the CEO or PEC members (as assigned)
-Lead and manage cross functional teams to successful execution with clear top or bottom line impact in near and long-term
-Ensure projects are well managed and viewed as successful -Prepare recommendations / present updates to the PEC on various projects
-Support company wide annual Strategic Planning and Disease Area Strategy / Portfolio review process -Lead company wide Strat plan process including defining targets, collaborating with BU/BF's, Finance, Development, BD&L and CPOs as well as Group and conceiving/executing Pharma Strat Plan summary submission
-Lead global Disease Area Strategy/Portfolio review including coordinating BU/BF's, Development, BD&L and ensuring appropriate prioritization of Development, BD&L, M&A projects / opportunities
- Identify and assess major business opportunities (internal and external) with potential for major impact on Novartis' 5-year and 10 year growth and profitability
-Identify and evaluate opportunities which could significantly impact Novartis growth and profitability
-Work with Pharma PEC to assess opportunities
-Prepare recommendations and present updates to the PEC
-Deliver on ad hoc requests from CEO on key issues
-Lead ad-hoc analyses / project as requested
-Support other group activities as necessary (e.g. company assessments, competition intelligence efforts, implementation of ongoing projects)
-Help to maintain high caliber of the group through active recruiting and development/coaching
EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 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.
Minimum requirements :
•MBA plus extensive healthcare experience
•Consulting background strongly recommended
•Fluency in English (second language desirable)
•Strategic management consulting preferred (e.g., McKinsey, BCG, Bain, LEK, etc.) with experience in project and team management within these firms
•is an asset: Significant commercial experience in major Pharma companies e.g., though impactful marketing & sales roles
•At least 5 years of experience in healthcare discipline, strategy consulting or Pharma company with global understanding of Pharma business and industry, across various disciplines/functions (e.g., commercial/ marketing & sales, payors, providers, and development). Preferred.
•Strong skills in managing cross-functional (strategic) projects with significant business impact
•Significant experience in senior stakeholder management, and in effectively engaging and managing associates from widely varying backgrounds & functions within a complex matrix organization
•Proven ability to influence without authority
•Excellent analytical, process-oriented and data driven mindset - proven ability to "see beyond the numbers" and provide analytical insights
•Work or project experience in at least two geographies (e.g., US / Europe, China / Europe) and cross-cultural experience is an asset
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