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Program Manager Barcelona

Novartis Farmacéutica

Novartis Farmacéutica Barcelona Spain

2 months ago

Bringing life-changing medicines to millions of people, Novartis sits at the intersection of cutting-edge medical science and innovative digital technology. As a global company, the resources and opportunities for growth and development are plentiful including global and local cross functional careers, a diverse learning suite of thousands of programs & an in-house marketplace for rotations & project work. With a strong medicines pipeline our current transformation will not just deliver growth for our business but continue to allow us to bring innovative medicines to patients quickly.

Managing the design, deployment and delivery of large highly complex strategic programs, the Program Manager will provide IT solutions to a number of key domains. Leading program/project teams (internal and external) and maintaining control of progress, quality, and budget to meet the desired business objectives, ensure the smooth transition to operations and the optimal planning and execution of all... activities associated with a release.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Lead cross-functional, geographically dispersed teams to execute large, complex IT programs

• Understand the business direction, align strategy to scope of the critical DDIT program, and drive measurable expected results aligned with business process and solution standards

• Monitor all major program activities, ensuring the accuracy, quality and integrity of the information, while providing consistency in content and deployment standards

• Lead the project team members and provide thought leadership aligned with expected results and consistency of implementation approach and collaborate effectively with DDIT organizations providing services to the program

• Own project status, issues and risks through appropriate channels / tools and ensures that these are reported back to agreed program governance (e.g. Steering Committee) with focus on required actions, ownership and risk management

• May oversee pool of DDIT project managers for function, responsible for coaching and development, as well as use of project management standards and best practices

• Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Novartis products within 24 hours of receipt

• Delivery of project results according to agreed quality, schedules and cost whilst maintaining customer satisfaction
Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

What you'll bring to the role:

• Experience leading large and/or diverse multi-functional teams in a complex matrix environment.

• Strong Program Management experience with a proven track record delivering programs.

• Excellent communication and the ability to communicate technical details in a clear and succinct manner.

• Exposure to a number of domains.

• University Degree in Informatics, Computer Sciences, Business or similar.


You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, Flexible working arrangement, learning and development opportunities.

Why consider Novartis?

799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. 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, adventurous 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 seek 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, and 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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