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Change Management Lead

Company: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Location: East Hanover
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

108,000 associates reimagining medicine for more than 769 million people globally. That is also the number of people you may impact as part of our change network.

The Change Management Lead will partner with Novartis Business Services (NBS) Leadership and Global NBS Program Teams in transforming the organization to achieve its business strategy. You will define and drive the implementation of the NBS US change agenda, closely aligned with the global program change teams, ensuring the successful landing of our key NBS programs in our US country organization.

This role will enable business value realization by focusing on people-centric change. The role owner has the responsibility to integrate the various global change initiatives into a comprehensive local agenda, taking into account the local organizational change readiness and local organizational and cultural specifics.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Define and drive the NBS US change agenda across key NBS-enabled programs
  • Drive the implementation of change interventions of the NBS US change agenda. This will include stakeholder assessments, change leadership alignments, coaching, trainings and change workshops
  • Collaborate with global NBS program change teams, the US Communication Team, the US NBS People & Organization Head and the US NBS Strategy and Operations Lead
  • Build partnerships with the (NBS) Country Leadership Team and local program teams to ensure a holistic view of US change landscape
  • Build and lead the community of NBS change agents in the US
  • Conduct frequent change effectiveness monitoring and change readiness assessments and leverage insights to enhance the NBS US change agenda
  • Identify and manage change risks and define appropriate mitigation activities
  • Support change communication activities


What you'll bring to the role:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Further education in change management or organizational development preferred
  • 7+ years' experience driving organizational change projects and activities in a large organization.
  • Experience leading large, complex enterprise solutions and projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as solid presentation skills
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • A highly organized, energetic, and creative change professional
  • Ability to influence others including senior leadership to move towards a common vision or goal

Why consider Novartis?

769 million. That's how many lives our products touched in 2020. 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.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Keywords: Novartis Pharmaceuticals, New York , Change Management Lead, Other , East Hanover, New York

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