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62949962 Regional, P&O BP (Assoc Dir)- LACan (Part-time 60%) - East Hanover, NJ

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Regional, P&O BP (Assoc Dir)- LACan (Part-time 60%)

Job Description

Directly responsible for the strategic design, evaluation, management, and implementation of P&O agenda across Regulatory Affairs (RA) and Patient Safety (PA) Regions in LACan and US. Provides strategic P&O support and drives People & Culture and Transformative Innovation agenda across the regions, while partnering with local PO to ensure Operational Excellence and delivery. In doing so, the role holder partners with global, regional, and local P&OBPs, COEs and business leaders

This includes the following areas:

Strategy & Planning:
\* Work closely with the Global heads of P&O and company leaders of RA and PS to develop and action the business plan, highlighting potential P&O related business opportunities/weaknesses.
\* Lead global function related projects to develop compliant and consistent P&O programs aligned with the Business strategy in the areas of capability building, talent development, rewards and recognition, workforce planning, talent acquisition, change management, and organization design & development (OD&D) activities.
\* Builds a strong relationship with senior managers within GDD in all countries / sites. Strives to become an accepted and trusted BP and coach. Understands the organization and its objectives, challenges, and initiatives. Actively contributes to management meetings to provide P&O perspective on key organizational issues. Consults with and coaches managers and leaders to influence and facilitate developing their organizational priorities and related change initiatives.

CMO & PS Countries & Regions (50%):
\* Responsibility for the CMO & PS Countries & Regions with direct oversight of CMO & PS US & Canada and LACan.

Regulatory Affairs (50%):
\* Manage RA LACan Region for above country needs as outlined above.

People & Organization:
\* As a trusted BP, facilitates and coaches in change management and OD&D initiatives.
\* Provide change management support to transformation and restructuring efforts.
\* Mentor/drive senior leadership team on key P&O processes, e.g. performance management, talent discussions, and succession planning.
\* Coach assigned leadership team and support them in their coaching and mentoring activities in their own teams.
\* Recommend effective training and development for key associates.
\* Drive cultural change and champion diversity and inclusion (D&I) within the organization.

\* Coordinates regional OTR process in client group. Identifies together with P&O and line management in countries High Potentials / Promotables, gets to know them personally, takes interest and active part in their development plans and career development, brings them to the attention of next level management teams.
\* Proactively supports internal promotion and early developmental assignments of identified talents. Coaches to roll the OTR further down their organization. Facilitates P&O professional development across countries.

P&O processes:
\* Provides input to global P&O strategies, processes, and uses internal & external benchmarking. Initiates and executes functional P&O strategy by establishing and communicating clear objectives and roles.
\* Leads or participates in P&O projects striving to improve processes and projects that tailor new global processes to local needs. Collaborate and support of Corporate and Division -wide initiatives, such as Cross Divisional policies & programs.

Recruitment/ Selection:
\* Participates in recruitment for senior positions.

\* Implements and executes the global salary review process within own area. Contributes to developing recognition strategies that facilitate and support the attraction and retention of top performers.

Labor Law:
\* Has general knowledge of employment regulations and individual local labor law in countries/regions and partners with local P&O when needed.

\* Builds networks within own geographical area and other regional teams.
\* Actively contributes ideas & solutions to the global P&O network as a teammate.

GDD P&O Coordination:
\* Actively partners with P&O across functions and in GDD Country Coordinator network.

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

What you'll bring to the role:

\* Bachelor's degree is required
\* Subject area in Human Resources Management, Psychology, or Legal is preferred

\* Minimum of 6+ years of direct P&O BP/ COEs experience, per above
\* Experience building and maintaining positive interpersonal relations and proactive stakeholder engagement
\* Expertise working with internal / external labor relations
\* Experienced in an ambiguous/ challenging environment and taking a proactive approach to initiate and introduce best in class P&O practices to ensure strong support to client group
\* Capable to facilitate organizational change initiatives and mentor line management
\* Developed and implemented clear performance measurements in line with business needs (KPIs)

\* Project management experience; focuses on solutions and initiates actions
\* Ability to work in a matrix organization; good understanding of client group's business & organizational challenges and can translate them into concrete P&O requirements
\* Experience with multi-cultural teams; displays cultural sensitivity. Involves international P&O team in planning & problem solving to ensure they have the information, training & coaching to improve performance
\* Fast-action oriented; able to action change management initiatives and coaches line management
\* Knowledgeable in Management Development and Organizational Development tools and processes

Why Novartis?

769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, 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 tackle the world's toughest medical challenges aggressively and ambitiously. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying! Imagine what you could do here 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 inclusion workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential. Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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Global Drug Development

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East Hanover, NJ

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Novartis Pharmaceuticals

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Human Resources

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Part Time

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Early Talent


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 any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Novartis Group Companies

Our mission

Our mission is to care and cure. We want to discover, develop and successfully market innovative products to prevent and cure diseases, to ease suffering and to enhance the quality of life.

Healthcare portfolio

Novartis has five business segments and is supported by our global research organization, the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). These segments are strategically aligned to bring innovative, high-quality and affordable medicines and therapies to patients around the world.


We strive to provide our associates with the safest possible workplace and to promote their health and well-being. We are an integral part of the communities that host our operations. We pay living wages worldwide, contributing to the stability and prosperity of these communities.


At Novartis, we often achieve success through close collaboration with partners who share a common vision and complementary strengths.

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