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IT Project Manager (Associate Director - Individual Contributor)
East Hanover, NJ

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Job Description

Job Description

9 Billion USD! That's how much Novartis invests in Research and Development every year. You will join us as a Project Manager within Drug Development IT function to help us re-imagine medicine and improve the lives of the people around us.

Your responsibilities:

As a Project manager your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Managing the delivery of internal and outsourced projects from project initiation to transition to operations
* Delivering projects on time and within budget and to meet the desired business objectives
* Establishing plan and initiating project mobilization by confirming project scope, estimate, resources, roles and responsibilities
* Ensuring appropriate use of project management methods and tools depending on the type of project (e.g. Agile)
* Directing outputs of the project team, ensuring overall success of project and effective use of resources
* Monitoring and controling execution of project and establish project governance, managing risks and issues
* Ensuring project adherence with Security and Compliance policies and procedures within Project Management service scope

What you'll bring to the role:

* Superior leadership, interpersonal, communication, collaboration, influencing, negotiation, problem solving skills and stakeholder management
* Superior project and program management skills, including strong knowledge of and ability to apply various methodologies (e.g. ICE, PRINCE2, Agile, Waterfall etc.)
* Considerable business domain awareness
* General understanding of current technologies especially in the digital space, and their application to enable business value
* Experience working in a global, multi-cultural and matrix environment
* Experience in delivering GxP IT solutions
* Role model in the Novartis Values and Behaviors

Why consider Novartis?

817 million. That's how many lives our products touched in 2018. 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 us reimagine medicine.


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