Senior IT Project Manager - Agile, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic
The Senior IT Project Manager - Agile will contribute to our mission by introducing and coordinating agile project management within the Function.
Your Responsibilities :
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to :
Provide leadership and decision making support by establishing appropriate agile project governance & communications, managing risk, issues and changes and gaining the necessary stakeholder buy-in
Provide timely, clear, effective, concise communication to all project / program stakeholders, tailored to the needs of each stakeholder group according to a structured communications plan
Direct outputs of a large project team (up to 6 directly and 20 indirectly), often across geographical boundaries, ensuring overall success of project and effective use of resources
Ensure overall project / program success and effective use of resources. Regularly assesses whether project continues to meet business objectives and to use funds efficiently, ensuring that the project is managed to realize business benefits
Ensure the overall user experience is taken into account when designing and deploying new solutions and services. Define and execute change management and training initiatives and material Provide agile project / program reporting including overall performance of the project / program and project completion documentation
You’ll receive :
Public Transportation allowance; MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services : https : / / www.novartis.cz /
Why consider Novartis?
927 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2017. 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.
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Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
What you’ll bring to the role :
12 years of business and IT experience leading projects, with a proven track record of delivering large projects using agile methodology successfully and demonstrated experience of managing teams in a matrix organization across multiple geographic regions
Proven capacity to respond to changes which impact projects, ability to deal with ambiguity and proactively resolve issues to deliver the best possible outcome
Experience with multiple project delivery methodologies with focus on agile methodologies; experience with introducing agile project management in complex environment
Experience managing outsourced near-shore and / or off-shore teams across multiple locations, geographies and cultures preferred Agile PM certification desired or equivalent experience
Proven track record as a leader in a global project management function covering 10-15 countries
Background and experience in the pharmaceutical or other regulated industry desired