Lead Consultant Business & Operations, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic
Welcome to the future of medicine.
Be part of a rapidly growing, diverse and high caliber team of passionate people who strive to make a difference. Join the Novartis team in Prague and enjoy our inspiring environment.
We offer a comprehensive compensation package, a wealth of opportunities for career development and an undeniably friendly culture.
Job Summary :
Novartis is currently searching for a Lead Consultant to join our Consultancy team.
Job Purpose :
A global role that is part of a new internal consulting practice with responsibility for delivering strategic consulting programs, driving operational efficiencies and implementing business change.
Key Responsibilities :
Support Business & Operational Consulting leadership to drive the strategic delivery plan
Work with Account Managers, leads and internal customers to understand the consulting opportunity pipeline and work to convert this into customer projects
Build and manage key stakeholder relationships, initiating sales processes with internal customers
Identify opportunities to expand Business & Operational Consulting offerings and develop service offerings to customers
Develop consulting tools and methodologies for delivering consulting project opportunities
Build, organize and sustain multi-disciplinary program and project teams
Facilitate and drive change in a heavily networked environment through senior stakeholder engagement and management
Lead and drive major internal customer transformation programs and projects, including solution development and implementation
Ensure the solution is properly designed and implemented according to the relevant project methodology and approach agreed with customer
Ensure deliverables are prepared within the relevant project delivery methodology, managing project risks, where required
Support management of the project portfolio through regular status reporting and stakeholder management updates
Will involve regular travel to Novartis locations where full-time or part-time on-site project delivery is required for internal customers
Line manage local consulting resources, as the team develops, including : Senior consultants and Consultants
About us :
Novartis Global Service Center (NGSC) in Prague :
The Center, one of 5 around the world, delivers a broad variety of services to the Novartis worldwide. We have highly qualified teams in areas such as scientific and commercial services (known as Product Lifecycle Services), IT, Human Resources, Financial Reporting & Accounting, Procurement, Real Estate and Facility Services, Legal & Compliance, Finance and Communications.
Here’s some of the reasons we think you should join us :
A job with a purpose. At Novartis, we all contribute to our mission to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives.
A wealth of opportunities for career progression and working with best-in-class professionals.
A diverse team that reflects the rich diversity of our markets. Over 55 nationalities speaking with 30+ languages, all generations, and more than 44% of female.
Our modern and newly designed workplace is a pleasant place that reflects the need for flexible ways of working in order to bring new ideas to life.
We live by our values; we cherish not only what we do but also how we do it. .
Diversity & Inclusion mind-set. We aspire to move beyond stereotypes and bias to bring differences together, so we can see the world through the eyes of our patients and customers.
Our comprehensive compensation package includes :
Annual performance-based bonus;
Employee recognition scheme;
A benefits scheme above local legislation standards including pension and risk-life insurance, benefit package for health, education, culture and sport activities;
Healthcare program that offers easy access to comprehensive health care;
Variety of medical check-ups or consultations on-site;
An Employee Assistance Program;
25 days annual leave, 4 days paid sick leave and Christmas holiday;
Public transport allowance;
Flexible working arrangements including Home Office;
Support for a healthy lifestyle through the daily offering of fruit & vegetables.
We are looking forward to talking to you and sharing more about our broad range of opportunities.
The ideal candidate will have :
Graduate Degree in business, finance, or economics
Fluent in English
6-10 years of experience in leading significant operating model, business process and organizational change and / or process improvement consulting projects.
Project and program management experience
Experience on working on complex, multi-functional projects in a large corporate environment
Demonstrated analytical, process-oriented and data driven mindset
Experience, and proven ability to manage stakeholders across a dispersed and matrix organization
Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as solid presentation skills
Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.