Global Senior Manager Digital Finance
Novartis Farmacéutica, S.A.
Barcelona, Spain
hace 3 días

Job Description

This role drives the digital transformation of the Global Business Planning & Analysis (BPA) / Digital Finance function of the Onco and Pharma Business Units into an ad-vanced analytics and value-creation powerhouse.

The Global Senior Manager Digital Finance (GSMDF) will shape our future finance / BPA organization and the way we sup-port our business using AI, ML & digital.

This includes project management, process and organizational design and identifying and managing interdependencies with other digital initiatives throughout the company (e.

g. commercial functions, the corporate dig-ital office, finance in other Novartis units incl. NBS, NTO, etc.) The GSMDF takes an active part in orchestrating the development and implementation of AI / ML-powered components for financial forecasting and planning and owns the execution of assigned projects, including transformational activities, working independently and with exten-sive autonomy.

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Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

  • Co-develops vision and supports prioritization of new AI- / decision-making tools in close alignment with the BPA / Finance function of the Onco & Pharma business units
  • Owns selected AI / ML products and heads their design, development and implementation by orchestrating the right resources across data science and visualization experts.
  • Ensures successful roll-out and adoption across IM.

  • Connects newly designed solutions and processes with operational links and leverages her / his operations acumen to pragmatically implement in the NVS environment
  • Identifies areas of inefficiencies in the application of AI / ML / digital and implements improvements towards a highly efficient, industrialized approach in planning and forecasting
  • Liaises with other digital / AI initiatives (e.g. commercial, other Novartis units), identifies potential overlaps / synergies, and co-creates holistic digitalization roadmap
  • Co-shapes future organization of BPA / Finance function to realize systemic evolution
  • Works closely with broader Digital Finance team to define data requirements for next generation AI tools to further improve decision-making and efficiencies
  • Identifies proactively industry benchmarks that trigger / sparkle change initiatives. Proposes innovative approaches to operations and owns their realization from presentation to top management to execution and delivery of results
  • Offers fresh perspectives and ideas from different industries to introduce and develop new ways of doing things, especially in the space of digital transformation
  • Leads select, new initiatives / MVPs with cross-functional partners to proof business value with objective to scale up globally
  • Minimum requirements

    What you’ll bring to the role :

  • 5-8 years of experience in a multinational compa-ny, consulting or advisory in areas relevant to the position.
  • English Fluent, Spanish preferably
  • Have a degree in Finance, Economics (or similar), MBA or equivalent preferred
  • Knowledge of finance processes, especially plan-ning and forecasting, performance management, management reporting
  • Ideally country and / or regional experience within the Novartis commercial BPA function
  • Strong analytical skills (applicable to financial analyses and process, governance & organiza-tional design)
  • Strong project management skills; project man-agement certification (PMP, etc.) is an asset
  • Good communication and stakeholder manage- ment skills applied in complex environments (e.g. matrix / divisional organizations)
  • Innovative, digital, and agile mindset
  • Pharma industry and digital / data science experi-ence is preferred, but not mandatory.
  • Why Novartis

    750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. 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.

    Once your application has been received via our Novartis careers portal, your CV will be reviewed by our team of recruiters.

    If shortlisted, you can expect a call from an international number.

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