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Job ID 205549BR Position Title SENIOR DEVICE TECHNOLOGY MANAGER Division Novartis Technical Operations Business Unit NTO BTDM Country Switzerland Work Location Basel Company/Legal Entity Novartis Pharma AG Functional Area Research & Development Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular Job Description Lead and manage all technical/laboratory/process activities and apply expertise to address complex design, development, operational issues and actively support Biologics Technical Development & Manufacturing in decision making, strategies and goals by participating in cross-functional teams. Lead strategically activities; co-ordinate interdisciplinary projects and teams. Develop long term strategies on technologies processes and medical devices and packaging related matters.
Actively participate in teams, projects, networks and/or platforms. Fulfill all related tasks and responsibilities related to own discipline.
2.Proactively communicate key issues and any other critical topics in a timely manner to the appropriate management level and/or to any other relevant project team member(s).
3.Support and assign associates in specific projects and/or networks. Coach on target dates and priorities.
4.Ensure costs and cost awareness in all assigned projects, networks and/or platforms.
5.Advise team members and work according to appropriate Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practice, Health, Safety and Environment, Information Security and Novartis guidelines.
6.Lead peer review and project review meetings.
7.Interact/collaborate with other functions in Biologics Technical Development & Manufacturing to facilitate transfer of knowledge and deliverables.
8.Maintain knowledge on latest regulations and standards and ensure activities are conducted in accordance with this
9.Actively support Biologics Technical Development & Manufacturing as a subject matter expert (SME) on audits, inspections and/or Due Diligence teams. Provide quality assessment of potential in-licensing products in a timely manner and support follow-up activities as appropriate.
10.Proactively contribute to setting, updating and monitoring of team goals. Act as a role model and energize the team.
11.Play active role in setting and achieving Device Operations goals.
12.Act as deputy of Group Leader.
13.Inspire/coach/lead team members: support objectives setting, performance evaluations, development planning discussions and ensure all related tasks (objectives entered, help to identify needs for training courses and development of new skills, etc.) are performed appropriately. Actively participate in recruiting process. Develop, mentor and coach other team members within and/or across the line unit. Act as a mentor, coach and trusted go-to person for associates, helping them grow to their potential.
14.Act as a role model in accordance with Novartis Values and Behaviors. (e.g. Support and facilitate the journey towards a multi-skilled, highly innovative and motivated workforce operating in a self-directed team set-up. Drive cultural evolution and change management. Support a culture of exceptional performance and continuous improvement, enabling innovative, competitive, compliant and consistent delivery on objectives of teams, projects, networks and/or platforms.) Minimum requirements Min. BS/MS, Ph.D. or equivalent desirable Good knowledge of English (oral and written).
Desirable knowledge of site language
1.Successfully demonstrated several years (minimum 5 years) of directly related experience as fellow or equivalent.
2.Recognized expertise in a specific area and broader scientific as well as strategic background.
3.Proven track record of creativity, problem solving and productivity in projects. 4.Good overview of current trends and upcoming techniques for current and future applications.
5.Thorough understanding of device development and commercialization processes in the industry.
6.Demonstrated successful experience with working in interdisciplinary and cross-cultural teams.
7.Excellent leadership skills.
8.Thorough knowledge of relevant Standard Operating Procedure, Good Laboratory Practices, Good Manufacturing Practice and Novartis regulations and policies.
9.Excellent communication/presentation skills and scientific/technical writing skills. Advanced coach-ing and mentoring skills.
10.May require up to 15% travel.