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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Director, Organization Development in Cambridge, Massachusetts

369178BR Job ID: 369178BR Job Description: Bringing life-changing medicines to millions of people, Novartis sits at the intersection of cutting-edge medical science and innovative digital technology. As a global company, the resources and opportunities for growth and development are plentiful including global and local cross functional careers, a diverse learning suite of thousands of programs & an in-house marketplace for rotations & project work. With strong medicines pipeline our current transformation will not just deliver growth for our business but continue to allow us to bring innovative medicines to patients quickly Job Purpose Partner business leaders and P&O colleagues to diagnose and address complex organizational challenges within and across Novartis’ businesses, enabling Novartis to successfully and sustainably drive its transformation, contributing to the mission of reimagining medicine to improve and extend people’s lives Major Accountabilities Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Partners with business leaders and P&O colleagues to diagnose and address prioritized, complex organizational challenges within and across Novartis businesses, to unlock disproportionate value. The role is predominantly project based with approx. 80% of time spent on consulting delivery: - As a consultant, works with business leaders and their teams to address organization challenges and opportunities and creates the organizational capability needed to drive business performance. This includes seeking to make the complex more simple for the business - Diagnoses root causes, and leads delivery of high-quality organization design, development and change management advice and interventions in line with diagnosis done - Leads consulting projects and often partners with colleagues from various expertise areas in and beyond P&O incl Strategy, Conexts, Finance and others - As a rounded consultant, leverages deep skill in diagnosis, org and operating model design and change management, as well as team and leader development • Actively contributes to development of OD practice areas such as org & operating model design, org health & diagnosis, change mngt. 20% of time spent on - Builds OD skills across P&O and line managers globally. This includes contributing to formal and informal learning, transferring skills on projects, knowledge sharing, and coaching and mentoring colleagues - Contributes expertise to the development and implementation of high quality and practical OD approaches, methodology and toolkit for specific practice areas, bringing a level of thought leadership, external research and insights This is a site-based role at Cambridge, MA. Consideration may be given for distance working arrangements (There may be exceptions based on US Legal Entity registration). This role would not provide relocation as a result. If associate is remote, all home office expenses and any travel/lodging to specific Cambridge, MA for periodic live meetings will be at the employee’s expense. The expectation of working hours and travel (domestic and/or international) will be defined by the hiring manager. The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $166,400 and $249,600 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors While Novartis does not require vaccination for Covid-19 or proof of a recent negative test result for Covid-19 at this time, employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to \n\n\n\n Position Title: Director, Organization Development Minimum requirements: Education • Bachelors Degree in a relevant field required Work Experience • Minimum 10+ years OD, strategy or transformation consulting experience in large scale transformations, complex OD/ change management interventions or business improvement projects • Presence with senior leader engagement and facilitation, strong influencing ability incl challenge, through consulting, communication and relationship building skills. Known for strong collaboration and networking • Proven analytical and conceptual skills, combined with ability to implement with a practical and pragmatic business focus. Design change management strategies and lead implementation of change, including behavior and culture change • Successful track record in application of OD and consulting tools and solutions in solving complex business problems and delivering global projects. Diagnosing organizations and understanding organizational health using various data measurement and analysis methods, combined with the ability to determine the appropriate interventions to shift performance outcomes • Lead Organization Development interventions, based on solid understanding of organizations as whole systems. Support senior teams to achieve high performance through effective Team Development interventions Preferred • Postgraduate and working qualifications preferred in the relevant business or applied behavioral sciences (e.g., Strategy, Business Administration, Organization Development, Psychology, HRM, MBB, etc.) preferred • External consulting and/or business leadership experience would be valuable Languages • Fluency in English required with excellent oral and written communication skills #transformingforgrowth Why Novartis? 766million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives. We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working. We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity, and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying! Imagine what you could do here at Novartis! ----------------------------------------------------- Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity, and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusion workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential. Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. ----------------------------------------------------- Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: ----------------------------------------------------------------- Accessibility and reasonable accommodations: The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to or call +1(877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message Job Type: Full Time Country: USA Work Location: Cambridge, MA Functional Area: Human Resources Division: People & Organization Business Unit: P&O CoE Talent & Transformation Employment Type: Regular Company/Legal Entity: Novartis Corporation Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:: The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential. Shift Work: No Early Talent: No