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Director Associate Engagement (NIBR)

Company: Healthcare Businesswomen's Association
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt Novartis, you play a key role in shaping the employee experience of all 14,000 US associates, supporting them in our curious, inspired and unbossed culture journey and engaging them in our Innovative Medicines US patient-focused strategy to become a top five pharmaceutical company in the US by 2025. -Provide advice and guidance, and act as business partner to Head, C&E NIBR to design and deliver impactful and associate-centric communication strategies to the enterprise; be part of the NIBR C&E team and build strong relationships with key stakeholders to ensure and drive business affinity.-Work in partnership with Executive Communications Lead to continue to develop positioning for Head of NIBR within the context of our CEO and Executives Comms strategy and make her/him a key voice on relevant topics within Novartis.-Ensure effective project management and budget control for communications support so the programs are delivered to a high standard on time and within budget-Work with the integrated AE team to ensure the right practice skills and capabilities are aligned to execute these strategies.Primary Responsibilities:---Help to deliver a future ready and industry leading approach to the practice of Associate Engagement at Novartis and support the fully integrated and flexible operating model.---Work within the integrated model to define prioritized body of work for your function/unit/program and subsequently for AE and ensure that the right skills and capabilities are aligned to executing the strategy with excellence.---Assesses the business requirements and uses best practice creative communications solutions to support the function/unit/program requirements. ---Work within the Associate Engagement team, co-creating and leading prioritized communications strategy, plans and activities on behalf of the business function/unit/program to the enterprise, aligned to and supportive of the overall Novartis business strategy and the strategic goals of the business.---Counsel Executive Management and key leaders in all aspects of employee engagement communications, coach and support them to grow their skills as engaging leaders and work to deliver a consistent employee experience for all associates in the business unit or global function.---Design and deploy effective measurement strategies: Ensure audience-led approach and constantly consider how we enrich associate experience and improve the value of what we communicate. ---Develop and implement innovation to the communication models and approaches in AE, bringing the outside in and ensuring that we stay at the cutting edge of communication best practices. EEO Statement 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.Minimum requirementsWhat you will bring to this role:---Bachelors Degree Required ---8+ years in roles delivering high impact communication strategies and plans within a global organization.---Strategic and analytical thinker who is comfortable challenging ways of working where efficiencies could be realized, and impact maximized.---Great at stakeholder management and ability to lead and influence in a highly matrixed organization and across geographical boundaries. ---Ability to work in agile team settings, leading informally and driving for collective results, resilience---Proven track record in managing strategic enterprise priorities, large programs/restructuring and/or change comms initiatives.---Best in class strategic business partnering.---Ability to manage multiple priorities at once and is comfortable pivoting when necessary and asking for help when things get crazy.Why Novartis?766 million 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 is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.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 in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to 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.While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. 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 our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to hear more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here:

Keywords: Healthcare Businesswomen's Association, Cambridge , Director Associate Engagement (NIBR), Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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