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Director - US Talent Programs

**334303BR** **Job ID:** 334303BR **Job Description:** One tenth! That represents the number of the world’s population who are in receipt of Novartis medicines. From psoriasis to terminal cancer, what we do makes a difference, which is why Novartis continues to reimagine medicine! But we can’t do that without the right specialist knowledge and capabilities within the company. That is why our Talent Acquisition team is critical to our business. To that end, Novartis is currently hiring a Director - US Talent Programs who will be responsible for the design and delivery of world-class programs and practices that build a balanced pipeline of talent who fuel Novartis’s long-term growth in the US. Your Key Responsibilities (include but are not limited to): • Working with key partners to assess existing Talent Program offerings in the US, identifying critical skills and target talent cohorts based on business input, identifying partnerships to establish talent pipelines and understanding global guidelines • Collaborating closely with the global Talent Management center of expertise to understand and ensure that US programs are aligned and complementary to the enterprise Talent Program strategy • Crafting a US Early Talent strategy based on long-term US business needs and US Talent Management priorities, including end-to-end systems, processes and marketing approach • Collaborating across the US organization and with global partners to centralize divisional offerings into a unified program that aligns to enterprise guidelines • Leading the Early Talent and University Relations team and owning the execution and governance of Talent Programs for the US • Partnering with Talent Acquisition and D&I to source and select the best, diverse talent to meet short- and long-term business needs, using data and close business relationships to inform specific skill sets and capabilities needed in candidate profiles • Collaborating with US People & Organization to adjust, improve and augment people processes to cater to the needs and expectations of various talent segments • Growing the overall diversity of Novartis workforce, aligned with D&I Strategy targets and priorities \n\n\n\n **Position Title:** Director - US Talent Programs **Minimum requirements:** What You’ll Bring To The Role: • Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) in Business, Strategy, Marketing or a related field required • Minimum of 10 years’ experience of leadership in Talent Acquisition or Talent Development, preferably with a focus on early talent (defined as individuals with less than 4 years’ professional experience) • Deep knowledge and demonstrated experience developing and implementing successful early talent strategies and programs at scale within the US, specifically for medical, commercial and tech talent gained in the Pharmaceutical or Technology industry • Strong proficiency in data management and tracking, measurement, analytics and insights • Highly collaborative, with a proven track record in influencing without authority as well as a pragmatic, goal-oriented mentality • Strategic & analytical problem solver with a delivery focus • Excellent communication skills at all levels and experience working in a global, fast-paced environment • English language proficiency The ideal location for this role is East Hanover, NJ or Cambridge, MA, however, remote work may be possible (there may be some restrictions based on legal entity). Please note that this role would not provide relocation as a result. The expectation of working hours and travel (domestic and/or international) will be defined by the hiring manager. Desired Qualifications: • Master’s degree preferred • Prior people management experience preferred Why Novartis? 769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, 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 team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve. Join 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: 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. **Job Type:** Full Time **Country:** USA **Work Location:** East Hanover, NJ **Functional Area:** Human Resources **Division:** CORPORATE **Business Unit:** GROUP PEOPLE & ORGANIZATION **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

Director - US Talent Programs

Full time
East Hanover, NJ

Published on 01/15/2022

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