As Release and Deployment Expert you will contribute to or support aspects of planning, design, development and delivery of system solutions for a specific business or technology area, in alignment with design and architectural standards and business requirements. Capture, qualify and help prioritize new IT demand and ensure IT services provided to business are meeting service quality standards as per agreed SLAs
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Execute platform and product releases aligned to a global release plan and calendar
Provide status updated related to this portfolio ensuring a timely release of products
Collaborate with other technical release experts as part of product squads, sharing knowledge and best practise
Ensuring standardization and adoption of our enterprise grade tools at all times
Become an expert in the deployment and support phases of all products in your scope
Continually drive continuous improvements through the service and own the results
Provide input into the design, implementation and management of the associated governance frameworks
Manage product stakeholders throughout the release management process ensuring relationships are managed effectively at all times
Ensure that all work delivered is to the agreed time, cost and quality constraints
Adopt and process or tooling changes from related strategic initiatives, influencing the ways of working of both parties
Maintain alignment with global release and deployment management
What you'll bring to the role:
5 - 10 years' experience in platform and product release management. Working with global teams in a release management environment
5+ years delivering and releasing products in agile, scaled agile and or devops environment and 5+ year's experience in Life Sciences, Salesforce, Veeva, Patient programmes, CRM projects or an equivalent area
University degree in business/technical area adequate equivalent.
Expert understanding of release management processes and tools. Expert stakeholder management and/or business consulting skills. Expert ITIL / Agile / GxP, analytical and problem solving skills
Proven track rack record in large, global, multi-team projects dealing with complex process areas and business groups
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, presentation and writing skills. Highly dependable, outstanding attention to detail and strong follow-up skills. Ability to work with others in a high paced, fluid, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team. Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills at all management levels. Ability to operate in matrix organization effectively
You'll receive: Company Pension Plan; Life and Accidental Insurance; Meals Allowance or Canteen in the office; Flexible working hours
Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That's how many lives our products touched in 2019. 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.
Imagine what you could do 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 inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.