Sep 19, 2023

Job Description

2023 will potentially see Sandoz become a standalone organization! Already a global market leader in Generics and Biosimilar medicine, this is an exciting, once-in-a-career opportunity to set our own path forward as an independent, purpose-driven organization, and as the founders of a new Sandoz, this is a time of immense opportunity for us all, both professionally and personally!

Together we will shape the future of Sandoz… are you ready to make a difference?

As Senior Project Controller – Bio TechOps you will lead the financial and project controlling aspects of the major investments in STO Bio platform, e.g. Sandoz Bio Brownfield site in Lendava. You will establish and ensure proper Capex related processes and controls within Large Molecules and Injectables Platform. You will provide relevant financial support and business partnering to investment project director and project team as well as to global management of LMO&I platform.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Act as the focal point with the project team, to ensure alignment with the project reporting requirements for timely and accurate cost and progress reporting.
• Support budget application process including business case creation and financial approval documents where applicable.
• Reporting of project costs, progress and schedule data using earned value management method; production and overall maintenance of project S-curves and histograms.
• Monitor project progress status, achievement and non-achievement of major milestones and analyze performance in relation to the plan.
• Identification, monitoring and reporting project status against the baseline plan to provide early warning to project management of any current and potential schedule slippages, and recommending recovery actions.
• Effectively manage the communications interfaces essential for the delivery of cost, planning, scheduling and risk deliverables and services.
• Report overall weekly and/or monthly project status and KPI to management.
• Implement project Work Breakdown Structure for specific scopes, and lead the project planning process.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you will bring to the role:
• University degree (preferably in Economics, Business Administration, Finance or Engineering.
• Fluent in English.
• 7 years+ of experience in investment project controlling or production Finance.
• Proven very good analytical and numerical skills with an eye for the big picture and ability to present the story behind the numbers in a crisp and logical way.
• Very good communication skills for smooth interaction with various stakeholders (both written and verbal).
• Excellent IT skills (SAP Analysis, Excel, Power point including Think cell).
• Effective organization and planning skills.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Flexible working schedule, tailored to your needs, possibility to work from home, Pension scheme, Employee Recognition Scheme, Expanded program for the promotion of health in the field of physical, mental and social well-being (Energized for Life), employment at Top SI Employer, Unlimited learning and development opportunities.

Possible job locations: Slovenia (Ljubljana)

We offer permanent contract. You are kindly invited to submit your application in English language, including CV, by 31.7.2023.


Why Sandoz?
Almost 500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2022 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

We are at a pivotal moment in our history giving us the freedom to invest in our future so we can continue to help millions of people access affordable high-quality medicines. Together we will shape the future of Sandoz, building an organization from the ground up and in return, experience an ambitious environment with impactful, flexible-hybrid careers, where diversity is welcomed and where personal growth is encouraged!

The future is ours to shape!

Accessibility and accommodation
Novartis group is 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 recruitment process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

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