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Device Manager (m/f/x) for Documentation Transformation

Device Manager (m/f/x) for Documentation Transformation, Global Drug Development, Schaftenau, Austria

74! The number of medical device and combination product projects in Novartis. Without a safe, user friendly, high-quality drug delivery system our patients cannot take their medicine. The global Documentation Transformation team needs you at our beautifully located site in Schaftenau / Tyrol in Austria to accelerate one of the most diverse and innovative portfolios in the pharma industry. By identifying and enabling lean, scientific and compliant documentation and development approaches, you allow our organization to excel in smartly developing competitive products!

Your Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Drive the implementation of lean, scientific and compliant documentation by improving documentation processes and establishing innovative and content-focused structures of Design History Files including platforming and product development concepts
• Lead/support cross-functional work streams to enhance technical development approaches for fast, scientific and effective product development
• Enable data driven improvements to the development/documentation process as well as further digitalization of the organization by contributing to digital strategy of Technical R&D
• Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to improve strategy and templates to provide sound source documentation for Health Authority submissions working in multidisciplinary and international teams
• Advise and support device development associates for smart documentation and change control approaches across projects, technologies and functions; coordinate complex cross-functional changes

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Bachelor’s, Master or PhD degree in engineering or natural sciences
• Strong knowledge of and working experience with EU Medical Device Regulations, ISO 13485 and US regulations 21 CFR Part 4 and 21 CFR Part 820
• Strong experience and interest in driving improvements of development/documentation approaches and/or Quality Mgmt System (e.g. design control)
• Leading and influencing in global matrix organization; strong communication / negotiation skills & listener, actively reaching out, able to understand and connect across functions
• Excellent skills in English, verbal and written. Other language skills, e.g. French, German are advantageous.

Contact: Jennifer Kriedemann, Talent Acquisition & Staffing Business Partner, +44 7525 702920

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.

We offer a market-competitive base salary in line with your qualification, experience and individual competencies. Additionally we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning & development options and worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. The base pay is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to the Austrian collective agreement (at least € 51.180,50 per year on a full time basis).

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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.

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