The Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) Lab Operations Samples and Supply function is looking to add a key member of their team. The Senior Specialist II will interface with the scientists and supporting NIBR functions - including Health, Safety & Environment, Facilities and Real Estate, IT/NX, Procurement, and Finance.
The successful candidate must be well organized, self-directed, and capable of handling a variety of tasks in a complex business environment
Strong enterprise thinking is desirable.
This individual will be support the development and implementation of Lab Operations Samples and Supply program, creating and delivering Samples and Supply services to designated NIBR line functions. Services provided comprise institutional supply chain models for consumables, chemicals, media, and reagents. Furthermore, solutions for modern sample management of business-critical biological samples will be provided.
What you will bring to the role: *Proven ability to execute in complex matrix setups *Strong drive for operational and digital excellence *Enthusiasm for drug discovery and dedication to working in a team-oriented environment to contribute to shared project and organizational goals *Excellent communication skills with ability to present information to operations leadership and scientific customers *Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced drug discovery environment with positivity and persistence regardless of challenges
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to: *Advance Lab Operations and general NIBR lab supply channel implementations for: consumables, chemicals, media, and reagents. *Advance Lab Operations Sample Management solution portfolio *Establish and maintain strong relationships with NIBR researchers as well as with the NIBR Operations community to ensure alignment and execution of departmental and Scientific Operations objectives *Identify opportunities and lead or collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve operational efficiencies, logistics, and business processes.