US-NJ, Associate Director, HR Business Partner - Cardiovascular Sales 221594BR-MZ
Associate Director, HR Business Partner - Cardiovascular Sales
US GEN MED
East Hanover, NJ
Novartis is recruiting for an Associate Director, HR Business Partner - Cardiovascular Sales role, located in East Hanover, NJ.
A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage.
As a member of the Cardio/Resp BU HR Team, the Cardio Sales HR Business Partner will be aligned to the Cardiovascular portfolio with dedicated support to field sales associates. In partnership with other Cardio Sales HRBP team members, this role will support the field expansion for the key launch brand, Entresto, a prescription medicine used to reduce the risk of death and hospitalization in people with certain types of long-lasting (chronic) heart failure. The Entresto field sales team is made up of approximately 1700 US field-based associates with targeted customers within Systems of Care, Hospitals, Cardiology and Primary Care practices.
As part of the Entresto expansion and long-term Cardio Sales HR Strategy, this role will help to build an HR plan focused around the key HR priorities of Organization & Change; Talent & Leadership; Culture & Energy; and HR Operations & Compliance.
Business Partnering: Pro-actively builds strong relationships with assigned client groups as well as partners with the HR Centers of Excellence (i.e. Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, D&I, Compensation, Shared Service functions, etc.) to understand their needs, requirements and challenges and provide HR solutions aligned to the BU strategy. Coaches leaders/associates and influences business decisions to meet the business objectives; applies consistency with HR processes.
Organizational Development: Proactively identifies and facilitates change management and organizational development initiatives. Acts as a partner to facilitate cultural change and engagement of associates.
Staffing / Recruitment/ Selection: In partnership with the HR lead and the business, identifies the staffing priorities and strategy; develops workforce plans for implementation; and participates in recruitment for positions.
Rewards: Partners with Compensation in job leveling and ensuring a competitive reward structure. Facilitates performance calibration sessions and implements and executes the compensation planning process. Ensures appropriate link between performance and rewards.
Performance Management: Ensures performance management is consistently applied and aligned to business strategies with a focus on development. Coaches managers to have effective performance discussions.
Development: Works with management to identify and develop talent. Facilitates talent discussions focused on learning agility and sustained performance, partners in robust development planning and identification of successors to key roles and participates in the Talking Talent process.
Project Management: Leads and manages projects effectively including organizational design, change management and changes in HR processes.
Operational Excellence & Compliance: Ensures data integrity in HR Core and demonstrates integrity in managing business transactions that represent Novartis policies and Values & Behaviors.
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 any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Business Administration, or other related discipline.
Business-oriented professional with a minimum of 5 years of progressive HR experience
Experience in pharmaceutical companies or companies in other business segments known for their HR practices
Track record of success as an HR Business Partner supporting key business leaders.
Successful track record of executing cultural changes
Well-developed team building, listening, coaching and influencing skills
Unquestioned integrity and experience, confidence and stature to effectively address sensitive HR issues
Advanced degree/Master s degree in organizational development, HR or Business
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