Global ERP Change Management Lead

  • Problem-Solving
  • Project Plans

This is a temporary contractor opportunity at Novartis 
 Novartis touches the lives of a tenth of the world’s population. Every role here, regardless of contract type, makes an impact on human life! 
Novartis US partners with external managed service provider Magnit Global to offer engaging temporary contractor opportunities like this, to those who are looking for flexibility in their career while looking to gain new skills and experiences providing services to an inclusive global medicines company. Click here to learn more about Magnit 
Ready to work with/through Magnit at Novartis? Please read on... 
As a Global ERP Change Management Lead, you will support Novartis' transformation by developing and implementing change management strategies for the Global SAP Programme in a particular country. Your focus will be on maximizing employee adoption of a unified ERP application landscape (SAP S/4HANA) and standard business processes.
Major Accountabilities: 
You will be responsible for various types of changes across multiple Novartis business units. Your key responsibilities include:
● Developing strategies and plans to ensure fast adoption and high utilization of new tools and ways of working.
● Delivering outcomes aligned with project plans.
● Collaborating with functional change leads and the global OD team.
● Leading the Organizational Change Management work stream, including Communications and Training team.
● Coaching senior leaders and executives in their roles as change sponsors.
● Working with country stakeholders- people managers, and supervisors in managing transitions.
● Assisting project managers and teams in integrating change management activities into their project plans.
● Providing input to change communications and training plans.
● Leading meetings to understand changes and develop a change adoption plan.
● Analyzing and implementing strategies to overcome resistance to change.
● Evaluating the cost and budgetary impact of change management.
About You:
Extensive experience in organizational change management program design and implementation related to large scale, multi-site ERP solutions like SAP.
Ability to build trust, engage, and inspire change among senior stakeholders.
Inspirational communicator, a great listener, well organized with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Key Performance Indicators:
● Overall change effectiveness measures.
● Business value capture from key programs.
● Quality of relationships with relevant leaders and team.
Support Novartis transformation agenda by delivering expert change management support to large transformation programs aiming to drastically improve our operational efficiency so we can provide life-improving/ life- saving medicines faster to patients around the globe. This role enables business value realization by focusing on people centric change combined with deep experience in SAP implementation.

 Location: Hybrid role in East Hanover, NJ (3 days onsite)
Pay Rate:  $84.83-109.65./hour
Contract: 18+ months 
Health, dental, vision, 401k
 Why Novartis? 
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives. 
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working. 
We believe we can reinvent what's possible when we collaborate with courage to ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying! 
Imagine the impact you could make here at Novartis! 
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: 
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment with diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve. 
To do our best work we need different viewpoints, which is why here at Magnit, we celebrate diversity and embrace inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, Magnit is dedicated to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We strive to ensure that we maintain a positive and enriching work environment for all. 
If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Magnit at or 1.862.778.5441. 

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion / EEO

  • Work Authorization : Green Card, US Citizen, Other valid work visa
  • Preferred years of experience : 8+ Years
  • Travel Required : No travel required
  • Shift timings: Hybrid role in East Hanover, NJ (3 days onsite)
Job Location
East Hanover, New Jersey
USD 84.83 - USD 109.65 Per Hour
18 month(s)
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