Program Manager

  • Agile
  • Change Management
  • Content Management
  • Deployment
  • Life Sciences
  • Prototyping
  • Value Proposition

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... 
Program Manager

 Attributes; CAT Project:
 Proven ability to synthesize a complex portfolio of demands into clearly articulated and feasible scope
 Deployment of prototyping strategies to mitigate technology integration risk
 Adept at managing multiple vendors, with agendas that may not be completely parallel
 Competence with integrated planning across multiple groups and global regions
 Comfort with the requirements and technologies surrounding content management
 Skill at enthusiastically and convincingly lobbying for the program value proposition across the enterprise
 Ability to parse signal from noise, maintaining focus on what matters in a chaotic environment
 Attributes; Senior Program Manager:
10+ years of experience managing large, multi-disciplinary, global programs
Focus on change management as a component of technology adoption
Ability to organize multiple teams around an aligned vision and integrated plan inclusive of Agile and waterfall approaches
Deft management of stakeholders with different agendas and points of view
Maniacal attention to program details with the ability to synthesize and communicate those details succinctly
Expertise herding multiple vendors, each with its own agenda, in support of unified program goals
Adept at organization of scope across multiple workstreams, as well as delegation of authority to workstream project leaders
Maintenance of adequate operational transparency to ensure continued stakeholder comfort
Talent for representing program status and challenges to senior leadership
Ability to solve tactical problems through creation of scalable process-based solutions
Bias for action

Attributes; Novartis:
Comfort operating in large, loosely coupled corporate environments
Familiarity with operating in highly regulated industries
Specific experience with life sciences businesses
Comfort operating in a hybrid work environment

Location: Hybrid role in East Hanover, NJ (In office as needed)
 Pay Rate: $114.49-200.00/hour
Contract: 6 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 : 10+ Years
  • Travel Required : No travel required
  • Shift timings: Hybrid role in East Hanover, NJ (In office as needed)
Job Location
East Hanover, New Jersey
USD 114.49 - USD 200.00 Per Hour
6 month(s)
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