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Associate Director Internal Audit


Executive Director


East Hanover, New Jersey, United States

236 million. The number of lives that were touched by Novartis medicines in 2022!<br><br>At Novartis, we are reimagining medicine to address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible. <br><br>Job Purpose<br>To plan, execute and deliver high quality audits that meet Novartis Internal Audit (IA methodology standards, strategies and directives. To lead audit teams in activities<br>including assessment of business/information technology risks and evaluation of related internal controls.<br><br>Major Accountabilities<br>• Lead effective audit teams throughout assignments in different divisions and functional areas taking responsibility for the team members, including delivering on-boarding and coaching to new team members and guest auditors to provide technical support and feedback.<br>Rate potential and capacity of team members and provide feedback to IA management.<br>• Mastering key company policies that Internal Audit provides assurance on, including their implementing guidelines and procedures.<br>• Apply effective project management to audit assignments in order to deliver work which<br>meets quality standards, deadlines and the expectations of stakeholders.<br>• Identify root causes of control issues and investigate, analyze and test possible solutions or measures for improvement. Prepare audit reports and review and agree issues with responsible management.<br>• Establish and maintain key-contact relationships with local management in assigned countries and/or functional area(s) of responsibility to support the Regional Head Internal Audit (RHIA) in assessing risk across the region and developing the annual audit plan.<br>• Lead the risk-prioritized planning of standard operational audits and support audit managers and the Regional Head of internal audit in the planning of more complex audits on enterprise risks without pre-defined control frameworks.<br>• Build effective business partnering and advisory relationships with senior management on<br>the audit and with managers in the relevant functions, while maintaining the independence<br>and objectivity of self, team and the Internal Audit function.<br>• Perform special projects and lead initiatives to improve the technical and operational effectiveness of the audit group. Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Novartis products within 24 hours of receipt. Distribution of marketing samples (where applicable)<br><br>The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $118,400 and $177,600 per year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/23 through 12/31/23, fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.<br><br>[#video#{#400,300#}#/video#]