Team

The energy team at Novartis sites is dependent on the size of the site. All medium or major sites are required to have an energy manager (EM), and major sites additionally have a mandatory energy committee (EC). The purpose of the EM job is to act as an expert in energy and GHG issues and as a promoter for energy efficiency and for renewable resources. The site EM is ideally part of engineering, facility/utilities management or Health-Safety-Environment (HSE). Expertise on energy and climate may additionally be supplied from dedicated outside experts. Depending on the size of the site, the site EM is typically a part-time job.

Below is a specification used by Novartis sites in nominating a site EM:

Energy Manager Specification:
Major SiteMedium SiteMinor Site
Major Accountabilities
  • Identifying improvement potentials and advising site management accordingly
  • Organizing the Site EC
  • Ensuring regular energy reviews of existing buildings and installations
  • Performing energy challenges for new projects (assessing new projects in the initial project phase and during implementation)
  • Ensuring development and maintenance of the list of energy projects for the site
  • Establishing an energy flow diagram for a site
  • Determining energy KPIs for specific energy processes and main energy users
  • Reporting at least once annually to the Divisional EM
  • Reporting energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission numbers in the Novartis Data Management System (DMS)
  • Proposing site energy and GHG targets and monitoring their achievements
  • Establishing internal and/or external energy benchmarks
  • Participating in internal and external technical networks
  • Supporting the users in the analysis and assessment of the energy consumption of their processes
  • Launching awareness and energy saving campaigns
  • Identifying improvement potentials and advising site management accordingly
  • Organizing the Site EC (if applicable)
  • Conduct energy reviews of existing buildings and installations
  • Organize help from Divisional EM or external for energy challenges for major new projects (if any)
  • Ensuring development and maintenance of the list of energy projects for the site
  • Determining energy KPIs for specific energy processes and main energy users
  • Reporting at least once annually to the Divisional EM
  • Reporting energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission numbers in the Novartis Data Management System (DMS)
  • Participating in internal and external technical networks
  • Supporting the users in the analysis and assessment of the energy consumption of their processes
  • Launching awareness and energy saving campaigns
  • Identifying improvement potentials and advising site management accordingly
  • Conduct or organize conduction of energy reviews of existing buildings / installations if the situation requires
  • Organize help from Divisional EM or external for energy challenges for major new projects (if any)
  • Reporting at least once annually to the Divisional EM
  • Reporting energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission numbers in the Novartis Data Management System (DMS)
  • Participating (if possible) in internal and external technical networks
  • Supporting the users in the analysis and assessment of the energy consumption of their processes
  • Launching awareness and energy saving campaigns
Key Performance Indicators
  • Corporate Health, Safety, Environment (CHSE) and Divisional Guidelines and Guidance Notes are fully implemented
  • Energy and GHG targets and performance goals are achieved
  • Corporate and divisional reporting requirements on energy and GHG data are met
  • Capital Appropriation Requests of the site are challenged for energy efficiency
  • Energy Savings Projects are identified, saving opportunities determined, reported and approved
  • CHSE and Divisional Guidelines and Guidance Notes are known and corrective actions are identified and initiated
  • Energy and GHG targets and performance goals are achieved
  • Corporate and divisional reporting requirements on energy and GHG data are met
  • CHSE and Divisional Guidelines and Guidance Notes are known
  • Corporate and divisional reporting requirements on energy and GHG data are met
Job Dimensions
  • Site energy use and related cost budgets
  • Functional budget of role or team within facility management or other functional unit
  • Site energy use budgets
  • Functional budget of role
  • Functional budget of role
Education and Training
  • Bachelor degree in electrical, civil, environmental, chemical or mechanical engineering or other similar technical degree
  • Professional certification in Energy Management or related field (e.g. Certified Energy Manager (CEM) designation)
  • Energy management training (such as e.g. Schneider Energy University)
  • Specific classes on areas of energy, thermodynamics or mechanical engineering
  • Corporate Health, Safety, Environment (CHSE) eLearning (at least umbrella courses on HSE and topic specific courses on Environment and Energy & Climate)
  • Degree in electrical, civil, environmental, chemical or mechanical engineering or other similar area
  • Energy management training (such as e.g. Schneider Energy University)
  • Corporate Health, Safety, Environment (CHSE) eLearning (at least umbrella courses on HSE and topic specific courses on Environment and Energy & Climate)
  • Technical, organizational or HR degree
  • Corporate Health, Safety, Environment (CHSE) eLearning (at least umbrella courses on HSE and topic specific courses on Environment and Energy & Climate)
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in engineering or facilities management
  • Minimum 2 year of experience in a supervisory role
  • Demonstrated ability to influence without authority and lead in a matrix environment
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in engineering or facilities management
  • Some experience in a supervisory role is beneficial
  • Demonstrated ability to influence without authority and lead in a matrix environment
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in engineering or facilities management

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