Medical Advisor Hematology and Oncology, Norway

Medical Advisor Hematology and Oncology, Norway
Medical Advisor Hematology and Oncology, Novartis Oncology, Norway

Job Summary:
Do you want to work for a Global Pharmaceutical company where you will be recognized for your contribution and commitment?
Apply for Medical Advisor Hematology and Oncology and join a highly engaged team in a company which can offer a broad portfolio, one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today and development opportunities.

Job Purpose:
The purpose of the Medical Advisor Hematology and Oncology role is to prepare the strategy and support the clinical development, the launch and the commercialization of drug products to consolidate Novartis’s market position by providing key strategic and medical information of compounds and indications and to collaborate closely with other departments and external stakeholders in the field. It also includes building awareness around the Novartis pipeline and to support product solutions which are aligned with compound or brand strategy by exchanging scientific information and supporting clinical trials and projects.

Key Responsibilities:
Medical Expert Advocacy
• Identify and collaborate with therapeutic thought leaders
• Medical expert relationship management; facilitate and maintain scientific dialog
• Strengthen and build relationships with large medical organizations, including but not limited to, national/international cooperative groups and other key research and educational institutions, hospitals, networks, physician organizations or payors

Clinical Trial Support
• Provide quality research site recommendations through feasibilities; provide educational activities to support trial accrual as appropriate
• Increase awareness of Novartis clinical research/trial program to enhance patient identification and trial accrual
• Identify IIT research aligned with Novartis strategic research and business interests

Medical Education
• Educate medical experts, speakers and investigators on novel and emerging data as per scientific operations objectives/priorities, in line with local legal and regulatory requirements
• Participate in congresses, observing scientific communication and posters in order to develop project discussion with external medical experts

• Participate in conception of medical and scientific documents regarding Novartis products
• Collaborate and support field force teams and disease area teams relative to upcoming launches, life-cycle management and marketing concepts
• Keep up to date with the market and trial (academic) environment regarding medical trends and clinical trials and share and disseminate information within the organization
• Support the medical part of HTA dossier for new drugs

-Scientific Services
• Provide value added scientific services to medical experts upon their request, including retrieval of specific publications, support publication submission (if within local guidelines), connection with specific Novartis scientists, etc.
-Scientific Projects
• Implement added value scientific projects according to corporate global strategies. Examples of these projects may include, but are not limited to, epidemiology projects, registries, preclinical or translational research, multi-disciplinary projects involving the education and collaboration of multiple functions in the medical community (e.g. clinicians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists).

The position is office and field based with main responsibilities covering Norway primarily in hematology and also lung cancer.
The Medical Advisor Hematology and Oncology is also member of the Nordic cross-functional team and engage with regional and global medical colleagues.

About Novartis:
Novartis is a global healthcare company based in Switzerland that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide. In Novartis Group we focus on three areas – innovative medicines (Pharmaceuticals & Oncology), eye care (Alcon) and generics (Sandoz). We have offices in all four Nordic countries and we are approximately 900 associates.
Our mission is to discover new ways to improve and extend people's lives. Our vision is to be a trusted leader in changing the practice of medicine. Corporate responsibility is central to how we run our business. We focus our CR work in two key areas: expanding access to healthcare and doing business responsibly.
As 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.

Diversity and Inclusion
Each of us is different. At Novartis, we aspire to move beyond stereotypes, assumptions and bias to bring these differences together every day. To operate successfully as a global organization, it is essential that our people reflect the rich cultural, ethnic and gender diversity of our markets. Diversity of our workforce enhances customer insight and our ability to meet the needs of patients and other stakeholders. Retaining the most qualified talent adds value to our company, our customers, our employees, our shareholders, our suppliers and the communities in which we live and work.

Culture and Values
Novartis has a clear mission, focused strategy and strong culture, all of which we expect will support the creation of value over the long term for our company, our shareholders and society. We recognize that our business depends on the creativity, dedication and performance of our associates. We encourage associates to focus on achievement through collaboration and innovation. Our values help guide the choices people make every day, and they define our culture and help us execute the Novartis strategy in line with our mission and vision.

Our values and behaviors are:
Innovation - by experimenting and delivering solutions
Quality - by taking pride in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well
Collaboration - by championing high performing teams with diversity and inclusion
Performance - by prioritizing and making things happen with urgency
Courage - by speaking up, giving and receiving feedback
Integrity - by advocating and applying high ethical standards every day

Benefits of Working for Novartis:
• Competitive Salary
• Bonus Scheme for employees on all levels
• Pension & Insurance Scheme
• “Be Healthy” initiatives to promote associate health and prevent future health issues
• Flexible working hours and possibility to work from home

‘I came for the job, I stay for the culture’
The ideal candidate will have:
• Scientific Education: MD, PhD, PharmD or other similar scientific education
• Fluent in Norwegian and English
• >2yrs experience from pharmaceutical industry
• 2-5 yrs experience from Health Care sector in Norway. Preferably in Oncology/Hematology or another specialized area.
• Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills and team working experience

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

We kindly ask you to apply with an English version of your CV and if shortlisted you can expect a call from an international number.

Deadline for applications
Apply at your earliest convenience as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and no later than 10 Sept, 2018.
Research & Development
Full Time