Director New Products Strategy and BD&L Oncology (m/f/d)

Director New Products Strategy and BD&L Oncology (m/f/d)
927 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2017.
And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment.
Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.

We are currently hiring a

Director New Products Strategy and BD&L Oncology (m/f/d)

to be office based in Nuremberg

Your tasks

• Key accountability for long term business success driven by focus on pipeline of future brands and on Business Development & Licensing initiatives for on-market brands and pipeline.
• Responsible to provide consolidated European input to the global strategy
• Develop and implement strategies for key Disease Areas of importance for the various pipeline brands
• Leading BD&L initiatives for Novartis Oncology Germany - assessing BD&L projects and supporting global BD&L providing input to global projects as well as flagging European opportunities to global.
• Leading local deals and responsible for post-deal Alliance Management.
• Build financial models and deal-structures.
• Lead negotiation, coordination and post-deal alliance management.
• Develop and implement specific activities to optimize and accelerate the development program to achieve best long-term performance across the franchise areas, e.g. creating a launch strategy, initiating pre-marketing/PR activities and internal communication
• Reassure optimal alignment of Global/European strategy
• Ensure timely development of robust strategic/tactical plans for each pipeline product with specific efforts for KOL management/development & Targeting/Mapping of Key Customers Work closely with Thought Leaders in all key pipeline indications in the field to implement projects to optimize patient management and drive the franchise forward
• Be the specialist in all therapeutic areas of relevance for the pipeline, deeply analyze relevant markets as well as closely follow key competitors and their likely strategies in order to create a winning differentiation positioning
• Support pipeline development through active and valuable contribution as a strong voice in the global corporational context including Target Product Profile, New Trial Design, Accelerated Registration, Launch Sequence, Market Access (selection of an ideal comparator), etc.
• Ensure timely development of updated forecast models to all full development products. Provide support to early development compounds and Disease Area Strategy (input to strategies, incl. Market & competitive assessments) and provide strategic input in preparing for PMB
• Co-operation with MDx, etc. in order to fulfill requirements for personalized medicine approaches in Hematology/Oncology
• Analysis of packaging and blistering requirements
• University degree in Science and/or degree in Business marketing or Clinical research spoken as well a profound operational marketing, sales or medical experience preferably in Oncology with emphasis on product/brand management and medical task area
• Track record of successfully launching of key brands
• Strong conceptual marketing framework developed though managing different brands or products in different disease areas
• Sound business analysis knowledge and forecasting skills to assess business impact of current pipeline as well as BD&L opportunities
• Deep understanding of Oncology market dynamics and competitive issues, oncology drug development, including clinical trial design, regulatory issues and reimbursement
• Ability to quickly analyze new markets
• Proven ability to operate in a matrix environment and influence cross-functionally (incl. Research & Development, Medical Affairs, Business Analysis, Marketing and Market Access, Legal) and cross-culturally
• Leadership experience
• Good understanding of ‘brand financials’ (profit an loss)
• Strong communication and negotiation skills (oral, written, and presentation)
• Language proficiency in English and German is a MUST

What you can count on?
We develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible to improve and extend peoples’ lives. We do this, by supporting and promoting the knowledge and strengths of our employees and specifically use them to deepen our understanding of our patients and customers. Motivating conditions and an attractive salary are also part of our working environment, as well as our company culture, which is based on collaboration, curiosity, enthusiasm, courage and integrity.
Novartis stands up for equal opportunities and for the integration of persons with disabilities. Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability.

We are looking forward to receiving your detailed application at:
Novartis Pharma GmbH
Full Time