Senior Clinical Scientist (Clinical Trial Leader)

Senior Clinical Scientist (Clinical Trial Leader)
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Job Description

We are Clinical Sciences and Innovation at Novartis. A dynamic group of Clinical Scientists who plan and execute early phase trials worldwide. From First-in-Human to Proof-of-Concept and beyond. We design and operationalize trials, ensuring they run smoothly, on time and – most importantly – with patients’ interests to the fore.

Your responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Lead Translational Medicine trials for Novartis. Collaborating across our global network. Partnering with world-class physicians and scientists. Championing projects. Building therapeutic area expertise. Always curious. Innovative and inspiring. You will play a pivotal role in transitioning discovery research to clinical practice.
• Drive and deliver all aspects of global clinical trial execution from study concept to final reporting across multiple therapeutic areas
• Lead and matrix-manage high performing global study teams, collaborating across the organization
• Author of the Clinical Study Protocol, amendments and other study essential documents.
• Train and support CRAs/CROs on study protocol and related questions and serve as point of contact for managing/answering questions relating to trial procedures and subjects’ eligibility.
• May support the Medical Expert on project documentation e.g. briefing books, IBs, Annual Safety Reports, responses to Health Authority questions, etc.

Minimum requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• PhD level scientist with life sciences background; PharmD; BSc or MSc in life sciences.
• Business-level written and oral English
• At least 6+ years experience in clinical trials/ drug development.
• Extensive knowledge of Good Clinical Practice.
• Track record of successfully managing multiple concurrent phase I and IIa, complex clinical trials.
• Office and clinical trial software IT computer literacy.
• Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills.
• Strong operational project management experience including excellent planning, prioritization, problem solving and organizational skills. Used to managing multiple priorities.

Why consider Novartis?
750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. 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.
Translational Medicine
CNIBR Co. Ltd.
Research & Development
Full Time