Associate Director, Data Analytics and Review Oncology

Associate Director, Data Analytics and Review Oncology

Job Description

6000! The number of associates working across the globe for Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research (NIBR). NIBR is the innovative internal pipeline engine (Targeted agents, Biologics, Cell and gene therapies, Radio Ligand therapies). By joining NIBR, you be working in a global and exciting research and development environment, fueling the pipeline through proof of concept and reimagining medicine.

Based on our understanding of cancer at the molecular, cellular and organismal levels, Translational Clinical Oncology (TCO) will design and execute innovative exploratory clinical trials in order to develop the next generation of highly effective therapeutics that transform the lives of patients with cancer. As part of the Data Analytics and Review team, you will apply groundbreaking technologies and analytic approaches to support the TCO portfolio. If you are curious to support the clinical team in exploratory analysis of patient data, this could be the opportunity for you!

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

• Act as a key functional expert who manages, advises and coordinates the activities of a specific assigned area, project or team of experienced specialists
• Determine methods and procedures on new projects/ assignments
• Build TCO operational digital tools and provide data visualization strategies
• Lead the decision‐making process for establishing multidisciplinary project/program goals within own team whilst defining team goals, aligning and providing input to department strategy
• Effective use of resources through operational excellence and driving continuous improvement in clinical data review
• May act as a subject matter expert for key operational areas influencing respective function
• Understand Health Authority requirements and participate in Health Authority inspections as required
• Lead and support clinical and non-clinical special projects and initiatives, oversight of DART deliverables based on business needs

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum requirements

This role can be based in Cambridge, MA or East Hanover, NJ or Basel, Switzerland.

What you’ll bring to the role:
• BA/BS/MS or international equivalent experience in data science, statistics, computer science, mathematics or life sciences or related field
• For Manager Level: approximately 7 years of experience in drug development and 5 years in clinical data operations
• For Associate Director Level: approximately 10 years of experience in drug development and 8 years in clinical data operations
• Project management experience: expert experience in contributing to data review plan and statistical analysis plans and/or constructing technical programming specifications with experience leading several projects, portfolio-level activities, preferably in Oncology, including coordination of a large team of internal or external programmers
• Expert R/Rshiny or Python or SAS experience and proven skills in the use of SAS or R/Rshiny within a programming environment to develop and validate deliverables, proven experience in development of MACROs
• Knowledge of CDISC data structures as well as a solid understanding of the development and use of standard programs. Experience in JReview, digital Patient Profile, Spotfire, Tableau or other data visualization tools is a big plus
• Understanding of regulatory requirements relevant to Statistical Programming (e.g. GCP, ICH) and clinical study practices, procedures and methodologies
This role many be hired at Manager or Associate Director Level depending on prior experience

Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. 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.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
Oncology NIBR
East Hanover, NJ
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Research & Development
Full Time