Principal Scientist

May 25, 2021

Job Description

500+ Ongoing clinical trials;160+ Projects in clinical development;80+ Major submissions planned 2020-
2022. Novartis GDD (Global Drug Development) oversees the development of new medicines
discovered by our researchers and partners. It drives breakthrough innovations to improve and extend
the lives of millions.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
· Oversee and lead all activities of assigned teams /projects; meet customer needs. Work according to appropriate standards for quality, ethics, health, safety, environment, protection and information security; lead initiatives to ensure continuous improvement; all activities have to be aligned with organizational workflows and procedures.
· Evaluate and interpret results, draw relevant conclusions; supervise project related activities; perform complex tasks without having established procedures.
· Oversess and may also write protocols, scientific reports, lab procedures or process. related SOPs; write scientific documents intended for external partners or for generation of registration documents; interact with authorities.
· Communicate, address and solve problems within own and broader area of responsibility; communicate effectively across organizational interfaces; lead the transfer of know how to other departments or external contractors, including troubleshooting and on-site training. · For technical development units: Develop complex methods (lab or plant); lead the optimization of project related scientific /technical activities or processes, co-ordinate local team(s); guide development and implementation of new technologies.
· For technology focused role: Provide scientific and technical guidance; actively foster knowledge exchange. Develop, mentor and coach other scientific associates; present scientific /technical results internally and contribute to publications, presentations and patents.
· For project-focused role: Lead assigned teams; represent own technical function in teams and fulfill all project tasks and responsibilities related to the own discipline.
· Broadly uses professional concepts in accordance with company objectives to solve complex problems in creative and effective ways. Contributes to many cost center goals and objectives; may contribute to service line goals .

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
· Operations Management and Execution
· Project Management
· Collaborating across boundaries
· Functional Breadth People Challenges
· Managing Crises

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.

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Global Drug Development
Research & Development
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