Medical Director, Respiratory & Allery

Oct 05, 2021

Job Description

15 new products will launch in the next few years, 5 of those will be in respiratory and allergy. Our Respiratory and Allergy Medical Unit has a pipeline with depth and breadth, and our Franchise is known to be talent powerhouse.

We are uniquely positioned to have a critical impact on bringing innovative medicines to patients across multiple disease areas.

Our team works in a curious, inspired and unbossed culture. We work together across all functions to maximize our performance and achievements. We are a team full of smart, passionate, and dedicated individuals that keeps the patient at the center of all we do.
We are committed to helping each other develop and grow our careers throughout Novartis.

Just imagine how many patients YOU could impact as part of our team!

The Medical Director Respiratory & Allergy will be responsible for the execution of clinical trials , leadership of advisory boards and other meetings with Medical Experts, development of the data generation plan and Medical communications strategy/implementation, oversight of educational content development, conducting field force training, active participation in promotional material development and review, and various internal and external presentations.

Your responsibilities will include:

•Demonstrate solid competencies as a Medical Leader within the US Clinical Development & Medical Affairs organization. Build positive, effective partnerships with Medical and Commercial as well as US and Global colleagues.
•Partner with the Integrated Product Team (IPT), which drives product strategy
•Key member of the cross-functional Medical Tactical Team (MTT), which drives Medical tactical development and excellence in execution.
•Co-develop strategically aligned study programs with Heath Economics & Outcomes Re-search (HE&OR) colleagues.
•Work effectively with secondary data analytics team.
•Provide secondary support of Investigator-Initiated Trial (IIT) program; provide lead clinical input to collaborative research programs with external parties.
•Actively explore, plan, and implement innovative communications solutions – including through digital channels – in order to address strategic and scientific gaps.
•Co-develop a strong medical engagement plan with team, incorporating diverse Medical functions and capabilities.
•Foster strong relationships with not only National, but also key Regional and Local Medical Experts, including Investigators. Support Medical Expert Engagement Strategy.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

•Bachelors or equivalent 4-Year University Degree required.
•Doctorate level degree (MD, PharmD, DO, or PhD in Health Sciences or related field) or Nurse Practitioner (NP)/ Physician’s Assistant (PA) degree with
significant relevant clinical experience required.
•Medical Degree (MD) or equivalent preferred.
•5 years’ experience in progressively senior roles within clinical development and/or medical affairs roles in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry or academic institution/clinical practice.
•Strong knowledge of Allergy field is preferred.
•Demonstrated experience with core US medical affairs skillset strongly preferred
•Strong track record of positive, productive interactions with Medical Experts and Investigators.
•Established relationships with Medical Experts and Professional Societies in Allergy is strongly preferred.

769 million patients were impacted by Novartis products in 2020. 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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East Hanover, NJ
Research & Development
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Medical Director, Respiratory & Allery

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