Associate Director, Marketing Operations- CRM Launch

Oct 18, 2021

Job Description

Job Purpose

In the US, 15M patients are diagnosed with ASCVD and have above-target LDL-C goal despite the availability of multiple treatment options.

The Cardiovascular Renal Metabolic Franchise has a rich history and promising future in launching new brands. We are looking for a highly innovative individual who will play an important role in helping improve the lives of patients. Do you want to be part of a team that puts patients first and puts a strong focus on customer-centric initiatives? Do you want the opportunity to lead and collaborate with cross-functional partners?

The Associate Director provides operational support to the Regional Marketing Team in achievement of the team’s goals and launch excellence. This position will require travel up to 25%, including overnight. This position will be located at East Hanover, New Jersey HQ, only local candidates will be considered at this time.

• Lead elements of national initiatives on specific projects in alignment with both marketing and sales leadership
• Work with the HQ Cross Functional Team to provide a POV on Key National Projects (Launch Programs, Peer-Peer Speaker Programs, Congresses)
• Lead and drive highly visible strategic projects, analyze opportunities and develop solutions and actionable recommendations
• Drive operational cadence for the Regional Marketing Team, measure and track critical KPIs and initiatives and present to executive leadership
• Unlock areas within the business to drive performance improvement for efficiency and accelerate execution
• Lead interactions with other cross-functional partner groups including sales, insights and analytics, training, and IT building consensus/agreement among these teams and function as the strategy and operations lead on peer to peer projects
• Ensure effective deployment and tracking of various business critical initiatives in support of departmental annual objectives.
• Lead in creation and management of peer to peer functional dashboards and critical metrics
• Build, implement and adjust departmental processes with an eye towards innovation and operational excellence using insights from internal customer groups.
• Co-lead planning, execution and budget management of operational initiatives
• Deliver value through operational excellence, building internal capabilities and effective project management with a focus on cross-functional coordination.

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

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
• Minimum 5 years’ marketing experience within the pharma/biotech industry is required
• Minimum 5 years’ of sales experience is preferred
• Proficient at uncovering customer based insights and leveraging this knowledge to develop regional programs
• Proven accomplishment in identifying and utilizing/driving strategic approach to business/functional area, particularly in field sales organizations
• Consistent track record of previous commercial/sales experience success
• Strong analytical problem solving skills
• Demonstrated ability to multitask in a fast paced environment, show attention to detail and follow through to completion.

Why Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched 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.

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

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
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