Oct 21, 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:
• Provide input on statistical scientific and operational aspects of the planning, design and reporting of trials/programs
• Provide statistical expertise to support submission activities and documents, meetings with and responses to Health Authorities and other drug development activities, as required
• Collaborate with clinical, regulatory and other strategic functions to drive quantitative decision making. Explain statistical concepts in a manner easily understood by non-statisticians
• Collaborate cross-functionally (e.g., data management, programming, medical writing) to ensure timelines and quality of statistical deliverables
• Identify, evaluate, and promote the use and acceptance of innovative methods within and outside the organization, , through scientific collaborations, publications in scientific peer reviewed journals, presentations and chairing sessions at professional conferences.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Job Sourcing Statement

You are applying to be part of the Novartis Talent Pool. We are not currently recruiting for this role but we are building a pipeline for future opportunities. If you would like to be considered for a similar position in future, then please submit your CV.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• MS or PhD (in Statistics or equivalent) with relevant work experience (depending on the level of the position)
• Fluent English oral and written
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Knowledge and expertise in Statistics
• Skilled in statistical software packages (e.g. SAS, R)
• Able to work with a multidisciplinary team to achieve team’s objective

Desirable requirements:
• Strong knowledge of drug development and Health Authority guidelines
• Effective utilization of innovative statistics and quantitative analytics to influence assigned trial/program team decision

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.

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
Global Drug Development
Research & Development
Full Time
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