Sep 13, 2022

Job Description

Global New Product Director, Biopharma, Sandoz, Holzkirchen (near Munich) Germany.

15+ assets in development today! Are you fascinated by the many opportunities in product development, design and commercialization? You enjoy talking complex strategic questions? You like to the get to the bottom of a problem?

Would you like to work for a Global Generics and Biosimilars company and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people’s lives? Join Sandoz!

A division of Novartis, Sandoz is a global leader in Generic and Biosimilar medicines, committed to playing a leading role in driving access to medicine worldwide.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

(a) Project the commercial potential of internal and external programs by:
· Building a perspective on industry and disease area trends including emerging Life Cycle Management/value maximization opportunities for originators and biosimilars
· Mapping shifts in key healthcare stakeholder’s influence on therapy choice and access
· Obtaining focused external insights on strategic portfolio and program questions
· Creating forecast scenarios that consider development, commercial and IP risks and opportunities. Applying and advancing statistical methods to simulate pipeline risks
· Liaising with colleagues in priority geographies and IM division/Onco BU on internal and external programs to share and obtain internal knowledge and to drive common understanding on commercial potential and key risks
(b) Drive value maximization through competitive Target Product Profile (TPP) design within and across GPTs by:
· Translating innovator strategies and industry trends into prospective TPP landscapes
· Researching technological innovations and their potential to transform health care
· Contextualizing emerging therapy options with market realities (e.g. sustained affordability)
· Shaping TPPs to optimize program value
(c) Develop and provide thought leadership on strategic pipeline questions by:
· Creating, leading, and contributing to cross-functional and cross divisional initiatives that enable value maximization through molecule selection, product design and capability building

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Minimum 10yrs pharma industry expertise required preferably in specialty
• Mature matrix leadership skills
• Strong business acumen and strategic thinking to bridge marketing and science
• Excellent communication and analytical skills
• Ability to align interests of multiple parties, and to be adaptable in a new and evolving area of the business
• Outcome driven mindset

Desirable Requirements:
• Full Proficiency in English, additional international language is a benefit
• A business and/or science background and degree is required. MD, science PhD or MBA with a focus in marketing or equivalent experience is desirable.

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary; Performance based annual bonus; Work/life integration; Eligible to Sandoz pension plan; 30 working days' holiday per calendar year; Subsidised on-site cafeteria; Free shuttle bus between Sandoz and Holzkirchen train station; Additional benefits.

Why Sandoz?
500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2020 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

How will we do this? We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Sandoz!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Sandoz is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability.

The law provides for severely disabled / equal applicants the opportunity to involve the local representative body for disabled employees (SBV) in the application process. If you would like to request this, please let us know in advance as a note on your CV.

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BioPharma SZ
Holzkirchen (near Munich)
Full Time
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Global New Products Director (d/f/m)

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