Oncology BU Head

Dec 06, 2021

Job Description

5! At Novartis, we focus on five key cancer areas where our drugs save lives for patients - breast cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, kidney cancer, and hematology.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Lead, manage and develop the overall performance of the country organization, collaborating with global and regional leaders to set strategy for current and future product portfolio, delivering sales and profits within agreed budgets, and providing effective leadership of its business divisions, functional groups, and support teams
• Communicate clear business vision and strategy (based on global vision/strategy) and ensure that these are reflected in a focused, lean, and responsive organization
• Participate actively in global and regional pharma forums, providing inputs on the local needs into regional strategic decisions, and gathering best practices for use by functions. Balance and prioritize needs of local, regional and global businesses in the implementation of country strategy and operational plans
• Develop the organization's product pipeline and portfolio and maximise success of key launches through effective leadership across the functions, building future capabilities, ensuring seamless cross-functional collaboration and optimal management of resources
• Proactively shape the country market environment, defend and improve market position and depth of market access by developing strong, trust-based relationships with customers and stakeholders (especially regulators, pharma and healthcare associations, patient groups, customers, media, key accounts and KOLs)
• Act as head and public face of the country organization, ensuring legal and ethical conduct, corporate compliance, and adherence to company guidelines and procedures
• Strengthen the local organization by developing an excellence-oriented and customer-focused culture, fostering innovation, and building best-in-class teams that fully exploit all market opportunities, and internal systems, programs, and tools

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

You would be a good match for this role, if you have:

• Higher education (university degree) in related field: pharmacy, medicine
• 2 or more years of relevant working experience
• Expertise in sales & marketing
• People leadership, leading large and diverse multi-functional teams
• Both Fluent English and Russian

What we offer for you:

Competitive salary and annual bonus level,
medical insurance (for the employee and children, additional discount given for close relatives),
life insurance, meal allowance, mobile compensation, flexible working hours, internal and external educational courses and trainings, 3 additional days of paid vacation, professional and career development opportunities (locally as well as worldwide).

Why consider Novartis?

799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched. 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 reimagine medicine.
Commercial & General Management
Full Time
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Oncology BU Head

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