Apr 25, 2022

Job Description

500 studies across multiple therapeutic areas. This is the exposure and scale our Data Management group has. We are on our journey to Reimagine medicine with Data and Digital and our team is focused on delivering data which is fit for purpose.
Innovation at scale is one of the strategic pillars for us as a Clinical Data Management team and you will have an opportunity to apply your skills to experiment and innovate ways to transform the Clinical Data Management process in Drug Development.

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

• Provide timely and professional ongoing management of clinical trial data by performing accurate and consistent coding, providing inputs to the relevant coding sections of the Data Management Documents and reviewing coding glossaries.

• Ensures that Coding is current, documents are up to date and database deliverables and timelines are met from Coding perspective.

• Performs accurate and consistent coding by applying standard conventions, creating appropriate synonyms and creating/managing coding-related queries as needed

• Ensures that coding is completed & Reviewed in support of study timelines/deliverables. Maintains Coding-related section(s) of Data Management Documents.

• Reviews/provides feedback on coding performed by self or others to ensure consistency and quality. Reviews/provides feedback on synonyms. Troubleshoots coding problems, collaborating with peers, database developers, and/or IT support as needed

• Consults and liaise with relevant stakeholders to resolve Coding queries and issues.

• Ensures that dictionary upgrades are completed in a timely manner across remit of trials

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

• University or college degree in life science, chemistry, pharmacy, nursing, or equivalent relevant degree with 3 or more years of experience in drug development with at least 2 years performing Clinical coding.
• Strong understanding of medical terminology, including medical conditions and medications
• Strong attention to detail.
• Good communication, problem-solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
• Ability to work independently, under pressure, and in an environment where flexibility is required.
• Understanding of clinical trials methodology, GCP and coding tools.

Why Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
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 Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.
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Global Drug Development
Hyderabad, AP
Research & Development
Full Time
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Clinical Coding Specialist

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