Jan 11, 2022

Job Description

Millions! Novartis made a decision to pursue early discovery research internally to allow us to quickly translate the most impactful discoveries into therapeutics for millions of patients. The job purpose is to lead and manage all assigned project/network activities and apply scientific/technical expertise to address complex R&D issues for the preparation and timely delivery of drug products (DP), processes and procedures; coach team members, participate in teams and contribute to overall Technical Research and Development strategies and goals.
To develop our growing pipeline of products we are looking for experienced professionals in the area of pharmaceutical development. In this challenging position, you will play a key role in the development of oral solid and liquid dosage forms (including poorly soluble compounds).

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• To ensure high quality products are developed applying risk analysis and QbD methodologies.
• To work in multidisciplinary and international project teams and represent Pharmaceutical Development in external collaborations, resulting in a wide range of scientific and strategic tasks.
• To develop and achieve robust formulations and processes through optimization, scale-up and validation work and provision of the required documentation to allow worldwide registration.
• To work in a GMP-role covering manufacturing, documentation, data management and quality management aspects
• To plan, supervise and report internal and external technical development campaigns as well as clinical supply campaigns.
• To plan, supervise and to report internal and external technical transfer campaigns between Development sites and to production sites (internal and 3rd parties).
• The development of new technologies and supervision of scientific projects are further options within this position.

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


• PhD or M.Tech or M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Technology/Pharmaceutics English PhD. with 8+yrs or M. Pharm with 12+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. • Minimum 5 years of successful industry experience in the development of pharmaceutical formulations (ideally oral dosage forms, solid understanding of QbD and biopharmaceuticals).
• Awareness for safe handling of chemicals, potentially dangerous materials and equipment
• Basic knowledge in scientific/technical areas of collaboration and good knowledge of laboratory and/or technical tools
• Adequate knowledge of software and computer tools
• Good presentation skills
• Working in international project teams

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 inclusion workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.
Global Drug Development
Hyderabad, AP
Research & Development
Full Time
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