Mar 14, 2022

Job Description

300! Ongoing clinical trials! That is the number of ongoing clinical trials currently in Global Drug Development! The purpose of this role is to develop our growing pipeline of products we are looking for an expert in the area of Biologics Drug Product Development. As a member of the team, you will play a key role in the development of formulations and processes for parenteral dosage forms for proteins with end-to-end scope, from first-in-human trials to marketing phase.

Major accountabilities
• Plan, coordinate, perform and document scientific experiments in collaboration with functional and project leads.
• Develop phase appropriate formulations for protein-based drug products, e.g. by using biophysical tools and other analytical techniques.
• Develop efficient and robust processes for the manufacture in sterile facilities, e.g. by applying down-scale models for critical process steps.
• Provide raw data documentation, evaluation and results interpretation.
• Propose and provide input for the design of next experiments.
• Generate scientific documents to hand over to internal partners (Manufacturing sites, Device Development, RegCMC, Clinics etc.).
• Actively transfer procedures/instructions to GMP production facilities, including troubleshooting.
• Contribute to maintenance of infrastructure/equipment.

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

Minimum requirements:
• Proficiency in English required (oral & written)
• Degree in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biochemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences or a related discipline (M.Sc. or equivalent, BSc with > 2 years industry experience, , lab technician with > 8 years industry experience and relevant on the job training)
• Experience with parenteral dosage forms, protein formulation and analytics, and experience with aseptic working techniques and process development is a plus
• Solid understanding of various data analysis and visualization tools (JMP, Spotfire etc.) is desirable
• Excellent organizational skills with respect to planning, tracking, priority setting and adherence to project timelines.
• Excellent communication, presentation and scientific/technical writing skills.

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, 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!
Global Drug Development
Research & Development
Full Time
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Expert Science & Technology (m/f/d) (80-100%)

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