Jan 31, 2022

Job Description

-Oversees all operational aspects of clinical trials (clinical pharmacology studies and PoC studies) end-to-end including the planning, execution, and interpretation of clinical trials research, data collection activities and clinical operations. -Complete oversight of budget and resource allocation within assigned trial. Drives operational excellence through process improvement and knowledge sharing across trials within program/franchise. Enables an empowered organization that can navigate in a matrix environment and adjust quickly to business needs. Point of escalation for resolution of trial management operational issues within assigned trial.

Major accountabilities:
-Is a global clinical lead or country / cluster leader responsible for clinical program(s)
-Responsible for the planning, executing and implementation of operational strategy of assigned clinical trial(s),
-Develops materials for trial
-related advisory boards, data monitoring committees, investigators meetings, and protocol training meetings for Novartis local medical organizations
-Supports by contributing medical input into IDP and CTP reviews and contributing/driving development of disease clinical standards for new disease areas
-Contributes to the global initiatives (e.g., process improvement, training, SOP development, other line function initiatives)
-Contributes to talent and career development of associates through on-boarding, coaching, and/or mentoring support

Key performance indicators:
-Excellence in execution and implementation of clinical operations strategy
-Timely, efficient and quality execution of assigned trial and trial related activities within budget, and in compliance with quality standards.
-Proactive operational planning with effective contingency and risk mitigation plans.
-Cost effective management of budget and resources with limited unforeseen cost overruns.

Through operational excellence in early phase studies, can contribute to earlier decision making, and/or earlier treatment availability to patients not only in Japan but worldwide.
Can experience dynamic science and build operational excellence through the operation of assigned early phase 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

Areas of experience:
People Leadership Organization Scope; Scale and Complexity People Challenges

Skills & Knowledge:
Trial Planning and Feasibility Clinical Trial Set-up, Management & Conduct Regulatory Strategy

Languages: Fluency in English and Japanese
Translational Medicine
Research & Development
Full Time
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