May 31, 2022

Job Description

Regional Medical TA Head Europe – Oncology, Region Europe, Sandoz, Holzkirchen (near Munich) Germany.

Thanks to our broad and ever-growing Oncology portfolio ranging from supportive care to complex generics to biosimilars, we serve as many patients as no other company in Europe. This role owns full-scale Medical Affairs activities for over 5 medicines across 8 indications across 20+ European countries. If you like to scale your impact, we can do that together.

Would you like to work for a Global Generics and Biosimilars company and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people’s lives? Join Sandoz!

A division of Novartis, Sandoz is a global leader in Generic and Biosimilar medicines, committed to playing a leading role in driving access to medicine worldwide.

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

• Shapes the Regional Medical Affairs strategy for a therapeutic area, in close alignment with Global / Local partner functions and business needs
• Executes Regional Medical Affairs activities according to Medical Plan
• Leads the design, conduct, analysis and publication of high quality Regional Medical Affairs data generation activities (incl. HEOR and RWE studies, registries, exploratory data analyses) in compliance with all relevant SOPs and regulations. Facilitates review and selection of Investigator Initiated Trial proposals
• Informs strategic direction with relevant Medical insights (unmet needs, treatment landscape evolution, etc.) by regular scientific exchange with external experts, conduct of advisory boards and deep scientific / medical therapeutic area expertise
• Plans and executes regional scientific communication activities such as congresses, scientific exchange meetings, Medical education activities, interactions with medical societies and patient organizations
• Facilitate execution of local Medical Affairs plans and acts as therapeutic area expert / sparring partner for local Medical Affairs teams
• Continuously aligns with partner functions at Global and Local level, such as Medical Affairs, Commercial, Market Access, Business Development, etc.
• Appropriately manages risk, and provides guidance and counsel to associates and stakeholders to assure all activities are conducted with the highest standards of ethics and compliance, and according to internal as well as external legal / regulatory requirements.
• Reviews and approves regional assets and materials
• Oversees / delivers relevant Medical training of Sandoz associates in the Region
• Is a member of the Europe Medical Leadership Teamand actively drives its agenda

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

What you’ll bring to the role:

• At least seven years’ experience in Medical Affairs or similar function
• At least five years’ working experience in relevant therapeutic area
• Prior experience in a regional or country organization is desirable
• Business acumen and knowledge of the European market / healthcare landscape
• Strong strategic, analytical and project management skills
• Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams in matrix organization

Desirable Requirements:
• Full Proficiency in English, additional European language is an advantage
• MD, PhD or PharmaD is required, additional business degree like MBA is an advantage

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary; Performance based annual bonus; Work/life integration; Eligible to Sandoz pension plan; 30 working days' holiday per calendar year; Subsidised on-site cafeteria; Free shuttle bus between Sandoz and Holzkirchen train station; Additional benefits.

Why Sandoz?
500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2020 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

How will we do this? 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 Sandoz!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Sandoz is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability.

The law provides for severely disabled / equal applicants the opportunity to involve the local representative body for disabled employees (SBV) in the application process. If you would like to request this, please let us know in advance as a note on your CV.

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Holzkirchen (near Munich)
Research & Development
Full Time
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Regional Medical Therapeutical Area Head Europe - Oncology (d/f/m)

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