Feb 07, 2022

Job Description

Project Lead Scientist (f/m/d), Sandoz Development Center, Kundl, Austria

>100.000! More than one hundred thousand individuals work at Novartis, all with different needs and aspirations, aligned to a single inspirational purpose: to Reimagine Medicine for millions of patients around the world!
We are looking for you as an experienced Project Lead Scientist in Analytical development to join our team in Kundl to support development of the projects.

Your key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• You will lead and coordinate the analytical tasks and represent analytics in the project team of assigned projects.
• You are accountable for managing all analytic related activities of Drug Product development incl. release and stability-testing, characterization of the API, method-development, -transfer and -validation, specification setting, know-how transfer etc.
• You will need to communicate effectively across organizational interfaces i.e. project-/program-management; line functions etc.
• You will proactively identify scientific, technological and GMP issues, propose creative solutions and communicate key issues to the appropriate management level
• You are responsible for high quality analytical registration documents for HA submissions and you will Interact with authorities, act as technical expert in audits, inspections etc.
• You are responsible for resource planning

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:
• PhD and 3 years relevant experience of product development or MSc with 6 years relevant experience of product development or BSc or equivalent technical education with 12 years relevant experience of product development
• Previous experience in analytical areas in drug development in an industrial setting
• Proven leader with experience in managing multiple tasks
• Demonstrated excellent communication, presentation and management skills
• Excellent understanding of regulatory expectations and requirements
• Worked in interdisciplinary teams with excellent theoretical and scientific knowledge of product development
• Proven track record of creativity, problem solving and productivity
• Proficient scientific/technical writing skills
• Fluent in English (oral and written), knowledge of German language would be an advantage

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!

In addition to a market-competitive base salary, we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning and development options as well as worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. In accordance with Austrian law, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary as stated in the collective bargaining agreement. For this position the minimum salary is € 52.204,04/year (on a full-time basis). In most cases, the actual salary will be higher, as we strive to maintain a competitive position in the market and consider your previous experience, qualifications and individual competencies.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.
Our recruitment decisions are based on selecting the best person for the job, regardless of gender, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.

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Project Lead Scientist in Analytical Development (f/m/d)

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