Feb 22, 2022

Job Description

Worldwide 600 million people suffer from Asthma & COPD. Many of the innovative medicines are costly. Sandoz has deep commitment in bringing affordable quality generic medicine for respiratory illness. By working in the product development, the candidate will directly contribute to the Sandoz mission.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Lead and manage a group of associates, scientifically and project-wise leading the technical part of development projects (technical project teams); contribute to the development and life cycle management of Respiratory drugs and formulations according to international (FDA/EMA) standards
• Manage resource allocation and capacity to ensure timelines and key milestones are achieved
• Coach and develop people; recruit talents. Support a culture of high performance and trust
• Assure that the required level of knowledge and skills is available and identify competency gaps; establish and implement training and development plans
• Ensure that personnel meets internal and external guidelines regarding quality and safety (quality manuals, regulatory cGMP guidelines, health authority guidances, SOPs). Promote and enforce compliance regarding health, safety and environment (HSE)
• Establish and maintain sound working relationship with partners and customers

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/ Degree in pharmacy
• Fluent in English (oral and writing)
• Experiences in Pharmaceutical Development
• A track record of success
• Excellent leadership skills, ability to lead and influence people
• Broad understanding of Respiratory drug development
• Respiratory device development understanding
• Very good organizational skills
• Strong knowledge in GMP and regulatory guidelines

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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Head Pharmaceutical Development (d/f/m) - Respiratory

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