Apr 07, 2022

Job Description

766 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. At Novartis, being there when and how it matters most for our patients and customers allows us to live our purpose and help bring maximum impact to health outcomes.

Furthering our commitment to transforming medicine for patients, Novartis is embarking on an ambitious and exciting journey to reinvent how we use technology, data and customer insights to better serve our consumer’s needs and put them on a path to better health. This includes taking bold approaches that begin with a customer-centric mindset and harness the power of today’s digital and data-driven healthcare revolution to continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives.
• Do you want to help people understand their disease and how to seek out the proper treatment for it?
• Do you want to support patients achieve the best possible outcomes?
• Do you want to deliver a leading customer experience at all touchpoints?
• Do you want to be at the forefront of leveraging today’s technology advances to create tomorrow’s healthcare innovations?

We believe the answers are found when curious, adventurous, and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to utilize the power of digital and data to individualize and maximize interactions with customers. Where you’re empowered to not fear failure when taking smart risks. And most importantly, where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

The Medical Director will also drive strong collaboration and co-leadership of the products with Global, US Medical, US Marketing, and US Sales colleagues.

Your key responsibilities:

•Demonstrate solid competencies as a Medical Leader within the US Clinical Development & Medical Affairs organization. Build positive, effective partnerships with Medical and Commercial as well as US and Global colleagues.
•As a subject matter expert, partner with Field MSL and PHAM Teams to deliver high quality training
•Key member of the cross-functional Medical Tactical Team (MTT), which drives Medical tactical development and excellence in execution.
•Co-develop strategically aligned study programs with Heath Economics & Outcomes Re-search (HE&OR) colleagues.
•Provide secondary support of Investigator-Initiated Trial (IIT) program.
•Participate in the in the Legal/Regulatory/Medical review process to develop, review and approve key medical resources
•Actively explore, plan, and implement innovative medical education and communications solutions including through digital channels in order to address strategic and scientific gaps.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

•Bachelors or equivalent 4-Year University Degree required.
•Doctorate level degree (MD, PharmD, DO, or PhD in Health Sciences or related field) or Nurse Practitioner (NP)/ Physician’s Assistant (PA) degree with significant relevant clinical experience required.
•Medical Degree (MD) or equivalent preferred.
•5 years’ experience in progressively senior roles within clinical development and/or medical affairs roles in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry or academic institution/clinical practice.
•Strong knowledge of CV/Heart Failure preferred.
•Clinical research experience – including concept and protocol development – conducted in a pharmaceutical or equivalent environment is strongly preferred.
•Solid understanding of clinical trial operations and experience driving patient recruitment solutions, is strongly preferred.
•Strong track record of positive, productive interactions with Medical Experts and Investigators.
•Demonstrated ability to build trusting working relationships with external medical stakeholders.
•US and European travel required. (20-25% annually, up to 30% seasonally).
•Location is flexible, but ideally in East Hanover, NJ.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity, and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

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East Hanover, NJ
Research & Development
Full Time
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