342051BR
Jun 22, 2022
USA

Job Description

Bringing life-changing medicines to millions of people, Novartis sits at the intersection of cutting-edge medical science and innovative digital technology. As a global company, the resources and opportunities for growth and development are plentiful including global and local cross functional careers, a diverse learning suite of thousands of programs & an in-house marketplace for rotations & project work. With a strong medicines pipeline, our current transformation will not just deliver growth for our business but continue to allow us to bring innovative medicines to patients quickly.

The Executive Director, ERC Medical and Market Access will shape and execute strategies to identify, assess, and support effective management of risks presented by the Medical and Market Access functions, respectively, across all US therapeutic areas and products to ensure execution of such functional strategies are in compliance with applicable Novartis policies, procedures and CIA requirements. This individual will drive clarity in risk assessment in early concept discussions of novel and complex Medical and Market Access strategies (e.g. outcomes research, research collaborations, healthcare technology, value-based arrangements) and effective risk mitigation when they are implemented. The ideal candidate is passionate about both functional areas, Medical and Market Access, and ensuring ERC guidance to Medical and Market Access teams is clear and actionable.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

•Shape and clarify US Healthcare Compliance Policy applicable to Medical and Market Access functions (e.g. HEOR, healthcare information technology) that impact all US affiliates (Innovative Medicines and Novartis Gene Therapies).
•Collaborate with Medical and Market Access stakeholders in connection with innovative or complex Medical and/or Market Access strategies to identify, assess, and effectively manage risks to ensure execution of such strategies is in compliance with applicable Novartis policies, procedures and CIA requirements.
•Provide specialized ERC advice to Medical and Market Access areas with high and/or emerging risks (e.g. HEOR, healthcare information technology) to assess risk in early concept discussions, discuss risk with business owners to achieve an aligned understanding, provide clear and actionable ERC advice on how to effectively mitigate such risks upon implementation, evaluate effectiveness of risk mitigation and document key milestones throughout the process.
•Effectively engage with Medical and Market Access leadership teams to ensure they have a holistic view of ERC risks presented in their strategies (key watch areas, what’s going well, etc.) and collaborate to implement strategies to address key or emerging risks.
•Proactively monitor evolving US healthcare environment, enforcement trends and compliance programs of other pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies related to Medical and Market Access to identify and share insights within ERC.
•Be a knowledge expert related to Novartis healthcare compliance policies, procedures and CIA requirements and how they apply to associates’ roles and responsibilities throughout of the US organization.
•Proactively engage with Ops/Analytics teams supporting Medical and/or Market Access teams to evaluate data to identify trends and proactively mitigate key and/or emerging risks
•Engage with Therapeutic Area General Manager and related cross-functional leaders to ensure a holistic view of risks across the strategies leveraged for assigned therapeutic area(s) (key watch areas, what’s going well, etc.) and ensure clear and actionable ERC guidance is provided or seamless transition to the appropriate ERC stakeholder.

Our selection process will prioritize associates from the current Innovative Medicines division, whose positions may be changing or impacted. This is a US based position. No international relocation will be provided for this position.


The ideal location for this role is the East Hanover site but remote work may be possible (there may be some exceptions based on legal entity registration). Please note that this role would not provide relocation as a result. If associate is remote, all home office expenses and any travel/lodging to specific site for periodic live meetings will be at the employee’s expense. The expectation of working hours and travel (domestic and/or international) will be defined by the hiring manager. This position will require 10-20% travel.



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

What you’ll bring to the role:

Required:
• Bachelor's Degree is required in relevant area
• 10+ years in pharmaceutical, medical device or biotech companies; consulting, compliance or legal counseling of pharmaceutical or biotech companies; or combination thereof, including 3+ years in or counseling Medical or Market Access functions
• 5+ years in compliance, legal or regulatory counseling for pharmaceutical, medical device or biotech companies

Preferred:
• MBA or JD

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You’ll receive:
Competitive salary, annual bonus, long term incentive for select levels, health insurance, paid vacation/holidays, potential flexible working arrangements, employee recognition scheme.

Why Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, 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!

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

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

COVID-19: While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to [email protected].

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PHARMA
US PHARMA
USA
East Hanover, NJ
Legal & Intellectual Property & Compl.
Full Time
Regular
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Executive Dir, Ethics Risk & Compliance - Medical and Market Access

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