Apr 06, 2022

Job Description

500+ Ongoing clinical trials;160+ Projects in clinical development;80+ Major submissions planned 2020-2022. Novartis GDD (Global Drug Development) oversees the development of new medicines discovered by our researchers and partners. It drives breakthrough innovations to improve and extend the lives of millions.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• A Project Manager who supports the Clinical Development Unit Head to establish the pro-gram development strategy. Is responsible for managing the China Program Team’s operational delivery (in alignment with the GPTs and under the governance of the Disease Unit Leadership Team(ULT) and China Development Board(CDB) or Oncology China Development Board(OCDB))
• Supports team preparation for strategic reviews and decision making at ULT and CDB/OCDB
• Manages the China Program Team performance to deliver the team objectives, de-termine program assessment’s at Decision Points and to deliver high quality NDAs to agreed timelines with optimal Probability of success for competitive labeling
• Sets clear and transparent team objectives and priorities with the Clinical Development Unit Head. Predicts and Identifies critical issues and risks in the plan and works with stakeholders on solutions that maximize value and mitigate risks
• Ensures that all key development decisions involve key stakeholder, options are fully evaluated and documented
• Captures and makes available in systematic fashion to China GCR management (ULT and CDB/OCDB) all key relevant program progress, decisions and milestones from internal and external stakeholders on assigned programs
• Ensures input of all relevant line functions including GPT members into the China Product Development plans
• In conjunction with local leaders, provides guidance and to team members to assist optimization and prioritization of projects

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Life sciences, medical or business degree. High command of English language essential.
• 5+ years’ experience in development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products across therapy areas
• Good knowledge of drug development and project management. Successful track record of project management and building and motivating teams
• Good understanding of international drug development
• Leadership and strategic thinking potential, i.e., able to understand how external influence affects strategy and how change of strategy affects tactics

Desirable Requirements:
• Strong background and understanding of operations and implementation. Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationship
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Strong track record of meeting personal or team’s goal

Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and 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!
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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Global Drug Development
Research & Development
Full Time
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China Program Team Manager

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