May 11, 2022

Job Description

44,54%! Percentage of Novartis employees in Slovenia with a university degree.

Global Senior Toxicologist (m/f/d)

Your key responsibilities:
• Preparation of Toxicological (risk) assessments for various impurities and excipients (determination of ADE/PDE and/or safety risk assessment).
• Genotoxicity hazard assessment for impurities using in vitro and in vivo data, and in-silico SAR approaches.
• Preparation of Ecotoxicological Risk Assessments (M1.6.).
• Determination of Harmful dose for children for selection of blister packaging for US market.
• Safety Assessment of extractables to qualify materials used for primary packaging and manufacturing equipment.
• Planning, organization, oversight and interpretation of outsourced in vitro and in vivo preclinical studies in accordance with resources, timelines, regulatory and professional standards.
• Implementation of GLP and other GXP standards.

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 will bring to the role:
• Academic degree in life sciences (pharmacy, biochemistry, medicine, biology, veterinary), with preferably specialization in toxicology (Certified European Registered Toxicologist (ERT) or equivalent).
• Experienced within the field of toxicology in pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical industry.
• Understanding of drug development and commercialization processes; knowledge of the regulatory environment; experience in overseeing or conducting pre-clinical studies; understanding of study design and methodology and have an understanding of the need to balance safety and efficacy concerns.
• Experience being an active contributor to cross-functional teams and/or working in matrix organizations.
• Has strategic mind-set, with ability to see a broader picture; attention to detail.
• High quality, critical thinking, process and performance orientated; prioritizes activities and projects.

We offer permanent contract, with 6 month of probation period, work in a dynamic environment, collaboration with different teams, knowledge and experience sharing within the global Novartis system. You are kindly invited to submit your application, including CV, by the 24th of May, 2022.

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:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Global Senior Toxicologist (m/f/d)

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