Jun 03, 2022

Job Description

Senior Scientist in Analytical Development (f/m/d), SDC, Kundl, Austria

500 million! That is how many patients we reach with our products every year, improving their lives. It is our aim to expand this to more than 1 billion – with your help and contribution as a Senior Scientist in Analytical Development (f/m/d) in our team. A division of Novartis, Sandoz is a global leader in generic and biosimilar medicines, committed to playing a leading role in driving access to medicine worldwide.

Your key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Design, plan, perform and document scientific experiments as well as analysis and interpretation of the results to drive development and validation of analytical methods for solid and liquid dosage forms
• Actively support product development with scientific input and generate scientific documents to hand over to internal and/or external partners
• Report, interpret and present scientific/technical results to management
• Participate in technical teams and fulfill assigned project tasks and responsibilities
• Support generation of international registration documents
• Ensuring adherence to requirements of cGMP, pharmacopoeias, health authorities and company quality system
• Actively participate in knowledge exchange – train and mentor associate scientists and technicians, temporary employees, and employees under training/education

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:
• University degree in chemistry or pharmacy or related science with focus on analytical chemistry or equivalent
• 4+ years of experience in pharma industry, preferably in analytical development, under GMP requirements
• Strong background in development and validation of analytical methods, with hands-on experience in dissolution and chromatographic methods
• A deep understanding of the pharmaceutical development requirements, analytical technological questions as well as scientific and process-oriented thinking
• Passion for supporting the international scientific team in solving pharmaceutical challenges
• Strength in organizational skills and proactive working, hands on attitude as well as excellent communication and team orientation are essential
• Proficient in English (written and spoken), German is a plus

Desirable requirements:
• Audit experience highly appreciated
• Knowledge of dissolution apparatus USP4, IVIVC and QC dissolution method development

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!

In addition to a market-competitive base salary, we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning and development options as well as worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. In accordance with Austrian law, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary as stated in the collective bargaining agreement. For this position the minimum salary is € 47.455,52/year (on a full time basis). We also offer a potential market oriented excess payment in line with your experience and qualifications.

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.
Our recruitment decisions are based on selecting the best person for the job, regardless of gender, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.

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