Jun 03, 2022

Job Description

100% revenue growth. That is our ambition for the Biopharmaceuticals business unit for the next 5 years.
Broaden access to affordable biologics for patients. That is our purpose at Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals.

A division of Novartis, Sandoz, is a global leader in Generic and Biosimilar medicines. We are committed to building on that leadership to drive access to medicine worldwide, and are doubling down to build on our already rich pipeline of 15+ biosimilars.

The Biopharmaceuticals business unit is a critical driver of Sandoz’s mid-term success. The purpose of this role is to support Head of Strategy and Portfolio within Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals to lead the portfolio vision, manage the governance in building the portfolio through asset review and selection; and support strategic activities to build and maximise portfolio.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Prepare Portfolio strategy focused information e.g. country, or TA views etc
• Lead the digitalization of Portfolio Management to transform Bio Portfolio relevant business processes into SANITY
• Support Head of Portfolio & Strategy in delivering against special requests (Strategy refresh, communication material for meetings,....)

As part of the team, your position may include elements of the following:
• Drive portfolio selection process on annual basis, managing a cross-functional evaluation of assets, coordinating internal stakeholders, and building compelling insights that enable go/no-go decisions
• Manage governance (pre- and post- meeting) for bi-annual full portfolio review meetings with senior Biophara Executive leadership presence
• Support efforts relating to portfolio projects and initiatives, including the development and update of tools such as POS, tracking, reporting, oversight of business cases, development status, value development (LoE, markets, etc.), and Portfolio / BU risks etc.
• Lead development and advancement of Portfolio metrics / KPIs, and portfolio reports including risks and dates and ensure out of cycle updates are captured. Raise visibility of cross-program topics, at Portfolio level, and develop / contribute to reports to senior management
• Track portfolio decision making and asset selection / keep, stop, start decisions including contracts with external partners affecting portfolio decisions, BD&L decisions, and so on

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:
• Several years industry experience in pharma or live sciences with in-depth experience of leading and managing analytic processes
• Project management skills to digest and use scientific material
• Ability to work cross functional
• Good communication skills to interact with senior internal stakeholders, and be able to facilitate meetings and projects
• Strong analytical capabilities to build a business case including scientific, environmental, market, and financial content
• Fluency to work with Microsoft Office, previous experience with Sanity an advantage
• English language fluency (written and spoken)
• Scientific degree, with MS or MBA a plus
• Ideally experience in commercial and portfolio

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary; Performance based annual bonus; Work/life integration; Eligible to Sandoz pension plan; 30 working days' holiday per calendar year; Subsidised on-site cafeteria; Free shuttle bus between Sandoz and Holzkirchen train station; Additional benefits.

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

Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability.

The law provides for severely disabled / equal applicants the opportunity to involve the local representative body for disabled employees (SBV) in the application process. If you would like to request this, please let us know in advance as a note on your CV.

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BioPharma SZ
Holzkirchen (near Munich)
Research & Development
Full Time
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