Jun 30, 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.Translate various types of documents (English/Chinese) including but not limited to Informed Consent Forms (ICFs), Clinical Study Reports (CSRs), Risk Management Plans (RMPs) and Periodic Safety Update Reports (PSURs),
b.Conduct post-translation formatting as per specified requirements,
c.Support urgent translation requests for specific regulatory documents (such as urgent drug safety report and data inspection questions) out of office hours,
d.Respond in a timely and professional manner to any query concerning translation.
·Quality check:
a.Perform quality check on peer translated documents,
b.Provide feedback for preliminary translation (e.g. QC summary).
·Continuous improvement:
a.Update translation glossary/memory databases,
b.Participate in or plan routine team meetings to discuss work-related is-sues and possible improvements (e.g. knowledge sharing),
c.Embrace new technologies (e.g. machine translation) and changes in this industry to improve translation skillset continuously.
·Project management and daily operation:
a.Oversee translation request coordination, and process management,
b.Manage project and team finances and resource planning, including budgeting,
c.Compile translation metrics,
d.Organize trainings for internal and external stakeholders,
e.As representative of RWS team, support development and maintenance of working tools and systems, e.g. Trados, NovStyle, machine translation and so on,
f.Perform other special activities or duties when required.

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:
·Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Life Sciences/English/Translation
·High level of proficiency in written English and Chinese
·Around 2 years of translation/writing related experience in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry
·Basic knowledge in medical science/bioscience/pharmaceuticals is required.
·Familiar with SDL Trados and MS Office.
·A good team player with excellent communication skills. Ability to prioritize tasks and deliver high-quality translation within tight timelines.
·Ability to understand, interpret, and translate clinical and scientific documents.Strong ownership, detail-oriented and strong sense of responsibility.

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, 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 team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

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Global Drug Development
Research & Development
Full Time
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