Jul 15, 2022

Job Description

In the US, 15M patients are diagnosed with ASCVD. 1 in 5 patients have elevated levels of Lp(a) – an inherited, causal and independent CV risk factor associated with a 2-4 fold increased ASCVD risk.

The Cardiovascular Renal Metabolic Franchise has a rich history and promising future in launching new brands. We are looking for a highly innovative marketer who will play an important role in helping improve the lives of patients. Do you want to be part of a team that puts patients first and puts a strong focus on customer-centric initiatives? Do you want the opportunity to lead and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders?

We are building a legendary team for a legendary launch. As the Director, Product Strategy Lead you will have the opportunity to build ground-breaking market development programs, as well as prepare for the launch of a new and novel therapy to help more ASCVD patients than ever.

If you are a highly self-motivated and passionate marketer, with a demonstrable history of high leaning agility and a collaborative spirit, who wants to join a team of change-makers that will create a positive impact on society, we look forward to hearing from you. The current and future opportunities for this brand are significant.

The Director and Product Strategy Lead will lead the creation, implementation, orchestration and measurement of the integrated product strategies for an indication of a product within a given therapeutic area in the US, under the leadership of a General Manager for the Product or Portfolio. This individual will contribute to the key decision making for maximizing the impact of the product under their remit while actively and appropriately managing resource allocation across multiple teams, and multiple functions. This will be done in consultation with various teams and functions, including: Marketing, Sales, Patient Specialty Services, Market Access, Managed Markets and Medical about their respective strategies, plans and proposed resourcing. This leader will impact the Novartis legacy in their responsibility for accelerating impact in the product/while leading through a business-critical transformation.

This role will contribute to the management of the full P&L for the assigned product, under the final leadership of the Product General Manager for the Product or Portfolio and will partner closely with functional heads for decision-making of resource allocation to deliver the most accelerated impact for the product.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Define critical and specific integrated priorities and key impact measures for assigned product/indication in consultation with the cross-functional product strategy team under the final leadership of the Product/Portfolio General Manager.
• Integrate, lead, measure and take decisive action against the KPIs on the integrated product strategy to raise impact for product
• Significant contribution to the P&L of a product/indication while enabling partner functions to manage day-to-day resource management
• Integrate key insights and data in partnership with functional heads to have an adaptive strategy and tactical plan in service of higher impact for our medicines
• Significant contribution to the top line results as an outcome of strategic choices and integrate cross-functional resource allocation to deliver highest impact
• Establish and coordinate management of KPI’s across all functions accountable for the integrated product strategy
• Partner with other general managers and members of the Product Strategy group for enterprise decisions, including potential trade-offs between products/indications

This position will be located at the East Hanover site and will not have the ability to be located remotely. This position will require 20% travel as defined by the business (domestic and/ or international).

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 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.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree, preferred MBA
• 8+ years in pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare, or healthcare consulting industry inclusive of at least 2 different types of cross-functional roles/experience
• 2+ years of direct responsibility for large budget management inclusive of owning key product trade-off decisions
• 2+ years leading and translating an integrated product strategy requiring global and local alignment
• US Market, launch and product lifecycle stages experience

• Therapeutic Area experience
• US experience strongly preferred
• Global or other country/region experience (Projects, full time roles or temporary roles for 6 months or more)

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!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

COVID-19: While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to [email protected].

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East Hanover, NJ
Full Time
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Director, Product Strategy Lead - ASCVD

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