Jul 14, 2022

Job Description

Bringing life-changing medicines to millions of people, Novartis sits at the intersection of cutting-edge medical science and innovative digital technology. As a global company, the resources and opportunities for growth and development are plentiful including global and local cross functional careers, a diverse learning suite of thousands of programs & an in-house marketplace for rotations & project work. With a strong medicines pipeline our current transformation will not just deliver growth for our business but continue to allow us to bring innovative medicines to patients quickly.

The Senior Manager, User Experience Interface (UX/UI) Design will be responsible for designing, creating, and implementing UX and UI for the RWE & MI data-centric Information Products.

The UX/UI Designer will serve as the expert in UX/UI and work with the Software Team, Data Science, and Information Product teams and business stakeholders (Medical, HEOR, and PHAM teams; along with external co-development collaborators) to ensure intuitive/user-friendly, content-rich/valuable, and adaptable information products and applications for internal and external users.

The RWE & MI information products and applications support the strategic initiatives of Medical and PHAM teams to create information products (that utilize epidemiology, health economics, statistics, and machine learning) and solutions focused on improving clinical care delivery and patient outcomes. This includes utilizing large licensed Real-World Data Novartis assets and other data made available through co-development initiatives with health systems.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Lead the RWE&MI UX/UI – Own the UX/UI Design product inside RWE information products by translating user and information research into user journey excellence. Support and collaborate with Software and Data Science to build world-class information products that reflect science as well as concise and consistent user experiences. Design and implement acceptance tests for UX/UI aspects of web-based software applications. Perform feedback reviews to optimize existing UX and UI designs.
• Develop and Communicate Technical and Business Requirements - Communicate with internal and external stakeholder to understand business goals and objectives. Develop technical and business requirements and always strive to deliver intuitive and user-centered solutions.
• Create Prototypes for New Information Product and Application Features – Ability to discuss and explain design options.
• Support and Conduct User Research Activities
• Drive UX/UI Standardization Across All Medical Information Products
• Able to develop a strategic vision by integrating needs of diverse constituencies, scientific considerations and market knowledge to produce best in class results. Demonstrated creativity and effectiveness in addressing strategic challenges.
• A world class team player with highly attuned interpersonal skills, strong team building motivational, collaboration and influencing skills necessary to achieve desired outcomes in a matrix, cross-functional environment. Works effectively in a global, team-based organization. Exercises influence at senior levels, and builds alignment around goals and objectives. Readily builds consensus and achieves agreement on key priorities.
• Innovative and creative “out of the box” thinker who will challenge the status quo to improve operations and facilitate positive change. Able to adapt quickly to changing market conditions, business needs and an evolving product portfolio. Flexible and responsive to change; creative problem-solving skills. Anticipates change, and develops and implements strategies to address them.

Our selection process will prioritize associates from the current Innovative Medicines division, whose positions may be changing or impacted. This is a US based position. No international relocation will be provided for this position.

This position can be based remotely anywhere in the U.S. (there may be some restrictions based on legal entity). Please note that this role would not provide relocation as a result. The expectation of working hours and travel (domestic and/or international) will be defined by the hiring manager.

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:
• Bachelor's Degree; Desired a technical degree in statistics, epidemiology, applied mathematics
• 5+ years of experience as an UI-UX Designer or similar role
• Experience and track record of UX/UI designs of data-centric information products
• Knowledge and experience using markup and style sheet technologies for web applications (like HTML5 & CSS3)
• Experience and knowledge of medical science and healthcare from a UX and UI perspective
• Expert knowledge of Usability Factors in Human Computer Interaction using information products
• UI design portfolio

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
Information Technology
Full Time
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Senior Manager, User Experience Interface (Remote)

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