Jan 25, 2023
Czech Republic

Job Description

As Business Excellence & Execution (BEE) & Digital Medical lead you will focusing on optimizing patient access and outcomes by providing up-to-date compound and disease area medical expertise, acting as a key expert in the relevant therapeutic areas assigned, and leading across functions to address external and internal stakeholder needs. To shape and implement the Local and Global Therapeutic Area strategy through innovative integrated evidence generation, engagement on scientific results with internal and external stakeholders, and co-creation with healthcare systems and the scientific community. To co-design clinical development launch and life cycle management of the drug in close collaboration with Country, Regional, and Global team members. To ensure that the best interest of patients and those who care for them are identified and met.
Enables and supports Medical Affairs business strategy execution by: providing sustainable solutions to deliver medical affairs projects/activities and by providing insights about risks (by navigating and complying within Novartis processes, requirements and regional/local regulations).
Drives Medical excellence in digital activities and innovative projects.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Medical strategic Plans
• Prepares and drives the execution of the local Medical Affairs strategic plans aligned and in collaboration with other functions. This plan should be built based on local stakeholder needs and in line with the Franchise and medical strategies as outlined in the Integrated Product Strategy (IPS) Plans
• Identifies opportunities for joint value creation through engagement with the key scientific leaders and other partners in the healthcare systems including Patients and Patient Associations to co-design strategies and studies, advocating in the assigned therapeutic area. Utilizes Omnichannels where possible

Digital & Innovation Medical Lead
• Identifies opportunities for digital and innovative project co-creation, especially for in-market brands and beyond
• Serves as digital and innovation medical excellence lead
• Co-design and deliver intentional, impactful customer experience for HCPs and patients through integrated engagements and solutions

Integrated evidence co-development
• Identifies Real World Evidence (RWE) needs and utilizes implementation science and other innovative methodologies, to close the gap ensuring patient and clinical adoption and better outcomes. Responsible for local and global evidence generation submissions
• Leads the Post Trial Access (PTA) and Managed Access Programs (MAP) at local level, evaluates Investigator-Initiated research studies and Trials (IITs) and Research Collaborations (RC) for scientific soundness and alignment.

Other responsibilities
• Lead the End-to-End medical governance of regulated activities
• Monitor adherence to Novartis processes, standards and R/C regulations
• Maintain overview and monitor progress of R/C issues, ensure & track escalation and follow-up until resolution
• Oversee and monitor local audit & inspection readiness and execution, in close collaboration with local QA
• Proactively identify root cause and implement action to improve future audit/inspection performance
• Understand the systems that enables key governance processes in order to give advice and guidance to activity owners
• Advise and guide the activity/business owner to implement processes related to due diligence, governance and oversight of Third Parties engaged in Evidence and Data Generation Activities

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Education: MD
• Specialist Degree or specialist qualification related to discipline for which is responsible
• Fluent in Czech and English language (spoken & written)
• Pharmaceutical industry experience
• Significant clinical and research background GCP
• Strong medical and scientific bases and agility to transverse the diseases’ arena
• Good planning and organisational skills
• Strong communication skills and customer orientation
• Medical and scientific writing skills
• Preferred experience in implementation science

You’ll receive:

• Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary
• Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis)
• 5-week holiday per year (1 week above the Labour Law requirement)
• 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report
• Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Edenred CZ in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year
• Meal vouchers in amount of 90 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company)
• Company car / car allowance / allowance for public transport
• MultiSport Card

Find out more about Novartis Business Services:

Why consider Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. 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.

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Czech Republic
Research & Development
Full Time
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BEE & Digital Medical Lead, Czech Republic

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