Sep 19, 2023

Job Description

4! The 4 essential elements that shape our culture: Inspired. Curious. Unbossed. Integrity. Our mission is to discover new ways to improve and extend peoples’ lives. Your passion to build, execute business plans to meet the sales goals, develop effective professional business relationships with Healthcare Professionals will help the world understand what these medicines do, why they matter and how Novartis is striving to reimagine medicine.

As a Medical Lead for CVM, you will be responsible for supporting the design, implementation and execution of Medical Affairs plans for assigned Therapy Area, providing scientific information, helping design and organize clinical studies, building educational dialogue with KOLs and regulatory stakeholders.

Your Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Support country medical affairs strategy in line with the global strategy, country insights and market conditions, & secure implementation of planned Medical Affairs activities within the designated therapy area(s).
• Coordinate scientific meeting, symposia, congresses, Continuous Medical Education (CME) and other medical / scientific exchange and engagement activities which could bring additional value to the relevant therapy area; develop strategic engagement plan(s) for country customer-facing medical activities and events and ensure timely execution of planned medical affairs activities in an efficient and compliant way.
• Ensure medical enquiries are responded to in a high quality, timely manner, and in accordance with applicable standards; establish standard response documents as appropriate, for frequently asked questions.
• Provide medical/scientific input into the development and execution of clinical trial or clinical research related activities, including initiation and oversight of clinical studies / clinical research within the respective therapeutic area. Support country strategy for Non-Interventional Studies/Investigator Initiated Trial activities.
• Coordinate review and approval of medical materials and locally developed promotional materials; ensure medical materials provided from global or region for stakeholder engagement and events are tailored to local needs, and reviewed/approved per local/P3 guidelines.
• Ensure medical insights are provided to cross functional groups, including, but not restricted to: Pharmacovigilance, Regulatory affairs, Market Access, QA, Commercial teams, Brand team and others. Responsible for risk identification and assessment, mitigation planning as well as implementation and monitoring of appropriate internal controls within the area of responsibilities.
• Lead early identification of strategic drivers, elaboration of patient journey, positioning, target population, the wider stakeholder population mapping and segmentation. Identify 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.
o Identify 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.
o Build additional capability of Implementation science across medical function. Streamline implementation science framework.
o Elevate Access and HCS Evidence into strategic evidence plans and implementation to support HCS and policy shaping.
o Ensure Target Patient Population Outcomes (TPOs) are updated and relevant, and that they are being tracked, resourced and impacted at CPO level with appropriate regional and global support

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are 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:
• Degree in Pharmacy or Medicine
• Strong external partnerships and captured insights for co-designed strategies & studies. Early identification of strategic barriers in patient journey, positioning, population healthcare systems
• Innovative implementation science protocols; Brand TPOs on target, achieved & reported at agreed intervals
• Deep understanding of payer/HTA across countries/regions; Influential Leadership and Communication in Commercial & Medical affairs; Demonstrated experience conducting research with MCO, physician groups, &/or employers is desired; Excellent knowledge of managed care, managed care decision-making and the healthcare environment Patient Centered Research and Development
• Operations Management and Execution; Collaborating across boundaries
• English Clinical Research Phases; Medical Science and Disease Area Knowledge; Medical Education and Scientific Engagement; Third-Party Sponsored Trials Medical Governance
• Able to understand changing dynamics of Pharmaceutical industry
• Proficient and fluent in English (spoken and written), with good interpersonal and communication skills. Digital & Technology Savvy

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!

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Petaling Jaya
Research & Development
Full Time
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Medical Lead/ Medical Manager - CVM

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