May 15, 2024

About the Role


About the role:
The Global Medical Affairs team acts as enterprise medical voice across the asset lifecycle and leads the medical strategy for the therapeutic area. This key addition to the team will develops/ own Integrated Evidence Plans (IEP) and provide input into development while ensuring US and Int'l medical perspective is reflected. Utilizing their extensive experience, the Global Medical Director will also be responsible for the implementation of medical strategies for early programs globally with focus on innovative evidence solutions including interventional studies, NIS and RWE studies and implementation science projects.

Your Key Responsibilities:
• Lead development and execution of medical affairs strategy for autoimmune diseases (such as systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren's syndrome, autoimmune hepatitis, systemic sclerosis, and other immunological diseases of huge unmet needs) priority programs including transformative tactics such as: research/population health, innovative partnerships and integrated evidence plans
• Co-develop plans for evidence generation, MSL / Field Medical Affairs strategy, medical education programs, scientific publication planning and Medical Expert network development with TAs
• Co-own the development and implementation of innovative education and scientific communication plans for external stakeholders
• Financial tracking to ensure timely and cost-effective development & execution of medical activities
• Prepare SRC submissions for TA assets within remit
• Partner with Development, S&G, US and International cross-functions to shape portfolio early and diversify evidence to achieve broad access at launch and to enhance impact on clinical practice for priority programs
• Represent GMA around prioritized portfolio with internal and external audiences, in collaboration with TAs including the investment, medical and regulatory communities, as well as pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry collaborators/partners

Location: East Hanover, NJ

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We 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.

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 let us know the nature of your request, your contact information and the job requisition number in your message:

Role Requirements

Role Requirements:

• MD (Preferred) or PhD/PharmD in Health Sciences. Specialist Degree or specialist qualification related to discipline for which you will be responsible is an advantage.
• 5+ years in Pharmaceutical Industry in Medical Affairs and/or Clinical Development
• Critical thinker and with ability to navigate uncertainty without major supervision
• Fluent oral and written English; Other relevant languages are an advantage.
• Strategic mindset and able to establish credibility and influence across a range of diverse stakeholders in a matrix organization to drive change
• Ability to truly collaborate across functions and markets: serve-partner-co-create

Preferred Qualifications:
• Highly preferred: experience and expertise in autoimmune diseases and/ or rheumatology, including launch and pre-launch activities, and clinical trials conduct.
• Experience in developing and executing “Best in Class” processes at scale, and working in complex, high paced environments.

Why Novartis: Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us! Learn more here: https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

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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: The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] 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.

Novartis Compensation and Benefit Summary: The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between (No MD) $222,000 - $333,000/yr, (MD) $245,000 - $368,000/yr; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/24 through 12/31/24, fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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East Hanover, NJ
Research & Development
Full Time
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Global Med Dir - Autoimmune Disease

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