Jun 12, 2024


-In line with overall product strategy, the Medical Advisor is responsible for supporting the design, implementation and execution of Medical Affairs plans for assigned Therapy Area, providing scientific information, helping design & organise clinical studies, building educational dialogue with KOLs and regulatory stakeholders

About the Role

Major accountabilities:

  • 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/BeSure and FUSE 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.
  • Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Novartis products within 24 hours of receipt -Distribution of marketing samples (where applicable)

Key performance indicators:

  • Works within Ethics & Compliance policies -Achievement of annual targets for medical activities

Minimum Requirements:
Work Experience:

  • Collaborating across boundaries.
  • Operations Management and Execution.
  • Project Management.


  • Building Construction.
  • Clinical Practices.
  • Clinical Research.
  • Clinical Trials.
  • Drug Development.
  • Hazard Identification.
  • Health Sciences.
  • Immunology.
  • Intensive Care UnIT (Icu).
  • Internal Control.
  • Internal Medicine.
  • Job Description.
  • Medical Information.
  • Organization Skills.
  • Patient Care.
  • Stakeholder Engagement.
  • Tcp/Ip Protocols.
  • Utilization Management (Um).

Languages :

  • English.

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