REQ-10011954
Juli 11, 2024
Indien

Summary

Our Development Team is guided by our purpose: to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives. To do this, we are optimizing and strengthening our processes and ways of working. We are investing in new technologies and building specific therapeutic area and platform depth – all to bring our medicines to patients even faster. We are seeking key talent, like you, to join us and help give people with disease and their families a brighter future to look forward to. Apply today and welcome to where we thrive together! The Associate Technical Project Leader will, jointly with the CMC team, lead and manage all technical development activities for assigned small molecule projects within Technical Research & Development (TRD); represent TRD as core member in global project teams to define the global CMC strategy for the development, submission, approval and life cycle management of a product(s); improve the support to local programs and partners; lead CMC teams with strong strategic focus, quality & environmental awareness, scientific and technical expertise.

About the Role

The Associate Technical Project Leader will, jointly with the CMC team, lead and manage all technical development activities for assigned small molecule projects within Technical Research & Development (TRD); represent TRD as core member in global project teams to define the global CMC strategy for the development, submission, approval and life cycle management of a product(s); improve the support to local programs and partners; lead CMC teams with strong strategic focus, quality & environmental awareness, scientific and technical expertise.

Major Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Lead the establishment of a scientifically & regulatory sound and business driven CMC project strategy including risk assessments and contingency planning, in line with overall global development project strategy and together with assigned CMC team.
  • Ensure alignment with departments and functions inside and outside of TRD as well as 3rd parties as appropriate. Drive endorsement of CMC project strategy by respective Novartis boards.
  • Proactively communicate overall project strategy, key risks, issues and any other critical topics in a timely manner to the appropriate management level, customer and partners.
  • Ensure that issues are resolved in a timely fashion and not unnecessarily brought up.
  • Understand and proactively manage the cross-functional aspects of assigned project(s) among departments within and outside TRD (e.g. Regulatory, Safety, Clinical, Production, Research).
  • Lead the CMC subteam(s) in a complex international matrix organization in line with the culture, values and behaviors of Novartis.
  • Build strong team spirit and promote knowledge exchange within and between teams. Align project objectives and priorities with team(s) members.

Minimum Requirement:

  • Education: Ph.D. or equivalent in chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, biology, pharmacy or related science.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in the field of technical development; minimum of 3 years of experience in a leadership position.
  • Demonstrated minimum of 3 years project management excellence in technical. development department (e.g. several years of experience in leading a technical R&D field in a CMC team) or equivalent experience.
  • Proven track record in successfully leading interdisciplinary teams, e.g. scientists working on technical or methodological projects (incl. budget control), in Technical R&D or equivalent experience.
  • Proven ability to work proactively and think strategically, including assessment of business impact of technical decisions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with success in building trustful relationships and influencing others in cross-functional areas. Excellent knowledge of the Pharma Drug Discovery & Development process.

Why Novartis: Helping people with disease and their families takes more than innovative science. It takes a community of hard-working, passionate people like you. Collaborating, supporting and inspiring each other. Combining to achieve breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Ready to create a brighter future together? : https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

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

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Why Novartis: Helping people with disease and their families takes more than innovative science. It takes a community of smart, passionate people like you. Collaborating, supporting and inspiring each other. Combining to achieve breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Ready to create a brighter future together? https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

Join our Novartis Network: Not the right Novartis role for you? Sign up to our talent community to stay connected and learn about suitable career opportunities as soon as they come up: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network

Development
Innovative Medicines
Indien
Hyderabad (Office)
Research & Development
Full time
Regular
No

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

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REQ-10011954

Associate Technical Project Leader

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