Aoû 03, 2023
République arabe d'Egypte

Job Description

About 108,000 people of more than 140 nationalities working at Novartis around the world are committed to improve and extend people’s lives. Novartis products reach nearly 800 million people globally, and we are finding innovative ways to expand access to our latest treatments.

Your Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Raises country medical and clinical interests into global and regional strategy and planning prelaunch starting at DDP, through providing timely and strategic feedback to GPTs. This shapes the development program earlier and ensures IDPs include integrated, diverse data available at launch to support own local reimbursement and clinical implementation.
• In line with the evolving healthcare ecosystem, proactively and strategically builds and strengthens partnerships beyond the traditional Healthcare professionals and organizations. Identifies opportunities for joint value creation deploying new engagement models of broader reach.
• Engages with key patient associations, academic societies, patients, payers and reimbursement bodies as well as the relevant healthcare systems, to harness opportunities and share ownership in transforming the clinical practice with optimal access and better outcomes for real world patients.
• Encourages earlier (starting at DDP) initiation of innovative integrated evidence generation strategies, novel research activities, and local collaborative and impactful partnership engagements. Supports utility of RWE innovative study designs and exploratory trials (where applicable) across TAs to accelerate patient access; oversight of Managed Access Programs (MAPs), IITs etc.
• In close collaboration with Global Drug Development (GDD), cultivates strategic and effective co-creation and collaboration plans, for allocation and execution of clinical trials within the country, as necessary Local portfolio prioritization to shape GDD trial strategies and resource allocation. (only applicable for key markets).
• Ensures P3 approval for events/ materials used by TMO and collaboration to upgrade capability of investigators, Ethics Committees etc. CMO is country manager for CRMA
• Oversees that all local studies are developed and timely executed based on country evidence gaps. Accountable to ensure adherence to all governance, compliance, quality, and safety measures in accordance with local standards in implementation. Ensures effective communication plans in place for external stakeholder education and advocacy.
• Ensures implementation science plans in place early and holistically to systematically shape health policy and practice guidelines converging clinical innovations and treatments into better standards of care via better disease management. Depth of insight and understanding of local Healthcare ecosystem and contextual system challenges to ensure early reimbursement and patient adherence.

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:

• Medical Doctor (MD) preferred. (If not, strong scientific background required).
• Fluency in English and Arabic Languages.
• 10+ years of relevant experience working with high-performing regional and local medical and access teams in healthcare/life sciences industry.
• Relevant experience acquired at multinational pharmaceutical companies, HTA, physician associations or health care consultancy companies or equivalent experience.
• Proven ability to network with all levels of external stakeholders and work in matrix environment distilling and prioritizing market needs and deliverables.
• Strong leadership and influencing skills in a matrix; articulate vision for MA in the Country; build externally focused culture.
• Deep understanding of drug development and approval processes, including experience designing and/or executing clinical studies and excellent understanding of local, regional, and country regulatory standards and processes, as well as relevant (country-specific) ethical and legal guidelines. International/global experience desirable.
• Scientific/medical research experience with demonstrated record of scientific/medical publication desirable.

Why Novartis?

766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, 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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République arabe d'Egypte
Recherche & Développement
Full Time
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