GMA Director, Strategic Alliances job in East Hanover
|Employer:|| Novartis Pharmaceuticals|
|Category:||Research and Development|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|State:||New Jersey (NJ)|
The role of Oncology Global Medical Affairs ClinOps Associate Director/Director Strategic Alliances is to leverage external oncology research networks (such as cooperative groups/consortiums, etc.) and act as a key facilitator to maximize scientific public-private partnerships. This role will engage with external oncology research networks, will collaborate with internal GMA medical and clinical teams to define strategic plans that bring synergies in execution of oncology studies thereby demonstrating value to both internal and external customers.
1.Member of the GMA Clinical Operations Leadership Team (LT)
2.Collaborate with GMA Franchises, Oncology Global Medical Affairs (OMALT), Global Value Access (GVA) team and participate in prioritizing disease strategic imperatives and identifying areas of research opportunities (evidence generation) for both third party and NVS sponsored research phase II-IV, and registries
3.Focus upon patient and physician journey within specific disease areas to support the evolution and definition of new approaches to drug differentiation
4.Assess areas of opportunity to partner for real-world data generation / registries in collaboration with the RWE COE in GMA
5.Initiate and maintain engagement with external research groups, such as cooperative groups, oncology research networks, academic institutions
6.Identify preferred strategic alliance partners by assessing their capabilities, capacities and define framework for seamless and faster collaboration
7.Establish comprehensive Oncology Global Medical Affairs strategic plans to effectively drive innovative ways of generating evidence in the most cost effective manner while engaging with leading external oncology research institutions and cooperative study groups.
8.Facilitate the execution of strategic plans and maintain oversights while liaising with internal and external stakeholders
9.Maintain interfaces with the oncology therapeutic area Global Clinical Team Members and other relevant line functions as applicable.
10.Provide an oversight to interim and final publications, manuscripts, or abstracts.
11.Ensure adherence to GCP/ICH and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
12.Liaise with representatives from NIBR and GDD for cross divisional alignment/collaboration as needed
13.Work closely with each direct report to ensure excellent strategic thinking, superior tactical execution, commitment to results, collaborative and cross-functional behavior, and continuous development of talent.
14.Participate/lead on scientific and administrative meetings such as Medical and Protocol Review Committees for cooperative group trials.
15.Contribute to the use of scientific innovations, improve prioritization and completion of clinical trials, and foster participation of physicians and patients
Degree in health or life sciences, advanced degree or equivalent preferred
•≥ 7 years technical, operational and managerial experience in planning, executing, reporting and publishing clinical studies in a pharmaceutical company or contract research organization
•Knowledge of external oncology research groups
•Demonstrated effective Project Management skills as well as ability to prioritize based on business need. Proven leadership in complex matrix organization with global line functions including; health economics, safety, marketing, life cycle management, new product strategy, medical liaisons, medical information, scientific communications
•Expert knowledge of Good Clinical Practice, protocol design, statistics, and regulatory processes. Multinational/global trial as well as registration trial registration preferred
•Extensive working knowledge in hematology/oncology/endocrinology is preferred
•Skill in influencing strategy and direction through interaction with other decision makers in a highly matrixed environment are essential.
•Effective oral and written communications skills and strong leadership are essential for success in the role.
•Demonstrated ability to establish strong scientific partnership with key investigators and complex organizations such as cooperative groups and large institutions
•Superior leadership, networking, collaboration, and communication skills
•Successful interactions with Medical Experts and investigators
•Ability to work across multiple functions is essential