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New Jersey (NJ), East Hanover
Job Code:  240633BR
Employer:  Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Category:  Research and Development
Job Type:  Full Time

Country:  United States
State:  New Jersey (NJ)
City:  East Hanover

Medical Affairs support for assigned disease area, compound(s) and/or project(s) under the leadership of the specified disease area Global Group Medical Director. Ensures execution of the medical strategy and tactical plan in regards to specific compound or project.
For assigned compound/indications, work collaboratively across functions and G/R/L, to execute an integrated Medical Affairs plan including clinical trials, publication, medical education and medical information. • Collaborates across disease area medical teams. • Provides support on Global Medical Affairs clinical trials execution in partnership with global line functions, assigned clinical operations team members, and regional/country medical associates. • Provides medical support to CTT's for Novartis sponsored GMA trials. • Supports medical training and medical education to internal and external audiences • Provides medical support for educational events (e.g. stand-alone meetings, scientific symposia) and scientific congresses within legal and compliance regulations. • Provides medical review of key scientific communications, medical information documents and commercial documents within P3 legal and compliance regulations. • Provides medical input on overall publication strategy and is a member of publication planning team providing GMA medical input on individual publication plans. • Ensures that planning of medical activities and budgets are aligned with global medical affairs processes/standards. Accountable to efficiently manage budgets and resources, including budget planning for future activities. • Responsible for developing clinical components of key documents - regulatory & safety - from GMA studies supporting submissions and post-marketing commitments to health authorities, when applicable.• MD required for aGMD role. The aGSD requires advanced life sciences degree (PharmD, PhD, etc.)
• Oncology, Hematology, Endocrinology required.
• Additional business degree is preferred/desired
Fluency in written and spoken English

• Proven experience as a successful decisive leader in a strategic multifunctional environment
• 7 years professional experience within the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in development and/or medical affairs function at a local, regional or global level.
• Has developed and implemented global/local Phase II, III or IV trials.
• Experienced track record of making decisions and aligning the organization behind them.
• Has good judgement and is a strong decision-maker.
• Has experience of challenging senior management in relation to science and data.
• Experience of Medical Expert relationship management

Technical / Functional Skills

• Has expert operational knowledge and experience in clinical trial design and all stages of clinical trial conduct (Trial design, Start-up, Execution, Analysis, Reporting).
• Has an excellent knowledge of current clinical practice in Oncology/Hematology/Endocrinology or other relevant disease area.
• Have strong knowledge in and understanding of medical activities (including scientific communications, medical information, MSLs, and HEOR), relating to the commercialization of oncology products.
• Effectively engage external stakeholders across a broad range of audiences and activities.
• >4 years of experience in pharma with a minimum of 3 years in medical affairs at local, regional and/or global level.

Operational / Executional Skills

• Can effectively manage and optimize resources and budget to meet business needs;
• Provide medical expertise to ensure successful product launches across functions.
• Lead and manage different activities:
• NVS sponsored trials,
• Review and coordinate IITs
• Implement patient access programs.
• Review promotional materials
• Provide training to external and internal customers.
• Define publication strategy and contribute to publication planning
• Review publications

People & Relationships

• Contribute to high performing cross-functional teams collaboratively; effectively use rewards and recognition to create a culture of engagement and inclusion.
• Display a passion for building talent pipeline; provide feedback and coaching to team members on an ongoing basis.
• Build strong internal and external relationships with diverse stakeholders that maximize alignment and organizational effectiveness.
• Can effectively manage different and diverse projects (clinical program, publication, medical education, Advisory boards).

Strategic Leadership

• Effectively develop, communicate, and drive a long-term vision and plan for medical affairs program, anticipating and addressing potential issues.
• Display enterprise leadership in all aspects of the role by gaining alignment across functions and divisions.
• Expertly manage ambiguity and highly complex situations.
• Maintain an external focus to optimize and maximize treatment options and compound life cycle management.
• Have excellent communications skills and ability to convey complex scientific and clinical concepts simply and effectively.
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