Posted to MedZilla on 4/23/2017


US-IL, Regional Medical Lead, Neuroscience - Central Region 209683BR_1491837519-MZ


Novartis is recruiting for a Regional Medical Lead (RML), Neuroscience to cover the Central region – includes IL, MI, WI, IA, NE, KS, MO, OK, AR, TX, LA. The RML can live in either of the states in the region. This is a Director level role.

The RML provides strategic direction and leadership to the regional Field Medical team. This individual is responsible for development and execution of regional medical strategy.

Major Accountabilities:

• Develops customer-centric medical strategies for relevant products in Medical Unit portfolio under the guidance of the National Director for the Medical Unit and in collaboration with key internal partners

• Drives execution of Medical Unit strategies by:

o Clearly communicating objectives to direct reports and providing strategic guidance regarding key customers

o Ensuring execution of customer engagement plans and tracking performance

o Managing resources to targets (personnel/budgets)

o Recruiting high performing, diverse talent and providing on-going coaching and development through assessment of reporting tools, competency, feedback from peers, and customer feedback surveys

o Promoting cross-functional collaboration that ensures timely delivery of customer solutions and maximizes customer satisfaction

o Developing and participating in forums to share helpful practices

• Develops perspective on regional influence map and provides guidance on MEs/Stakeholder/Centers of Excellence/key institutions mapping strategy

• Represents customer interests/needs and strategic priorities of region with the Field Medical National Director for product prioritization and budget decisions

• Infuses customer insights into regional and Medical Unit strategic plans, and more broadly as appropriate

• As member of the Field Medical Leadership Team, ensures the optimal strategic integration and tactical implementation of regional initiatives in support of the Medical Product Plans

• Strategically collaborates with RAD/CRM, FOCUS teams, CRMAs, Medical Directors, MAM, HE&OR and other relevant internal partners where appropriate to support Medical Product Plans, clinical development, and clinical trial support

• Ensures team compliance to Novartis WPD, SOPs, and E&C policies, etc

Ethics and Compliance

• Works within Ethics and Compliance policies and ensures those around him/her do the same

• Works to ensure a diverse and inclusive environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment

Minimum Requirements

This position will be filled at a level commensurate with experience.

• Doctorate degree (MD, PharmD, Ph.D)

• Previous experience in a MSL Field Medical based position is also preferred.

• Thorough knowledge of clinical medicine, the managed markets, pharmacoeconomics, disease management, and medical research.

• Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills, (including ability to network), strong personal integrity, teamwork abilities and a customer focus are necessary.

• Must possess a thorough understanding of the FDA, OIG, HIPAA, and GCP/ICH guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.

• Must be able to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a constantly changing environment.

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and associated hardware is required.

• Demonstrated record of scientific/medical publication.

• Demonstrated knowledge of GCP practices and standards.

• Demonstrated technical expertise in at least one disease or therapeutic area (cardio preferred).

• Must be a strong team player and effectively interface with other internal departments, including Corporate Customers, Regional Business Units, Marketing, Sales, New Product Commercialization, Medical Affairs, Research, and Business Analysis.

• A valid US Driver’s License and a good driving record are required.

• Ability to travel up to 60%

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