US-NJ, Global Franchise Head Multiple Disease 226505BR-MZ
Global Franchise Head Multiple Disease
East Hanover, NJ
Research & Development
The Senior Medical Affairs Franchise leader for multiple disease areas and assigned compound(s) and /or project(s) reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, is the most senior global medical role focused exclusively on short and long term success within the global franchise. Responsible for the development and implementation of medical strategies that are aligned across global, regions and country medical affairs. Has significant global line function responsibilities, potential site-head responsibilities, leadership of key initiatives, or other decision bodies
Member of the Oncology Medical Affairs Leadership Team (OMALT), the Global Medical Affairs Leadership Team (GMALT), the Franchise Leadership Team (FLT), and the Global Program Teams (GPT) depending on the medical team structure.
Develop Medical Affairs functional strategy and implementation of initiatives to build line function as a Center of Excellence
Responsible for the delivery and execution of strategically aligned medical strategies and plans within the area of responsibility encompassing preparation for medical launches and life cycle management plans
Harmonizes cross-team collaboration and strategy development within the area of responsibility, leads strategic discussions, prioritization of activities across the portfolio for assigned compounds/projects and gains alignment across regions, countries and functions
Chair of the Medical Review Committee (MRC) for all NVS-sponsored and investigator-initiated trials, including Global/Regional/Local for assigned compounds
Accountable for all operational aspects and execution of Global Medical Affairs sponsored clinical trials in partnership with global line functions, and regional/country medical associates
Medical Affairs leadership of Integrated Disease Area Medical Teams (IDMTs) within the area of responsibility and ensuring resolution of issues across line functions and responsible for ensuring adequate line function resources on CTTs.
Management of franchise budgets and resources, including budget planning for future activities
Develops the medical launch strategy for new compounds
Contributes to establishing and implementing appropriate policies and standards for all activities of the medical plan for the area of responsibility
Accountable for advisory boards, NVS sponsored scientific symposia, and other medical events supported by Novartis within legal and compliance regulations. May keep responsibilities for these activities or delegate tasks to GMD/GSD
Develop clinical components of key documents regulatory & safety from GMA studies supporting submissions and post-marketing commitments to HA s, when applicable
Accountable for supporting medical training and education
Responsible and accountable for review and approval 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 key member of publication planning teams providing GMA medical input on individual publication plans
Provides medical leadership in interactions with key external stakeholders
Ensures career development of functional reports as well as other GMA colleagues through active participation in the performance management and talent planning processes. Provides on-boarding, training, and mentoring support and contributes to the performance evaluation of IDMT members as appropriate
Create an environment of strong team spirit, good communication and high motivation to enable the lead of highly inspired and effective team members to achieve goals
May play a leadership role for the GMA Line function to drive an initiative or a project of importance for GMA
May play site administrative or leadership role for GMA line function (talent recruitment, compensation review, etc.)
Ensures good collaboration and communication between other stakeholders and functions, within and outside GMA
Key Performance Indicators
Robust Medical Affairs program aligned with GPT strategy and aligned with Regional/Local needs
Acknowledged GMA Leadership and contribution at GPT level
Deliver on product strategy through quality and timely execution medical activities
Integration of external/internal insights to drive innovative plans
People and talent management.
Effective use of budget and resources in delivering high-quality Medical Affairs program
Manages all activities in accordance with internal policies, guidelines, and SOPs, as well as recognized GCP and ethical standards
Completion of all required training modules as a priority, and ensuring all team members to act similarly
Job Dimensions :
Number of associates: Direct reports: 4-7 Indirect: 7-15 (dependent on the size of the program)
Financial responsibility: Overall lifetime clinical budget of program which can vary.
Forecast and management and adherence to targets.
Impact on the organization:
Effective interaction with key external stakeholders, and decision makers (regulatory authorities, medical experts, pricing and reimbursement bodies)
Effective management of a broad range of MA programs including management of budget and resources
Strong alignment between Global and Regional/local organizations
Strong alignment within GPT
Delivery of high quality reporting of clinical trials and robust educational programs for external and internal.
Achieve and maintain GMA functional center of excellence
Recruitment and development of talent to achieve a high performing organization.
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
MD Required. More than 15 years progressive experience with advanced knowledge in medical/scientific area (Oncology, Haematology, and Endocrinology) preferred
Languages: Fluent oral and written English
collaboratively; effectively use rewards and recognition to create a culture of engagement and inclusion
Display a passion for building talent pipeline; frequently
provide feedback and coaching to team members
Effectively influence key stakeholders inside and outside
the organization, even without direct authority
Display enterprise leadership in all aspects of the role by gaining alignment across functions and divisions
Effectively develop, communicate, and drive a long term
vision and plan for large, global, highly diverse organization
Effectively manage ambiguity and highly complex situations, making and communicating difficult
decisions with calm confidence
Maintain an external focus and have a good
understanding of implications for organization and portfolio life cycle management
> 7 - 10 years of Experience in pharma, at local,
regional and global level
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