US-NJ, Global Medical/Scientific Director 232828BR-MZ
Global Medical/Scientific Director
East Hanover, NJ
Research & Development
Medical Affairs leader for assigned compound(s) and /or project(s under the leadership of a Sr. GBMD or GMA Franchise head. Responsible for the implementation of the strategy and execution of the Global Medical Affairs program(s) under the leadership of a Sr. GBMD or GMA Franchise Head.
For assigned compound/indications, work collaboratively across functions, within GPT to execute an integrated Medical Affairs plan including clinical trials, publication, medical education and medical information. Lead or co-leads GMA Strategic Sub teams within GPT, to gain strategic and planning alignment across regions and functions Manages all operational aspects and drives execution for assigned projects of Global Medical Affairs clinical trials in partnership with global line functions, assigned Clinical Trial Heads (CTHs), and regional/country medical associates. Participates and contributes to the joint ICT s. Provides Medical leadership to CTT s for Novartis sponsored GMA trials Leads review of investigator-sponsored trials and Local/Regional Medical Affairs trials concept sheets, within MRC, for assigned projects(s). Supports medical training, medical education and commercial activities in alignment with the Global Brand Team. Provides medical support for educational events (e.g. stand-alone meetings, scientific symposia) and scientific congresses within legal and compliance regulations. Collaborates across functions to achieve approval of key scientific communications, medical information documents and commercial documents within NP4 legal and compliance regulations. Provides medical input on overall publication strategy and is a key member of publication planning team providing GMA medical input on individual publication plans. Provides medical leadership in interactions with key external stakeholders e.g., leads advisory boards, under supervision of GMA Franchise Head or Sr. GBMD. Responsible to efficiently manage budgets and resources for Novartis Sponsored and GMA supported activities, in collaboration with GMA Franchise Head or Sr. GBMD.
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MD/PhD or equivalent required More than 4 years advanced knowledge in medical/scientific area (Oncology, Hematology, Endocrinology) preferred Prior successful experience in Medical Affairs is highly desirable.
Candidates with prior medical affairs experience will be considered first.
Fluent oral and written English Have expert operational knowledge and experience in clinical trial design and all stages of clinical trial conduct (Trial design, Start-up, Execution, Analysis, Reporting). Have 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. 3 years experience in pharma at local, regional and/or Global level. Can effectively manage and optimize resources and budget to meet business needs; have excellent project management skills. Provide medical expertise to ensure successful product launches across functions. Lead and manage different activities: o NVS sponsored trials o Review and coordinate IITs
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