US-NJ, Associate Director, Medical Conference and Digital Strategy 233488BR-MZ
Associate Director, Medical Conference and Digital Strategy
US GEN MED
East Hanover, NJ
Research & Development
The Associate Director, Medical Conference and Digital Strategy will drive strategic planning and execution of medical communications including Congress and Digital activities.
A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. This pipeline consists of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. This makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage.
Lead and develop, with the medical team, highly impactful medical communication strategy for pre-launch and post-launch activities in the Neuroscience and Ophthalmology therapeutic areas
Collaborate closely across multi-disciplinary teams (eg publications, medical, field medical excellence, commercial and global colleagues) to ensure alignment and maximization of MedComms activities in support of medical strategy.
Lead the Medical Communications Working Groups of cross-functional team members to support effective planning and execution of medical communication deliverables.
Implement innovative and impactful medical communication tactics working closely with Digital teams and in compliance with Novartis policies and faciltate best-practice sharing.
Engage with Medical Experts to support Medical Education initiatives to fill educational gaps.
Support vendor management and selection for Medical Communication activities in line with Novartis policies
Support budget planning and serve as business lead in vendor negotiation and management to ensure productivity, cost-savings and timely execution, full leverage of synergies across Neuroscience and Ophthalmology portfolios, and target budgets
Facilitate consistency of communications across functions
Key member of Neuroscience and Ophthalmology MPTs collaborating closely with MPT Heads and Head of Medical Strategy to ensure strategic and operational medical communication excellence.
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.
Bachelor s degree in life science/healthcare or equivalent experience accompanied with > 6 years pharmaceutical industry, with primary focus on medical communications.
Medical Communication Expertise
Project Management Expertise
Strategic Agility/Scientific Agility
Customer Focus (internal and external)
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