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SSO Country Head, China

Shanghai, China
Closing date
Nov 26, 2022

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500+ Ongoing clinical trials;160+ Projects in clinical development;80+ Major submissions planned 2020-2022. Novartis GDD (Global Drug Development) oversees the development of new medicines discovered by our researchers and partners. It drives breakthrough innovations to improve and extend the lives of millions.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Leads the clinical trial operations for an assigned franchise(s)/unit(s) to ensure strategic planning, execution, and delivery of all global clinical trials across all programs within the assigned franchise.
• Leads execution on broad strategic direction and is responsible for delivering the portfolio and project priorities
• Complete oversight of budget and resource allocation within the assigned area. Manages resources cross units and/or global projects which may involve managing large teams across multiple sites worldwide
• Author/reviewer for relevant SOPs/ departmental procedures. Build best talent and an empowered culture to foster high performance
• Drives operational excellence through process improvement and knowledge sharing in the assigned areas and/or across functions
• Is a member of functional leadership team/ site leadership team and supports in setting up overall strategy. May deputize for/represent functional head.
• Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Novartis products within 24 hours of receipt
• Distribution of marketing samples (where applicable). This is a generic description. Specific position profiles may vary by Division/Department/unique Position requirements.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Strategy Development
• Financial Management
• Collaborating across boundaries
• People Challenges
• Major Change

Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here:

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