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Medical Team Leader, Rheumatology Arthritis

United States
Closing date
Sep 19, 2023

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Doctors, Rheumatology, Pharmaceutical, Physicians/Nurses
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Job Description

To lead the Medical Affairs teams within Immunology

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Lead US Medical strategy - Serve as the Medical point on the Integrated Product Strategy Team (IPST). Balance resources and budget for in-line products/existing products.

• Support Value & Access - Partner with HE&OR to develop strong value proposition for existing and new products. Support plan development to generate retrospective and prospective data in real-world health systems as well as population health/implementation science partnerships.

• Integrate Medical Affairs into clinical trial productivity efforts - Work with the Medical Director of Clinical Research Partnerships and relevant partner functions (eg, CRMDs, TMO, Field Medical) to drive US feasibility/allocation, site identification, and ensure recruitment productivity for LCM and New Products programs.

• Drive External Engagement - Serve as the voice of Novartis for Iptacopan. Engage all Medical Directors in External outreach, including developing partnerships with Medical Experts, Investigators, Professional Societies, SoCs, etc. Develop and implement reliable and high-value communication strategies for new and existing products.

• Coordinate Medical Education - Work with External Engagement Lead to coordinate HCP education across functions, including Medical Direction, Field Medical, and Marketing/TLLs.

• Go Early with LCM and New Products - Partner closely with US and Global collaborators. Provide US Medical input, supervise Medical Affairs plan development, and ensure timely, effective execution to meet US commercialization needs.

• Develop Talent/Build Culture - Serve as core member of the Immunology Medical Leadership Team. Create deep talent pipeline by identifying, attracting and developing a best-in-class US Medical Affairs team. Coach and build technical and leadership skills among team members, in line with Novartis Leadership aspiration. Cultivate an inclusive, high-performance environment that values and demonstrates diversity of thinking, style and experiences.

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $257,600.00 and $386,400.00 per year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/23 through 12/31/23, fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

This position will be located at the East Hanover, NJ site and will not have the ability to be located remotely. Please note that this role would not provide relocation and only local candidates will be considered.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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 other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 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.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Bachelors or equivalent 4-Year University Degree required
• Doctorate level degree (MD, PharmD, DO, or PhD in Biolog-ical Sciences or related field) required. Medical Degree (MD) or equivalent preferred
• Completion of residency in Rheumatology and Board Certifi-cation preferred

>12 years’ experience in progressively senior roles within clinical development and/or medical affairs roles in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry or academic institution/clinical practice
> 3 years’ prior People management/team leadership experience is preferred

Established relationships in the Rheumatology commu-nity preferred.
Clinical research experience - including concept and protocol development - conducted in a pharmaceutical or equivalent environment is strongly preferred

U.S. and European travel required. (30-35% annually, up to 40% seasonally)
Location is flexible, but ideally in East Hanover

Why Novartis?

766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

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

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

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