In this role, you will bring: *A life sciences PhD or PharmD (desirable); or BSc or MSc in life sciences *7+ years’ experience within international Pharma / Sponsor clinical trial management and execution *Strong operational project management experience; excellent planning, prioritization, problem solving and organizational skills *Demonstrated leadership ability and well-developed interpersonal skills. A proven track record of successfully interacting with and influencing a wide range of people; building strong positive relationships *High change agility, thriving in an open and dynamic environment *Specific drug development expertise within anti-inflammatory, auto-immunity or renal indications an advantage *Clear written and verbal expression of ideas; an active and proactive communicator
7000 patients, 1200 sites, 40 countries, over 100 clinical studies led by our team last year.
Who are we? We are Clinical Sciences and Innovation at Novartis. A dynamic group of Clinical Scientists who plan and execute early phase trials worldwide. From First-in-Human to Proof-of-Concept and beyond. We design and operationalize trials, ensuring they run smoothly, on time and – most importantly – with patients’ interests to the fore. Curious, unbossed and inspired; we are committed to flexibility in the workplace.
As part of our team, you will lead Translational Medicine programs and trials for Novartis. Collaborating across our global network. Partnering with world-class physicians and scientists. Championing projects. Providing therapeutic area expertise. Revolutionizing trial design. Always curious. Innovative and inspiring. You will play a pivotal role in transitioning discovery research into clinical practice.
More specifically, you will: *Provide project/program-level decision making, with strategic responsibility to execute programs within a specific clinical indication *Lead and matrix-manage high performing global study teams, collaborating across the organization *Drive and deliver all aspects of global clinical trial execution from study concept to final reporting *Nurture future talent by providing mentorship and/or line management to junior team members *Establish best practices and embrace an open, learning, sharing culture *Implement novel trial designs *Unleash the value of data and digital within clinical studies Ultimately, YOU will help bring novel therapeutics closer to our patients.
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.