In this role, you will bring: * A life sciences PhD or PharmD (desirable); or BSc or MSc in life sciences * 5+ years’ experience with international Pharma / Sponsor clinical trial management and execution * Strong operational project management experience including excellent planning, prioritization, problem solving and organizational skills; used to managing multiple priorities concurrently * 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 partnerships * High change agility, thriving in an open and dynamic environment * Broad knowledge of drug development * 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.
You, as part of our team, will lead Translational Medicine trials for Novartis. Collaborating across our global network. Partnering with world-class physicians and scientists. Championing projects. Building therapeutic area expertise. Revolutionizing trial design. Always curious. Innovative and inspiring. You will play a pivotal role in transitioning discovery research to clinical practice.
More specifically, you will: * Drive and deliver all aspects of global clinical trial execution from study concept to final reporting across multiple therapeutic areas * Lead and matrix-manage high performing global study teams, collaborating across the organization * Support project/program level decision making, with responsibility for program/project level activities for a compound or complex patient population * Manage scientifically and operationally complex studies * Mentor junior team members and nurture future talent * 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.