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Associate Director, Digital Programs & Operations

Novartis

Job Description

We reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives. We use innovative science and technology to address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible.

Explosive growth in digital technologies and sensors converging with access to big data and machine learning creates a special opportunity to be on the forefront, and help lead, where Novartis US Clinical Development & Medical Affairs (US CDMA) is heading. The heat is on - in driving digital & innovative transformation in late phase US clinical trials; this unique, high-impact, high-visibility role has the potential to make a huge impact to improve the lives of patients, and break ground for where we are heading.

Come to an industry leader where you will serve as a Digital Strategy Lead with a focus on the management of digital programs and platforms across US Clinical Development Medical Affairs (US CDMA) including Field Medical, while managing digital operations of the Digital Strategy & Medical Innovation Group.

Responsible to US CDMA for collaborating across its functions (Medical Units, Field Medical, etc.) as well as with other internal stakeholders (Global Medical Affairs (GMA), NPC Social Media, Commercial-Digital, Advocacy Groups, other Digital Stakeholders groups, Legal, Compliance, etc.) to ensure ongoing effective management of implemented digital programs and platforms that innovate how US CDMA operates internally & externally.

Proactively manage implemented programs that drive innovation in US CDMA including the Field Medical Function. Serve as accountable Associate Director of Digital Programs & Operations that can aggregate and assess digital impact of projects, recommend enhancements/improvements, and continue to drive digital transformation within US CDMA:

•Innovate how Field Medical can better leverage digital capabilities & innovative processes to optimize engagement & educational opportunities

•Perform full evaluation and vetting of companies and their capabilities to be able to clearly articulate value proposition.

•Ensure appropriate review processes and approvals including, but not limited to Legal, Regulatory, Compliance, Privacy, Medical Innovation Board, Social Media Council, etc.

•Manage respective platforms, assess and aggregate digital impact, and prepare regular updates.

•Identify & manage digital solutions that can increase Field productivity and efficiency (virtual interactions, etc.)

•Responsible for managing external collaborations for digital project partners with vendors and other third-parties where needed.

•Ensure digital advocacy for new & emerging technological capabilities opportunities across VR/AR, Hologram, Chatbots, Virtual Digital Assistants, IoT, etc., and present potential tactics to better leverage digital opportunities.

•Accountable for managing various aspects of the Digital Group operations including tracking of projects, assessing impact and metrics, etc.

•Utilize technology to ensure continual project implementation tracking, reporting, as well as perform/manage/track digital company assessments, etc.

•Work within USCDMA to ensure tracking of all digital projects across Medical Units and within respective functions.

•Provide project support to Digital Strategy Leads within the Digital Strategy & Medical Innovation Group.

•Take on ad-hoc projects from the Head of Digital Strategy & Medical Innovation.  

Why consider Novartis?

817 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2018. 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.

We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

Position will be filled at level commensurate with experience.

MBA, PharmD, or PhD preferred, but not required

•Minimum of 3 years’ experience identifying & implementing digital strategies across enterprises preferred

•Strong understanding of Medical Affairs & Field Medical function

•Proven ability to build and lead highly productive cross-functional relationships and teams internally and externally within a matrix and resource-constrained environment

•Project management expertise with recent experience leading large projects/organizations

•Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize across competing agendas while managing stakeholders’ needs

•Proven track record of being an effective, open, available and transparent communicator

•Excellent oral and written communication skills

•Experience with Agile Project Management preferred

•Ability to travel; primarily US

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Job Description

We reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives. We use innovative science and technology to address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible.

Explosive growth in digital technologies and sensors converging with access to big data and machine learning creates a special opportunity to be on the forefront, and help lead, where Novartis US Clinical Development & Medical Affairs (US CDMA) is heading. The heat is on - in driving digital & innovative transformation in late phase US clinical trials; this unique, high-impact, high-visibility role has the potential to make a huge impact to improve the lives of patients, and break ground for where we are heading.

Come to an industry leader where you will serve as a Digital Strategy Lead with a focus on the management of digital programs and platforms across US Clinical Development Medical Affairs (US CDMA) including Field Medical, while managing digital operations of the Digital Strategy & Medical Innovation Group.

Responsible to US CDMA for collaborating across its functions (Medical Units, Field Medical, etc.) as well as with other internal stakeholders (Global Medical Affairs (GMA), NPC Social Media, Commercial-Digital, Advocacy Groups, other Digital Stakeholders groups, Legal, Compliance, etc.) to ensure ongoing effective management of implemented digital programs and platforms that innovate how US CDMA operates internally & externally.

Proactively manage implemented programs that drive innovation in US CDMA including the Field Medical Function. Serve as accountable Associate Director of Digital Programs & Operations that can aggregate and assess digital impact of projects, recommend enhancements/improvements, and continue to drive digital transformation within US CDMA:

•Innovate how Field Medical can better leverage digital capabilities & innovative processes to optimize engagement & educational opportunities

•Perform full evaluation and vetting of companies and their capabilities to be able to clearly articulate value proposition.

•Ensure appropriate review processes and approvals including, but not limited to Legal, Regulatory, Compliance, Privacy, Medical Innovation Board, Social Media Council, etc.

•Manage respective platforms, assess and aggregate digital impact, and prepare regular updates.

•Identify & manage digital solutions that can increase Field productivity and efficiency (virtual interactions, etc.)

•Responsible for managing external collaborations for digital project partners with vendors and other third-parties where needed.

•Ensure digital advocacy for new & emerging technological capabilities opportunities across VR/AR, Hologram, Chatbots, Virtual Digital Assistants, IoT, etc., and present potential tactics to better leverage digital opportunities.

•Accountable for managing various aspects of the Digital Group operations including tracking of projects, assessing impact and metrics, etc.

•Utilize technology to ensure continual project implementation tracking, reporting, as well as perform/manage/track digital company assessments, etc.

•Work within USCDMA to ensure tracking of all digital projects across Medical Units and within respective functions.

•Provide project support to Digital Strategy Leads within the Digital Strategy & Medical Innovation Group.

•Take on ad-hoc projects from the Head of Digital Strategy & Medical Innovation.  

Why consider Novartis?

817 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2018. 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.

We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

Position will be filled at level commensurate with experience.

MBA, PharmD, or PhD preferred, but not required

•Minimum of 3 years’ experience identifying & implementing digital strategies across enterprises preferred

•Strong understanding of Medical Affairs & Field Medical function

•Proven ability to build and lead highly productive cross-functional relationships and teams internally and externally within a matrix and resource-constrained environment

•Project management expertise with recent experience leading large projects/organizations

•Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize across competing agendas while managing stakeholders’ needs

•Proven track record of being an effective, open, available and transparent communicator

•Excellent oral and written communication skills

•Experience with Agile Project Management preferred

•Ability to travel; primarily US

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