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Medical Lead

Company: Novartis
Location: United Kingdom Frimley / Camberley
Reference: 221345BR
Closing Date: 24 Dec 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Medical Lead, Novartis, UK Job purpose: -Acts as medical partner to the brand lead to ensure an optimised launch and medical programme is developed for the brand -Works closely with the MSL Lead/SOTL to ensure appropriate deployment and prioritization of MSL team in specific therapeutic area/compound -To act as deputy for TA head in their absence as agreed with TA Head and approved by CSO Be key global / RE contact for specific therapy area as a member of the Global IBT Leads developmen ...

Requirements:

Medical Lead, Novartis, UK


Job purpose:

-Acts as medical partner to the brand lead to ensure an optimised launch and medical programme is developed for the brand
-Works closely with the MSL Lead/SOTL to ensure appropriate deployment and prioritization of MSL team in specific therapeutic area/compound
-To act as deputy for TA head in their absence as agreed with TA Head and approved by CSO Be key global / RE contact for specific therapy area as a member of the Global IBT Leads development of medical strategy and operational plan for launch of brand
-Leads strategic development and delivery of TA publications plan in liaison with RE and Global colleagues Leads and co-ordinates Scientific/Medical Advisor S/MA resource as appropriate across TA area Accountable for developing and driving the Brand core claims plan and leveraging clinical/scientific data to optimise the delivery of Novartis UK integrated brand plans at a local and global level.


Key Responsibilities:

-Coordinates input into the Global clinical development plan (CDP), study designs, protocols to ensure UK needs are addressed.
-Works as a senior leader within the IBT to ensure optimised medical plans for the brand, acts as a strategic partner to the brand lead.
-Coordinates strategic input into RE/global via the RE Medical Experts and/or the IMB forum and/or the global teams Supports the Senior Medical Advisor or TA Head with development of NVS sponsored local studies as required
-Leads on UK compound specific clinical trial plans from design and approval through to implementation Owns, manages and develops strategic medical/scientific statements with TA head and TA SOTL
-Co-ordinates SA/MA team delivery of Brand strategic plans by creation and defence of ABPI Code of Practice complaints as appropriate
-Coordinates input into the Strategic Plans (5 years) and Operational Plans (1 year)
-Co-ordinates SA/MA work with Market Access department in the development of innovative and compliant solutions in line with TA strategic plan As appropriate, with the SA/MA
-Provides internal training and specialist support on Brand/TA for head office and field force personnel
-Provides high quality and timely briefing materials/training on relevant appropriate data.
-Ensures proactive provision of current awareness e.g. Medical insights, competitor data and NVS clinical trial data, to field force and head office personnel as appropriate / as required.
-Delivers training for internal personnel (head office and field force) on Brand and TA scientific knowledge
-Conducts gap analysis to identify and optimise future marketing potential of the Brand Supports SA/MA and the Marketing team to develop, review & approve market leading promotional campaigns
-Ensures Copy Approval Process signatory is in accordance with approval SOPs
-If required, works toward final signatory ABPI/MHRA sign off status Reviews promotional materials within required guidelines to ensure compliance with ABPI Code of Practice regulations & NP4 guidelines
-Supports the delivery of the Brand Operational Plan
-Understands current and future positioning aims for the Brand and identifies with Clinical Project Manager, clinical activities that support the achievement of those aims Support Sales force with formulary submissions.
-Participates and supports Health Technology Appraisal Team to ensure that submissions secure best possible outcomes

About Novartis:

Our mission is to care and cure; We want to discover, develop and successfully market innovative products to prevent and cure diseases, to ease suffering and to enhance the quality of life. We also want to provide a shareholder return that reflects outstanding performance and to adequately reward those who invest their money, their time and their ideas in our company.

Benefits of Working for Novartis:

Competitive Salary
Annual Bonus
Strong Work/Life Balance, flexible working
Top UK Employer
Pension Scheme
Share Scheme
Paid holidays
Comprehensive Medical Insurance
Subsidised Canteen
Employee Recognition Scheme
Sports & Social Club

‘I came for the job, I stay for the culture’

#LI-P Minimum requirements The ideal candidate will have:

-Life Science Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Higher degree desirable (MA, MSC, PhD) N/A
-Strong Pharmaceutical industry experience preferably in a variety of roles
-Launch or therapeutic area specific experience preferable
-Experienced and approved Medical ABPI signatory preferable
-Innovation: Needs to problem solve through innovation increasingly challenging issues
-Collaboration: Effective collaboration across multi- team, multi-function and multi-national interfaces, to gain and deliver optimal share of CTs for the UK
-Leadership: amongst peer-group, across the business and with KOLs
-Customer Focused: on delivery to internal and customers, proactively aware and responsive to their needs
-Results Focus: Achieving goals and contributions to multi-functional teams
-Change Orientation: Keeping up to date with the new data and changing healthcare environment.
-Communication: Ability to communicate complex and challenging issues and data to wide range of professional and lay audiences, adapting message and style to suit.


Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

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Contact Information:

Address:  Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited
Frimley Business Park
Camberley
Surrey
GU16 7SR
England
Tel:  +44 (0)1276 692255
Fax:  +44 (0)1276 692508
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