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TA Head Oncology
Job ID198059BRPosition TitleTA Head OncologyDivisionPHARMABusiness UnitONCOLOGY BU - NPHCountrySwitzerlandWork LocationRotkreuzCompany/Legal EntityNovartis Pharma Schweiz AGFunctional AreaResearch & DevelopmentTherapeutic/Disease AreaOncologyJob TypeFull TimeEmployment TypeRegularJob DescriptionThe Therapeutic Area Head Oncology manages the therapeutic area associates locally of Oncology to drive Novartis message delivery to key influencers and stakeholders.
Be responsible for medical success of global TA development projects and local trials at the BU level. • Drive Medical Affairs in the local business franchise Oncology and ensure alignment between global project strategy & local CPO needs. • Lead a team of MSL’s & Medical Advisors • Strategically prepare and support the development, launch and commercialization of drug products through education of Medical Experts/ Key Stakeholders, clinical trial support, and by the scientific exchange seeking external insight to shape Novartis commercial and development programs. • Provide broad and deep understanding of the therapeutic area cross-functionally. Seen as credible medical and scientific expert by internal and external customers. • Oversee all local medical and scientific contributions to global clinical development programs. • Works cross-functionally with other Novartis departments to develop aligned strategic plans for the optimal dissemination of clinical evidence by the team in pre and post product launch phases in ac-cordance to local health authority guidelines. • Provide strategic and tactical guidance for clinical teams and allied department in local Business Unit. Contribute senior level expertise for projects as member of relevant local management boards as per assignment. • Actively ensure quality of local study protocols, study reports, summaries and publications from Post Phase III activities.Minimum requirements• MD, PharmD, Pharmacist, PhD and other life sciences with solid medical/ technical background
• Business fluent in German and English (oral and written); French is a plus
• At least 3-5 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry (Medical Affairs, Drug Development)
• First leadership experience is an asset
• Extensive knowledge of all aspects of drug development, GCP and local regulations.
• Solid Knowledge in clinical Pharmacology, preferably in the therapeutic area.
• Understanding of marketing principles and strategies.
• State of the art knowledge in scientific area.
• Good analytical and planning skills.