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Digital Medicines Head

Novartis Pharma Schweiz AG

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Digital Medicines Head

Job ID 214829BR Position Title Digital Medicines Head Division PHARMA Business Unit GPS&C Country Switzerland Work Location Basel Company/Legal Entity Novartis Pharma AG Functional Area Commercial & General Management Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular Job Description The Novartis Pharma Digital Medicines Head has the overall responsibility to build and develop the Digital Medicines structure, defining a clear digital strategy and ensuring its operationalization. Connect digital strategy to Pharma overall strategy and drive cross divisional (60% pharma and 40% to other divisions) the accelerated digital innovation.

Put an efficient operating model in place to improve coordination of current digital medicines activities in Novartis and lead the primary research with project-specific and audience groups to ensure accurate understanding of needs. Ensure the setup of the infrastructure to accelerate specific business priorities through digital technology. Establish / consolidate key strategic digital partnerships that can propel some of the Pharma key business priorities Ensure commitment from the top and challenge the status quo.

Strategy and Plans

 Develop and lead the implementation of the pharma Digital Strategy.

 Represent the Digital organization in front of the Digital Medicines Steering Committee (DM SteerCo).

 Lead and manage the digital medicines organization

 Be informed (have an “eagle view”) of key digital activities happening in the company

 Create and update of Digital Medicines key principals and guidelines

 Revise and approve partnership proposals. In some cases, be the key point of contact for some strategic deals.

 Present business projects as candidates for accelerator lab to the DM SteerCo.

 Revise and approve projects outside “Accelerator Labs” that because of its external impact / investment are of high relevance.

 Make significant contribution to the Pharma Division mid to long term growth

 Ensure that key business priorities are rapidly supported with the right Digital strategy.

 Ensure tight digital collaboration between Commercial, Development, Medical and Access to develop a consistent and efficient use of digital

Project Focus:

 Working with partners to adapt sensors/devices to project-specific needs, Identify channels with high density of users which match project needs and Testing devices and sensors for accuracy when compared to traditional measures

 Ensure proper Legal framework: Data Privacy, IP ect

 Embed Digital Learning Excellence capabilities External Focus and Relations

 Build relationship with key Digital Partners (e.g. Academic partnership, Resource / Capability partnership, Commercial partnership, Technology partnership)

 Ensure optimal use of partners and relationship management

 Ensure continuous watch and understanding of competitors’ digital strategy / moves

 Be the external voice with customers, press. People and Organisation

 Build a strong and structured “innovative start-up”-like high performing team

 Assemble and strengthen Novartis Digital organization with strong leaders and Digital; Conduct active external hiring of world-class talent

 Be responsible for compliance of the Digital Organization

 Build and maintain and internal network of dedicated specialized DM experts
Minimum requirements University degree with an advanced degree in business and innovation tech. (MBA...)

English required

 10+years of Business experience (ideally in health care industry), including 3-5 years digital experience

 General management / franchise management, leadership of a team

 Experience in start-up as preferred as well as Big Pharma company

 Business creation experience strongly preferred

 Technology and Innovation experience preferred