Executive Medical Director Multiple Sclerosis in East Hanover, NJ

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Novartis Pharmaceuticals   •  

East Hanover, NJ 07936

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


Not Specified years

Posted 37 days ago

Job Description

Executive Medical Director Multiple Sclerosis

A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. It is a pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of this makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage.

The Executive Medical Director MS is responsible for driving the US Medical strategy for development and marketed products in the MS Therapeutic Area. He/she will provide critical input into the strategy, development, management, and implementation for Phase IIIB/IV product support studies for MS programs and be involved in providing strategic input for global development programs and registration. The position includes extensive involvement with global development colleagues, marketing and sales, including conduct of field force training, sales material development and review, presentations and leadership of advisory boards, medical communications strategy development and implementation, and meetings with major healthcare providers; with a focus on meeting the needs of a diverse set of stakeholders.


Provide strategic US Medical input to Global Development on clinical development (Phase II - IV), pre-registration, label extension, pre- and post-market launch strategies, and life cycle management.

•Attend scientific meetings, foster, and develop strong relationships with investigators. Leverage strong science in the development and launch of commercially viable products utilizing aggressive timelines; integrate scientific rigor, medical need and commercial value into compelling strategies in support of successful registration and marketing.

•Identify and implement high value strategies for product life cycle development and expansion across the entire Novartis portfolio.

•Contribute to the development of new indications for existing products.

•Develop and implement reliable and high-value communication strategies for new and existing products.

•Team responsibilities include U.S. medical affairs support for in-line and pre-launch products, including strategic and tactical planning and design, implementation and timely completion of Phase 2-4 studies and addressing post-marketing concerns.

•Work in, and enable a positive team environment and interact with global clinical, scientific and marketing teams.

•Prioritize and resource pre-market launches and post-market medical programs.

•Successfully create a bridge between clinical development teams and provide medical expertise to the commercial product development teams.

EEO Statement 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.

Minimum requirements

Position will be filled at level commensurate with experience.

MD, DO, PharmD, PhD degree, or Nurse Practitioner (NP)/ Physician's Assistant (PA) degree with significant relevant clinical experience required.

•Experience in managing clinical trial conduct for MS disorders is essential. MS clinical trial research experience conducted in a pharmaceutical or equivalent environment is strongly desired.

•Firm working knowledge of GCP, scientific and clinical methodology, protocol design, project management and regulatory requirements for clinical studies designated for review by regulatory authorities.

•Strong knowledge of US health care system

•Medical Affairs and US marketing experience, to include a well-documented history in medical development of MS therapeutics and of bridging proactive relationships among product development, clinical development and marketing teams.

•A well-established network within the medical research community that will attract high-caliber professionals into the Novartis organization.

•Proven ability to build productive relationships and teams internally and externally.

Valid Through: 2019-11-8