Job Description Bringing life-changing medicines to millions of people, Novartis sits at the intersection of cutting-edge medical science and innovative digital technology. As a global company, the resources and opportunities for growth and development are plentiful including global and local cross functional careers, a diverse learning suite of thousands of programs & an in-house marketplace for rotations & project work. With a strong medicines pipeline, our current transformation will not just deliver growth for our business but continue to allow us to bring innovative medicines to patients quickly.
The Executive Director, ERC Medical and Market Access will shape and execute strategies to identify, assess, and support effective management of risks presented by the Medical and Market Access functions, respectively, across all US therapeutic areas and products to ensure execution of such functional strategies are in compliance with applicable Novartis policies, procedures and CIA requirements. This individual will drive clarity in risk assessment in early concept discussions of novel and complex Medical and Market Access strategies (e.g. outcomes research, research collaborations, healthcare technology, value-based arrangements) and effective risk mitigation when they are implemented. The ideal candidate is passionate about both functional areas, Medical and Market Access, and ensuring ERC guidance to Medical and Market Access teams is clear and actionable.
Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
•Shape and clarify US Healthcare Compliance Policy applicable to Medical and Market Access functions (e.g. HEOR, healthcare information technology) that impact all US affiliates (Innovative Medicines and Novartis Gene Therapies).
•Collaborate with Medical and Market Access stakeholders in connection with innovative or complex Medical and/or Market Access strategies to identify, assess, and effectively manage risks to ensure execution of such strategies is in compliance with applicable Novartis policies, procedures and CIA requirements.
•Provide specialized ERC advice to Medical and Market Access areas with high and/or emerging risks (e.g. HEOR, healthcare information technology) to assess risk in early concept discussions, discuss risk with business owners to achieve an aligned understanding, provide clear and actionable ERC advice on how to effectively mitigate such risks upon implementation, evaluate effectiveness of risk mitigation and document key milestones throughout the process.
•Effectively engage with Medical and Market Access leadership teams to ensure they have a holistic view of ERC risks presented in their strategies (key watch areas, what’s going well, etc.) and collaborate to implement strategies to address key or emerging risks.
•Proactively monitor evolving US healthcare environment, enforcement trends and compliance programs of other pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies related to Medical and Market Access to identify and share insights within ERC.
•Be a knowledge expert related to Novartis healthcare compliance policies, procedures and CIA requirements and how they apply to associates’ roles and responsibilities throughout of the US organization.
•Proactively engage with Ops/Analytics teams supporting Medical and/or Market Access teams to evaluate data to identify trends and proactively mitigate key and/or emerging risks
•Engage with Therapeutic Area General Manager and related cross-functional leaders to ensure a holistic view of risks across the strategies leveraged for assigned therapeutic area(s) (key watch areas, what’s going well, etc.) and ensure clear and actionable ERC guidance is provided or seamless transition to the appropriate ERC stakeholder.
This is a US based position. No international relocation will be provided for this position..
The ideal location for this role is the East Hanover site but remote work may be possible (there may be some exceptions based on legal entity registration). Please note that this role would not provide relocation as a result. If associate is remote, all home office expenses and any travel/lodging to specific site for periodic live meetings will be at the employee’s expense. The expectation of working hours and travel (domestic and/or international) will be defined by the hiring manager. This position will require 10-20% travel.