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Associate Director, Medical Science Liaison (Multiple roles) - Remote (347063BR)





Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Description Novartis protects 750 million patients and more than 100,000 employees in over 140 countries.

Sandoz, a Novartis division, is a leader in generic and biosimilar medicines and a pioneer in digital therapeutics.

Job Purpose
Effectively and ethically facilitate/implement medical affairs strategies for Sandoz medicines through:

• Serving as a liaison to the medical/scientific community, responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with Medical Experts (MEs), investigators, and other HCPs within the geographic area of coverage
• Ensuring the appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information regarding Sandoz compounds in a timely, ethical and customer-focused manner
• Implementing clinical and educational strategies in collaboration with other Sandoz/Novartis colleagues for designated customers including investigators
• Pairing key customers’ educational and research needs with available Sandoz resources
• Providing the latest emerging data in response to specific healthcare professional inquiries

This will entail significant engagement activities with all Sandoz associated therapeutic area thought leaders and other key stakeholders, presenting information in one-on-one meetings and in public forums. Travel is expected to be >50%

Major Accountabilities
• Develops professional relationships with health care professionals (HCP)/medical experts (MEs) to ensure access to current medical and scientific information regarding Sandoz products and areas of therapeutic interest as aligned with Global and US Medical Affairs strategy. Upon unsolicited request for information, presents data on Sandoz products to HCPs and formulary decision makers or committees. Collaborates with Medical Account Management (MAM), Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR), Global Medical Affairs, and Medical Director colleagues as needed
• Responds to customer interest in investigator initiated trials (IITs) in alignment with gap analyses and facilitates process as needed
• Supports product pre-launch, launch and post-launch activities and communication plans per Policy, Medical and External Engagement strategy and tactical plans
• Attends and supports scientific and medical congresses. Maximizes internal and external customer engagement opportunities during medical congress meetings. Contributes to meeting planning and post-meeting deliverables
• Captures, reports and interprets customer insights to inform medical strategy in timely manner
• Leads or participates in projects and/or special initiatives

Ethics and Compliance
• Works within Ethics and Compliance policies and ensures those around him/her do the same
• Works to ensure a diverse and inclusive environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment

While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to [email protected].