Clinical Scientific Expert, Group Head

  Pharmacy Vacancy

Job title: Clinical Scientific Expert, Group Head

Company: Novartis

Job description: Job Description

150! Clinical scientific experts, globally, are part of Global Drug Development (GDD) team, working to ensure clinical trial data and regulatory reports are of highest quality throughout the life cycle of each program, across all disease areas. Be part of a dedicated, passionate team that is diligently providing clinical and scientific inputs at study and program level, thereby supporting Novartis in reimagining medicine for patients worldwide.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Selects, recruits, develops, manages, motivates, coaches and appraises the performance of direct reports to ensure high quality performance and support career development through quality development plans across the CSE Team.
  • Manages and coordinates the assignment of resources and workload within group or disease area, and ensures sharing of resources between groups in order to meet company objectives and priorities.
  • Provides all necessary support to help address and resolve issues. Identifies solutions for remediation.
  • Builds and establishes a strong team spirit and creates a team founded on clinical and scientific expertise, technical ability, excellence in performance and exhibiting the Novartis values and behaviors.
  • Leads and supports special projects and initiatives/highlights the need for training programs and supports the establishment of these (technical and professional skills) for CSE group and ensure staff training is conducted and properly documented.
  • May act as a Subject Matter Expert for key operational areas influencing Clinical Scientific Expert Group and wider area of CD&A.
  • In collaboration with QA, manage audits and regulatory inspections and create an audit readiness-working environment. Understands Health Authority requirements and is able to participate in Health Authority inspections as required.

Minimum requirements

  • Advanced degree in life sciences/healthcare (or clinically relevant degree) is required. Master’s, PharmD, M.Pharm, PhD, MBBS, BDS, MD strongly preferred.
  • Strong leadership skills to be able to support management in team competency building, lead/contribute to local/global initiatives and best practice sharing across programs and/or departments
  • Efficient, quality-driven, timely delivery of quality documents to support Clinical Development activities by the team in compliance with international and local regulations and Novartis internal standards.
  • Accountable for, review and updates resource needs for programs ensuring support to the portfolio.
  • Timely delivery of program activities within the group to achieve critical milestones. Clearly anticipate and communicate risks.
  • Cost effective management of budget and resource management within the CSE group.
  • Clearly demonstrates Novartis Values and Behaviors (i.e. Innovation, Quality, Collaboration, Performance, Courage and Integrity.

Why Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what’s possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.
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Functional Area

Research & Development


Global Drug Development

Business Unit


Employment Type


Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Shift Work


Early Talent


Expected salary:

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana

Job date: Thu, 24 Mar 2022 07:39:48 GMT

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