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Senior Medical Director


Executive Director


East Hanover, New Jersey, United States

Senior Medical Director

Job ID


Feb 20, 2024


About the Role

Come to an industry leader where you will provide input into planning and implementation, as well as budget planning. The Senior Medical Director will drive collaboration and co-leadership of the products with Global, US Medical, US Marketing, and US Sales colleagues.

Responsibilities will include execution of trials in ASCVD, leadership of advisory boards and meetings with Medical Experts, development of the data generation plan and communications strategy/implementation, conducting field force training, participation in promotional material development and review, and presentations.

-Demonstrate validated proficiencies as a Medical Leader within the US Medical Affairs organization. Build positive, partnerships with Medical and Commercial as well as US and Global colleagues.

-Partner with the Integrated Product Strategy Team (ISPT), which drives product strategy

-Key member and leader within the Medical Tactical Team (MST), which drives Medical tactical development and excellence in execution.

-Co-develop strategically aligned study programs with Heath Economics & Outcomes Research (HE&OR) colleagues.

-Work optimally with data analytics team.

-Provide secondary support of Investigator-Initiated Trial (IIT) program.

-Actively explore, plan, and implement innovative communications solutions – including through digital channels – in order to address strategic and scientific gaps.

-Co-develop a strong medical engagement plan with team, incorporating diverse Medical functions.

-Cultivate positive relationships with not only National, but also key Regional and Local Medical Experts, including Investigators. Support Medical Expert Engagement Strategy.

-Drive advisory boards and work closely with Field Medical on insight-gathering initiatives.

-Develop positive and effective relationships with Global and NIBR colleagues.

-Collaborate with Marketing and Sales colleagues in promotional material development and review, field force training, etc.

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $245,600.00 and $368,400.00 per year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/24 through 12/31/24, fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

This position can be based remotely anywhere in the U.S. (there may be some restrictions based on legal entity). Please note that this role would not provide relocation as a result. The expectation of working hours and travel (domestic and/or international) will be defined by the hiring manager.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know the nature of your request, your contact information and the job requisition number in your message:

Role Requirements

What You'll Bring to the role:


-Bachelors or equivalent 4-Year University Degree required.

-MD or DO required with significant relevant clinical experience.

Essential Requirements:

§ >8 years’ experience in dynamically senior roles within clinical development and/or medical affairs roles in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry or academic institution/clinical practice.

Preferred Requirements:

§ Solid understanding of ASCVD preferred!

§ Clinical research experience – including concept and protocol development – conducted in a pharmaceutical or equivalent environment is strongly preferred.

§ Solid understanding of clinical trial operations and experience driving patient recruitment solutions, is strongly preferred.

§ Consistent track record of positive, productive interactions with Medical Experts and Investigators.

§ Established relationships with Medical Experts and Professional Societies in Cardiovascular space is preferred.

§ US and European travel required. (20-25% annually, up to 30% seasonally)!

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!

Why Novartis: Helping people with disease and their families takes more than innovative science. It takes a community of smart, passionate people like you. Collaborating, supporting and inspiring each other. Combining to achieve breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Ready to create a brighter future together?

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Business Unit





East Hanover, NJ

Company / Legal Entity

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Functional Area

Research & Development

Job Type

Full Time

Employment Type


Shift Work