Associate Director, Lung Cancer Peer-to-Peer- Oncology

Job Description

143 Thousand. That is the number of people in the US expected to lose their battle with Lung Cancer this year. We need more treatment options; and at Novartis we are reimagining medicine to provide innovative therapies to address this challenge. We are looking for curious, energized, passionate people to join us to help bring new products to market. Maybe that’s you.

The Associate Director, Lung Cancer Peer-to-Peer, is a commercial member of the Lung Marketing Team and leads the Peer-to-Peer marketing activities for the Novartis Lung Portfolio. The Associate Director is responsible for executing the brand’s peer-to peer strategies, including driving novel educational programming for HCPs. The primary focus of this role is to engage HCPs participating in Novartis-sponsored programs in a robust educational dialogue regarding the Lung portfolio and therapeutic areas and serves as the commercial peer contact to HCPs. This person works in direct alignment with Lung Marketing team colleagues as well as with Regional Marketing, Field Leadership, Training and other key internal cross-functional partners to identify educational programs and ensure successful execution.

Specifically, the Associate Director will be responsible for:

•Developing and executing innovative and engaging educational programming (both live and virtual) for HCP audiences related to disease and treatment within the Lung portfolio focus areas
•Identifying and developing local peer-to-peer education strategies in coordination with the commercial marketing teams
•Assisting in the development of commercial HCP Medical Education and tactical plans anchored in the brand strategic priorities
•Facilitating in the execution of educational events and specific activities including the development of program content, event agenda, and budget management
•Contributing to content development by providing customer insights and perspective, increasing program impact and compliance
•Seeking out information from relevant medical and scientific literature, scientific meetings, symposia, and seminars to enable a balanced and informed perspective on the current trends in lung cancer
•Liaising closely with Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance to execute brand tactics successfully
•Ensuring alignment to and ownership of NPC policies including the Code of Conduct and Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA)
•Planning and executing advisory boards and internal consultant meetings with Lung Medical Experts to inform and support key strategies and tactics
•Communicating Medical Expert insights with Field Force Training, to ensure that relevant market issues are being addressed as part of ongoing internal training
•Developing and maintaining Annual Consulting Business Plan (ACBP) for Lung portfolio in collaboration with key stakeholders and program management in accordance with Novartis Ethics and Compliance Policy and Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA)

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 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.

Minimum requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

•Minimum 5 years of Oncology/Hematology experience required
•Experience engaging with Medical Experts preferred
•Marketing experience or other commercial experience other than sales is strongly preferred
•Strong project management expertise and the ability to exercise informal leadership across matrix teams and vendor partners
•Working knowledge of Novartis Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) requirements strongly preferred
•Education:
•BA/BS required; advanced degree (PhD, MBA, MS, MD) preferred
•Travel expected to be 20%

750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.

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