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Clinical Development Director - Cardio Renal & Metabolic



Full Time

On Site


East Hanover, New Jersey, United States

About the Role

13! The number of medicines Cardio Renal Metabolic (CRM) diseases currently in development at Novartis.
Novartis is deeply committed to transforming the lives of people living with cardiovascular, renal and metabolic diseases. We believe that anyone living with these conditions has the right to a life free from pain, free from symptoms and free from disease - this is our vision for the future.
Our mission is to reimagine medicine to extend and improve people’s lives – and our overall company strategy to achieve this is to Focus Novartis as a leading medicine company powered by data science and advanced therapy platforms

The Clinical Development Director (CDD) in the Cardio Renal & Metabolic (CRM) Development Unit is responsible for leading the strategic planning and management of the assigned clinical program(s) from an end-to-end clinical development perspective. As a CDD in the Renal TA, you will have oversight of the clinical development for the assigned programs and drive the execution of the clinical development plan. In addition, you will enable an empowered organization, which can navigate in a matrix environment and adjust quickly to business needs.

Main responsibilities of this role are:

• Providing clinical leadership and strategic input for all clinical deliverables in the assigned project or section of a clinical program. Clinical deliverables may include clinical sections of individual protocols or sub studies consistent with the Integrated Development Plans (IDP), clinical data review, program specific standards, clinical components of regulatory documents/registration dossiers, and publications
• Leading development of clinical sections of trial and program level regulatory documents
• Driving execution of the section of the clinical program in partnership with global line functions, assigned Global Trial Directors (GTDs), and regional/country medical associates, if applicable
• Overseeing/conducting ongoing medical and scientific review of clinical trial data with Clinical Scientific Expert(s) with appropriate oversight from Medical Lead
• Supporting (Sr.) GPCH in ensuring overall safety of the molecule for the assigned section and may be a core member of the Safety Management Team, supporting overall program safety reporting in collaboration with Patient Safety
• As a clinical expert, supporting the (Sr.) GPCH or CDH in interactions with external and internal stakeholders and decision boards
• Contributing to scientific training of relevant Novartis stakeholders on the disease area and compound/molecule. May serve as speaker for franchise medical/scientific training and may be the Program Manager of other associates