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Job Description
A division of Novartis, Sandoz is a global leader in generic and biosimilar medicines, committed to playing a leading role in driving access to medicine worldwide.

Analytical Project Leader
Lead and manage all analytical activities for assigned projects. Apply scientific/technical expertise to address complex R&D issues and actively support TRD strategies and goals by participating in cross-functional teams. Lead scientific programs; co-ordinate interdisciplinary projects and teams. Develop long term strategies on science and technologies. Foster a culture of innovation, empowerment, trust, learning, diversity and inclusion and high performance.

Your Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

 Actively participate in CMC teams, projects, networks and/or platforms. Fulfill all related tasks and responsibilities related to own discipline.
 Delivers high quality source information for regulatory filings (i.e. IND/IMPD, BLA, MAA) and interacts with authorities where appropriate. Moreover, ensures timely and high quality responses to health authority questions.
 Proactively communicate key issues and any other critical topics in a timely manner to major accountabilities the appropriate management level and/or to any other relevant project team member(s).
 Actively support TRD as a technical expert on Due diligence teams. Provide quality assessment of potential in-licensing products in a timely manner and support follow-up activities as appropriate.
 Ensure quality, quantity and timelines in all assigned projects, networks and/or plat-forms.
 Proactively contribute to budget forecast, in particular related to accurate capacity needs. Ensure costs and cost awareness in all assigned projects, networks and/or platforms.
 Optimize scientific/technical related activities in assigned projects, networks and/or platforms. Create and implement optimized processes and procedures for activities within the own area of responsibilities.
 Lead risk analyses and/or peer review and process challenge meetings.
 Generate and select most appropriate scientific documents to hand over to internal and/or external partners (TechOps, authorities, other companies).
 Interact/collaborate with Research and/or other functions in Development to facilitate transfer of knowledge and deliveries of DS and DP.
Minimum requirements
What you’ll bring to the role:

 Ph.D. in life or pharmaceutical sciences with 5 years of experience.
 Fluency in written and spoken English, with working knowledge of German and French being advantageous
 Thorough understanding of late phase biologics drug substance development or equivalent
 Outstanding scientific knowledge. Excellent scientific/technical writing skills.
 Strong dedication to manage processes required
 Strong and dedicated personality, demonstrated in cross-functional/ international environment (matrix organization)
 Strong communication skills in English
 Ability to coordinate a number of tasks simultaneously, prioritize and deliver against tight timelines
 Is able to develop strategic and operational goals; engage and align the entire organization around these goals
 Ensures a structure and mindset of continuous improvement to flexibly adapt to changing customer requirements.

Why consider Novartis Group of Companies?:

817 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2018. 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.

Join us and help us reimagine medicine.

Division SANDOZ
Location China
Site Beijing
Company/Legal Entity Sdz (Chn) Pharma
Functional Area Research & Development
Job Type Full Time
Employment Type Regular

About the company

Novartis has a clear mission, focused strategy and strong culture, all of which we expect will support the creation of value over the long term for our company, our shareholders and society. We recognize that our business depends on the creativity, dedication and performance of our associates. We encourage associates to focus on achievement through collaboration and innovation.

A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field.

Our company culture is guided by high ethical standards. Our values help guide the choices people make every day, and they define our culture and help us execute the Novartis strategy in line with our mission and vision.


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