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Global Head Clinical Quantitative Sciences

East Hanover, NJ

About the Role

This position is based on site in East Hanover, New Jersey.

In this role, you will ensure consistent and excellent clinical standards in the Novartis Global Drug Development pipeline. You will directly support Clinical Developments key objective to provide world-class expertise and external input into the clinical trial designs for Novartis' priority programs by bringing the patient's voice systematically into programs to enhance value and clinical applicability of our programs. You will also ensure the clinical therapeutic area expertise in our Development Units by growing and fostering world class talent and development of our clinical development associates in the programs.

What you'll be doing:

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Bring quantitative thinking and organizational leadership as a key leader within the COE and Advanced Methods group
• Propose, lead or contribute to functional or cross-functional initiatives requiring coordination of diverse team members, including the quantitative perspective
• Foster enhanced collaboration between CD and Analytics, including by connecting people, related efforts and initiatives, and by facilitating opportunities for cross-functional alignment and support through existing and future workstreams
• Propose and contribute quantitative perspectives to clinical talent development initiatives including internal training symposiums/think tanks
• Leverage opportunities for harmonization, efficiency and innovation, teams capability building across existing Centers of Excellence (COE) within CD
• Connect and bring multiple internal & external resources to teams across R-D-C continuum, and embed the most relevant innovations into clinical trial design, analysis methodology and regulatory strategies
Drive scientific engagement with and influence of, different regulatory, academic, patient groups, industry stakeholders and partners from a quantitative perspective:
• Identify and leverage opportunities for harmonized approaches to address regulatory feedback and comment on proposed regulatory policies/guidance
• Engage in policy-shaping scientific dialogue and collaborations with HA.

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:

  • Novartis: e-mail [email protected] or call +1 (877)395-2339
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Role Requirements

What you'll bring to the role:

MD or PhD, with experience in drug and diagnostic development with a minimum of 15 years of experience
• • Proven expertise in quantitative sciences, including statistical study design and clinical development planning, good data science practice-es, statistical analysis and mathematical modeling
• Experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple competing priorities. Proven ability to operate in a matrixed environment, with a high tolerance for ambiguity.
• Deep knowledge and 15-20 years of successful experience in global drug development, including strategy, execution and regulatory interactions
• Experienced in standardization efforts to enhance efficiency of development, including standardization of clinical efficacy endpoints, organizational processes, strategies for data cleaning, analysis and reporting
• 10-15 years of experience in scientific organization leadership, including management of change and large and diverse teams including in a cross-matrix environment
• Excellent communication, influencing and senior stakeholder management skills and collaboration
• Ability to represent the organization in senior internal and external forums
• Excellent oral/written/presentation communication skills

Why Novartis: Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us! Learn more here:

You'll receive:
You can find everything you need to know about our benefits and rewards in the Novartis Life Handbook.
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.
Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] call +1(877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.
Novartis Compensation and Benefit Summary: The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $233,600 - $350,400/year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/2 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.

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

Client-provided location(s): East Hanover, NJ, USA
Job ID: Novartis-384809BR
Employment Type: Full Time