Associate Director, Medical Expert Engagement - GI (Remote)

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Job Description

Bringing life-changing medicines to millions of people, Novartis sits at the intersection of cutting-edge medical science and innovative digital technology. As a global company, the resources and opportunities for growth and development are plentiful including global and local cross functional careers, a diverse learning suite of thousands of programs & an in-house marketplace for rotations & project work. With a strong medicines pipeline our current transformation will not just deliver growth for our business but continue to allow us to bring innovative medicines to patients quickly.

The Associate Director, Medical Expert Engagement (AD-MEE) is a field-based member of the Medical Expert Engagement team. The AD-MEE is responsible for engaging Medical Experts and capturing insights within the assigned geography. This person works closely with the Brand team as well as other cross-functional partners including Sales, Medical, Training and Market Access. The AD-MEE supports the Product Strategy team on projects requiring involvement from Medical Experts.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Work with Product Strategy, Customer Engagement Leadership, Medical and Access to identify national, regional, and local Medical Experts for the targeted disease state. Share Medical Expert insights with Product Strategy and Marketing teams to support the development of the product strategy and tactics
• Develop and execute an engagement plan with Medical Experts in a commercial capacity. Act as a primary point of contact for Medical Experts with the commercial side of the Novartis organization
• Share Medical Expert insights with field-based teams to support their development of account-specific strategies
• Take full accountability for executing designated projects and, as appropriate, engage Medical Experts for content support
• Lead set up of Medical Expert engagements with Novartis colleagues during medical conferences
• Maintain a thorough understanding of product strategy and key business drivers and stay abreast of competitive environment and treatment paradigms
• Attend local, regional and national medical meetings for the targeted disease state. Participate in special projects and perform other duties, as requested

Our selection process will prioritize US-based associates whose roles may be changing or may be impacted as a result of the Transforming for Growth reorganization. This is a US based position. No international relocation will be provided for this position.

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. This position will require 50-60% travel.

Vaccine Policy: While Novartis does not require vaccination for Covid-19 or proof of a recent negative test result for Covid-19 at this time, employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers' (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to .

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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.

What you'll bring to the role:
Education: BA/BS required; advanced degree preferred

• Pharmaceutical sales experience required; minimum 2 years of sales management or account management
• Experience engaging with medical experts required
• At least 5 years of Oncology experience highly preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Self-starter with a strong track record of success
• Strong project management expertise and the ability to exercise informal leadership across matrix teams and vendor partners

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!

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: 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 send an e-mail to or call +1 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

The midpoint of the salary range for this role is $198,000/year. The base salary offered may vary based on the final candidate's qualifications. The level of this role will also be determined based on the final candidate's qualifications. Annual bonus, long term incentive, health insurance, paid vacation/holidays, potential flexible working arrangements (based on role) and employee recognition scheme are some of the benefits you will receive as an employee of Novartis.

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