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Senior Medical Advisor

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Job Description

500 million+, this is the number of patients treated with a Sandoz medicine globally. A division of Novartis, Sandoz is a global leader in generic and biosimilar medicines is looking for a Senior Medical Advisor for one of the following therapy areas: Respiratory, Immunology, Oncology, MS.

In line with overall product strategy, the Senior Medical Advisor is responsible for supporting the design, implementation and execution of Medical Affairs plans for assigned Therapy Area, providing scientific information, helping design and organise clinical studies, building educational dialogue with KOLs and regulatory stakeholders

Your responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support country medical affairs strategy in line with the global strategy, country insights and market conditions, and secure implementation of planned Medical Affairs activities within the designated therapy area(s).
  • Coordinate scientific meeting, symposia, congresses, Continuous Medical Education (CME) and other medical / scientific exchange and engagement activities which could bring additional value to the relevant therapy area; develop strategic engagement plan(s) for country customer-facing medical activities and events, and ensure timely execution of planned medical affairs activities in an efficient and compliant way.
  • Ensure medical enquiries are responded to in a high quality, timely manner, and in accordance with applicable standards; establish standard response documents as appropriate, for frequently asked questions.
  • Provide medical/scientific input into the development and execution of clinical trial or clinical research related activities, including initiation and oversight of clinical studies / clinical research within the respective therapeutic area. Support country strategy for Non-Interventional Studies/Investigator Initiated Trial activities.
  • Coordinate review and approval of medical materials and locally developed promotional materials; ensure medical materials provided from global or region for stakeholder engagement and events are tailored to local needs, and reviewed/approved per local/P3 guidelines. -Ensure medical insights are provided to cross functional groups, including, but not restricted to: Pharmacovigilance, Regulatory affairs, Market Access, QA, Commercial teams, Brand team and others.
  • Responsible for risk identification and assessment, mitigation planning as well as implementation and monitoring of appropriate internal controls within the area of responsibilities.


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.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

  • A General Medical Council (GMC) registered medical doctor, UK-registered pharmacist or Life Science Degree holder.
  • Proven Medical Affairs experience within the UK pharmaceutical industry.
  • A driven, motivated self-starter with the potential to grow with the role.
  • Good knowledge of the NHS and funding/access programs in the UK.
  • Ability to lead regional & national medical and clinical projects.
  • Proven ability to run local, regional & national KOL and stakeholder engagement programmes, and to execute clinical programmes to plan.
  • Flexibility to accept multiple tasks of varying degrees of complexity.
  • Clear understanding of health authority requirements related to GxP (e.g., GCP, PV, Good Pharmacoepidemiology Practice.


Desirable requirements:

  • Final Signatory Status (preferred).


You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 24 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.

Why consider Sandoz? 

Our number 1 priority is to pioneer patient access to better healthcare. We are a company of firsts. 1st to develop an oral penicillin antibiotic. 1st to develop and launch biosimilars. 1st to launch an FDA-cleared digital therapeutic. And we never stop asking: how can we continue to pioneer access in an ever-more digital and global world? 



The answers come when curious, courageous and collaborative people are empowered to ask new questions, make bold decisions and take smart risks. 



Sandoz, a Novartis division, is a leader in generic and biosimilar medicines and a pioneer in digital therapeutics. 



Imagine what you could do at Sandoz!  

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network

We are Sandoz, a Novartis Division. Join us and help reimagine medicine.

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