46'000! That's the number of patients in clinical trials at Novartis. Our vision in GDD is to engage these patients, making sure we have the right patients, in the right trials, at the right sites, at the right time
In Clinical Development & Analytics, our aim is to design innovative, patient friendly clinical development plans to rapidly bring outstanding treatments to patients, caregivers and healthcare systems. To achieve this goal we rely on a dedicated team of experts, including the Clinical Development Director (Associate / Senior).
The (Associate/ Senior) Clinical Development Director (CDD) is responsible for leading the strategic planning and management of the assigned clinical program(s) from an end-to-end clinical development perspective. As (Associate / Senior) CDD, you will have oversight of the clinical development for the assigned programs and drive 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.