The Global Program Diagnostic Director leads and oversees all aspects of one or more Diagnostic Development Programs with a predominant focus on ensuring regulatory approval, technical market access and optimised commercial value. This involves responsibilities for deliverables, quality, time and costs for the program(s). Provide strategic leadership to the program(s) and the Global Program Head of the drug project, comprising all relevant technical and commercial disciplines and regions Define the vision, the target test profile, the key claims portfolio and the platform strategy, the overall development strategy and plan based on regulatory and commercial/consumer requirements/needs) that overall lead to a new diagnostic test Drive and steer the implementation of the Program's strategic plan in close collaboration with the Global Program Head for drug program and within the accepted timelines, budgets and resources at the required quality level. Identifies, resolves and escalates resource issues. Avoid strategic and operational crises by proactively identifying and managing potential risks to the program(s). In case issues cannot be avoided, ensure that they are being resolved employing the full technical and strategic expertise and experience of the organization thus limiting negative impact on the program(s) Coordinates and oversees execution of diagnostic / technology strategy for diagnostic test; if in a companion setting in alliance with the responsible GPH (pharma)
Doctoral in life sciences or chemistry, or MBA with equivalent experience in life sciences English 15 years industry experience 5+ years multi/cross functional leadership experience within an Oncology business unit. International drug or diagnostic development project functional leadership Have an advanced understanding of the diagnostic development process and programs. Provide thought-leading insights to the competitive environment and internal partner interfaces.
Novartis is an EEO employer M/F/D/V. This position will be filled at a level commensurate with experience.