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Project Manager-Navigate (Remote)

Employer
Navigate BioPharma Services, Inc., a Novartis subsidiary
Location
Carlsbad, CA
Start date
Aug 4, 2022

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Discipline
Clinical, Clinical Project Management
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Biotech Beach
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Job Details

1 in 5 men and 1 in 6 women worldwide develop cancer during their lifetime, and far too many will lose their battle. At Navigate we envision a disease free world – our talented and passionate team is at the forefront of enabling drug development by using transformative science to deliver high quality, world class clinical biomarker solutions so we can one day realize that vision. Join us on our journey to turning innovative treatment ideas into reality to improve and extend patient lives across the globe. Navigate Biopharma, a fully owned subsidiary of Novartis, provides assay development, clinical trial testing, and companion diagnostics services to companies in the precision medicine field. At present, Navigate supports 100+ clinical trials from 30+ pharma, biotech, and diagnostic companies, including 8 of the top 15 oncology companies globally.

The Project Manager will manage biomarker and diagnostics services supporting clinical studies with pharmaceutical companies. The PM is also responsible for alliance management for assigned key accounts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Works in a GMP/GCP/GLP/CLIA regulated environment and is responsible for following all applicable regulations
•Create and build relationships with internal stakeholders as well as clinical, study, outsourcing and project teams at Pharma companies to obtain and promote projects.
•Develop, manage, and execute assigned projects. Develop project plans against the scope of work for each project with input from sponsors, technical leaders, principal investigators, clinical and outsourcing groups. Work in conjunction with sponsors, technical leaders, functional leaders, clinical and outsourcing groups as needed for problem resolution. Ensure timely and accurate completion of project milestones.
•Serve as internal expert on project. Author study-specific documents, lead internal and external meetings, finalize meeting minutes, effectively communicate project updates and changes to project stakeholders.
•Monitor project status, and provide regular updates to management, governance teams, and sponsors. Communicate back to internal groups the expectations set forth for each group i.e. clear details, critical timeframes, deliverables and expectations.
•Proactively identify risk, develop mitigation plan, and resolve issues. Responsible for escalating critical problems to management.
•Work with finance and legal teams as needed to facilitate agreements, drive billing, and maintain revenue forecast.
•Establish and maintain Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for each project and identify opportunities for increased efficiency and effectiveness.


EEO Statement 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. Minimum requirements Education+
• Bachelor’s degree required. Strong scientific background is desired
• PMP certification desired
• Alliance management a plus

Years of Experience Required
Project Manager: Minimum of six (6) years direct project management experience in a clinical or biopharmaceutical setting

Required Skill Sets & Knowledge
• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including the demonstrated ability to work in a team setting and foster collaborations – both internally and externally.
• Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing business needs.
• Strong organizational skills
• Demonstrated strong customer and service focus.
• Knowledge of operational/logistical aspects of clinical trials as well as FDA regulation of clinical trials; GCP and 21 CFR is a plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Note: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Note: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to laboratory instruments.

The work environment involves moderate exposure to unusual elements including extreme temperatures, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. The work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and includes the use of protective equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Interaction with laboratory equipment, samples, supplies, and laboratory personnel may be required whereby appropriate precautions are to be taken per the Company’s Safety and Injury, Illness and Prevention Plans.


The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. Our policies are not to discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

What you’ll receive:
Competitive salary, annual bonus, long term incentive (LTI) for select levels, health insurance, paid va-cation/holidays, Summer Fridays, employee recognition scheme.

Why consider Novartis Group of Companies?
750 million. That’s how many lives our Novartis group products touch. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Accessibility and reasonable accommodations
The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Division ONCOLOGY Business Unit NAVIGATE BIOPHARMA SERVICES Location USA Site Carlsbad, CA Company/Legal Entity Navigate BioPharma Svcs., Inc. Functional Area BD&L & Strategic Planning Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular Shift Work No

Company

At Navigate BioPharma our mission is to improve and extend patient lives by turning innovative treatment ideas into reality. We are a specialty laboratory passionate about developing biomarker assays to advance precision medicine pipelines for our drug development partners. We take on complex issues, utilizing our deep scientific knowledge, diversity of experience and adaptability to design customized offerings that help bring new treatments to market faster.

Navigate earned a Silver Medal for Sustainability by EcoVadis, which validated our corporate adherence to 21 recognized CSR criteria which follow verifiable international CSR standards. Join us and learn what makes us an exciting and rewarding place to work.

We are excited to bring on new Navigators that are as inspired, curious and committed to supporting assay development and clinical trials.

Company Ownership: Public

Stock Symbol: NVS
Stock Exchange: NYSE

Find Us
Website
Phone
760-602-1400
Location
1890 Rutherford Road
Carlsbad
CA
92008
United States
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