Senior Medical Advisor - Ophtha



Job ID 210253BR Position Title Senior Medical Advisor - Ophtha Division PHARMA Business Unit AMAC Country Australia Work Location Sydney Company/Legal Entity AU Pharma Pty Ltd Functional Area Research & Development Therapeutic/Disease Area Ophthalmics/Ophthalmology Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular Job Description Acts as a leader within the medical advisor team by mentoring new members and driving cross-functional collaboration. Is established as an expert in relevant therapeutic area and Novartis processes. Able to think of innovative ways to drive the medical affairs strategy of the brand.

• Develop and drive the execution of the Medical Affairs strategic plans, collaboration with other functions to support the Franchise and brand strategies. • Provide input into the regional and global strategic medical affairs plans as required • Design, initiate and publish local Novartis sponsored studies in the CPO to generate relevant scientific data that addresses local needs and data gaps that will provide real world evidence for the Franchise • Provide medical expertise to marketing colleagues in product development team (PDT) from the early development phase throughout the life of the product by: - Leading with the brand manager and Franchise business head during the IPS process - Identifying the optimum positioning of the product in the therapeutic area - Identifying the potential experts for partnership in critical projects - Taking a patient centric approach to brand issues - Championing digital medicine initiatives - Assisting in the continued development of appropriate promotional material - Associate training where required • Ensuring all Medical and Promotional activities and materials are compliant to Novartis, Pharmaceutical Industry and Australian laws and regulations • Build strong network with • Provide interface with medical experts nationally and with international colleagues in relevant therapeutic area for local purposes (eg clinical teams, protocol writing, clinical plan design, publications, medical advisory boards) and in support of insights and international projects • Review & prioritise study protocols in consultation with ICRO with respect to local strategy, scientific merit and ICRO resources. Advise ICRO manager on study sites and investigators and initiate first contact with potential investigators in collaboration with CRMAs, MSLs and Clinical Operations • Assist in the preparation of Institutional Ethics Committee submissions, including adaptation of international patient information sheets and consent forms to suit local requirements • Provide input to clinical development plans, PDT’s, pipeline, IMB proposals, protocol summaries and protocols received from global/region.

• Contribute to international projects/trials via participation in the clinical team in respective area of expertise/subspecialty, as appropriate • Regularly take on.

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21 Oct 2019


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