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Senior Patient Safety Manager

Beijing, China
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Mar 24, 2023

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400 million! That's how many people worldwide cannot access essential health services and more than 2 billion cannot afford to buy the medicines they need. At Sandoz, we discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives. We pioneer novel approaches to help people around the world access high-quality medicine.
Your Key Responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
-Global and /or regional, cross-functional leadership of assigned pharmacovigilance processes across Sandoz Divisions to ensure compliance with worldwide regulations with maximum efficiency
-Globally responsible for compliance, quality, efficiency and management of Post Marketing and Clinical Trial adverse event handling
-Lead management of activities /interfaces with other Global Line Functions management, Investigator Sites, Sandoz affiliates and Sandoz Sectors management to ensure timeliness, consistency and quality of safety information and to achieve a common understanding of other departmental needs.
-Build high performance safety teams with challenging clear objectives in alignment with Global functional objectives to facilitate implementation of strategic initiatives.
-Accountable for delivery of continuous operations (quality and compliance) goals. Optimize operational efficiency and clinical trial effectiveness by ensuring speedy follow-up for key safety information
-Manage direct reports. Responsible for ensuring recruitment, development of top safety talent and retention of high performing associates to maintain stable pharmacovigilance operations.
-Ensure regular performance evaluations, development and succession planning. Manage audits and inspections. Takes complete responsibility for timely implementation of necessary corrective and preventive actions (CAPA commitments).
-Maintain inspection readiness at all times to minimize findings. Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Sandoz products within 24 hours of receipt -Distribution of marketing samples (where applicable)

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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 job:
-Health Care Sciences Professional (e.g. Medical Doctor, Nurse, Pharmacist) or equivalent education, training and experience
-Fluent in both written and spoken English. Good working knowledge of local language Knowledge of other languages desirable.
-Excellent communications and negotiation skills. Leadership and management skills. Quality and focus oriented.

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!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Sandoz, a Novartis company, embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. 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.

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At Novartis, we are reimagining medicine.

Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives. We use innovative science and technology to address some of society's most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible.

Novartis has one of the industry’s most competitive pipelines. Many of these projects, which include new molecular entities as well as additional indications and different formulations for marketed products, are for medicines that could significantly advance treatment standards for patients worldwide.

We have entered an exciting era in health and biomedical innovation. Powered by our incredible colleagues, supported by our flexible-hybrid working model, new AI powered learning, personal growth and career platform and a refreshed commitment to diversity, equity & inclusion, we are well-poised to help lead this transformative moment for our industry and for ourselves. Join Us!

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