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Associate Director - CMR Knowledge & Technical Advancement

Employer
Novo Nordisk
Location
Plainsboro, NJ
Start date
Jun 25, 2024

Job Details

About the Department                                                                                                                                               

The Clinical Development, Medical and Regulatory (CMR) department at Novo Nordisk is one of the most diverse and collaborative groups within the organization. From health-care-provider interactions and developing and implementing regulatory strategies with the FDA to providing medical education and collecting data to support efficacy and new product development, CMR is involved. The one thing that keeps us all marching to the same beat is our patient-centered focus. At Novo Nordisk, you will help patients around the world. As their needs evolve, so does our challenge to find better and more innovative ways to improve their quality of life. We’re changing lives for a living. Are you ready to make a difference?

The Position

Manage a team ensuring consistency and harmonization of the implementation of the CMR training strategy. Serve as the CMR Training representative; Liaise with global and HQ counterparts to promote quality and consistency across regions. Ensure compliance with SOPs, KPIs, internal processes; Track and measure specific CMR technical metrics. Work to accelerate innovation across CMR functions within the role-based training processes (i.e. automation, technology, process optimization).

 

Relationships

Reports to Director or above within CMR Training & Knowledge Management. Collaborates with global and CMR leaders and stakeholders to develop, design, and evolve a comprehensive onboarding and training strategy for CMR employees. Develops and maintains excellent working relationship with functional leaders within CMR to maximize consistency, quality, and customer service.

 

Essential Functions

  • Manage a team ensuring consistency and harmonization of the implementation of the CMR training strategy
  • Ensuring CMR employees receive training on regulatory compliance, quality standards, GxP requirements and industry-specific guidelines as they pertain to their roles
  • Identifying and addressing specific technical competency/skill gaps across CMR, developing training strategies to close the knowledge gaps (for example: New TA knowledge, New Trial/Protocol etc.)
  • Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts to ensure that training programs/initiatives align with the latest industry trends, regulations, and best practices
  • Facilitating the transfer of critical knowledge and expertise from experienced personnel to new employees, ensuring the preservation and dissemination of institutional knowledge
  • Serve as the CMR Training representative; Liaise with global and HQ counterparts to promote quality and consistency across regions
  • Ensure compliance with SOPs, KPIs, internal processes; Track and measure specific CMR technical metrics
  • Work to accelerate innovation across CMR functions within the role-based training processes (i.e. automation, technology, process optimization)
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    Physical Requirements

    10-20% overnight travel required; May be required to work company holidays and weekends.

     

    Development of People

    Ensure that reporting personnel have individual development plans (IDP), with annual goals and measurements that are consistent with the priorities of the business, and that interim reviews are held so that their work is focused on those priorities, and they understand their level of accountability for results and the measurement process.

     

    Ensure that the IDP forms include completed learning and aspiration plans and are in place for all reporting personnel to enable the achievement of goals and capability to assume increased levels of responsibility.

     

    Manage the application and communication of all Novo Nordisk policies, procedures, and Novo Nordisk Way.

     

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred
    • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible clinical trial experience within a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or CRO required, Training & Development or Operations experience preferred
    • Three (3) or more years of Managerial experience required
    • Knowledge and understanding of FDA Regulations, ICH Guidelines, and GCPs governing the conduct of clinical trials is required
    • Demonstrates technical expertise within Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, and Regulatory Affairs (CMR), staying up-to-date of new approaches & practices and building knowledge of emerging trends and advances within area
    • Partners closely with CMR LT and P&O organization to understand existing and future training and knowledge management needs
    • Proven track record of developing training and application in a technical business environment
    • Excellent communication, collaboration and influencing skills

     

    We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

     

    At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.

     

    Novo Nordisk is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.

     

    If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

    Company

    Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines, and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 54,400 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. For more information visit novonordisk.com.

    Our US Research & Development hub, located in the Greater Boston area, brings together the best talent to drive life science innovation. Located in Lexington, Watertown and Cambridge, our teams reflect the full scope of R&D, from early research through late-stage clinical development. We are building for the future by creating a distinct R&D community based on collaboration, partnerships, and cutting-edge research across multiple modalities and therapeutic areas. We recognize that improving human health starts here and that patients rely on us. By combining the speed and agility of biotech with the quality, resources, and stability of a large pharmaceutical company, our US R&D hub will benefit from the best of both worlds to develop new medicines that meet the needs of patients.

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    617-612-6200
    Location
    75 Hayden Avenue
    Lexington
    MA
    02421
    United States

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