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* Do you want to help people understand their disease and how to seek out the proper treatment for it? * Do you want to support patients achieve the best possible outcomes? * Do you want to deliver a leading customer experience at all touchpoints? * Do you want to be at the forefront of leveraging today's technology advances to create tomorrow's healthcare innovations? We believe the answers are found when curious, adventurous, and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to utilize the power of digital and data to individualize and maximize interactions with customers. Where you're empowered to not fear failure when taking smart risks. And most importantly, where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges.
Job Purpose: The Director, ERC Patient Services Advisor will identify, assess, and support effective management of risks presented by Patient and Specialty Services strategies across all US Pharma therapeutic areas (TAs) and products and Novartis Patient Assistance Foundation (NPAF) to ensure execution of strategies is in compliance with applicable NPC policies, procedures and CIA requirements. The ERC Patient Services Advisor will clearly identify, assess and articulate risks as part of early concept discussions for novel and complex Patient Service strategies (e.g. customer experience center design) and recommend effective risk management when they are implemented. The ideal candidate is passionate about both enabling compliant Patient Services strategies and ensuring ERC guidance to Patient Services teams is clear and actionable.
Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: * Collaborate across US affiliates (Pharma, Oncology, AAA, NGT) as part of US Healthcare Compliance Policy development to simplify and improve clarity of existing policies and ensure policies address Patient Services strategies. * Collaborate with Patient Services stakeholders in connection with innovative or complex Patient Services strategies to identify, assess, and effectively manage risks to ensure execution of such strategies is in compliance with applicable NPC policies, procedures and CIA requirements. * Provide specialized ERC advice to Patient Services areas with high and/or emerging risks (e.g. customer experience center design) to assess risk in early concept discussions, discuss risk with business owners to achieve an aligned understanding, provide clear and actionable ERC advice on how to effectively mitigate such risks upon implementation, evaluate effectiveness of risk mitigation and document key milestones throughout the process. * Effectively engage with Patient Services leadership teams to ensure they have a holistic view of ERC risks presented in their strategies (key watch areas, what's going well, etc.). * Proactively monitor evolving US healthcare environment, enforcement trends and compliance programs of other pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, analyze with deep understanding of Medical and Market Access strategies and applicable ERC policies to identify and share material insights within ERC. * Collaborate with other ERC stakeholders (e.g. Risk Management Oversight, Operational Controls, CIA) to share anticipated innovative or complex Patient Services strategies, related risks and ERC guidance and develop aligned approach to Investigations, Monitoring and other ERC activities needed to address risks presented by such strategies. Engage with Therapeutic Area General Manager and related cross-functional leaders to ensure a holistic view of risks across the strategies leveraged for assigned therapeutic area(s) (key watch areas, what's going well, etc.) and ensure clear and actional ERC guidance is provided or seamless transition to the appropriate ERC stakeholder.
The ideal location for this role is the East Hanover site but remote work may be possible (there may be some exceptions based on legal entity registration). Please note that this role would not provide relo-cation as a result. If associate is remote, all home office expenses and any travel/lodging to specific site for periodic live meetings will be at the employee's expense. The expectation of working hours and travel (domestic and/or international) will be defined by the hiring manager. This position will re-quire 10-20% travel.