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      August 27,2021
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    Medical Advisor

    Sandoz is looking for a new Medical Advisor. Are you looking for an early career opportunity that will give you a broad development boost in your career in the Pharmaceutical industry? This might be the role for you!

    Sandoz BV, a subsidiary of Novartis AG, is a world leader in the production and supply of generic drugs. Sandoz focuses on the sale of non-patented drugs in the Dutch market. Sandoz sells its products under its own name, but also produces on behalf of private labels (house brands) of large retail organizations. Sandoz specializes in difficult to manufacture drugs. In addition, Sandoz has a growing portfolio of specialist products such as biosimilars, injectable depot preparations, oncology products and inhalers.

    As Medical Advisor at Sandoz you will be focusing on a variety of indication areas and medicines. Today and tomorrow that will be our biosimilars in immunological indications and medicines for asthma and COPD patients. And the day after tomorrow? At Sandoz we continuously change and adapt ourselves to the rapidly changing healthcare environment, in which we operate.

    The Medical Advisor at Sandoz ensures that patients and healthcare providers have access to all the practical and clinically relevant information and solutions they need to use Sandoz’s medicines efficiently and safely. In cross functional teams you will be developing strategic and operational plans for specific focus areas. Because together, we can work smarter! Does that sound like an interesting challenge to you? We’re looking forward to your application!

    Your Key Responsibilities:
    • Developing strategic and operational plans for the appointed therapeutic areas in cross-functional teams and discuss with the local Sandoz management. You are responsible for implementation and execution of the medical part of the approved plans;
    • Providing high quality, balanced and timely medical, clinical and scientific information on the request of healthcare professionals as well as internal Sandoz functional areas (e.g. commercial organization) for appointed therapeutic areas;
    • Developing and executing training modules with respect to medical/clinical issues within the product line/therapeutic areas for both medical and non-medical personnel;
    • Possessing and maintaining current familiarity with the published medical literature, related to selected therapeutic areas. You can serve as a resource regarding clinical trends and their potential impact and can prepare literature reviews when needed;
    • As a part of the Medical Information Team, answer and properly document pharmaceutical and medical inquiries.

    Minimum requirements

    What you’ll bring to the role:
    • Education: Scientific degree, MD, pharmacist or biomedical scientist;
    • At least 1 year of working experience in a pharmaceutical environment in a Medical Affairs or Medical Information role;
    • Fluent in English and Dutch (verbal and written);
    • Good understanding of compliance topics and health authority requirements related to GxP (e.g. GCP, PV, Good Pharmacoepidemiology Practices;
    • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills.

    You’ll receive:
    • Plenty of development opportunities;
    • An employee based recognition tool to reward colleagues;
    • Minimum of 27 holiday days and the option to buy additional days;
    • Option of additional paternity and maternity leave to the state birth leave;
    • Excellent bonus opportunities.

    Why Sandoz?
    500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2020 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

    How will we do this? We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

    We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

    Imagine what you could do here at Sandoz!

    Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
    Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

    For more information about the position, please contact the Staffing Center via



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    Novartis SDZ NL

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    Research & Development

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