Head Training Quality Compliance (m/f/d)

Division Global Drug Development
Geschäftseinheit GDO GDD
Standort Nürnberg
Funktionsbereich Forschung & Entwicklung
Art der Stelle Vollzeit
Anstellungsverhältnis Unbefristet
StellenID 260410BR


927 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2018.
And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment.

Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.


Within this innovative environment we are currently hiring a homebased
Head Training Quality Compliance (m/f/d)

Your responsibilities:

• Accountability for planning, managing and delivering country level activities with regard to quality and training matters to assure high quality trial execution of Phase I-IV Oncology and Pharma clinical trials
• Partnering with the Global Training Network to implement the Trial Monitoring Organisation (TMO) training strategy and to align on TMO specific training needs
• Formulation of a strategy in collaboration with Trial Monitoring Country Head, Country Chief Scientific Officer / Medical Director and global stakeholders to assure high quality across study portfolio
• Leading, developing, coaching of employees and planning of resources
• Definition, implementation and conduction of quality assessments to understand quality issues in order to initiate adequate actions in close collaboration with Development Units and Quality Assurance (QA)
• Responsibility for budget oversight and management
• Supervision of Quality & Training procedures
• Ensuring that quality issues are escalated, tracked and trended within TMO
• Identifying training need within TMO and provide adequate training for onboarding and continuous education of TMO members


What do we expect?

• A degree in Natural or Medical Sciences
• At least 8 years of experience in clinical research, in planning/executing and/or monitoring clinical trials with a minimum of 2 years in a people management role
• Excellent understanding of all aspects of clinical drug development with particular emphasis on trial execution and monitoring
• Strong capability in working in a global / country matrix environment
• Thorough understanding of the international aspects of drug development processes including expert knowledge of international standards (ICH-GCP), health authorities (FDA / EMEA), local Health Authority regulations and Novartis standards
• Established track record of leading successful teams, preferably with experience in working with international teams
• Proven strong leadership skills, strategic thinking skills and matrix management skills paired with strong interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills and fluency regarding German and English language skills

What you can count on?

We develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible to improve and extend peoples’ lives. We do this, by supporting and promoting the knowledge and strengths of our employees and specifically use them to deepen our understanding of our patients and customers. Motivating conditions and an attractive salary are also part of our working environment, as well as our company culture, which is based on collaboration, curiosity, enthusiasm, courage and integrity.

Novartis stands up for equal opportunities and for the integration of persons with disabilities. Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability.

We are looking forward to receiving your detailed application at: www.karriere.novartis.de

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