Global Medical Director Established Products

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Director, VP & Physician
  3. Switzerland
Posting date: 17 Jun 2019

A leading international healthcare company is seeking to recruit a Global Medical Director, Established Products to their team in Switzerland. The organisation is a global provider of automated laboratory instruments and solutions that develops, produces, markets, and supports automated workflow solutions that empower laboratories to achieve more. This vacancy is an excellent opportunity to work with a highly prestigious organisation whose historic presence has been a cornerstone in the pharmaceutical industry.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Being responsible for or contributing to (depending of the product portfolio) the development and implementation of medical strategy & tactics.
  • Ensuring alignment with the overall brand strategy in collaboration with International Portfolio Leader.
  • Acting as the company's medical & scientific expert for the assigned product(s), providing expert input for the internal and external stakeholders (e.g. to address Regulatory Authority requests).
  • Staying abreast of internal and external developments and trends to maintain a fully up-to- date view of internal/external context for the assigned product(s), ensuring optimal medical affairs responses in addressing patient needs.
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient use of resources and acting in line with legal, regulatory, and company standards and codes of practice.

Skills and Requirements:

  • University Degree in Life Sciences (required), an advanced Clinical/ Science Degree (preferred) (e.g., MD, PharmD, PhD, etc.).
  • Several years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry, in medical function at global or country level, preferably in the areas of oncology and immunology.
  • Experience and strong knowledge of the overall drug development process.
  • Experience of development of insight driven medical strategies & tactics, before and after product launches (including medical communications), and patient/HCP engagement.
  • Experience in designing and conducting clinical trials, authoring experimental protocols, and/or study results and conclusions.
  • Proven expertise in dealing with a wide range of data/information and developing/responding to various requests: clinical safety, regulatory, legal, etc.
  • Considerable experience in external collaboration & stakeholder management: TAEs as well as consultants, contractors, and agencies.
  • Experience of writing clinical publications, Expert Reports, and other regulatory documents such as PBRER and DSUR, etc.
  • A willingness to undertake the associated travel.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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