Global Medical Director - Oncology

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Director, VP & Physician
  3. Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland
Posting date: 22 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

An excellent multinational healthcare company is seeking a skilled Global Medical Director - Oncology, to be based in their office in the desirable area of Basel. The organisation is known internationally for their work in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics and their focus on scientific advancement. This is a chance to join a top healthcare organisation who provide an innovative range of diagnostic solutions and medicines.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing evidence generation, strategy planning, and execution, including, but not limited to, identifying medical and access gaps and needs as part of the overall medical strategy.
  • Taking responsibility for the joint planning and execution of the Medical Strategy for the assigned product(s)/indication(s).
  • Driving and leading the strategy of the integrated evidence generation activities, including company sponsored clinical studies, Investigator Initiated Studies (IIS), and RWD.
  • Generating evidence activities for the assigned product(s)/Indication(s), including risk benefit assessment and medical monitoring in all medical affairs-related interventional studies.
  • Assuming the role of Lead Scientific Responsible and acting as a member of the Study Management Team (SMT).
  • Assessing the needs and coordinating compassionate use of the assigned product(s) Patient Access.
  • Identifying the evidence generation needs/gaps in order to obtain and maintain patient access and integrating them into the evidence generation strategy.
  • Providing medical expertise and input into the market access, brand, and lifecycle strategies and plans (e.g. Life Cycle Plans, Brand Plans, Launch Plans, Comparative Benefit Risk, Assessments, and other relevant documents).
  • Developing, advancing, and maintaining TAE interactions and collaborations, including those aimed to set up and conduct evidence generation activities.
  • Representing the company in peer-to-peer interactions with external collaboration partners, including in patient-company interactions.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Medical Doctor with Medical Affairs experience in Oncology.
  • Solid tumor experience, preferably in breast cancer.
  • Experience in Evidence Generation within or outside the pharmaceutical industry, including trial design, conduct, analysis, and reporting of clinical trials.
  • Excellent track record of successful interactions with therapeutic area experts and investigators globally.
  • Understanding of business context, access, and regulatory environment and trends.
  • Experience as an educator/presenter.
  • Experience with launch of drugs/indications is a plus.
  • 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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