Medical Director - France

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Medical Information
  3. Belgium
Brussels, Belgium
Posting date: 12 May 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Medical Director from either Benelux or France. In this role you will be expected to develop the Medical Affairs functions ensuring new groundbreaking medicines

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and inspire the medical affairs field and office team, ensuring exceptional medical expertise, team empowerment and excellence in execution.
  • Provide performance management, coaching and development opportunities
  • Lead development and execution of the country Medical Affairs plan, aligned to EMEA medical affairs plan and cross-functional country plans
  • Establish a culture of collaboration and shared goals through engagement with other functional areas at country and regional level.
  • Build capabilities, plans and systematic tracking of impactful medical affairs activities, including
    • Timely and informative scientific/medical exchanges with external stakeholders that accurately reflect scientific data and research objectives
    • Develop deep insights of the patient journey, treatment landscape, unmet medical needs and data gaps
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge of and appropriately implement current local pharmaceutical regulation, ensure implementation of argenx policies and procedures, and enhance cross-functional understanding of compliance requirements
  • Ensure there is an effective promotional material review & approval process, and act as final medical signatory (may be delegated) for all promotional and scientific materials
  • Ensure all relevant knowledge, including activities and interaction with important contacts is systematically captured and disseminated within argenx as appropriate.

Skills and Requirements

  • Medical or high-level scientific degree (MD, PhD)
  • 8+ years experience in biopharmaceutical industry
  • Experience leading and developing high-performing individuals and Medical Affairs teams
  • Experience building out Medical Affairs capabilities to meet country requirements
  • Able to identify and build business cases for required capabilities and resources
  • Fluency in English, in addition to the local language(s), both oral and written.

To Apply

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