Medical Director

Up to £900 per day
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Posting date: 14 Sep 2018
This vacancy has now expired

A leading pharmaceutical client is searching for an Medical Director to join their team in Hertfordshire. The company specialises in various therapy areas including oncology, neurology and gastroenterology, and employs several thousand across the globe. To provide above country scientific, medical and technical support of behalf of the OBG to EMEA medical affairs, marketing, training and sales activities for the oncology portfolio and to collaborate with regional and global business development teams on in and out-licensing potential assets.

Job Responsibilties:

  • In liaison with the Head, EMEA Medical Affairs, OBG and the European OBG team, lead and/or provide support for the following activities
  • Work across the OBG Medical Affairs team to develop and implement the EMEA Medical Affairs plans, ensuring synergy amongst the countries and in-line with the global medical affairs strategies across the oncology brands and indications
  • Publication Planning
  • Develop and implement regional publication plans
  • Liaison with communications agencies / review of manuscripts & posters / liaison with potential authors
  • Assist with review of publications materials from EMEA affiliates
  • Collaborate with the Global Leadership Team, as part of the Global Publication subcommittee
  • KOL Activities Identification, KOLs and rising stars OLs
  • Networking/Liaison/Development
  • Symposia planning
  • Contribution to symposia planning meetings / teleconferences
  • Liaison with communications agencies / review of agendas and slides / liaison with presenting faculty / participation in slide review and other technical matters relating to symposia preparation
  • Compliance with ABPI, Code of Practice, EFPIA Codes of Practice, and applicable local codes
  • Training will be provided in EFPIA and ABPI codes of practice
  • Maintain up to date knowledge on relevant code and regulations
  • Review / certification of items requiring promotional copy approval
  • Clinical Trials Leadership
  • Lead EMEA Studies
  • Interfacing with clinical operations /IPT/GLT/ CROs / trial sites enquiries
  • Assist with review of clinical study protocols, investigator-led study protocols, clinical data and clinical study reports
  • Input on Global Life-cycle management
  • Medical Affairs Budget management

Skills and Requirements:

  • Medical and/or Scientific Degree
  • PhD/MSc desirable
  • Significant experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Must have good experience in a medical affairs environment
  • Must have good experience in specialist care (either medical affairs or clinical trials/operations)
  • Previous HTA experience desirable
  • Exposure to clinical trial design and implementation
  • Exposure to clinical data critique and analysis
  • Good critical appraisal skills of data and trials
  • Attention to detail
  • Clear presentation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good people skills/influencing skills
  • Confident and assertive in dealings with agencies / Key Opinion Leaders /internal stakeholders.
  • Being able to recognize when to be supportive/when to be assertive/challenging
  • Organised/Project management skills
  • Team player
  • Effective time manager and multi-tasker
  • Ability to build and leverage internal and external networks
  • Ability to work across cultures
  • Ability to deliver solutions that are fully compliant
  • Problem solving/thinking outside the box/can do attitude

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