As a key member of the Global NMD team within the world-wide medical organization function, the SMA Medical Director is responsible for representing the team, with a focus on ECP specific needs and opportunities in a cross-functional setting.
This will require a wide range of internal cross- and intra-functional as well as cross-geographical stakeholder collaboration and coordination (e.
g. Affiliate teams, Clin Dev, Regulatory, SABR, EU+ Market Access, Commercial) to guide on, plan and execute according deliverables relevant for the ECP Medical function.
These deliverables include : Medical data generation and dissemination plans, medical information, education and internal training.
Additionally, this role also requires appropriate external stakeholder partnerships for medical science and expertise (including thought leader / medical experts;
research centers, investigators, etc.), with a special emphasis on ECP real-world medical needs and health care setting conditions in the various ECP geographies, in alignment with the Global Medical strategy.
Develop Regional medical strategic imperatives and a communication framework in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders
Serve as a key Global Medical contact for important cross-functional partners (Global Medical, Commercial, Market Access, PAGs, Affiliates), establishing strong partnerships.
Provide medical expertise to and lead cross-functional teams and projects.
Represent Global Medical at other cross-functional meetings as needed.
Ensure key communication priorities and data gaps are captured from a regional and affiliate perspective and adequate execution of regional specific communication activities
As a content expert, reviews abstracts, publications, medical information letters, internal / external educational materials, and other medical documents as needed.
Lead planning and development for ECP KME engagement and other Medical initiatives for internal and external engagement (scientific external materials, medical training, medical communication), in accordance with the specific regional needs
Collaborate with affiliates medical representatives and Global Medical to understand key insights that may be relevant to clinical trials, data general efforts and data communication, including the execution of Regional Ad Boards
Execution of key activities to ensure adequate scientific education and exchange with the goal of informing adequate treatment decisions
MD, PhD, or other advanced degree in the life sciences is required
Min 5+ years of experience within a medical affairs role in Pharmaceutical industry, prior experience in managing European markets is preferred
Experience with neurology, business development, medical affairs
Deep knowledge and understanding of disease area,
multiple different health care systems / market dynamics, regulations, policies and SOPs, health economic techniques and trends
Broad experience in interaction with health authorities
Demonstrated strategic approach to implementation of
scientific communication programs on disease areas and treatments
Ability to effectively operate in a highly matrixed organization.
Strong interpersonal, influencing and project management skills.
Ability to take initiative and solve complex and challenging problems.
Excellent communication (particularly both written and oral), leadership, and presentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with Global and / or affiliate medical to ensure regional activities are executed in alignment with global medical strategy and ensuring the insights and needs are known and properly addressed
Track record of KME engagement experience and is seen as a peer by tier 1 KMEs
Has demonstrated leadership skills and acquired
knowledge and skills / competencies to the degree
expected at job level
Must have the ability to travel
Videos To Watch