Medical Affairs Specialist

Posted 03 September 2021
LocationZug, Zug, Canton of Zug, Switzerland
Job type Limited

Job description

For our client, an international company in the field of pharmaceutical products and medical devices, we are looking for a

Medical Affairs Specialist 100%

Contract type: external temporary assignment
Location: Zug
Start of assignment: 1st November 2021
Duration: planned until 30th June 2022 (prolongation: to be discussed)

Job purpose

* Acts as a scientific expert with deep knowledge of an assigned therapeutic area, treatment trends incl. unmet medical needs, scientific insights and studies to maximize company product value through high quality scientific knowledge management

* Accountable for planning, designing and executing the Medical Affairs Plan, including the local parts of the overall study planning process

* Contributes to the Country Value Team (CV) and Local Action Team (LAT) by sharing medical knowledge and insights with the cross-functional team and herewith contributing to achieving aligned goals

Job responsibilities

Scientific knowledge
* Acts as a scientific expert and actively participates in international/national congresses, medical education events and hospitation or comparable programs to continuously improve both scientific and practical knowledge around product and disease areas and to identify evolving scientific concepts

* Accountable for writing and updating SMPC/Succinct Statement as well as reviewing CMIRs/DMIRs

External stakeholder management
* Close collaboration with Key Leading Specialists to identify customer needs and based on that tailoring MAF activities such as round tables, ad boards, medical education activities or related medical projects

* Has an oversight over all research-centers and key researchers

Medical Affairs Plan
* Accountable for the planning, coordination and execution of the Medical Affairs Plan incl. monitoring of the medical budget

* Accountable for organizing MESC-meetings to identify medical education needs, tailoring the content of medical education programs based on the MESC-feedback and finally executing the medical education activities according to the MAF-plan

Internal stakeholder management
* Contributes to the CVT and LAT by providing medical expertise, disease area and home country market insights and by leading medical programs

* Contributes to the creation of promotional material and is accountable for reviewing promotional material

* Accountable for creating content for scientific presentations and giving the medical training to MSLs, Medical Heads, Sales colleagues and other employees

* Responds to complex scientific customer requests, by co-creating responses with the medical information team

* Covers the role of a local study responsible scientist and the local study responsible physician when delegated to this role and contributes to study protocols and early access programs

Your profile

* University degree in a medical or science related discipline

* At least 2 years of relevant work experience

* Knowledge of haematology

* Strength in research and in interpretation of medical data

* Scientific acumen and communication skills in order to be accepted by leading specialists in peer-to-peer relationships

* Strong business acumen with sense of urgency

* Strategic thinking and analytical skills

* Customer centricity and strong external focus

* Effective collaboration and strong networking skills

* Fluency in English and German (French is considered an advantage)

Please apply online.
We are looking forward to getting to know you.