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EMEA Associate Medical Director (Oncology) Endon United Kingdom,  

Astellas (company)

Posted on : 24 June 2017

Project Description

  • We currently have an opportunity for an Associate Medical Affairs Director (EMEA) within our growing Oncology Therapy area.
  • This is a new position which will have responsibility for ensuring the execution of the medical strategy, tactics are in place for related Oncology products. 
  • The incumbent will work closely with key stakeholders and EMEA colleagues to achieve business objectives for the related company  portfolio           

Key Responsibilities:         
Technical Experience and Clinical Oncology knowledge     
  • Lead or facilitate EMEA regional input into Core Medical Plan (CMP) (including HEOR and Phase 3b/4 studies)  for product/indication.  
  • Coordinate medical input into the CMP from the EMEA affiliates and create/deliver necessary product training (internally and externally).      
  • Provide support for agreeing a common approach to the assessment of ISR proposals.  
  • Understand product label and gaps to put into context with competition. 
  • Provide support in coordinating medical activities at medical and scientific conferences.  
  • Able to deliver benefit and risk assessments.           

Clinical Research     
  • Create and assess clinical study protocol outlines, able to present and defend in review process.  
  • Respond to identified data gaps and contribute to Life Cycle Management planning. 
  • Contribute to development and execution of a data dissemination plan, including, writing abstracts, contributing to manuscripts and/or other publications.                                                                    
Business Acumen and Strategic Thinking     
  • Provide Oncology expertise and external medical and business knowledge to the development and review of the CMP.   
  • Act as the Core Medical Team (CMT) regional representative, jointly responsible for EMEA budget and timelines for  CMT related activities.  
  • Partner with company Global Development  for Life Cycle Management etc.          

Legal/Ethics & Compliance Responsibilities     
  • Embark on training towards achieving Final Medical Signatory accreditation  Act as Subject Matter Expert and Trusted Adviser to equip/ enable personnel in adherence to the company Code of Ethics ' policies, procedures, SOPs and regulations, including the ABPI and EFPIA) Codes of Practice, particularly in dealings with Healthcare Professionals (HCPs), Healthcare Organisations (HCOs) and Patient Organisations (POs)  
  • Embed Compliance Culture across all Regions of the business ensuring Integrity in Action is actively applied  
  • Ensure Clinical & Medical Operations Function lead by example and challenge non-compliance.               

  • Contribute to effective engagement of cross-regional/functional collaboration; aligning key
  •  Medical Affairs projects globally  
  • Demonstrate and drive company  cultural values to achieving efficiencies              

  • Medically qualified, capable of registration with the General Medical Council (GMC).  
  • Demonstrable proven experience in Oncology in a Pharma environment.  
  • Expertise in medical sciences, clinical development and medical program design  
  • Leadership capability in aligning medical strategies with corporate goals, providing critical business shaping insights.  
  • A good understanding of the dynamics of a large corporate environment; comfortable with matrix reporting lines.  
  • Excellent communication skills, fully fluent in written and verbal business English.  
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills.             

  • Demonstrable proven experience in clinical experience.  
  • Postgraduate qualification in Oncology Therapy Area.                     


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