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Medical Adviser Johannesburg South Africa,  


Posted on : 09 May 2017

Project Description

Medical Advisor-MED002870DescriptionMSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company  one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.Core responsibilities- Partner with business to develop and implement an integrated product/franchise strategy for optimal access to our innovative products- Partner with scientific/academic fraternity to conceptualise and implement and capacity building, educational or research programs that is aligned product/franchise strategy- Generate and/or disseminate new scientific data related to our products or diseases, including those related to efficacy/safety/cost-effectiveness of products, unmet medical needs, epidemiology, burden of illness etc., which is in line with the integrated strategy- Help keep sales and marketing teams abreast with latest scientific development related to our products/diseases by training and medical information exchange- Ensure the highest scientific sanctity of our promotional materials, respond to scientific queries and other external communications- Be the lead scientificrepresentative of the organization and voice of authority for the external customers for the prescribed therapeutic area- Ensure compliance with all applicable country regulations and company policies- Actively seek the feedback and suggestions from patients/physicians about their unmet medical needs.- Partner with other internal stakeholders like market access, regulatory affairs, global clinical trial organization, pharmacovigilance, business support etc. to help realize the organization s objectives- Minimal travel to East and Southern AfricaQualificationsQualifications:- MBBCh is the minimum requirement for this position, linked with the appropriate experience and the profile requirements for this position.- A person with post-graduate qualification in any discipline of medicine or management will be strongly preferred.- Pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred- Computer literacy- Valid drivers licenseOur employees are the key to our company s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.MSD is committed to equality, employment equity, and diversity. In accordance with the employment equity plan of MSD and its employment equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited, to candidates from under-represented designated groups. MSD reserves the right not to make an appointment as advertised. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions.Job: Medical Affairs Generic Job Title:Assoc. Dir, Medical AffairsPrimary Location: EMEA-South Africa-Gauteng-JohannesburgOther Locations: EMEA-South AfricaEmployee Status: RegularTravel: Yes, 15 % of the TimeNumber of Openings: 1Company Trade Name:MSD Job Segment: Medical, Epidemiology, Public Health, Law, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Legal, Science

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Johannesburg ZA

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