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Medical Advisor aHUS (Ankara) - Turkey  

Alexion (company)

Posted on : 01 May 2017

Project Description



Position Summary

The Medical Advisor will provide scientific and medical support to customers and to the country team in accordance with Alexion policies and processes to promote materials and activities.


Principal Responsibilities


  • Provide medical support to Field Force
  • Conduct or participate in training programs for the Country team
  • Collaborate with Country team in promotional messages and identification of appropriate supportive documentation
  • Review content of promotional materials to ensure information and claims are relevant to the Country environment, presented in appropriate context and are in accordance with local medical practice
  • Provide scientific/medical information to both internal clients and external customers
  • Build, develop and maintain strong relationship with Key Opinion Leaders and Opinion Leaders
  • Prepare and conduct medical presentations to various audiences
  • Develop and maintain effective collaborative working relationship with other departments (Regulatory Affairs, key account, sales, marketing …) for case management activities
  • Develop abstracts, publications and variety of other educational materials and activities
  • Contribute to clinical development activities
  • Assist medical department in identification and management of sites and investigators for additional clinical trials
  • Participate to Medical Information activities (Med Info)
  • Stick to internal and external legal and regulatory guidelines
  • Responsible for reporting all pharmacovigilance events, product quality complaints and medical information requests within 24 hours as of awareness according to the local applicable procedures.




  • Medical Degree
  • Experience in Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry (3 years +)
  • Background in hematology and nephrology is preferred.
  • Ability to make convincing oral presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately and effectively evaluate medical/scientific literature.
  • Knowledge of clinical development (clinical trials, registries)
  • Knowledge of local pharmaceutical regulations and related ethic behaviors
  • Solid background and experience in pharmaceutical quality system management (GxP)
  • Computer skills
  • Admin and organizational skills
  • Fluency in English both written and oral mandatory
  • Travel required (1-3 times a week)




  • Medical degree (M.D.), experience in clinical practice and minimum of 2 years in the

pharmaceutical or biotech industry.


Istanbul, Turkey


Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare disorders. Alexion developed and commercializes Soliris® (eculizumab), the first and only approved complement inhibitor to treat patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), two life-threatening ultra-rare disorders. As the global leader in complement inhibition, Alexion is strengthening and broadening its portfolio of complement inhibitors, including evaluating potential indications for eculizumab in additional severe and ultra-rare disorders. Alexion’s metabolic franchise includes two highly innovative enzyme replacement therapies for patients with life-threatening and ultra-rare disorders, Strensiq® (asfotase alfa) to treat patients with hypophosphatasia (HPP) and Kanuma™ (sebelipase alfa) to treat patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL-D). In addition, Alexion is advancing the most robust rare disease pipeline in the biotech industry, with highly innovative product candidates in multiple therapeutic areas.