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Medical Director Solid Tumors, Region Europe - Switzerland  

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Posted on : 07 May 2017

Project Description

  • This is a leadership position in Medical Affairs Europe. 
  • This person will actively participate in/lead a broad range of medical affairs activities, including preparation of support to investigator sponsored trial (IST) programs, European medical plan and medical review of Medical Affairs and promotional materials.

  • Provide European level support to the Head of European Medical Affairs.  
  • Drive strategy and ensure/facilitate coordination among the European countries for the planning and execution of the European medical plan. 
  • Medical Affairs Lead for European countries outside the EU5 .
  • Act as a bridge or reference point between Global Medical Affairs/Clinical Development/Development Operations and the European countries.  
  • Accountable for European Medical affairs activities related to the area of competence (e.g. European advisory boards, Preceptorships, speaker’s tours etc.) 
  • European level medical and promotional materials review for scientific/medical accuracy.  
  • Responsible for IST initial screening and internal management review.
  •  Facilitates approval of proposed European IST concepts through the internal review process. 
  • Work with the European MSL’s & affiliate Medical Directors to plan and implement strategic interactions with European KOLs. 
  • Develop the scientific programs for all European symposia in collaboration with the European Medical Communication Manager.  
  • Coordinate European Medical Affairs Congress support. 
  • Ensuring compliance with rules and regulations applicable to medical affairs activities in Europe. 
  • Contribute positively to a strong culture of business integrity and ethics  
  • Act within compliance and legal requirements as well as within company guidelines 

  • MD or MD/PhD with 5+ years in academic, clinical, industry setting required. 
  • Hematology/oncology experience required. 
  • Familiarity with GCP/ICH/FDA requirements as well as clinical trial design, biostatistics, medical writing, product safety, healthcare compliance and regulatory affairs. 
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong public speaking skills. 
  • Excellent leadership and management skills. 
  • Ability to influence and work effectively across functions and operate in a matrix environment. 
  • Ability to travel 30-35% of working time.