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European Medical Director of Immunology

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Switzerland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: CSSE/MedD
  • Sector: Medical Affairs, EPM Scientific
  • Date posted: 18/12/2017
A top global pharma is looking for an experienced medical director to support an upcoming launch in the immunology space.  Immunology is one of the best understood systems in the human body but there are still millions suffering for all sorts of complicated diseases. This company is aiming to change that and has indications in dermatology, gastroenterology and more.

Company and medical director profile
So far the company is one of the market leaders for several immunological indications and has the greenlight to expand even further in the next 3 years. Stability and growth have made this a very attractive place for many people and the team environment is entrepreneurial and supportive. The role of medical director is to spend 80 – 90% of your time in the office developing the strategy and planning but also spending 10 / 20% meeting other experts and stakeholders.

The Medical Director will have the following responsibilities:
The Medical Director will play a pivotal part for the company’s expansion as they have received very good phase II results and need support on their already marketed products. They will serve as a figurehead for the company and provide strong leadership.
  • Define and execute a European strategy supporting the cross-functional teams to ensure targets and strategic plans are being met
  • Building strategy across the medical board and liaising between the V and C levels and ensuring the planning is well communicated to the medical managers, advisors and Liaisons in the field.
  • Collaborating with other medical teams in order to ensure the safety of patients in clinical development (10%) and using this data to support medical/commercial teams about the products
  • Follow the latest trends in medical information and support congresses and meetings. Bring your network of KOLs and encourage them to speak and represent that latest trial and product information.
  • Providing managed care for patients with pre-existing and long term illnesses
  • Providing health maintenance visits

 The ideal candidate will have the following skill set:
  • Proven track record and experience in medical leadership and management
  • Extensive experience within the industry as a medical director and knowledge of all indications / competitor products
  • Experience with previous immunology  products is essential
  • Must have a MD or equivalent (board certification not required)
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
The European medical director of Immunology’s package will include:
  • A very competitive package, paying much higher than we usually see
  • 30+ days of vacation
  • Pension, health insurance etc
  • Free coffee, fruit and drinks
  • Subsidised food and paid travel
  • Team events, networking support and personal and professional development opportunities
  • Other areas which are important to candidate can be discussed (open HR policy)  
Interested in this role or similar ones (there are similar junior and senior positions open too) then please apply now and we will get in touch.

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