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The Sr. Medical lead purpose is to lead, manage and develop the design, implementation and execution of Medical Affairs plan with a population health focus, providing scientific information, helping design and organize clinical studies, building educational dialogue with KOLs, government and regulatory stakeholders
Major Accountabilities :
Lead the medical strategy for a Health Population approach with the government and Public Health System.
Support country medical affairs strategy in line with the global strategy, country insights and market conditions, and secure implementation of planned Medical Affairs activities.
Coordinate scientific meeting, symposia, congresses, Continuous Medical Education (CME) and other medical / scientific exchange and engagement activities which could bring additional value to the relevant therapy area;
develop strategic engagement plan(s) for country customer-facing medical activities and events, and ensure timely execution of planned medical affairs activities in an efficient and compliant way.
Ensure medical enquiries are responded to in a high quality, timely manner, and in accordance with applicable standards;
establish standard response documents as appropriate, for frequently asked questions.
Provide medical / scientific input into the development and execution of clinical trial or clinical research related activities, including initiation and oversight of clinical studies / clinical research within the respective therapeutic area.
Support country strategy for Non Interventional Studies / Investigator Initiated Trial activities.
Coordinate review and approval of medical materials and locally developed promotional materials; ensure medical materials provided from global or region for stakeholder engagement and events are tailored to local needs, and reviewed / approved per local / P3 guidelines.
Ensure medical insights are provided to cross functional groups, including, but not restricted to : Pharmacovigilance, Regulatory affairs, Market Access, QA, Commercial teams, Brand team and others.
Responsible for risk identification and assessment, mitigation planning as well as implementation and monitoring of appropriate internal controls within the area of responsibilities. Additional Specifications
Experience in a leadership role in the pharmaceutical industry.
Superior interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
People Management experience, strategic insights, skills to work in a competitive environment
External customer focus with strong networking capabilities.
Education : MD or Science
Skills & Knowledge
Clinical Trial Design, Data & Reporting
Medical Education and Scientific Engagement
Medical Governance Medical Safety
Medical Science and Disease Area Knowledge
Proficiency in English
Education : MD or Science
Experiences : Collaborating across boundaries / Operations Management and Execution
Public Health knowledge / experience