Medical Advisor, Dermatology
Job Description KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Propose a medical strategy within the Brand Team and execute as defined in the Brand Plan. • Build brand-aligned Medical activities, according to local resources and regulations. • Provide expert medical input within the Brand Team & with all relevant functions. • Play an active part within Brand Teams and identify opportunities to work collaboratively with cross-functional colleagues to deliver on brand objectives. • Sustain professional and credible relationships with KOLs/ academic centers and ensure that the medical value messages on the products/ areas of therapeutic interest are conveyed. • Identify topics of interest among healthcare professionals and work with collaborative clinical groups to define Medical / scientific programs and activities including conducting Advisory Boards where appropriate. • Develop awareness and understanding of competitor issues/ intelligence • Co-manage national Clinical Education programs and ensure the validity of the scientific content. • Manage local clinical/scientific programs in line with Brand Team and corporate requirements and ensure publication of the results of programs according to the brand publication plan. Skills: Ability to… • Produce & deliver presentations incorporating technical data for external communication, and generally to communicate complex clinical & scientific value statements to a scientific and non-scientific audience. • Work closely within a complex matrix organization and to represent it to senior stakeholders. • Communicate formally and informally with senior clinical/ scientific stakeholders. • Constructively criticize and evaluate clinical information and publications. • Make and develop senior level contacts, and through persuasive communication to build a positive view of the clinical value of clientt products. • Manage multiple projects simultaneously at different locations, showing strong analytical competency and synthesizing skills. • Negotiate contracts with individual program participants and with organizations involved in working with client on clinical and scientific programs and clinical education activities to reach mutually satisfactory arrangement. Knowledge: • High level specialist academic/professional of the specific therapy area. • Familiarity with GCP, pharm industry international & local SOPS. • Knowledge of approval process for clinical programs and outcomes. • Understanding of clinical and statistical research methods. • Knowledge of the processes involved in clinical /scientific research publication. Ability to take key actions and demonstrate behaviors that support Clientl Core and/or Leadership Competencies as well as the Brand Team behavior competencies
EDUCATION REQUIRED FOR THE JOB: •
Graduate studies (ex.: Master’s Degree, Ph.D., MD) - Medicine PRIOR EXPERIENCE: • 3-5 years of experience • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the pharmaceuticals industry, which can be balanced against comparable professional (clinical/ scientific) experience in a relevant therapy area. • Academic and professional scientific background, including 2-3 years’ experience of clinical & scientific research and/ or education programs. • Demonstrated experience of managing clinical/ scientific programs with a high degree of autonomy, including successfully managing significant programs from start to finish (publication). LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY: Oral Written English: Advanced French: Intermediate COMPUTER SKILLS: • Job requires daily use of basic computer software like, MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) as well as Lotus Notes and Internet (Adequate knowledge of the entire Microsoft office system). • Job requires dealing with specific databases. • Job requires programming of databases or other programming languages.