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Medical Advisor

20/11/2019
- Vilvoorde

Job content

Translation of scientific and clinical insights into the overall success of the business through

  • developing and implementing medical affairs plans
  • driving high quality education related to emerging data and product knowledge
  • partnering with key customers through core medical activities
  • contribute in maintenance of medical affairs responsibilities

Medical Advisors are key members of the medical department. The role of the Medical Advisor is to interact significantly with internal and external customers and Medical Advisors have therefor a hybrid setting.

Expertise and Medical Support: Provides broad and deep understanding of the therapeutic area cross-functionally. Seen as credible medical and scientific expert by internal and external customers. 

Coordinates and ensures qualitative product / disease and therapies training on assigned therapy area and medicines to internal and external customers, including the field force. 

Serves as a point of contact within the Medical Affairs team for external experts and in general in order to satisfy their needs for scientific information and knowledge in a therapeutic area relevant for the medicines, and support the safe, effective and appropriate use of the products.

Collaborates actively as member of Brand Teams with other functions (such as Marketing, Sales, Tender manager) to ensure development and implementation of material and projects part of the strategic customer plans.

Develops external contacts with KOLs, influencers, key associations, academic and regulatory community to gain insights in market and clinical evolutions including competitive intelligence and organize Advisory Boards when appropriate.

Engages customers, including HCP’s in non-promotional medical and scientific discussions regarding all on-market and in-development the products or topics relating to disease states.

Develop, initiate and follow up of medical projects and/or clinical studies initiated within the therapeutic area of interest for the company (e.g. research collaborations).

Ensures that all material and activities are conducted with due regard to all applicable local, global and national laws, regulations, guidelines, codes of conduct, Company policies and accepted standards of best practice

Profile
  • Scientific Degree 
  • More than 5 years of demonstrated managerial experience in medical affairs and/or preferred experience in Medical Advisor/MSL function
  • Fluent Dutch, French, English (oral and written).
  • State-of-the-art medical, scientific and clinical knowledge.  
  • Ability to comprehensively learn about new subject areas and environments and translate into understandable language for the stakeholder
  • Excellent written and spoken communication, negotiation and presentation skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with external experts, physicians and other healthcare decision makers.
  • Positive and ‘can-do’ approach; biased towards finding solutions and win/wins, responsiveness and flexibility.  
  • Excellent team playing and interpersonal skills; strong sense of ownership and accountability, and proven project management
  • Professional respect and credibility with extensive knowledge of therapeutic area, encompassing business strategy and market trends.
Contact

Aline Vandermeeren +32 16 30 95 09 or 0497 715 810