Senior Medical Advisor

Aspreva Pharmaceuticals

Executive / senior industry position, other

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We have recently established a new Medical Affairs department and are seeking a flexible and engaging medical professional to join our growing team in the UK. In this position of Senior Medical Advisor, you will bring medical and scientific excellence. This role is 50% office based and 50% field based. Reporting to the Director of Medical Affairs, UK, your tasks will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Coach and develop field based Medical Advisor capabilities in alignment with global Field Medical Excellence
  • Plan and execute Field Medical Strategies based on country medical plans
  • Identify and develop Key Opinion Leader network
  • Act as a medical resource to support company products, working with local management, marketing and medical departments
  • Develop and review compliant ethical promotional materials, campaigns and strategies in conjunction with the local marketing department
  • Initiate and maintain strong relationships with opinion leaders, in conjunction with the Professional Relations team
  • Support for Investigator Initiated Studies and management of company sponsored Phase IV studies
  • Medical input into content development and outputs for symposia, workshops and Advisory Boards
  • Represent the company to groups of experts, medical professional groups, societies, regulatory groups and Advisory Boards at international scientific meetings and conferences
  • Maintenance of own medical and scientific knowledge, developing knowledge and expertise in key therapeutic areas
  • Provide medical and scientific expertise for the UK organisation, including training of company representatives
  • Adherence to own professional Codes of Practice and engagement with accreditation/revalidation processes as required
  • Management of publication planning

You are a qualified, registered medical doctor or pharmacist and bring the following experience:

  • Minimum two years’ experience leading a team of direct reports
  • Minimum two years’ experience working as part of a brand team in a Medical Affairs business environment in the UK
  • Minimum two years’ experience as a Field Medical
  • Clinical patient contact experience
  • Ability for overnight travel
  • Ideally (or close to becoming) a signatory
  • Experience in Clinical Trials
  • Understanding of legislative requirements for the pharmaceutical industry

You have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You bring effective interpersonal, relationship building and negotiation communication skills together and the ability to provide clear and concise moderately complex analysis of quantitative and qualitative concepts. You possess excellent analytical skills, demonstrated by the ability to identify and understand moderately complex issues and problems, and interpret information in a manner that provides appropriate recommendations to Medical, Sales and Marketing. You are able to utilise moderately complex scientific resources for presentations in a variety of different settings. You are able to work effectively with a level of autonomy and independence. You demonstrate the Vifor Pharma values in your approach to work.

Über uns

Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe – die frühere Galenica Gruppe – ist ein globales Spezialitäten-Pharmaunternehmen, das eigene Pharmaprodukte erforscht, entwickelt, herstellt und vertreibt und ein bevorzugter Partner für innovative patientenorientierte Lösungen ist. Das Unternehmen hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, ein globaler Marktführer in den Bereichen Eisenmangel, Nephrologie und kardiorenale Therapien zu sein und weltweit Patienten mit schweren und chronischen Erkrankungen zu einem besseren Leben in Gesundheit zu verhelfen. Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe verfügt über Produktionsstätten in der Schweiz und in Portugal sowie über ein dynamisches Netzwerk von Vertriebsgesellschaften und Partnern zur weltweiten Marktabdeckung. Das Unternehmen treibt die Expansion seiner weltweiten Präsenz laufend voran, bleibt dabei aber in seinem schweizerischen Heimmarkt fest verwurzelt.

Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe besteht aus Vifor Pharma, Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, ihrem gemeinsamen Unternehmen mit Fresenius Medical Care, Relypsa und OM Pharma.

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Executive / senior industry position, other

United Kingdom