Head of Medical Affairs

  • Permanent
  • Pharmaceutical

Are you a talented individual with a passion for strategic leadership and a commitment to better patient health? Join a  growing team and contribute to the mission of the creation of a brighter future for the patients we serve.

Vacancy information

As Head of Medical Affairs, a key leader, your role will involve providing strategic guidance to the Medical Affairs and RA/QA teams. By prioritizing patient needs and safety, you'll play a pivotal role in supporting the overall health and well-being of patients. You'll manage and lead teams, ensuring alignment, collaboration, and compliance within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the strategic roadmap of the organization, ensuring future capabilities are developed.
  • Align and execute medical plans that are in line with the company strategy and delivered on time.
  • Foster a team of highly qualified professionals, motivating them to achieve ambitious goals.
  • Support on-boarding, training, and knowledge transfer within the medical and QA/RA departments.


Medical Affairs Leadership:

  • Uphold Global Compliance Standards for Non-Commercial (Scientific) processes.
  • Maintain scientific accuracy and ethical standards in medical information, staff training, and product promotion.
  • Develop local tactical medical plans, including publications and advisory board meetings.
  • Build relationships with Key Opinion Leaders and stakeholders, ensuring a strong network.
  • Provide medical input in various areas, from tender business offers to market access negotiations.

Clinical Research

  • Lead the development of comprehensive clinical research plans aligned with global and local functions.
  • Ensure the integrity, quality, and timely execution of local clinical studies.
  • Oversee local Investigator Initiated Sponsored Research proposals in line with the company’s standards.

Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs:

  • Support the implementation of global standards and local SOPs for quality management.
  • Oversee GxP documents and regulatory processes, ensuring compliance with local regulations.
  • Manage label creation, review, and approval processes.

Medical Information and Pharmacovigilance:

  • Implement a system for handling medical inquiries and ensure accurate and balanced responses.
  • Collaborate with global PV representatives to maintain robust Pharmacovigilance processes.

Patient Services and Solutions:

  • Develop patient support programs aligned with BU strategies.
  • Collaborate with compliance and legal teams for service creation.
  • Manage contracts and track KPIs related to patient services.

Requirements information

  • Extensive medical experience and a Medical degree.
  • Advanced management degree (e.g., MBA, MPH, MHA) is an advantage
  • Minimum 3 years in a team environment, including supervisory experience.
  • Minimum 6 years of pharmaceutical industry experience.

Apply now and help shape a brighter future for healthcare.

Luc Decat

Vacancy ID: 453

Managing Partner

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