Medical Affairs Lead

  • Permanent
  • Pharmaceutical

For one of the biggest players in the pharmaceutical industry we are looking for a Medical Affairs Therapeutic Area Lead (MTAL) (Lymphoma & Myeloid) BeNeLux .  

Vacancy information

As MTAL you are the medical leader within the assigned therapeutic area (TA) and manages the TA’s Medical Affairs team. 

Core responsibilities:

  • As the proactive strategic partner within the Cluster Value Team (CVT) you will shape CVT Planning & Strategy, based upon medical insights and data gathered in the field 
  • Translate information and insights of the relevant TA treatment framework from internal and external stakeholders into strategy and plan for implementation 
  • Build a wide network internally and thus contribute to multi-disciplinary (research &development, marketing, health economics/market access/reimbursement strategies 
  • Proactively explore needs for evidence generation, make strategic choices for delivery of evidence (outcomes, methods, internal & external collaborations) and apply insights for new value propositions for the therapeutic area and the business 
  • Ensure that CVT strategy is aligned with regional (EMEA) and adapted in the local strategy. Develop and ensure execution of MAF contribution to CVT strategic plan 
  • Implement activities and measure performance based upon the predefined KPIs and matrix of Medical Affairs 
  • Manage MAF budget for his/her TA, including resource allocation 
  • Continuously update knowledge of products, patient treatment trends and clinical activities and studies within the TA and patient treatment trends in the region 
  • Identify evolving scientific concepts with future clinical implications 
  • Have final responsibility for the quality and consistency of medical content within TA 
  • Ensure the correct use of products within his/her TA 
  • Ensure team compliance with regulatory requirements and with company policy on business integrity and ensure Health Care Compliance and legal requirements are fully understood 
  • People management:  The Medical Affairs Therapeutic Area Lead manages 3 Medical Advisors (MAs) and 4 Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs).

Requirements information

  • Scientific degree: Medical Doctor, pharmaceutical or biomedical degree (PhD) or equivalent by experience 
  • More than 5 years’ experience within Medical Affairs in the pharmaceutical industry 
  • Experience in managing the organizational and business operations in the division/department 
  • Proven strong analytical, strategic, communication, influencing, decision-making and leadership skills for interaction with external and internal stakeholders 
  • Deep understanding of local regulatory policy and industry’s code of practice related to drug registration, pharmaceutical promotion and clinical studies 
  • Conceptual skills: able to have an integral view across different disciplines within the medical domain for the therapeutic area 
  • People management and team leadership skills: stimulate and motivate to develop team members and execute medical excellence and medical leadership 
  • Able to represent the medical domain in its broadest sense (including Medical Education, Regulatory Affairs (RA), Pharmacovigilance (PV), Quality Affairs (QA); an orchestrator besides being an expert in his/her field
  • Languages: Dutch, English: spoken & written. French is appreciated

Fanny Steylemans

Vacancy ID: 299

Candidate & Freelance Manager

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