Posted to MedZilla on 12/15/2019


England, EMEA Medical Director Neurology ME_TR_13683-MZ


ProClinical is seeking a Medical Director with significant experience in neuroscience, preferably in Neurology, for a leading pharmaceutical company based in London on a permanent basis. The Medical Director will be the lead of the epilepsy portfolio within the EMEA region, which has a very strong presence in epilepsy with several products on different levels of development and commercialisation. The candidate should be an MD, preferably specialised in Neurology or another neuroscience specialty. The candidate should also have significant experience from pharmaceutical industry, preferably from Medical Affairs. It is wished that the candidate is an ABPI final signatory.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop a medical strategy in order to support the field strategies and activities within epilepsy
  • Deliver plan for regional medical activities
  • Deliver plan for regional post marketing studies (ph IV, IISs etc)
  • Support global medical strategy development and global medical studies and publications
  • Collaboration with Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research to maximise European market access and reimbursement.
  • Close collaboration with Head of European MA, Epilepsy to maximise market access, pricing & reimbursement in local operating companies
  • Provide active support for local market access activities including stakeholder management, submission development and related projects.
  • Provide medical leadership and content at the main international congresses and symposia including abstract submissions, posters and presentations.
  • Represent the company at key relevant meetings with collaborative groups, patient advocacy organizations, etc.
  • Identification and development of regional and local Key Opinion Leader strategy as well as rising stars.
  • Lead and support pan-European and local Advisory Boards.
  • Reporting to the Head, EMEA Medial Affairs.
  • Close interaction with commercial colleagues, the European branch, Global Teams and matrix working with regulatory, safety, clinical, manufacturing, public relations and legal departments across the EMEA.
  • Forging effective working relations with European Affiliates.
  • Forging effective working relations with Global Value Maximisation System (EVMS) department.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Preferably M.D, with specialization in Neurology or another Neuroscience specialty.
  • Pharm D (or equivalent) with Neuroscience experience can also be considered
  • Significant experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Must have good experience in a medical affairs environment.
  • Must have good experience in specialist care (either medical affairs or clinical trials/operations).
  • Previous HTA experience desirable.
  • Exposure to clinical trial design and implementation.
  • Exposure to clinical data critique and analysis.
  • Good critical appraisal skills of data and trials.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Clear presentation skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good people skills/influencing skills.
  • Confident and assertive in dealings with agencies / Key Opinion Leaders / internal stakeholders.
  • Being able to recognize when to be supportive/when to be assertive / challenging.
  • Organised/Project management skills.
  • Team player.
  • Effective time manager and multi-tasker.
  • Willing to travel.
  • Ability to build and leverage internal and external networks.
  • Ability to work across cultures.
  • Ability to deliver commercial solutions that are fully compliant.
  • Problem solving/thinking outside the box/can do attitude.

To Apply:

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